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Public Health Nursing
The Public Health Nurses work to improve the overall health of our community.  They provide instruction to individuals, families and other groups regarding health issues, arrange for immunizations and are involved in helping to contain the spread of disease in our community.

Programming includes:
  • Communicable disease control and investigation 
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Control - confidential follow-up and treatment 
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Control - skin test, examination, x-rays, follow-up and treatment 
  • HIV / AIDS - confidential counseling and testing, educational materials 
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention & Education 
  • Immunization Clinics - free immunizations for children without insurance needing routine vaccinations or boosters according to guidelines established by NYSDOH; charges may apply for adult immunizations.  All immunization clinics are by appointment only starting January 2015 by calling (585) 589-3278.  To find out more information about what vaccines visit the HealthMap Vaccine Finder
  • Flu Immunization Clinics - for seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine;  children without insurance are free, charges apply for adults.  Note accepted insurances on flyer by clicking the link.  A sliding fee scale is available for those who do NOT have insurance. Click here for locations for flu vaccine.
  • Maternal and Child Health - nursing visits for pregnant moms and families with new babies 
  • Migrant Health 

For more information about the services provided by the Public Health Nurses contact

Brenden Bedard, MPH

Director of Community Health Services

Orleans County Public Health
14012 Route 31 West
Albion, NY 14411

Phone: (585) 589-2778       Fax: (585) 589-2873