Hoosick Falls Area Drinking Water Response

Village of Hoosick Falls, Town of Hoosick, Town of Petersburgh and Washington County

The following is information about response activities by the New York State Department of Health to address local water supply concerns associated with PFAS, previously referred to as PFCs in DOH documents. More information about PFAS.

State Health Department Offers Second Round of Blood Testing

Free blood testing is being offered for PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid) and other per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for area residents who wish to participate.

Sign up for Round 2 Blood Testing online or request a blood test by phone at (1-800) 801-8092 (8:30 am - 4:30 pm).

Link to Sign up for Round 2 Blood Testing or sign up by phone: (1-800) 801-8092 (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

You will receive a test order in the mail with information to make an appointment at a participating local lab.
You must bring your test order to the lab for a blood test.

About Ongoing State Health Department Activities

The State Health Department has been conducting activities in these communities in response to local water supply issues and concerns. Activities include:

  • Consultation and advice to address community water supply issues
  • Drinking water testing for affected public and private water supplies
  • Activities to characterize and address exposures.

For More Information

Water Quality Hotline: 800-801-8092 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

For specific questions about biomonitoring

  • Email: beoe@health.ny.gov, phone: 518-402-7950 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or write: State Health Department Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Corning Tower, Room 1203, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237

For specific questions about cancer follow-up

  • Email: beoe@health.ny.gov, phone: 518-402-7950 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or write: State Health Department Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Corning Tower, Room 1203, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237

For specific questions about potential health effects:

  • Email: btsa@health.ny.gov, phone: 518-402-7800 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or write: State Health Department, Bureau of Toxic Substance Assessment, Corning Tower, Room 1743, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237

For specific questions about the public water supply:

  • Email: bpwsp@health.ny.gov, phone: 518-402-7650 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or write: State Health Department Bureau of Water Supply Protection, Corning Tower, Room 1110, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237

For specific questions about private wells:

  • Email: beei@health.ny.gov, phone: 518-402-7860 (Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), or write: State Health Department Bureau of Environmental Exposure Investigation, Corning Tower, Room 1717, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237