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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Diabetes Prevention Program Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering a free Diabetes Prevention Program starting on Wednesday, July 12 ...
Friday, May 26, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers a Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering a free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop. The workshop series is ...
Thursday, May 25, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York State Department of Health Warns of Potential Measles Exposures in Western New York and the Mohawk Valley

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 23, 2017 ) – The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) announced today that a tourist from India who has been confirmed to have measles visited a NYS Thruway Travel Plaza ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Will Extend State of Emergency

Continued Rise in Water Levels, Public Safety Fears Drive Decision

OLCOTT—Niagara County officials will extend a State of Emergency, originally set to expire Saturday, for an additional 30 days, as water levels in Lake Ontario continue to climb and concerns remain about dangers from submerged hazards on the lake, unstable shoreline banks, and ongoing flooding issues.
Monday, May 22, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (536)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention

The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with healthcare providers and community leaders, have been working together to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates across ...
Friday, May 19, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Plans 20-Year Northpointe Trott Lease

Public Hearing Set for June 20

NIAGARA FALLS—County lawmakers unanimously passed key enabling legislation Tuesday that will allow the county to sign a 20-year lease with the Northpointe Council, which operates a medical facility in the county’s Trott Access Center.

Thursday, May 18, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (648)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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New Wallenda Spectacular? County Takes up Resolution

Helicopter Stunt Would Commemorate 5-Year Anniversary of Wallenda's Walk

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers will take up a last-minute resolution tonight to appropriate $35,000 for a proposed helicopter stunt that would feature the wife of daredevil Nik Wallenda.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (490)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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County Economic Vision Laid out Tonight

Foreign Trade Opportunities Takes Center Stage

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers will be briefed on what Economic Development Committee Chairwoman Kathryn L. Lance, R-Wheatfield, calls a “robust agenda for economic growth as the U.S. economy takes on new signs of life” at tonight’s meeting of the County Legislature.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (557)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Niagara County Offers a Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop in Lockport

Do you have an ongoing health condition? If you have a chronic illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, arthritis or chronic anxiety, please join us for a free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop series, beginning on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Eastern Niagara Hospital (521 East Avenue, Lockport, 14094) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Monday, May 15, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (26)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gun Owners Get Expanded Access

Jastrzemski Offers Satellite Hours in Falls, NT

NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski knows that New York State’s pistol permit process is a burden for many gun owners, and said he’s made it a goal of his office to increase access to services for local pistol permit holders.
Thursday, May 11, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (609)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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