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Herkimer County Public Health Nursing Service


* Provides public health services that include: 
  • Rabies Prevention (receive notification of all dog bites in the county and work with the person that was bitten to make sure they get screened for rabies risk and the need for post-exposure prophylaxis).
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention (works with families of children at risk for, or with an elevated blood lead level to reduce that child's level).  Testing is not provided by public health but a referral is made to the NYS office.
  • Immunization Program (provides mandatory and optional vaccines for the county residents)
  • Communicable Disease Program (investigates and coordinates with other agencies on reports of State-defined communicable diseases). 
  • Healthy Families Program (Assists at-risk families with strength-based guidance and support in parenting and other life issues). 
  • Emergency Preparedness (Promoting and educating the community on being prepared for natural and other disasters). 
  • Children's Programs including Early Intervention. 

Eligibility: Resident of area served.

Application Process: Call for appointment. By appointment only.

Required Documentation: None.

Fees: Accepts insurance, sliding fee scale and some fees vary depending on service.

Herkimer County.

Herkimer County Public Health Nursing Service

The Herkimer County Public Health team is dedicated to the protection and promotion of resident's health through the provision of comprehensive, individualized services, in all phases of the life cycle.

301 N Washington Street
Herkimer NY 13350


Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM


301 N Washington Street
Herkimer NY 13350

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Herkimer County Public Health Nursing Service

Main Address:

301 N Washington Street

Herkimer NY 13350


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