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Rensselaer County

Health Department

 Keeping our community healthy by providing  essential public health services


 The promotion of health and  prevention of  disease,   injury,  and disability.



Tuesday 2-4pm
Thursday 9-11am

Insurances that we accept for payment: CDPHP, Blueshield, Medicare, Medicaid

$41 cost for other insurances

Under 19yrs of age- vaccine is covered by the VFC program (there might be a $17.85 administration fee that applies if you do not have one of the insurances listed above)




 General Information:

 2nd Floor, Ned Pattison
 Government Center
 Troy, NY 12180
 (518) 270-2655

 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-5

Health Alert, News, & Events

     Hoosick Falls Public Water Supply:

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) have declared a portion of the Village of Hoosick Falls to be a state Superfund site based on the presence of PFOA in the public drinking water supply. While the NYSDEC and NYSDOH are now taking the lead in the Hoosick Falls PFOA water crisis, Rensselaer County Department of Health (RCDOH) continues to monitor the situation and provide support and input as requested. Any questions and concerns on this issue should be directed to the New York State Department of Health’s hotline: 1-800-801-8092. For further information please visit the New York State Department of health website at www.health.ny.gov

     Questions and Answers on Zika
     NYSDOH Zika Hotline

     Information on Lyme Disease

     Information on West Nile Virus

     Information on Rabies

     How to Catch a Bat

     2016 Rabies Clinic Schedule

     Rensselaer County Wellness Committee

     Wellness Committee Meeting Calendar 2016

     Information on Synthetic Marijuana

     Information on Bath Salts

     Boil Water Q&A

     Facts About Ebola

     Questions and Answers about Ebola


     Measles Fact Sheet

     Questions and Answers about Enterovirus D68

     NYS DOH Monitoring Progress of EV-D68