Cattaraugus County Public Health: Prevent, Promote, Protect

Director: Dr. Kevin Watkins

P: 1-800-251-2584

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Board of Health

In New York State, county Boards of Health are empowered by NYS Public Health Law to formulate, promulgate, adopt and publish rules, regulations, orders and directions for the security of life and health in the county health districts.   Boards of Health are also empowered to enforce provisions of both the State and County Sanitary Codes.


PRESIDENT: Dr. Joseph Bohan

VICE PRESIDENT: Dr. Giles B. Hamlin


Dr. Zahid Chohan

Sondra Fox, RN

Richard Haberer

Kathryn Cooney Thrush, RN

Theresa Raftis

David L. Smith


In Cattaraugus County, the County Board of Health generally meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month.  Listed below are minutes from past Cattaraugus County Board of Health meetings. 

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Cattaraugus County Health Department Public Health for Healthy Communities

For more information about the Cattaraugus County Health Department services, please call us in Olean Toll-Free 1-800-251-2584

Hours: 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday except on holidays at all locations

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