Big Flats Police services are provided by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department and the State Police. In an emergency, ALWAYS DIAL 911 and the appropriate department will be dispatched. Chemung County Sheriff’s Department 203 William Street Elmira, New York 14902 (607) 735–8600 http://chemungsheriff.net/ New York State Police Troop E – Zone 4 3250 Watkins Road Horseheads, NY 14845 (607) 739–8796 https://troopers.ny.gov/


Big Flats Fire services are provided by several regional volunteer fire departments. In a fire emergency, ALWAYS DIAL 911 and the appropriate fire department will be dispatched. Big Flats Volunteer Fire Department 505 Maple Street
Big Flats, NY 14814
http://www.bigflatsfd.org/ Golden Glow Volunteer Fire Department 214 Hendy Creek Road Elmira, NY 14905

Medical Services

Big Flats Family Medicine 455 Maple St Big Flats, NY 14814 (607) 562–8901 Big Flats Primary Care 455 Maple St Suite 3 Big Flats, NY 14814 (607) 562–3600 Guthrie Medical Services -Big Flats 31 Arnot Road Big Flats, NY 14845 (607) 739–3874 www.guthrie.org Arnot Health Center – Big Flats 100 John Roemmelt Dr Horseheads, NY 14845 (607) 737–1666 www.arnothealth.org Arnot-Ogden Medical Center – Elmira 600 Roe Avenue Elmira, NY 14905 (607) 737–4100 www.arnothealth.org WellNow Urgent Care – Big Flats (formerly Five Star Urgent Care) 830 County route 64 Elmira, NY 14903 (607) 846–2030 https://wellnow.com/locations/big-flats/ Guthrie Corning Hospital – Corning 1 Guthrie Drive Corning, NY 14830 Phone: (607) 937–7200 https://www.guthrie.org/location/guthrie-corning-hospital

More Emergency Information

Poison Control - 1–800–222–1222
Domestic Violence Hotline - (607) 732–1979 Drug Hotline - (607) 737–5603 Chemung County Emergency Management 406 E. Church Street Elmira NY 14901 (607) 737–2096 Terrorism Protection and Information - 1–800-BE-READY
http://www.ready.gov/ Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA Region II
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 1307
New York, NY 10278–0001
(212) 680–3600
www.fema.gov Flood Mitigation Program Info on Flood Mitigation

Sanitation & Recycling​

The Town of Big Flats does not offer any sanitation services. Sanitation is handled by local garbage haulers. Local providers are: SDS Disposal 1618 Sears Road Horseheads, NY 14845 (607) 796–2000 Casella – SDS Disposal Foster’s Disposal Service 208 Harrison Street Elmira Heights, NY 14903 (607) 734–2502 County Law requires residents to recycle. Click here for Recycling Information from Cornell Cooperative Extension. Click here for General Recycling Information in Chemung County. Click here for Electronics Recycling Information in Chemung County. The Chemung County Landfill is located in Lowman, New York, approximately 10 miles east of Big Flats on Interstate 86. Chemung County Landfill 1488 County Route 60 Lowman, NY 14861 Phone: (607)733–2743 We also have REACT E-Cycling located at 225 Colonial Drive. “REACT is proud to be the E-Cycler for Homeland Security – another testament to our dedicated and professional service!” www.react-e-cycling.com

Elections & Poll Information

Voters in the Town of Big Flats vote at the designated polls for the district in which they reside. There are 3 polling locations: Big Flats Community Center 476 Maple Street
Big Flats, NY 14814
Districts: 1,2,5,6,7–6
American Baptist Community Church 180 Hibbard Road Horseheads, NY 14845 District: 3 Maranatha Bible Chapel 774 Sing Sing Road
Horseheads, NY 14845
Districts: 4, 4–5 If you are unsure which District you live in or the location of the polls, use the Election Districts Map. The Town of Big Flats is looking for people interested in working as an Election Inspector for Town of Big Flats election sites. If you are interested in obtaining more information about becoming an inspector, please contact the Chemung County Board of Elections at (607) 737–5475 or the Town Clerk’s Office at (607) 562–8443 x201. All Election Inspectors are provided with compensation for training and days they work.

Zip Codes and Post Offices

The Town of Big Flats is serviced by six different Post Offices in surrounding towns with six different zip codes, causing great confusion to local businesses and residents who have a postal address for Elmira, Horseheads, or Corning, but are physically located in Big Flats. Residents and Businesses in Big Flats should confirm their postal address with the US Postal Service to prevent mail from being delayed. Big Flats Main Office 471 Maple Street Big Flats, NY 14814 (607) 562–3159 Zip Codes: 14814 Lobby closed 1–2pm on weekdays Horseheads Post Office 624 Tuttle Avenue Horseheads, NY 14845 (607) 739–0371 Zip Codes: 14845 Corning Southside Office 129 Walnut Street Corning, NY 14830 (607) 962–6223 Zip Codes: 14830 Elmira Heights Branch Office 209 E 14th Street Elmira, NY 14903 (607) 733–7502 Zip Codes: 14903 West Elmira Office 103 Hoffman Street Elmira, NY 14905 (607) 734–8736 Zip Codes: 14905 Pine City Main Office 1565 Pennsylvania Avenue Pine City, NY 14871 (607) 734–2558 Zip Codes: 14871 For current information and services, check www.usps.com