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National Infant Immunization Week: April 22-29, 2017

You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep your babies safe. One of the best ways to protect them is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations. Through immunization, we can now protect infants and children from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age two.

Monday, April 17, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (139)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Facility Cited for Tobacco Sale to Minor

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 being truthful about their age.
Thursday, April 13, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (253)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the NiagaraCounty Office for the Aging is offering free Diabetes Self-Management Workshops throughout Niagara County. There are two workshop series scheduled to begin soon:

Tuesday, April 04, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (299)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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STD Awareness Month

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public
awareness about the impact of STDs on the lives of Americans and the importance of preventing, testing for
and treating sexually transmitted diseases.
Tuesday, April 04, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (398)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Carbon Monoxide Hazards and Generator Safety

With the recent snowfall and potential for more blowing and drifting snow, precautionary measures should be taken to protect you and your family from carbon monoxide poisoning. Especially during the winter weather months, primary sources of carbon monoxide poisoning include blocked furnace and hot water tank vents as well as improperly placed portable generators.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (316)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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