Queens County Health Departments (New York)

Queens County Health Departments operate at the state, county, or local level, and they are responsible for monitoring public health. As part of this responsibility, Health Departments in Queens County, New York may provide a range of services, including issuing birth certificates and death certificates. These records, which act as legal proof, contain personal information such as the date, time, and location of birth or death. These records may be required to apply for government services, carry out a will, or conduct genealogical research. Queens County Health Departments may also provide information on public health threats, health code violations, and disease tracking. They may also provide information about Queens County restaurant violations, unhealthy living conditions, and public health complaints. Health Departments provide access to their services and documents on their website.

New York City Health Department Long Island City NY 4209 28th Street 11101 347-396-2600

New York City Health Department Astoria NY 1839 42nd St 11105 718-267-2170

New York Health Department Flushing NY 853 Onderdonk Avenue 11385 718-381-8343

Rockaway Health Department Far Rockaway NY 6710 Rockaway Beach Boulevard 11692 718-474-2100

Queens County Medicaid Offices are local branches of the federal Medicaid program, and they administer Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). A Medicaid Office in Queens County, New York can help determine eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, process applications for Medicaid and CHIP, and assist in enrolling new members. They also process Medicaid renewal applications, which may be required every year. Applicants must provide a Social Security number, proof of citizenship or immigration status, income verification, and other information on financial assets. Medicaid serves Queens County low-income individuals and families, low-income nursing home residents, and people with disabilities. Information on Medicaid and CHIP are available on the Medicaid Office website.

Elmhurst New York Medicaid Office Elmhurst NY 7901 Broadway 11373 718-476-5904

Queens County Mental Health Departments prevent and treat mental illnesses and substance abuse. They also help individuals recover from mental illness and substance abuse. Mental Health Departments in Queens County, New York provide a range of mental health services, including mental health screenings, assessments, and triage services. They may also offer psychiatric services, counseling, therapy, and recovery services. At the state level, Queens County Mental Health Departments enforce rules for mental health service providers and maintain records on mental health, which can be useful for research purposes. Mental Health Departments may provide reports on Queens County mental health providers, access to mental health services, and more on their websites.

NYC Long Island Mental Health Department Long Island City NY 42-09 28th Street 11101 347-396-2600