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Niagara County Department of Health Provides Breastfeeding and Baby Changing Station at Niagara County Fair

The Niagara County Department of Health is providing a cool, private breastfeeding and baby changing station at the Niagara County Fair again this year. “Providing a cool and quiet space for breastfeeding mothers and babies, as well as an accessible changing area for all parents and children, supports the health and wellbeing of our community,” said Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton.
Thursday, July 27, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (1)/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, August 4, 2017 at the John Duke Senior Center (1201 Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls, 14301) from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Thursday, July 13, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (222)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.5
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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 12 at the Lewiston Public Library (305 South 8th Street, Lewiston, NY 14092), from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (358)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Niagara County Health Officials Warn Against Tick Exposure and Lyme Disease Risk

“The deer tick that transmits Lyme disease is present throughout the Northeastern United States, including Western New York and Niagara County,” said Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton. Lyme disease is caused when an infected tick bites the skin and stays attached long enough (typically more than 48 hours) to inject bacteria into the bloodstream.

Monday, June 12, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (602)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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Raccoon Rabies Hazard Being Investigated

The Niagara County Department of Health was made aware that an individual brought a baby raccoon to Mr.
Quiggleys Saloon at 635 West Avenue, Lockport, NY on Friday, June 2, 2017. Several individuals have been
reported as having handled and/or petted the animal.
Thursday, June 08, 2017/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (616)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.0
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