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Restaurant Employee Confirmed for Hepatitis A Virus; Niagara Falls Taco Bell Patrons During Specific Timeframe May Have Been Exposed

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton announces a case of Hepatitis A virus in a local restaurant worker. The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) launched a disease ...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st.  This year’s theme, “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”, draws attention to the importance of encouraging efforts to ...
Monday, November 25, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Safe Preparation of Thanksgiving Meal

The Niagara County Department of Health is providing tips and r esources to make this Thanksgiving safe and bacteria-free . “Poultry, including turkey, contains harmful pathogens such as Salmonella ...
Thursday, November 21, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lead Action Level Lowering as Poisoning Prevention Efforts Increase

With the increase in awareness of the harmful effects of lead poisoning in children, New York State has lowered the “action level” for confirmed blood lead level in children.  The new action level ...
Friday, October 25, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco Sales to Minors

The Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, under contract with the Department, have been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County since ...
Monday, October 7, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Receives $2.75 Million Award for Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction and Healthy Homes Interventions

The Niagara County Department of Health has been awarded a Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program grant in the amount of $2.75 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers Free Evidence Based Health Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Fourth Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a bat submitted for rabies testing from Sheetram Road in the Town of Pendleton was confirmed positive for rabies. This is the fourth ...
Thursday, September 5, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County set to provide Mobile Breastfeeding & Changing Station at Peach Fest

County set to provide Mobile Breastfeeding & Changing Station at Peach Fest

LOCKPORT― The Niagara County Department of Health announced that they will provide their mobile breastfeeding and changing station at the Lewiston Peach Festival from Friday to Sunday in an effort to create a safe and friendly environment for nursing mothers.  

Wednesday, September 4, 2019/Author: Douglas Hoover/Number of views (298)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Third Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a bat submitted for rabies testing from Youngstown-Lockport Road in Ransomville (Town of Porter) was confirmed positive for rabies. ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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