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Safe Preparation of Thanksgiving Meal

The Niagara County Department of Health is providing tips and resources to make this Thanksgiving safe and bacteria-free. “Poultry, including turkey, contains harmful pathogens such as Salmonella and Campylobacter that can lead to serious foodborne illness,” said Daniel Stapleton, Public Health Director. “We encourage those preparing thanksgiving meals to follow these necessary tips to ensure your family has a safe and healthy feast,” he added.

Thursday, November 21, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (30)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lead Action Level Lowering as Poisoning Prevention Efforts Increase

With the increase in awareness of the harmful effects of lead poisoning in children, New York State has lowered the “action level” for confirmed blood lead level in children.  The new action level went into effect October 1st.

Friday, October 25, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (252)/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.

Monday, October 7, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (465)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Receives $2.75 Million Award for Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction and Healthy Homes Interventions

The Niagara County Department of Health has been awarded a Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program grant in the amount of $2.75 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The original award of $2 million was increased by $750,000--with $500,000 designated for lead hazard reduction and $250,000 designated for other healthy homes interventions.  

Tuesday, October 1, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (496)/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.  

 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (261)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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