Public Health Education

Meet Our Education Staff

Theresa MooreSupervising Public Health
Robert MatasichPublic Health

Allegany County Department of Health does not offer it’s own Cancer Services Program. Please review contact information below for details.

Cancer Services Program of Steuben, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties (CSPSACC)

contact CSPSACC at 1-877-778-6857

contact NYSDOH CSP at 1-866-442-2262

Free Mammograms

Who is eligible?

  • Women age 40 and older
  • Women younger than age 40 who are at a high risk of breast cancer

Free Pap Tests

Who is eligible?

  • Women age 40 and older

Free Colorectal Cancer Tests

Who is eligible?

  • Men and Women age 50 and older
  • Men and Women of any age who are at a high risk of colorectal cancer

Susan G. Komen Helpline


Public health education is at the core of what we do. Presentations can be made to elementary, junior high and high school students, community groups and service clubs, private business and industry personnel, and volunteer agencies. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention
  • Contraception
  • Dangers of Sugar Sweetened Beverages
  • Sexting
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Immunizations

Contact us to arrange for a presentation:

Theresa Moore
Supervising Public Health Educator
(585) 268-9250

Robert Matasich
Public Health Educator

Allegany County Fair 2022 Award

Allegany County has a rich heritage of tight knit communities that celebrate local events and seasons. The Allegany County Department of Health makes an effort to attend many of these events throughout the County each year to provide education.

We cover a wide range of topics from Rabies and Septic Systems to Lead Poisoning Prevention and Communicable Diseases.

Contact us to request our presence at your event.

Lead poising can cause problems with a child’s growth, behavior, and ability to learn. The Allegany County Department of Health provides education, case management, and primary prevention services.

Available Services:

  • Education Programs-How to Prevent lead poisoning in children
  • Case Management-Public Health nurse working with families to lower high blood lead levels in children

Primary Prevention Services:

  • Community Awareness

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Lead can be stored in a woman’s body for years, and then passed from mother to baby. Talk to your doctor about a lead test.
What You Need to Know About Working with Lead-Based Paint

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