Important Information on The COVID-19 Virus

These are completed tests WITH lab results. This is not the total number of our residents who have been tested, we only post statistics that include results. We do not include tests pending results in those numbers. We are awaiting the processing of many more tests at this time.

Individuals Tested
Negative Results
Total Confirmed
Cases Resolved
Total
Deaths

3124

3017

107

74

3

COVID-19 is spread by close contact with people who are sick. Symptoms include cough, fever, and shortness of breath. If you have recently traveled outside of the country and feel ill call your healthcare provider for instructions. For up to the minute guidance and for more information regarding COVID-19, please visit CDC.gov.

New York State Department of Health has also set up a COVID-19 hotline to answer GENERAL your questions, 1-888-364-3065.

Wayne County Public Health has established a hotline for WAYNE COUNTY SPECIFIC information. Please call 315-946-5700. For GENERAL INFORMATION regarding COVID-19, please continue to use the NYSDOH hotline number above.

In partnership with the communities we serve, Wayne County Public Health works to protect the health of our citizens, prevent disease and injury, and help our residents make informed choices about their health.

Disruption to Services Offered at Wayne County Public Health

Some services at Wayne County Public Health are either on-hold or by appointment only. Please see below:

      • Adult & Children’s Immunization Clinics are both by appointment only, on a case-by-case basis
      • Breastfeeding and Maternal Child Health home visits are suspended until further notice
      • Baby Café is cancelled until further notice
      • Car seat appointments are suspended until further notice
      • The April rabies clinic has been cancelled, but the June rabies clinic has not been cancelled at this time.

Early Intervention and Pre-K:
Wayne County Public Health strongly encourages that EI providers and families practice social distancing and reduce face-to-face visits. Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education visits are STRONGLY DISCOURAGED at this time. Most providers of EI and Pre-K services are currently closed.


Diane M. Devlin RN, BSN , MS
Director of Public Health
Wayne County Public Health
1519 Nye Rd., Suite 200
Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-5749 ext. 5680

Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri
8am – 4:30pm

Contact Information
315-946-5749 (Phone)
315-946-5762 (Fax)
315-946-9711 (Off Hours Emergency Number – Wayne County Sheriffs Office)
wcph@co.wayne.ny.us (Email)

For More Information About…

Flu Clinics

WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH
&
NEWARK-WAYNE
COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Invite you to attend the:

Community Health
Assessment:

Health Priority
Selection Meeting

Friday, May 17th, 9am to 12pm
Wayne BOCES Conference Center

131 Drumlin Ct, Newark, NY 14513
RSVP: (315) 946-5749
or by email: cfontillas@co.wayne.ny.us
Refreshments will be provided.
Seats are limited!

S2AY Network

The S2AY Rural Health Network is a partnership of Local Health Departments in Chemung, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties.

Preparing for Flooding, Power Outages, and How it Affects Your Health

Looking for more information you may have seen in the local papers? You can find all of our press releases and ads, online, right here!

NY State of Health: What Does it Mean for You?

NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace, is where New Yorkers can shop for, compare and enroll in health insurance coverage.  You have a choice of health plans and help finding the plan that is right for you.  It’s the only place to get financial assistance to reduce the cost of coverage.

Health insurance offered in the Marketplace includes a comprehensive set of benefits.

To learn more, visit nystateofhealth.ny.gov or call 1-855-355-5777.

What does Public Health do for you? Watch this video!

Upcoming Events, Clinics, and More!

Please Take This Short Survey About What Public Health Means to You?

Finger Lakes Regional Early Childhood Coalition

The Finger Lakes Regional Early Childhood Coalition(RECC) is a regional consortium of constituents involved in early childhood services for developmental delayed children and their families. The purpose of the RECC is to bring together partners who have a stake in the provision of care for children in the Early Intervention and Preschool Services Programs. Meetings are open to the public and are held in Penn Yan.

Meeting Location: Yates County Public Health
417 Liberty Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
Dates & Times:
January 24, 2020 10:30am – 2:00pm

Click Here for the Agenda

2019 FLAIC

Useful Links

Wayne County Health Data

Additional Links


Wayne County /ServNY Medical and Non-Medical Volunteer Page


Serv NY Logo

Click Here for Wayne County/ServNY Medical and Non-Medical Volunteer page


Lifeline Discount Telephone Service is a program designed to make basic telephone service more affordable for income-eligible consumers. For more information, please follow the link above.

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