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    Programs that attempt to control the occurrence of rabies by monitoring the incidence of the disease in bats, coyotes, skunks and other wild animal populations that are susceptible; locating and isolating animals who are suspected of having rabies; and locating and treating people who have been bitten by an animal who may have been rabid.

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    Education/Prevention ServicesThe Rabies Prevention Program has someone on duty 24 hours a day, every day of the year. This program investigates and monitors all suspect or confirmed rabies cases. Low cost dog-cat-ferret vaccination clinics are held throughout the county to protect pets. The community health nurses and community health worker provide education regarding rabies to schoolchildren. Twelve vaccination clinics are held at various sites in the county. Four are free rabies clinics for Montgomery County residents.MontgomeryRABIES PREVENTION PROGRAMMONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Environmental/Conservation ServicesThe Environmental Health Division is responsible for enforcing NYS Public Health Law and the State Sanitary Code in Schoharie County. The division provides services, guidance and education, which prevents illness, improves people's health, protects the environment and enhances the quality of life for all Schoharie County residents.SchoharieENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISIONSCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
    Health/Medical Care ServicesWarren County Public Health Services works closely with physicians, health centers, and Glens Falls Hospital to consistently encourage and assure timely reporting of laboratory confirmed and-or clinically suspected cases of reportable communicable diseases. A Public Health Nurse follows up with clients either by telephone or home visits, to offer needed information to assure appropriate treatment of infected individuals and prevent exposure to contacts as appropriate, in order to protect the health of the public. The Rabies Prevention Program follows up on all animal bites-exposures, provides approval for rabies post exposure vaccination, approves rabies specimen testing, serves as a resource for providers and the community and offers rabies vaccination clinics for pets. All animal bites-exposures are mandated by Public Health law to be reported to the victim's county of residence. Tuberculosis PPD testing is offered by appointment to any Warren County resident requesting it.WarrenCOMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAMWARREN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Health/Medical Care ServicesPrevents epidemics and the spread of disease by providing immunizations and vaccinations, a rabies clinic, a flu clinic, HIV testing, tuberculosis screening, prenatal care, etc.WashingtonMATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMWASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
    Health/Medical Care ServicesThe Environmental Health unit is responsible for investigation of all domestic and wild animal bites for the prevention of rabies. Bite investigations include proper follow-up and quarantine and/or euthanasia of suspect animals to prevent the transmission of rabies to humans. The program also administers quarterly vaccination clinics for cats dogs and ferrets.SchenectadyRABIES INVESTIGATIONSSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

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