Public Health Department
80 State Highway 310
Suite #2
Canton, New York 13617-1476

Public Health Director

James Rich, MPH


Ph: 315-386-2325
Fx: 315-386-2203

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM

September - May

June, July & August: 8 AM - 4 PM


St. Lawrence County Public Health Department
Public Health Sanitarian Program


Program Goal

To address public health nuisance issues for residents of St. Lawrence County in conjunction with local Health Officers and local Code Enforcement Officers. To provide technical assistance to residents of St. Lawrence County in regard to their private water supply and sewage disposal system.


St. Lawrence County residents.


  • Nuisance Complaints
    Conducts investigations of public health nuisance complaints and submit written reports to Health Officers and Code Enforcement Officers.
  • Private Water Supply
    Provides technical assistance and collects water samples upon request. [Fee charged for water testing]
  • Private Sewage Disposal Systems
    Provides technical assistance and conducts evaluations upon request. [Fee charged for evaluations]

For Information

Contact the St. Lawrence County Public Health Sanitarian at 386-2325.


Environmental Resources:

Environmental Protection Agency

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

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