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Coliform Testing & Water System Disinfection Instructions

Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water Supplies -  contains a brochure produced by the New York State Department of Health with information regarding coliform testing (the standard test for potability).  This brochure aims to help interpret the results of your water sample. Read more

Water Quality Testing

Ground water can contain a wide variety of both naturally-occurring and man-made minerals and chemicals.  Some of these can impart tastes and odors, cause staining of fixtures, or even leave sediments while others are undetectable without testing. Read more

Water & Sewage Utilities

Safe drinking water supplies and proper sewage disposal are of great importance to public health worldwide.  Proper construction and maintenance of these systems is the first line of defense against the spread of disease.  In Cattaraugus County, the Environmental Health Division is responsible for enforcement of state and federal water and sewage disposal regulations as well as the monitoring of public water supplies.  We also provide information and technical assistance to residents who have concerns about their water, or sewage disposal. Read more

Rapid Hepatitis C and HIV Testing

Rapid Hepatitis C and HIV Testing
is available at Cattaraugus County Health Department Clinic locations in Olean, Machias & Salamanca.
Get results in 20 minutes. Knowing your status is the first step towards prevention.

To make an appointment please call 716-701-3439. 

Who should get tested for Hepatitis C?

Talk to your doctor about being tested for Hepatitis C if any of the following are true: Read more

Reproductive Health Awareness Day

By: Health

Date(s): 
Wed, 04/07/2010 - 5:00am - 8:00am

Reproductive Health Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 7th—9:00 a.m. - Noon at the Olean Office of the Health Department.

The Health Department will be offering:

  • HIV testing,
  • Family Planning Information.

Read the Public Health Week Schedule of Events for April 5-9, 2010 from the Cattaraugus County Health Department Celebrates Public Health Week

A Healthier America: One Community at a Time

Laboratory Services - Contacts

Laboratory Services - Contacts

1 Leo Moss Dr., Olean, NY   14760

General Inquiries - (716)-373-8055 Read more

Reproductive Health Testing Services

Cattaraugus County Health Department provides the following testing and examination services; Read more

Free Pregnancy Testing

Stop in for a free pregnancy test

Stop by any of our locations for a free pregnancy test Read more

Free Confidential HIV Testing

What is HIV? What is AIDS?

HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus. You may hear that someone is HIV infected, has HIV infection, or has HIV disease. These are all terms that mean the person has HIV in his or her body and can pass the virus to other people. Read more

HIV Testing Procedure

  1. When you arrive in the clinic you first need to register with the secretary. All of your information is confidential. You decide who can see the information.
  2. A nurse will discuss HIV and ways to decrease your risk factors.
  3. If you decide you want to be tested you must give your written permission.
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