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

Public Health Director
James Rich, MPH

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

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday

September - May: 9AM - 5PM
June - August: 8 AM - 4 PM


This is no longer a program within Public Health,

however feel free to review the materials.


Cancer Services Program of St. Lawrence County
Program Goal
To provide screening mammograms, clinical breast exams, Pap smears and pelvic exams for eligible women 40 -64 years of age in St. Lawrence County. Colorectal screening for Men and Women age 50 -64.
Eligibility requirements include the following:
  • New York State resident
  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • Meet financial eligibility requirements (250% of the Federal poverty level)
St. Lawrence County Cancer Services Program is a grant funded program. It is designed as a comprehensive, age appropriate breast, cervical and colon cancer screening program for the uninsured and underinsured persons in New York State. The focus is to provide education about early detection and access to care by removing the financial barriers of screening and diagnostic testing to the men and women in our community.
For Information and/or help with appointments call: The Health Initiative at 315-261-4760
This program is Sponsored by:
Colorectal Resources:



Local Participating Providers:

Canton-Potsdam Hospital

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center

Clifton-Fine Hospital

Gouverneur Hospital

Massena Memorial Hospital

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