Public Health Department
80 State Highway 310, Suite #2
Canton, New York 13617-1476

Public Health Director
Dana Olzenak McGuire, PT, PhD

Ph: (315) 386-2325
Fx: (315) 386-2203

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm


St. Lawrence County Public Health Department


The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department has been serving the county since 1936. We offer a wide variety of health services and programs to county residents, geared toward improving both individual health and well being; and that of the community.


Contact Information
Business Hours: (315) 386-2325
After Hours (On-call Nurse): (315) 454-2363

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Contact Person:
Shannon Beldock, Administrative Assistant

Important Health Notifications

6/14/18- Walk with a Doc Flyer
6/8/18- 'Walk With A Doc' Program Startup News Release
2/20/18- Ogdensburg Intra-City Shuttle with stops at the Community Health Center
2/9/18- NY Governor Executive Order Expanding Access to Immuniza Children Against Seasonal Influenza
1/25/18- OHCC on Carbon Monoxide Precaution
10/28/17- National Drug Take Back Day at Kinney Drug Locations
10/6/17- West Nile Virus Identified in Massena Horse
9/8/17- West Nile Virus Identified in Stockholm Alpaca
8/30/17- Avoid Algae Blooms on Black Lake
6/23/17- Community Health Educator Position Posting

**Archived Important Health Notifications**

Mission Statement
To ensure the health, safety and quality of life for all St. Lawrence County residents. The department is dedicated to protecting the health of our community by:

  • Controlling the spread of disease;
  • Promoting healthy choices;
  • Providing timely health information;
  • Promoting the health and development of infants and children;
  • Plan for and help to mitigate any public health emergency.

The department’s philosophy is that prevention is better than a cure, healthy families need healthy environments, safety first must be a way of life, and that people must be empowered to take care of themselves.

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Clinic Schedule Posted 12/12/17

Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
and Community Health Assessment (CHA)



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