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Community Resource Fair Receives Outpouring of Support

More than 30 community service agencies and nonprofits turned out for the Community Resource Fair at Trott Access Center Wednesday. Additionally, over 120 individuals from the Niagara Falls community visited the fair. “We are very pleased with the great work of Kristin Wolf, Public Health Nurse who created and coordinated this successful event,” stated Laurie Schoenfeldt, Niagara County Department of Health’s Director of Nursing.

Thursday, September 13, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (132)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Second 2018 Animal Rabies Case Identified in Niagara County

 “The Niagara County Department of Health Division of Environmental Health has been notified that a bat submitted for rabies testing from Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Pendleton was confirmed positive for rabies,” announced Scott Ecker, Associate Supervising Sanitarian.  This is the second rabid animal (both bats) confirmed in Niagara County in 2018. “Bats, raccoons, skunks, and fox are all common wildlife carriers of the rabies virus.  It is possible that a rabid animal can shed (share) the virus by direct contact before symptoms appear visible.  A rabid animal is confirmed by submitting a laboratory sample.” said Mr. Ecker.  Please contact the Environmental Division at 439-7444 if a bat gets into your home to discuss if there is a reason to be concerned before you release or dispose of the bat.

Monday, September 10, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (179)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers Free Evidence Based Health Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in collaboration with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering free workshops throughout Niagara County for individuals with any ongoing health condition; for example, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, pain and high blood pressure.  

Friday, September 7, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (212)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Public Safety Update

Niagara County Department of Health has rescinded a beach advisory at Olcott Beach.

Monday, August 27, 2018/Author: Elise Pignatora/Number of views (252)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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, August 24, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (319)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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