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Statement from Niagara County Chairman Becky Wydysh Regarding Community Contact of Individual Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

“As has already been made public, at approximately 4:30 p.m. on March 17, the Niagara County Health Department was notified by the New York State Health Department of a positive test result for ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Health Department/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Media Advisory

Chairman of the Niagara County Legislature Becky Wydysh, Director of Public Health Daniel Stapleton, Emergency Services Director Jonathan Schultz and superintendents from Niagara County school districts will hold a press conference today, Sunday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Warren J. Rathke Public Safety Training Facility (PSTF), 5574 Niagara Street Ext. in Lockport.

The purpose is to provide the latest update on Niagara County’s response to coronavirus.

 

Sunday, March 15, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1366)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 2.1
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Update on Voluntary Quarantine in Niagara County - Niagara County Department of Health Remains Vigilant in Protecting the Community from Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There are currently zero confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Niagara County.  While the risk of COVID-19 in Niagara County is low, the Niagara County Department of Health continues to ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020/Author: Health Department/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Office for the Aging Adds Two New Wheelchair Accessible Vans To Fleet

The Niagara County Office for the Aging announced today that it had recently taken delivery of two brand new wheelchair vans, expanding the Office’s transportation fleet to 11 vehicles. 

Friday, March 6, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (401)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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STATEMENT FROM DANIEL J. STAPLETON, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR

"At this time, Niagara County has four voluntarily quarantined individuals. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of well people, who may have been exposed to a contagious disease to see ...
Friday, March 6, 2020/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 ...
Thursday, March 5, 2020/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World TB Day 2020 – “IT’S TIME TO END TB”

Each year, we recognize World TB Day on March 24. This annual event commemorates the date in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).  World ...
Monday, March 2, 2020/Author: Health Department/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Legislator Gooch Resolution on Promoting Job Openings Passed by Legislature

Goal is to Encourage More Applicants

A resolution introduced by Legislator Jesse Gooch that would ensure the county’s job postings and civil service exams are advertised on the Niagara County website’s employment portal as well the jobs board at WorkSourceOne has been unanimously passed the Niagara County Legislature.

 

Friday, February 21, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (664)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Head of Niagara County Farm Bureau Addresses Legislature

Niagara County Legislator John Syracuse, left, presents a proclamation to John King, President of the Niagara County Farm Bureau declaring the month of March as “Agriculture Month.”  

Thursday, February 20, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (426)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Legislature Takes on State Article 10 Law

"We've had enough of Albany destroying our communities"

The Niagara County Legislature is expected to take up four resolutions tonight directed squarely at New York State’s Article 10 Law that involves the siting of electric generating facilities in New York State.  The law, which took away local control over siting decision and instead gave control to the Board of Electric Generation Siting and the Environment, has become a source of controversy as large wind and solar developers have descended on Niagara County to site their facilities.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (1232)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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