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Niagara County Department of Health Receives MRC Challenge Award for Stop the Bleed Campaign

The Niagara County Department of Health, which directs and coordinates the Niagara County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), has been awarded a $7,500 MRC Challenge Award from the National Association of ...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pushing Back on Opiates: County, State Substance Abuse Office to Offer Free Narcan Training

LOCKPORT—Even as Niagara County lawmakers begin the process of declaring opioids a “public nuisance” tonight, they also will be rolling out an aggressive push to train the public in use of Narcan, the powerful anti-overdose drug that is credited with saving the lives of victims of opiate overdoses.
Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (914)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Declaring a Public Nuisance: Local Law to Enable Opioid Lawsuit Set to Advance Through Legislative Committees Monday Night

LOCKPORT—Niagara County lawmakers are set to declare opioids a “public nuisance” in their county if legislation advances through a series of committee meetings planned for Monday night. That legislation is critical for the county to seek damages under a multi-government lawsuit against opiate manufacturers.
Monday, February 12, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (228)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers FREE Evidence Based 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 ...
Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'At the Table': Steed Plans Black History Month Program and Dinner Feb. 17

NIAGARA FALLS—“At the Table” will be the theme of a Black History Month program hosted by Niagara County Legislator Owen T. Steed, D-Niagara Falls, the lawmaker announced this morning.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (272)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Radon Test Kits Are Available

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among non-smokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. According to a state study, homes in Niagara County have ...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting Class Series

Do you live in zip codes 14301, 14303 or 14305 and want to learn about health and wellness topics that can positively improve the health of you and your family? The Niagara County Department of ...
Thursday, January 25, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Officials Recognize Mount Saint Mary's Hospital in Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Initiative

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton awarded a Workplace Breastfeeding Friendly Certificate of Designation to Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital with Planning and Emergency ...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Blink: Jastrzemski Sees Progress on Pistol Permits as State Police Vow No Confiscation

LOCKPORT—Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski said the outcome of a meeting between State Police and the New York State Association of County Clerks held earlier today left him optimistic that gun owners’ rights will be protected despite a looming deadline for pistol permit recertification under Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s controversial SAFE Act gun control law.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (363)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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McNall Stresses Value of Cooperative Efforts in State of County - Urges Cross-Agency, Intermunicipal Partnerships in Formulating Policy

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Wm. Keith McNall delivers the 2016 State of the County address in this file photo.

 

Thursday, January 18, 2018/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (434)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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