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Niagara County Department of Health Remains Vigilant in Protecting the Community from Novel Coronavirus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. “There are currently zero confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in New York,” stated Daniel J. Stapleton, Public Health Director. “While the risk for Niagara County is low, we have increased our vigilance to ensure community members are protected,”

Tuesday, February 4, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (334)/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 scheduled to begin on Monday, March 2nd at the Trott Access Center, 1001-11th Street, Niagara Falls from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

Friday, January 31, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (177)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Department of Health to Offer Five Free Rabies Immunization Clinics in 2020

Animal rabies continues to be a serious public health concern in Niagara County.  Rabies is a viral disease that nearly always results in death of the animal that is not adequately protected with a rabies vaccination.  In 2019, the Niagara County Department of Health investigated 560 animal bite cases.

Friday, January 31, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (489)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 Friday, February 28th at the Dale Association-Lockport, 33 Ontario Street from 9:00am to 11:30am.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020/Author: Health Admin/Number of views (277)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Niagara County Public Health Director Encourages Preventive Actions to Help Fight Flu

With influenza activity widespread and laboratory-confirmed influenza reports increasing, the Niagara County Department of Health is encouraging everyone to prevent flu with a few key actions. Getting a flu shot every year is an important step in protecting against influenza and its potentially serious complications.

Thursday, January 23, 2020/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (342)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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