The Albany County Department of Health serves several individuals, families, school, businesses and communities. It offers HIV testing and counseling services. The department administers a communicable disease and community health worker programs. The Albany County Department of Health also provides a range of dental and home health care services. It offers immunization, home care assessment, tuberculosis and lead poisoning prevention programs. The department operates a sexually transmitted diseases clinic, as well as conducts residential public health programs. The Albany County Department of Health provides emergency preparedness solutions. The department is governed by Albany County in New York, which maintains law, human resources, probation and public works departments.