Anyone who lives or works in Columbia or Greene County and lacks access to a computer and/or the internet may call 518-822-9600 to be assisted with completing online vaccine registrations or ordering COVID-19 at-home test kits by staff at the Healthcare Consortium.


The Healthcare Consortium has resumed in-person appointments.  Our hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 In order to help protect the health and well-being of the Consortium’s staff and visitors, please note the following:

  1. Visitors will be required to wear  face coverings at all times. If you do not have a face covering, one will be provided to you.
  2. No more than three visitors (including children) will be permitted in the client meeting room at one time.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation; we look forward to assisting you!



Helpers for Health

The Helpers for Health Project staff can help you to GET AND STAY HEALTHY. Individuals and families in Columbia and Greene Counties can get help with things like understanding how to use health insurance, finding a doctor, scheduling medical appointments, and arranging transportation.

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Navigator Program

Staff in the Navigator Program assist individuals, small businesses, and small business employees in Columbia and Greene Counties with signing up for affordable health coverage, including Medicaid and Child Health Plus, through the New York State of Health: the Official Health Plan Marketplace.

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Medical Transportation Program

This program is designed to provide door-to-door, non-emergency medical transportation to Columbia County residents.

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Prescription Access and Referral Program

Prescription drugs can be costly, especially for those who have little or no insurance. The Healthcare Consortium’s Prescription Access Assistance program has been formed to help address this need.

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