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WARREN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH NEWS

Our Public Health staff will be at The Pinnacle Trailhead in Bolton on May 25, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and at North Creek Ski Bowl Park on May 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to give away tick removal kits and educational materials! Earlier this month, they met with dozens of great people during our giveaway of tick removal kits at Rush Pond trailhead on West Mountain Road in Queensbury and Cole's Woods trailhead on Fire Road in Glens Falls on May 5! Overall we gave out 120 kits!

Our staff held a panel discussion April 7, 2022 on the impact of climate change on Public Health. Read about it here in The Post-Star.

Warren County Public Health is looking for input from County residents as part of its Community Health Assessment.  Your feedback provides a unique perspective on what residents actually believe are the most important aspects of community health.  Please share your thoughts by completing this brief survey. Community Health Survey

Warren County Health Services advises residents of increased disease threats from ticks. Read how to protect yourself here.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations and case metrics, go to: warrencountyny.gov/covidhub.


OUR VISION:

Healthy People in Healthy Communities

OUR MISSION:

Promote Physical and Mental Health and Prevent Disease, Injury, and Disability Maximize the Health Potential of all Residents in Warren County

Working together and committed to excellence, we protect, promote, and provide for the health of our citizens through prevention, science, services, collaboration, and the assurance of quality health card delivery.

Warren County Health Services has openings for full time homecare nurses as well as therapists. For more information on how to apply, go to warrencountyny.gov/VAF.

 

WHAT WE DO:

 

 

Public Health

  • Maternal Child Health Program
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program
  • Child Find Program
  • Early Intervention Program (Birth - 3 years)
  • Preschool Program for Children With Disabilities (3-5 years)
  • Health Education Program
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • Communicable Disease Control Programs
  • Immunization Program

Home Care

The Home Care Division of Health Services is responsible for two major programs that are not "mandated", but allow the County to ensure full area coverage and offer charity care (where necessary) which other providers may not be inclined to offer:

  • Certified Home Health Agency

    Warren County Home Care Division is certified regularly by the New York State Department of Health to provide home care services for Medicare and Medicaid programs. All insurances are accepted and charity care is provided when necessary. As a Certified Agency we are able to bill the insurance providers directly for all services rendered.

    The agency provides skilled and supportive care to residence in Warren County allowing them to remain in their home.

    Our services are available 7 days per week including:

    • Nursing
    • Wound Care Program
    • Disease Management Programs
    • Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Medical Social Services, Nutritional Services
    • Home Health Aide Services/Personal Care Aide Services
    • IV Therapy
    • Telemedicine Program
    • PRI/SCREEN Assessments
    • Early Intervention /CPSE Therapies
    • Long Term Home Health Care Program
    • UAS-NY Certified

    The agency served over 2000 residents in 2012 and made over 50,000 home visits.