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Niagara County Department of Health Receives MRC Challenge Award for Stop the Bleed Campaign

The Niagara County Department of Health, which directs and coordinates the Niagara County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), has been awarded a $7,500 MRC Challenge Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with the Office of the Surgeon General. The Award will fund a project to help save lives during bleeding emergencies in response to the White House Stop the Bleed national awareness campaign and call to action.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Offers FREE Evidence Based 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.  

Wednesday, February 07, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (296)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Radon Test Kits Are Available

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among non-smokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. According to a state study, homes in Niagara County have reported radon levels above the radioactive measurement of four picocuries per liter. More specifically, nine percent of homes tested in the City of Lockport are estimated to have exceeded that short-term safety standard. Aligned with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Surgeon General recommendations, the Public Health Director for Niagara County is encouraging City of Lockport residents to contact the Healthy Neighborhoods Program staff for a home visit.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (422)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.3
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers Free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting Class Series

Do you live in zip codes 14301, 14303 or 14305 and want to learn about health and wellness topics that can positively improve the health of you and your family? The Niagara County Department of Health, in collaboration with local agencies and partners, is offering a free Positive Pregnancy and Parenting class series. All registered adult participants will receive a gift card for participation at each class.

Thursday, January 25, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (452)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Officials Recognize Mount Saint Mary's Hospital in Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Initiative

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton awarded a Workplace Breastfeeding Friendly Certificate of Designation to Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital with Planning and Emergency Preparedness Director, Elise Pignatora, Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) on Wednesday, January 17. Mrs. Gina Penque, Mount Saint Mary’s Lactation Coordinator, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Maryann Cogdill, RN Maternity Department Director accepted the award on behalf of Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (348)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 1.0
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