Health Department

The mission of the Chemung County Health Department is to  "Promote and respond to our community’s health needs, demonstrate teamwork through open communication, support, respect, and accountability and provide efficient, courteous, professional service fairly and consistently."

 We are located at 103 Washington St., Elmira, NY 14901.  You can contact us via email at or:

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Board of Health


Environmental Health

Home Health Agency

Health Education

Public Health Clinics

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)

Vital Records


The Chemung County Health Department (CCHD) reports that a resident has tested positive for monkeypox. The resident had a history of travel and is currently isolating at home. There is no risk to the general public at this time.  You can read the press release here 

For more information on monkeypox visit:

CDC Monkeypox resources:

NYSDOH Monkeypox resources:

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