Communicable Disease

The Communicable Disease program conducts the following important activities to help stop the spread of disease in the community:
  • Investigating disease reports
  • Interviewing patients
  • Monitoring symptoms of disease
  • Providing patient education
  • Tuberculosis case management
  • STD Clinic and Immunization Clinic
The program follows New York State law for reportable diseases.

For more information, please call (518) 828-3358, option 

(Photo compliments of the CDC Public Health Image Library)

A photograph of a cough in progress, 
revealing the spread of saliva and germs.

To Help Stop the Spread of Germs:

- Wash your hands properly and often

- Cover your mouth and nose when you sneeze or cough

- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth

- Stay home when you are sick 

and check with a health care provider when needed