Public Health departments promote and protect the health of all who live, work, and play in counties throughout New York. Counties provide direct services and community partnerships in the following areas: development and maintenance of individual and community preparedness for public health hazards and events; investigation, prevention, and control of communicable diseases; prevention of environmental health hazards through assessment, regulation, and remediation; promotion of healthy lifestyles through outreach and education; and provision for evaluation and services to individuals, children, and families that have developmental delays and concerns.
Letters from NYSAC and NYSACCHO Re: Setting Maximum Containment Level for Perfluorooctanoic Acid “PFOA” and Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid “PFOS:
-to the US Environmental Protection Agency (August 2018)
-to the NYS Department of Health (August 2018)