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American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. This year Public Health is working with the American Heart Association to raise awareness about heart disease and related heart health, especially in women. We are wearing Red on February 6th! Join us in support of heart health and wear Red in February! 

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FREE Rabies Clinic

There will be a free Rabies Clinic at Public Health on February 8th from 12 noon to 2 pm!

Call Public Health to schedule an appointment - walk-ins are welcome!


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Message from the Director:

Welcome to the Hamilton County Public Health Nursing Service (HCPHNS)! Our mission is to provide preventative and restorative health services to the residents and guests of Hamilton County.

HCPHNS is governed and financially supported by the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors in cooperation with, and under the regulation of, the New York State Department of Health.

We hope that this website will contain information you need to be healthy while living in our rural Adirondack communities. Use the website to:

  • Access information about health topics
  • Learn how to improve your health
  • Find services provided by our department

Please click here to let us know of any suggestions you may have to improve the information we have provided.

Susan Franko MPH, Director of Public Health

139 White Birch Lane, Indian Lake, New York 12842

(518) 648-6497




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Contact Information:


  • P.O. Box 250
    139 White Birch Lane
    Indian Lake, NY 12842
  • Office Hours:
    M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
  • 518-648-6141