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 Upcoming Rabies Clinic

There will be a FREE rabies clinic at Public Health on December 6th from 12noon to 2pm.  Please call 648-6497 to pre-register your dog, cat, or ferret!

 Cross the Park Challenge A Success!!

Cross the Park Challenge is a summer fitness challenge to walk the distance of the Adirondack Park from the northern to southern boarders in 12 weeks - 236.4 miles - June 1st to August 30th!

Participants tracked their progress and sent in mileage/steps weekly! There were about 30 people who completed the challenge and walked the distance! Congratulations to all!!!! 

Health Insurance:

  Public Health has Health Insurance Enrollers or Navigators available on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Call 648-6497 to speak wtih someone about making an appointment.


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