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Niagara County Department of Health collaborating with county hospitals to offer FREE mammograms to

During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hospitals throughout Niagara County will be offering FREE breast cancer screening to uninsured women.  Each hospital will provide FREE mammograms for women age 40-64 who do not have health insurance.  This is being done in collaboration with the Cancer Services Program of Niagara County (CSP), a program of the Niagara County Department of Health.
Monday, September 9, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1981)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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National Preparedness Month and Disaster Planning for Animals

September is National Preparedness Month.  The Niagara County Department of Health Emergency Preparedness Division encourages community members to remember their pets and service animals when planning for emergencies.
Friday, August 23, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2095)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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USDA Begins 2013 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States

The US Department of Agriculture has begun its oral rabies vaccine (ORV) initiative in the Eastern United States to control rabies in wildlife. “It is important to note that the Niagara-Erie aerial portion of the drop will begin on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, depending on weather conditions,” announced Mr. James Devald, Environmental Health Director.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2210)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rodent Control Tips

The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division has been working over the past few weeks with the City of Niagara Falls in cooperation with Covanta to investigate a rodent issue in the neighborhood around Buffalo and Stephenson Avenues in the city.
Monday, August 19, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2288)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP-OFF SET FOR SATURDAY

LOCKPORT—Local residents will have an opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous items Saturday when the Niagara County Refuse District holds a Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics drop-off at Lockport Town Hall.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6583)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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FORMER MOUNT VIEW FACILITY TO RETURN TO TAX ROLLS

LOCKPORT—County lawmakers hailed news that the former Mount View Nursing Home will return to the tax rolls as a 150-bed assisted living community next year—and generate a $2 million payroll and 50 jobs—pending the expected sale of the site.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2421)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sewage in Basement Spill Cleanup Guidelines

As a result of a recent storm, if the sanitary sewer lateral that services your home surcharged resulting in raw sewage in the basement, the Heath Department recommends the following to maintain the healthy living environment. 

Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2533)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CUOMO MEETS WITH LOCKPORT LEGISLATORS TO TALK FLOOD RECOVERY

Lockport: Governor Andrew Cuomo meets with Lockport Legislator Nemi and Legislator McNall to discuss flood recovery plans.
Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2221)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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COUNTY LAUNCHES LOCKPORT PHARMACEUTICAL DROP-OFF POINT

LOCKPORT—County residents can now drop old prescription drugs, expired medications, and other common pharmaceuticals off at a confidential drop-off site at the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.
Thursday, July 25, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2582)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World Hepatitis Day – July 27

World Hepatitis Day, July 27th, is an annual event that provides international focus to raise awareness and influence a change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3834)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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