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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 at the Community Health Center of Niagara Falls (2715 Highland Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14301) from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is a 16-week program for people who are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.

Friday, May 26, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (30)/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 scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 21 at the Lewiston Public Library (305 S 8th Street, Lewiston NY 14092), from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 25, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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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 in Herkimer County, a Monroe County hotel, Niagara Falls State Park, and a Niagara Falls restaurant between May 11 and May 12, 2017, potentially exposing others to measles.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (163)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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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 the county. HPV is a very common virus, affecting about one in four people. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of HPV vaccine to protect against cancers caused by HPV.

Friday, May 19, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (184)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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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: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (178)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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