We offer a wide range of services, including programs dedicated to the prevention of disease and the promotion of wellness, along with quality nursing care in the home.
We provide many of these services at no cost, and for fee-based programs, we work to accommodate those unable to pay. Our goal is the optimum well being of you and your family.
View the Flu Report (PDF).
Communicable Disease Program
The mission of the Communicable Disease Program is to prevent and control infectious disease. Early identification and timely reporting of communicable disease is essential in order to minimize the impact on the community and protect the public's health.
Contact the Nursing Division
Find contact information for the Nursing Division including hours and contact numbers.
Learn more about Hepatitis C including basic facts, what to do if you have Hepatitis C, and resources about Hepatitis C.
Household Sharps Disposal
Household generated “sharps” include hypodermic needles, syringes, and lancets. They are typically used in the home for insulin injection or for administering medications to treat some chronic diseases such as allergies, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis.
The purpose of the immunization program is to help reduce the likelihood of vaccine-preventable diseases by helping assure children, seniors, and everyone in between receives the vaccines they need.
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
The lead poisoning prevention program's purpose is to prevent poisoning in children by reducing their risk of exposure to lead. To identify all potential exposures through universal testing of all one and two year olds.
The Cortland County Health Department has a number of Nursing Clinics and Programs including Immunization Program, Lead Poisoning Program, and Tuberculosis (TB) Program.