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Public Health News

Press Releases

11/14/2019 - Overdose Rise 

11/04/2019 - Unwrapping the Mystery of Diabetes

10/23/2019 - Rabies raccoon Ellisburg

10/21/2019Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

10/10/2019Pertussis Outbreak - Jefferson County

08/09/2019 - Rabies skunk Watertown

08/08/2019 - Rabies bat West Carthage

08/07/2019 - Rabies Vaccine Baiting

08/05/2019 - Hep A

08/01/2019 - National Immunization Awareness Month

06/20/2019 - Rabid stray cat Town of Hounsfield

04/19/2019 - Hep C testing

04/01/2019 - Jefferson County Celebrates National Public Health Week

01/25/2019 - River Family Health Center Recognition 

01/16/2019 - Free Radon Kits

11/07/2018Unwrapping the Mystery of Diabetes

10/03/2018 - Lead Renovator training

10/01/2018 - Rabid skunk in Rodman

09/18/2018 - Rabid skunk in Ellisburg

Public Health In the News

Kinney Drugs to stop selling e-cigarettes, vaping products. (WWNY TV7)

NY tightens up vaccination laws. (WWNY TV7)

Stray cat tests positive for rabies in Jefferson County. (WWNY TV7)

900 Flu Cases in Jefferson County (WWNY TV-7)

Public health advises radon testing, offering free detection Thursday (Watertown Daily Times)

Free radon test kit distribution (Newzjunky.com)

Flu cases rising, worst yet to come (Watertown Daily Times)

Poverty’s effect on children’s education, ranking finds north country districts at risk (Watertown Daily Times)

Test Yourself & Your Children For Lead Poisoning, Officials Say (WWNY TV-7)

Time to prepare for flu and cold season (Watertown Daily Times)

Rabid Skunk Found In Rodman (WWNY-TV7)

Time To Get Your Flu Shot (WWNY-TV7)

Rabid skunk found in Ellisburg (Watertown Daily Times)

Fort Drum officials present virtual town hall on lead hazards

Back to School Vaccinations (Spectrum News)

New Type Of Tick Found In NY (WWNY-TV7)

Rabid Raccoon Found In Town Of Ellisburg  (WWNY-TV7)