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 - 5:00pm


St. Lawrence County Public Health Department

Children With Special Health Care Needs Program


Program Goal
Provide resources and referrals for children in the community to ensure access to health care, insurance, information and support.

Children from birth to 21 years who have (or may have) a serious or chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional condition.

This program provides assistance in locating a physician or other health care provider to ensure each child has a medical home. The program may also provide assistance in obtaining insurance and/or other programs that help to cover health care costs – i.e. Medicaid, Child Health Plus. Supportive measures as well as medical information may be provided.


Click on the banner to find out more about the Children with Special Healthcare Needs program. 

This directory contains resources for families whose children have serious and long-term conditions

Learn more about the Children and Youth with Special Heatlh Care Needs of NYS.



Contact the Children With Special Health Care Needs Program at (315) 386-2325.

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