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With Eye Toward Opioid Epidemic, County Adds Pharmaceutical Drop-off Sites

With Eye Toward Opioid Epidemic, County Adds Pharmaceutical Drop-off Sites

Bradt: Eliminating prescription drugs from circulation critical

North Tonawanda—With the nation’s attention on an epidemic of opioid abuse, New York State Senator Robert G. Ortt—in a joint effort with several agencies of Niagara County government and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, the North Tonawanda Police Department, and Covanta Niagara—announced the addition of new drop-box locations for residents throughout the county to dispose of unwanted and expired drugs at this morning’s official opening of the North Tonawanda drug collection site.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (900)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Health Department STD Clinic Hours to Start Earlier in Niagara County

Effective July 18, the Niagara County Department of Health Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV (STI/HIV) clinic hours will open 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Monday and Thursday except major holidays. ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Author: Health Department/Number of views (35)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Series

The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with the Department for the Aging is offering 3 free workshops for people with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood pressure, ...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016/Author: Health Department/Number of views (33)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Responds to Drug Crisis with Permanent Pharmaceutical Drop-off Sites

Bradt: Eliminating Prescription Drugs from Circulation Critical

North Tonawanda—Niagara County will add three sites for disposal of pharmaceuticals around the county in response to concerns about prescriptions making their way to the streets, with a formal dedication of one drop-off site this week.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (887)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Services Committee Hails Opening of Lunch Sites

Andres: ‘County Youth Have Options to Avoid Hunger’

North Tonawanda—The Niagara County Legislature’s top social services program watchdog hailed today’s opening of summer lunch sites around the county, where youth will be able to obtain free breakfast and lunch meals throughout the summer.
Monday, June 27, 2016/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (677)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Public Safety Advisory: Olcott Beach Safe for Recreation

Recent surveillance sampling conducted on June 22 , 201 6 , by the Niagara County Department of Health at Olcott Beach in Olcott New York has determined that the water is suitable for swimming. ...
Thursday, June 23, 2016/Author: Health Department/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Releases Road Repairs List

New Highways Head Launches Aggressive Maintenance Schedule

Lockport—Niagara County’s newly appointed Highways czar spent several hours late last week briefing county leaders about the county’s $1.6 million 2016 road repair plan, before releasing the document to the public.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (957)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health and Office for the Aging Offer Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging is offering free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops throughout Niagara ...
Tuesday, June 07, 2016/Author: Health Department/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Series

The Niagara County Department of Health in collaboration with the Department for the Aging is offering three free workshops for people with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, high blood ...
Tuesday, June 07, 2016/Author: Health Department/Number of views (33)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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County Orders Splash Parks Open Early

Syracuse: 90-plus temps ‘good reason to cool kids down’

Olcott—Niagara County’s two splash parks will be open for business Saturday, earlier than a planned Monday opening, the government’s public works leadership announced this morning.
Friday, May 27, 2016/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (903)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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