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Parents and Caregivers are Encouraged to be Familiar with Immunization Requirements

In the United States, vaccine preventable disease outbreaks are occurring in schools, churches, religious groups and other group settings with low immunization rates.  New York State (NYS) has experienced increased numbers of measles outbreaks in areas with low immunization rates of children.

Thursday, July 18, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco Sales to Minors

The Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, under contract with the Department, have been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County since July 1, 1999. Every facility that sells tobacco to the public will receive a compliance check, including all vending machine operations.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (104)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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, Friday, July 26th, 2019 at the, Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls, classroom 8, ground floor (down the hall from DMV) from 1:00 pm  to 3:30 pm.

Monday, July 15, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (78)/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, July 17 at the Eastern Niagara Hospital-Lockport, 521 East Avenue,                                  from 1pm to 3:30pm.

Monday, June 24, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (283)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports Second Rabies Case of 2019

The Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a raccoon submitted for rabies testing from Mountain Road in the Town of Royalton (about 1 mile south of Middleport) was confirmed positive for rabies. This is the second rabid animal confirmed in the County in 2019. The raccoon was reported to have fought with a vaccinated dog, and the raccoon is since deceased.

Thursday, June 20, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (367)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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