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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 (468)/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 (569)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Niagara County Department of Health Reports First Rabies Case of 2020

he Niagara County Department of Health has been notified that a red fox submitted for rabies testing from Seaman Road in the Town of Hartland was confirmed positive for rabies. This is the first rabid animal confirmed in the County in 2020. The red fox was found dead by a trapper who reported to have skinned the animal.  The fox carcass was subsequently collected by the USDA and shipped for testing as part of routine surveillance.  Associate Supervisory Sanitarian, Scott Ecker stated “The specimen was properly stored by USDA enabling them to submit the sample for accurate testing.

Thursday, January 9, 2020/Author: Jacquelyn Langdon/Number of views (700)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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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 (601)/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 (609)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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