Fulton County Public Health is an active member of various grant funded coalitions/partnerships pertaining to chronic disease. Prevention education material is available at our office.

ADVANCING TOBACCO FREE COMMUNITIES (ATFC)

This coalition consists of Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton Counties, Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery counties, St. Mary’s Healthcare and other community members.

The ATFC grant works to support and promote tobacco-free environments anywhere residents live, work, and play.

This program combines with Reality Check (youth) and Community Engagement components.

For more information contact ATFC staff at (518)762-8313.

CANCER SERVICES PROGRAM OF FULTON , MONTGOMERY and SCHENECTADY COUNTIES

Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady Counties Cancer Screening Services Program provides free screenings for men and women who are uninsured or underinsured.

Breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings are offered.

All information is confidential. Breast cancer screenings are for women 40 years or older and those who have a family history of breast cancer.

Cervical cancer screenings are for women 18 years or older and for women who become sexually active.

Colorectal cancer screenings are for men and women 50 years or older, and those who have a family history of colorectal cancer.

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator at (518) 770-6814.