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Niagara County Department of Health Awarded CDC Recognition

On February 6, the Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division received notice from Ann Albright, Director of Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease ...
Friday, February 15, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Hosts Spring Western Region Breastfeeding Gathering and Welcomes Interested Professionals to Participate

The Niagara County Department of Health in partnership with the Tuscarora Community Health Workers Program is hosting a Spring Western Region Breastfeeding Gathering on Friday, March 8, 2019 from ...
Monday, February 11, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/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, February 5, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Public Health Director Urges Caution During Winter Weather Advisory and Wind Chill Watch

Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton urges residents to use additional caution if outside today through Friday and to be prepared for cold temperatures.  Director Stapleton shares, “The National ...
Tuesday, January 29, 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 ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Radon Tests are Encouraged and Free Kits are Available

According to a state study, ten percent (10%) of the basements in homes in Niagara County have reported radon levels above the radioactive measurement of four Picocuries per liter (pCi/L), which is the short-term safety standard.  Fifteen percent (15%) of homes tested in the City of Lockport are estimated to have exceeded that standard.  Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (333)/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, January 14, 2019/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Seeks the Help of Residents in Completing Health Survey

Niagara County is conducting a collaborative Community Health Assessment (CHA) to understand the health needs and concerns of our communities.  “We are aiming to discover how to best serve our ...
Friday, December 28, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health Department Urges It Is Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

Flu season is upon us once again. It’s time to protect yourself and your family from the flu. This year, National Influenza Vaccination Week is 12/2/18 to 12/8/18. Flu activity will be increasing ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World AIDS Day

December 1 st marks the 30 th World AIDS Day.  This year’s theme is “Know Your Status”.  One in seven people living with HIV are unaware of their infection.  The Niagara County Department of ...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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