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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.  

Thursday, August 22, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health Joins Cooperative Effort to Wipe out Terrestrial Rabies: Oral Rabies Vaccine Distribution Project Slated to begin week of August 19th

The Niagara County Department of Health Environmental Division is part of a collaborative effort to prevent the spread of rabies in the Western New York region through dissemination of oral rabies vaccine (ORV). Partners include Niagara and Erie Departments of Health, Cornell University; New York State Department of Health; Wildlife Services Program of the US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Tuscarora and Seneca Nations.

Thursday, August 15, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (165)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Community Resource Fair

Niagara County Department of Health will be holding its 2nd Annual Community Resource Fair on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, rain or shine.  The event will take place in the front of the Trott Access Center at 1001 - 11th Street in Niagara Falls.

Thursday, August 8, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (232)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Importance of National Immunization Awareness Month for Population Health

August is National Immunization Awareness month. This annual observance highlights the importance of getting all recommended and required vaccines for children and adults. By being informed about vaccines you have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like measles, hepatitis A and B, cancers caused by HPV, shingles, pneumonia and seasonal flu.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (278)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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.

Monday, July 29, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (330)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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