Albany County
DEPARTMENT of HEALTH
175 Green Street | Albany, NY 12202
Phone: (518) 447-4580 | Fax: (518) 447-4698
Elizabeth F. Whalen, MD, MPH, Commissioner

Albany County Opioid Task Force

County Executive Daniel P. McCoy Addressing the Opioid Task Force

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy created the Albany County Opioid Task Force in 2016 to combat the opioid epidemic.

The Task Force has brought together local leaders from public health, law enforcement, behavioral health, and the community to develop collaborative solutions to help individuals and families affected by opioid addiction and overdose.

Priorities of the Task Force include, but are not limited to:

  • Education, prevention and public outreach;
  • Streamlining access to care;
  • Improving data coordination.
Opioid Task Force Meeting
Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy