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04/03/2020Five Confirmed Total Cases Recovered  Twenty Confirmed Jefferson County Resident COVID-19 Total Cases  75% of Positive Cases Between Ages 20-39

04/02/2020 - JC COVID 19 DAILY STATUS REPORT 04022020.pdf

04/02/2020Rabid Raccoon Watertown

04/01/2020COVID-19 Jefferson County 14 Positive Cases but 4 Recovered

04/01/2020COVID-19 Tri-County Survey to be Completed Afternoon and Evenings of 4/1 and 4/2

03/30/2020COVID-19 Jefferson County 12th Positive Case

03/29/2020 COVID-19 Jefferson County - Now 11 Confirmed Positive Cases

03/27/2020COVID-19 Jefferson County Fifth Positive Case

03/26/2020 COVID-19 Jefferson County Two New Positive Cases (total four)

03/22/2020COVID-19 Statistics for Jefferson County

03/22/2020COVID-19 Jefferson County Second Positive Case

03/17/2020COVID-19 Jefferson County First Positive Case

03/11/2020 - HOAX - COVID-19 Confirmed Case Jefferson County, NY

03/10/2020 Rabid Raccoon - Antwerp

03/08/2020COVID-19 - Negative Test Result for Jefferson County Resident

03/06/2020COVID-19 - Test Submitted for One Jefferson County Resident

02/10/2020Novel Coronavirus

01/15/2020Radon Test Kits

01/02/2020 Steps Challenge 2020


12/04/2019Rabies skunk Watertown

12/02/2019Overdose Alert

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

Public Health In the News

Jefferson County sees 10 possible drug overdose deaths since October  (WWNY TV7)

Watertown still has money available to replace lead pipes (WWNY TV7)

Investigators Warn Meth Regaining Popularity in Central New York (Spectrum News)

Jefferson County experiences whooping cough outbreak (Watertown Daily Times)

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)