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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 (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offices Closed - Emergency Closure Due to Inclement Weather - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

This closure does not affect public safety essential personnel and functions such as Emergency Management Services, Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Sewer District, Water District, DPW and those employees directed to report to work during the closure.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (1105)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.6
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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 (11)/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 (8)/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 (516)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York State Announces February SNAP Benefits Being Issued Early Due to Federal Government Shutdown

Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance today announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Current SNAP recipients may receive their February benefits by Thursday, January 17.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (507)/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 (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Casino Money for North Tonawanda History Museum

North Tonawanda- Legislator Rich Andres and Legislator Randy Bradt initiated a resolution for the North Tonawanda History Museum to receive $4,000.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (430)/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 (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NIAGARA CO. ADOPTS $359M SPENDING PLAN

TAX CUT MEANS RATES ARE AGAIN LOWEST IN DECADES

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers approved a $359 million budget plan Tuesday night reducing taxes to their lowest level in decades, at $7.01 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018/Author: Administrator Account/Number of views (654)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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