Local Department of Health Contact Information

Local Departments of Health: Phone Numbers

Where Patient Resides Public health lab to contact Phone number
Patients residing within the five boroughs of New York City New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDHMH)  1-866-692-3641

Approval is not required for NYC patients if they meet NYC Zika testing criteria.  Only call for special cases or if assistance is needed. 

Patients residing within Nassau county Nassau County DOH Business hours: 516-227-9639

Weekend, evening, holiday: 516-742-6154


Patients residing within Westchester county Westchester County DOH 914-813-5000
Patients residing within Suffolk county Suffolk County DOH Weekday daytime: 631 854-0333

Weekend, evening, holiday: 631 852-4820

Patients residing within other counties of New York See map for links to phone numbers to the individual county health departments:


Patients with other residences, or if local health department cannot be contacted New York State Bureau of Communicable Disease Control (BCDC) Weekday daytime: 518-473-4439

Weekend, evening, holiday: 1-866-881-2809

Wadsworth Center 518-474-4177