Manager, Public Health Nursing Services
111 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: 585 753-5173
Fax: 585 753-5188
The Nursing Services Division protects and promotes the health of our community one individual and family at a time; through support, education, empowerment and direct nursing care services.
111 Westfall Road
Rochester, New York 14620
Phone: 585 753-5150
Fax: 585 753-5160
E-mail us questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org; please do not use email to make appointments
Please plan on at least 1 hour for your visit; child visits may take longer.
The mission of the Immunization Program is to prevent vaccine preventable disease among Monroe County residents by immunizing adults and children and educating residents about the importance of vaccine preventable diseases.
Immunization Program Staff:
The goal of the Tuberculosis Control Program is to decrease the incidence of TB in Monroe County through effective screening, health education, outreach to those at risk and appropriate treatment.
In addition to clinical consultation, the program provides the following services.
The Tuberculosis Clinic is located at 111 Westfall Road and is open as follows:
Appointments are required for most services. Call 585 753-5162 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
We improve the health of the community through the provision of biomedical and behavioral interventions, including provider training. Special emphasis is on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STD), including HIV, through community collaborations, particularly for underserved populations.
STD/HIV Control Program
111 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: 585 753-5391
The Partner Notification Assistance Program provides consultation to physicians and other health and human service professionals and assistance for patients.
In Monroe County, call 585 753-5391.
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
855 West Main St.
Rochester, NY 14611
Phone: 585 753 5481
The STD Clinic staff is committed to providing high quality STD/HIV care to you in a non-judgmental and caring manner. We provide education about STDs and HIV and talk with you about ways to reduce risky sexual behavior and promote healthier choices. Many STDs and HIV are not curable, so prevention is the only “medicine.” Your health is our concern.
This is a public health clinic and your confidentiality is protected by public health laws. Everything you tell us is completely confidential.
All services are free and minors (under 18 years of age) do not need their parent’s consent to be seen.
No Appointment is needed. Walk in Hours:
Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women who are having their first baby. Specially trained nurses will visit in your home throughout your pregnancy and continue to visit until your baby is 2-years old.
Any woman who is pregnant with her first child and meets income requirements can enroll. Many working families qualify. Individuals who participate in other programs, such as food stamps, Medicaid, WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), may automatically be income-eligible.
Women are encouraged to enroll early in their pregnancy. They must enroll before the 28th week of pregnancy in order to be eligible for the program.
There is no charge for this program.
Nurses will visit every week for the first month after you enroll, and for six weeks after your baby’s birth. Otherwise, visits are scheduled every two weeks during business hours, but flexible and less frequent visits may be scheduled as needed.
The nurse will help you:
For more information, or to make a referral, call: (585) 753-BABY (753-2229). You may also visit the national web site to learn more about the NFP program.
Nurse Family Partnership National Web Site
The WIC Program is a supplemental food and nutrition education program that serves pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants, and children up to the age of five. To be eligible, the applicant must be a resident of New York State and have a household income of less than 185% of the poverty level. For more information on income eligibility guidelines, please click here. Fill out this Pre-Screening Tool to see if you might qualify for WIC.
For Monroe County WIC site locations and hours click here.
(WIC) provides nutritious foods, including low-fat or fat-free milk, cheese, eggs, whole grains, peanut butter/beans, vegetables and fruits. WIC strongly promotes breastfeeding as the best way to feed your baby. Breastfeeding support is available through our WIC Nutritionists and the Peer Counselor Program (753-5640). Formula is also available for infants who are either partially breastfed or fully formula fed. For more information on breastfeeding, please click here.
WIC has been shown to improve the health of pregnant women, new mothers and their infants and children. The foods provided through WIC are a good source of essential nutrients that are often missing from the diets of women and young children. Pregnant women on WIC have longer healthier pregnancies and fewer premature births.
If you would like to apply for WIC, please call the Monroe County WIC Program at 753-4942. You can print the forms you will need by clicking on the links below. Forms can be submitted by FAX at 753-5272.
Breastfeed your baby! You can do it and WIC can help! WIC Peer Counselors are moms, just like you. They can help you learn about breastfeeding your baby. They can also answer any breastfeeding questions that you have and are available to help over the phone or in person. WIC offers weekly infant feeding classes for you and your family and each WIC site has a breastfeeding library containing books, videos and handouts for you to use. Did you know that you’ll get more WIC benefits if you breastfeed your baby? If you are exclusively breastfeeding your baby (only breast milk, no formula), you will receive additional foods on your WIC checks, such as tuna fish and carrots, in addition to the basic WIC foods. WIC believes that Breastfeeding is Best Feeding!
Breast milk is:
For more information on breastfeeding your baby or to be referred to a Peer Counselor, please call the WIC Breastfeeding Help Line at 753-5640. WIC also suggests that you visit the following web sites for the most up to date and informative breastfeeding information.
The Children With Special Health Care Needs Program (CSHCN) is a statewide public health program that provides information and referral services for health and related areas for families of CSHCN.
The financial component of the CSHCN program is the Physically Handicapped Children’s Program (PHCP). PHCP is a federal grant program under the Social Security Act established to aid states in the provision of medical services for the treatment and rehabilitation of physically handicapped children. The program assures that diagnostic, evaluation and treatment services are available to eligible children. Certain medical and financial criteria apply. The criteria are not the same in every county.
The Physically Handicapped Children’s Program (PHCP) serves:
There are two parts to PHCP:
For more information call 585 753-5437.
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