Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is urging everyone to talk to their doctor about testing options for colorectal cancer, also referred to as colon cancer. With recommended screening, the number of people who […]

Rabies Immunization Clinics Scheduled in the City of Jamestown and Towns of Poland and Westfield

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County: · Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Rd. […]

Imminent Public Health Threat: Influenza Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Others

Imminent Public Health Threat: Influenza Take Steps to Protect Yourself and Others

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services New York State Department of Health Commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker, has authorized emergency assistance funding to counties as influenza (“flu”) diagnoses continue to increase in communities across the state. “This is not the time to be lackadaisical about flu vaccinations and flu preventive measures,” […]

Take Action Now to Stop Cervical Cancer

Screening and Immunization Can Prevent Cancer

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program (CSP) reminds us that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer, screening and HPV vaccination, and that free screenings are available to uninsured women. “Our program can help close the […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Services Program Screens the Uninsured

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Over the past two decades, the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program (CSP) has helped thousands of women without insurance get screened for breast cancer. The mission of the CSP is to ensure that women, despite insurance status, have access to mammograms and breast exams. […]

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Make Sure Those Vaccinations are Up to Date

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reminds parents that getting your children vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things you can do to protect their health as well […]

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County: TOWN OF ELLINGTON Thursday, August 24, 2017 5 – 7 p.m. Town of Ellington Highway Garage Route 62 Ellington, […]

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS) Know It and Avoid It

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all Chautauqua County residents and visitors to educate themselves about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and to be cautious when swimming, boating, and fishing. In New York, HABs occur […]

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Day. Each June, around the world, communities and organizations come together to raise awareness about the problem of physical, emotional, […]

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