Public Health

Mission

To enhance the health and well-being of Rensselaer County residents by providing integrated health programs through the formation of partnerships and unified goals among organizations in the community.  We will collaboratively build awareness through traditional and nontraditional promotion of wellness.

Vision

Keeping our community healthy by providing essential public health services.

Priorities

  1. Prevent Chronic Disease
  2. Promote Well-Being and Prevention of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
  3. Prevent Communicable Diseases

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Rensselaer County Department of Health Clinic Hours

1600 7th Ave. Troy, NY 12180
(518)270-2655

TUESDAY:

  • 2pm-4pm      -    IMMUNIZATION CLINIC
  • 2pm-4pm      -    PPD Placement (Tuberculin)

WEDNESDAY:

  • STD CLINIC/HIV SCREENING (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY; PLEASE CALL 518-270-2655)

THURSDAY:

  • 2pm-4pm      -    IMMUNIZATION CLINIC
  • 2pm-4pm      -    PPD Readings (Tuberculin)

CLINICS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CALL 518-270-2655

***REQUIRED*** Must have the most updated copy of immunization records and insurance card at the time of service and be a Rensselaer County Resident.

We will be offering the new 23-24 COVID-19 vaccines to Rensselaer County residents, 12 years and older, who are uninsured or underinsured.  Appointments are required for all Tuesday and Thursday Immunization Clinics.  Please be sure to have your previous COVID-19 vaccination information handy when making your appointment.

The Health Department will not be running off-site COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Pharmacies are also providing vaccinations by appointment, as are many primary healthcare providers. Please see the links below to locate a vaccine near you:

Vaccines.gov

CVS

Walgreens

Rite Aid

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