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Niagara County Department of Health Cites Facilities for Tobacco and Vapor Product Sales to Minors

The Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, under contract with the Department, have been conducting tobacco compliance checks throughout Niagara County since July 1, 1999. Currently, every facility that sells tobacco or vapor products to the public will receive a compliance check, including all vending machine operations. 

Tuesday, January 7, 2020/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (757)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Offers a Free Chronic Disease 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 Chronic Disease Self-Management (CDSMP) Workshop. The workshop series is scheduled to begin on Friday, January 17, 2020, at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, 14120, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for six weeks.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (753)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Restaurant Employee Confirmed for Hepatitis A Virus; Niagara Falls Taco Bell Patrons During Specific Timeframe May Have Been Exposed

Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton announces a case of Hepatitis A virus in a local restaurant worker. The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) launched a disease investigation on December 3, 2019 directly after receiving notification of the suspected case. Following laboratory testing, interviews and a restaurant inspection, an employee who handles food at Taco Bell on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls was identified with the Hepatitis A virus.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (2034)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every year on December 1st.  This year’s theme, “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community”, draws attention to the importance of encouraging efforts to diagnose, treat, prevent and respond to HIV.

 

Monday, November 25, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (959)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Safe Preparation of Thanksgiving Meal

The Niagara County Department of Health is providing tips and resources to make this Thanksgiving safe and bacteria-free. “Poultry, including turkey, contains harmful pathogens such as Salmonella and Campylobacter that can lead to serious foodborne illness,” said Daniel Stapleton, Public Health Director. “We encourage those preparing thanksgiving meals to follow these necessary tips to ensure your family has a safe and healthy feast,” he added.

Thursday, November 21, 2019/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (689)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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