The Westchester County Department of Health is here to keep you healthy and informed about important public health topics. We are a community of professional public health workers who help you and your family enjoy better health. Through our many programs and services, we work to promote healthy behaviors, protect you from illness, and control the spread of disease in your community.

Hepatitis A Confirmed In Employee at Factoria Event Space in Peeksill. Fin & Brew Restaurant Patrons Also Impacted
Anyone who was at the Factoria event space on Saturday, February 15 may have been exposed. In an abundance of caution, because Fin & Brew shares an ice machine with the event space, patrons who ate or had drinks at the restaurant on Saturday, February 15, Sunday February 16 or Wednesday, February 19 also could have been exposed. Those who dined on Feb. 15 must receive preventative treatment by Feb. 29. Those who dined on Feb. 16 must receive treatment by March 1 and those who dined on Feb. 19 must receive treatment by March 4. The Health Dept. is offering free preventive treatment starting Tuesday, Feb. 25. Advance registration is highly recommended but walk-ins are welcome. 

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
A novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in late December 2019 (COVID-19). This novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has since been identified outside of China, in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States.

Free Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled in February
With flu season at or near its peak, Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced that the County Health Department will offer residents more free flu vaccines in February.

February is Heart Health Month
Did you know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer in women? It claims the lives of 1 in 3 women. Help prevent a cardiac event and improve your heart health by making healthy behavior changes like moving more, eating smart and managing blood pressure. Learn to take charge of your health.

Free Narcan Trainings in Opioid Overdose Prevention
The Health Department provides free training to Westchester County residents or those who work in Westchester County (18 years of age or older) on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. This training includes how to use the naloxone (Narcan) nasal spray to reverse an overdose.

Stay Connected
The Health Department is always available to respond to public health emergencies. We respond to public health concerns such as potential rabies exposure, foodborne illnesses, sewage, chemical or oil spills, public drinking water and bathing beach water quality and preventing the spread of infectious diseases. After hours, we will return those calls that are public health emergencies. Other calls will be responded to the next business day. You can call us anytime at (914) 813-5000.