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Eastern Niagara Hospital and Niagara County Reach Agreement for Use of Former Newfane Hospital

Eastern Niagara Hospital and Niagara County today announced they have entered into a short-term agreement for the use of the former Newfane Intercommunity Hospital for housing quarantined individuals, should it be needed in the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (205)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Statement from Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski Regarding Services

Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski today announced a series of closing and service curtailments as his office complies with Governor Cuomo’s mandate to reduce staff reporting to government offices by 50 percent to promote social distance and curtail the spread of COVID-19.  The following is in place for minimally the next two weeks dependent on further direction from the Governor.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020/Author: Kevin Schuler/Number of views (2245)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.6
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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 (0)/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 (1061)/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 (0)/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 (315)/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 (0)/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 (0)/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 (0)/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 (564)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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