Click here for a current list of Community Guidelines.
Current Surveillance -- No flu at this time
Click here for NYS DOH 2010 Rabies Treatment Guidance
In Monroe County, call 585 753-5375.
HIV is a virus that can cause AIDS. The HIV antibody test can tell if you have been infected by the virus. The anonymous HIV counseling and testing program provides counseling to discuss your concerns about HIV infection and AIDS. Counselors can help you identify ways to reduce your risk. Free anonymous HIV antibody testing with appropriate referrals is available through the New York State Health Department in Rochester. No names are used. For more information:
Phone: 585 423-8081
TDD: 585 423-8120
West Nile virus (WNV) is an illness transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. The illness is most serious for older people; healthy children and younger adults are at very low-risk for serious WNV infection.
Download the Larvicides Brochure (23k PDF).
More Information on West Nile Virus
To help prevent transmission of respiratory infections within medical practices and in the community, we are promoting the concept of “Cover Your Cough.” The attached materials describe various practices—including frequent hand washing—that will reduce the spread of various illnesses like flu and the common cold.
We encourage you to share this information with your patients and staff.
Cover Your Cough Promotional Materials
Learn more from the CDC on Hand Hygiene
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