There are currently four (4) elected Coroners in Genesee County who perform their duties on a part-time basis.  As a County Coroner, the officials are responsible for responding to the scene of a death to perform the preliminary investigation surrounding the cause of death and refer the case to the Monroe County Medical Examiner (ME) for comprehensive medicolegal death investigation services including autopsy and post-mortem toxicology, if applicable.  The Coroners also play a role in developing the county’s Mass casualty/Fatality Plan in preparation for any catastrophic incidents, which could be caused by natural, accidental, criminal or infectious means.

The Genesee County Coroner “on call” can be reached at any time by contacting the Sheriff’s Department dispatch at 585-343-5000.  Health Department staff at (585) 344-2580, ext. 5000, may also contact the Coroners to answer inquires during business hours, Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m