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Department of Aging and Long Term Care

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CHEMUNG COUNTY RESIDENTS 12+ WITHOUT INTERNET ACCESS OR ARE HOMEBOUND AND WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE THE COVID VACCINE PLEASE CALL 737-5530  

Our Department is open to the public, however, we encourage you to call before coming in because we may be able to help you over the phone, or if not we will schedule you an appointment with one of our professional staff.

Department Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:30am- 4:30pm

Please call us at 607-737-5520 for assistance!

Thank you for your assistance in helping to ensure that our clients and staff remain healthy.




Recommended resources related to preparedness and response include:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

New York State Department of Health  

Chemung County Health Department

Medicare Coverage of COVID-19



A message from the Long Term Care Ombudsmen of Tompkins, Schuyler and Chemung:

Covid LTCOP

 
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Mission
Our mission is to help Chemung County residents age together with independence, opportunity and dignity through coordinated and cost-effective policies and services that support and empower older adults, people of all ages in need of long term care, and their families and caregivers.

Vision
Our vision is to create an environment that enables Chemung County residents to be as healthy and independent as possible for as long as possible.

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The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care is funded by Chemung County, New York State Office for the Aging, the Older Americans Act and participant donations.

Chemung County is an Age-Friendly Community!

Chemung County Executive Christopher Moss, the City and Town of Elmira, the Town of Big Flats, and the Town of Southport have committed to being an Age-Friendly Community, engaging us in an ongoing process to encourage active and healthy aging. Developing our age-friendliness provides an opportunity to enhance the wellbeing of all county residents, increase the ability of older adults to contribute to the community while reducing costly healthcare needs, and provides a marketing tool to attract and retain business and people of all ages. Contact us to find out how you can help and how we can help you!

View:
Age-Friendly Community Action Plan
Age-Friendly Chemung County
Age-Friendly Chemung County on Facebook

Age Friendly for web

 

 

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