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Niagara County Department of Health Offers a Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

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 ...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Holding Them Accountable: County to Pursue Lawsuit Against Pharma Firms that Made, Marketed Dangerous Opiate-Based Rx Drugs

LOCKPORT—Niagara County joined the growing ranks of counties seeking to hold drug companies accountable for the heavy costs arising from opiate-based pharmaceuticals Tuesday, reacting to an opioid and heroin epidemic plaguing Western New York and the nation at large.
Friday, June 23, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (666)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Legislators Call on Cuomo to Break Assembly Impasse: Demand Governor Convene One-House Special Session if Medicaid Penny not Reauthorized in 53 Counties

LOCKPORT—With critical sales tax legislation impacting the budgets of 53 counties across the state being held hostage to a New York City fight by the Downstate-dominated leadership of the state Assembly, Niagara County lawmakers passed a last-minute resolution Tuesday imploring Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to convene a one-house special session to force the measures through.


Friday, June 23, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (543)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Standing Up For Seniors: Office for the Aging Screens "Fleeced" for Community Friday

Elder Abuse Takes Center Stage with OFA Leadership Media Availability Senior Nutrition Program Demonstration Including Meal with Press

NORTH TONAWANDA—Niagara County takes a dim view of all forms of elder abuse, and Office for the Aging Director Ken Genewick plans to offer media and community leaders insights into the hot topic of elder financial abuse Friday.
Thursday, June 15, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (715)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Health Officials Warn Against Tick Exposure and Lyme Disease Risk

“The deer tick that transmits Lyme disease is present throughout the Northeastern United States, including Western New York and Niagara County,” said Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton. ...
Monday, June 12, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Raccoon Rabies Hazard Being Investigated

The Niagara County Department of Health was made aware that an individual brought a baby raccoon to Mr. Quiggleys Saloon at 635 West Avenue, Lockport, NY on Friday, June 2, 2017. Several ...
Thursday, June 08, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Raccoon Rabies Hazard Being Investigated

The Niagara County Department of Health was made aware that an individual brought a baby raccoon to Mr. Quiggleys Saloon at 635 West Avenue, Lockport, NY on Friday, June 2, 2017. Several ...
Thursday, June 08, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Godfrey Keynotes Homeland Security Conference

Tells First Responders Country Faced by 'Historic Crises"

BUFFALO—The Niagara County Legislature’s top public safety official welcomed hundreds of first responders from around the nation to Buffalo Tuesday, delivering opening remarks at the National Homeland Security Conference.

Wednesday, June 07, 2017/Author: Donna Doknovitch/Number of views (814)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Fighting Back: County is Reclaiming Land Lost to Lake Ontario

Heavy Equipment from Canal Corp. Helping Effort B-Roll and On-Camera with Officials 9:30 a.m. Tues. June 6

OLCOTT—Niagara County public works officials are working to reclaim land lost to a swollen Lake Ontario, with heavy earth-moving equipment digging into the lake bed and restoring beach lost beneath the waves.
Tuesday, June 06, 2017/Author: Christian Peck/Number of views (603)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Honored Educators in Niagara County

The Niagara County Department of Health actively seeks partnerships with local educators to bring Public Health Education to students. The Department's Healthy Neighborhoods Program recognizes ...
Friday, June 02, 2017/Author: Health Department/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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