Health Department

 
Directions

1600 7th Avenue
2nd Floor
Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2655

518-270-2638

Link: Health Department Page

Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 4 pm

After Hours Emergency Line

Phone: 518-857-4660

Children with Special Needs / Nursing Fax

Fax: 518-270-2793

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Staff
Name Title
Wachunas, Mary Fran Public Health Director

Administration 

Rensselaer County, NY 12180

Rensselaer County, NY 12180


Staff
Name Title Phone
Crisafull, Dr. Medical Director 518-270-2626
Jacobs, Hannah Information Process Specialist 518-270-2711
Mazurowski, Nikki Confidential Assistant to Medical Examiner 518-270-2765
Pollay, Nicole Admn. Assistant to PH Director, Heroin Coalition 518-270-2626

Early Intervention 
Directions

1600 7th Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2665

518-270-2973

Link: Children with Special Needs Page

Staff
Name Title Phone
Beattie, Christine Service Coordinator 518-270-2609
Berrings, Jamie Service Coordinator 518-270-2649
Buckley, Theresa Service Coordinator 518-270-2967
Green, Nicole Service Coordinator 518-270-2631
Hansen, Ann Director of Children with Special Needs 518-270-2665
Rieger, Heather Service Coordinator 518-270-2639
Scheidel, Deb Service Coordinator 518-270-2722

Emergency Preparedness 

Rensselaer County, NY 12180

Rensselaer County, NY 12180


Staff
Name Title Phone
Claus, Len Public Health Preparedness Coordinator 518-270-2720
Schroeder, Ryan Public Health Aide 518-270-2633

COVID-19 Testing & Information 

Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2659 (Test Result Information)


Link: Coronavirus Information Page


Environmental Health 

1600 7th Ave
Troy, NY 12180

Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2632

Link: /252/Environmental-Health

Staff
Name Title Phone
Arrant, Stephanie Public Health Tech 518-270-2667
Bonesteel, Neil County Engineer 518-270-2788
DeLorenzo, Jennifer Sr. Public Health Sanitarian 518-270-2717
Elder, Richard Environmental Health Director, Healthy Neighborhood Grants 518-270-2632
Forcinella, Kevin Public Health Sanitarian 518-270-2671
Gardner, Derrick Water and Sewer Engineer 518-270-2675
Gilday, William Engineer 518-270-2674
Hebert, Dianne Environmental Asthma Coordinator 518-270-2659
Hovanecz, Sera Public Health Technician 518-270-2672
Howard, Fred County Engineer 518-270-2788
Klemm, Morgan Public Health Sanitarian 518-270-2962
Lee, Jennifer HUD Coordinator 518-270-2797
Miller, Deanna Environmental Health Educator, Primary Prev.(Lead) 518-270-2640
Davis, Steve Lead Risk Assessor 518-270-2719
Serafini, Amanda Public Health Sanitarian 518-270-2676
Strollo, Wendy Public Health Sanitarian 518-270-2608
Valigorsky, Kim Public Health Aide/Rabies 518-270-2643
Rich, Amanda Lead Program Coordinator 518-270-2685
Welch, Taylor Information Process Specialist 518-270-7414
Paul, Ashley Public Health Technician 518-270-7401

Finance 

Rensselaer County, NY 12180

Rensselaer County, NY 12180


Staff
Name Title Phone
Galuski, Tara Information Process Technician 2, Payroll, Accounts Payabl 518-270-2653
Lattimore, Stacy Clinical Records Clerk For E.I/Preschool 518-270-2942
Pasinella, Michele Clinical Records Supervisor for EI and Preschool programs 518-270-2654
VanEpps, Tina Senior Fiscal Coordinator 518-270-2661
Carhart, Sabrina Clinical Records Clerk For E.I/Preschool 518-270-2697

Medical Examiner Office 
Directions

1600 7th Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2626

Link: Medical Examiner Page


Public Health Education 
Directions

1600 7th Avenue
Troy, NY 12180

518-270-2651

518-270-2973

Link: Public Health Education Program Page

Staff
Name Title Phone
Purtell, Emily Public Health Planner 518-270-4165
Mazzeo, Hannah Public Health Educator 518-270-2669
Rento, Meg Public Health Educator 518-270-2851
Gitto, DJ Public Health Opioid Analyst 518-270-2677

Nursing Services 

Rensselaer County, NY 12180

Rensselaer County, NY 12180


Staff
Name Title Phone
Berney, Sarah Community Health Nurse 518-270-2642
Blakesley, Jenny Community Health Nurse 518-270-2939
Dilbone, Stacey Assistant Supervisor of Nursing 518-270-2650
Dulong, Tamatha Contact Tracer 518-270-7420
Lenartz, Larry Contact Tracer 518-270-7403
Lengio, Sarah Community Health Nurse 518-270-2652
Lill, Kathleen COVID-19 School Coordinator, Physician Assistant 518-270-2651
Phillips, Lisa Dir. Patient Sevrices, Referrals For Maternal Child, Travel Shot, Immunizations 518-270-2647
Scrime, Maureen Contact Tracer 518-270-7402
Tutunjian, Francesca Contact Tracer 518-270-2695
Moon, Anna Child Services Specialist 518-270-2666
Scecchitano, Sal Public Health Aide 518-270-2633
Crist, Richard Public Health Aide 518-270-7404
Fleming, Carolyn Contact Tracer 518-270-7405