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Public Safety Advisory – Olcott Beach

Niagara County Department of Health has issued a beach advisory at Olcott Beach located in Olcott, New York.

Friday, July 20, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Partners with the American Cancer Society to Work Towards Eliminating HPV Cancers in New York

Half of New York adolescents are at risk for the development of human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cancers later in life. Niagara County Department of Health is collaborating with the American Cancer Society to eliminate HPV cancers. “Children who receive the 2-shot HPV vaccine series at age 11 or 12 are protected from an estimated 90% of HPV cancers,” stated Daniel J. Stapleton, Public Health Director. “Our nursing division is working to empower parents with accurate information regarding HPV so they can protect their children with timely and complete immunizations,” he added.

Thursday, July 19, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (24)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers a Free Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

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 Friday, September 7th at Elks Lodge, 6791 North Canal Road, Lockport from 9:00 am to11:30 pm.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (43)/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. Under the supervision of an adult, compliance checks are conducted by 16- and 17-year-olds who attempt to purchase tobacco products without identification and while being truthful about their age.

Friday, July 13, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (107)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting Class Series

Do you want to learn more about positive health choices and reducing stress? Residents of Niagara Falls are encouraged to register for a free class series starting August 7th. Young adults, parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and will receive a free gift card for doing so. The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with local agencies and partners, is offering a free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting class series.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (157)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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