417 Liberty Street, Suite 2120
Penn Yan, New York 14527
Phone: 315-536-5160 or 866-212-5160
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(closed each day from 12 -1:00 PM)
Deborah Minor, RN, MPH
Director of Public Health
The Yates County Public Health Department was established in 1926 by the Yates County Legislature as a partial-service health department. The Department includes two major program areas: Public Health Prevention Services and Special Children’s Services. Environmental Services including regulatory inspections of pools, restaurants and public sewer and water systems are provided to Yates County through the New York State Department of Health District Office located in Geneva New York.
VISION: To bring about a healthier, safer, better informed community
MISSION: The mission of Yates County Public Health is to promote optimal health for people of all ages through disease prevention, environmental risk reduction, assistance with access to care and facilitation of emergency preparedness through education, policy development and collaboration within our community.
VALUE STATEMENT: With integrity, compassion and commitment to excellence, Yates County Public Health will apply best practices in the prevention of disease, promotion of wellness and response to changing needs of our community.
WHAT IS PUBLIC HEALTH?
- Prevents epidemics and the spread of disease
- Protects against environmental hazards
- Prevents injuries
- Promotes and encourages healthy behaviors and mental health
- Responds to disasters and assists communities in recovery
- Assures the quality and accessibility of health services
For more information about...
PUBLIC HEALTH PREVENTION SERVICES CONTACT
Sara Christensen, RN, SPHN
SPECIAL CHILDREN’S SERVICES
Susan Simmons, PHN
CONTACT: NEW YORK STATE DISTRICT OFFICE at 315-789-3030