After-hours, on weekends or holidays, please contact the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Bureau of Communicable Disease Control (BCDC) Duty Officer toll-free at (866) 881-2809.
County rabies contacts: Submission of a rabies specimen requires prior approval of the local health authority located within the county health department or from the district office of the State Health Department located in Albany. Information for both can be found here.
April D. Davis, DVM, Ph.D.DirectorP: (518) 485-6464
Shipping ServicesGriffin Laboratory, NYS Department of Health5668 State Farm Road Griffin LaboratorySlingerlands , NY 12159United States