Health Department News

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From left: camp inspectors Mitchell Lee, public health technician and Brian Stevens, public health sanitarian; Sheryl Kirschenbaum, director of Suprise Lake Camp; Ray Phillips, MD, PCDOH Board of Health member; and Marianne Burdick, MPH, associate public health sanitarian, supervisor of the Children's Camp Program

Welcome to the Putnam County Department of Health!                                            PHAB-SEAL-COLOR

Our dedicated staff works tirelessly to protect the health of Putnam County residents. We strive to prevent the spread of disease, protect against environmental hazards, promote healthy lifestyles, ensure access to quality health services, and respond to disasters. We encourage you to explore our website and contact us if you have any questions.

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1 Geneva Road, Brewster NY 10509
Monday to Friday (9am – 5pm)
*Summer Hours (mid June to mid September): Monday to Friday (8am – 4pm)

In the event of an emergency, Health Department staff are available 24/7. Please call 845-808-1390 to report a public health emergency, communicable disease, and/or animal bite, or to make a Maternal Child Health referral.

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