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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Dr. Ira Chasnoff Presents the Vulnerable Child and Family: Developing a Comprehensive System of Care

Long Term Facility Strategic Planning1

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - On November 4, 2019, Chautauqua County will welcome the return of Dr. Ira Chasnoff for a NO COST community-based learning and planning experience from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dun...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

DHHS Announces Final Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics of 2019

veterinarian administering a vaccination

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the final free rabies vaccination clinics for 2019 in Chautauqua County. The five clinics, which include the rescheduled clinic...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

DHHS Announces Rabies Immunization Clinic for Sept. 28 in the Town of Carroll Has Been Postponed

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced that the free rabies vaccination clinic that was scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town of ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Chautauqua County Health Officials Issue Advisory on Vaping & E-Cigarettes

Vaping

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - In light of advisories issued by New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker and warnings from the CDC, Christine Schuyler, Chautauqua County Director of Health and Human Services, is urging all residents of Chautauqua County to...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- 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:

•    Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 fro...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet on Sept. 19

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Municipalities, Agencies and Community Come Together During Recent Water Emergency

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The North Chautauqua County Water District and Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services thank the community for its cooperation during the recent water emergency in the Village of Brocton and Town of Portland, along with...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Mandatory Water Use Restrictions for Village of Brocton and Town of Portland

Chautauqua County Seal

MAYVILE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is requesting that all customers served by public water in the Village of Brocton and Town of Portland conserve water due to a water main break. All outside water use ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

County Health Officials Urge Lake Users to be Cautious

Harmful Algal Blooms

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Localized Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS) have been observed in the south basin of Chautauqua Lake and near Long Point State Park.  As such, Lakewood Beach and Long Point State Park Beach are closed. 

The Public He...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

County Urges Individuals to Take Precautions during Extreme Heat

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – For the next few days, Chautauqua County will be in the grips of extreme heat - summertime temperatures that are much hotter than average and high humidity levels.  Heat related deaths and illnesses are preventable. De...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet on July 18

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

Pictured above, a veterinarian administering a vaccination.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- 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:

  • T...
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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Chautauqua County Health Officials Urge Rabies Prevention

Rabies Prevention

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has received numerous reports of concern over possible rabid acting animals. Many of these animals may not have rabies at all but may be in the final stages of the distemper. ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Chautauqua County Teams Up with USDA to Fill Picnic Baskets with Food Safety

Luensman Overlook Park

Pictured, Luensman Overlook Park in Portland, N.Y.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Memorial Day kicked off the official start of summer. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture remind individuals to prevent fo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- 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:

•    Saturday, June 8, 2019 from ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Board of Health Meeting Rescheduled

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2019 has been cancelled.  The meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Fredonia Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

Annual Drinking Water Contest

 

Mayville, N.Y.:--  Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Village of Fredonia for being the winner of the 26th annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on Satu...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

26th Annual Drinking Water Contest to be Held May 11

2018 Water Tasting Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2019?  This will be decided on Saturday, May 11 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from municipal water systems across the county will ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

10th Community Baby Shower Set for May 29

Community Baby Shower

 

Photo Caption:  Local service providers and agencies will share baby-related information with attendees at the Dunkirk Community Baby Shower.

 

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: - Expectant and new mothers in Chautauqua County are warmly i...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet on May 16

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville. 

Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend t...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- 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:

•    Saturday, May 4, 20...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

ACES

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Chautauqua County joins New York State in marking April 30th as a day to bring awareness to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). 

A 1998 study from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente is le...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Rabid Raccoon Attack

Rabid Raccoon

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Environmental Health Unit of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Humans Services received word today that the first rabid animal of 2019 has been confirmed in the County.   A youth turkey hunter was at...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention, It’s Your Turn to Make a Difference

Pinwheels for Prevention Event in Jamestown

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- The month of April is devoted to celebrating everything we can do to transform our communities into places that care about and actively support families and children. The Pinwheels for Prevention movement is based upon the belief that we ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

2019 County Health Rankings

2019 County Health Ranking Map

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Among 62 New York State counties, Chautauqua ranks 59 in the category of Health Outcomes and 55 in the category of Health Factors, according to a report released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Instit...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet on March 21

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room, 7 N. Erie St. in Mayville.  Anyone seeking further information or wishing to atten...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

veterinarian administering a vaccination

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- 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:  

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5 to 7 p....
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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Prevent Frostbite and Hypothermia

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Mayville, NY- The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Chautauqua County beginning Wednesday evening (January 30) through Thursday morning (January 31). Strong winds and bitterly cold temperatures will combine to produce dangerousl...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

ODMAP Peer Response Partnership to Begin Pilot in Jamestown

1-24-19 ODMAP Photo

Mayville, N.Y.: - There’s a new effort underway in Chautauqua County to respond to non-fatal overdose events with support and resources for recovery.

A true collaborative effort has led to the development of a program which will connect people wh...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Health Partners Request Participation in Community Health Survey

Mayville, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is conducting a community health assessment to identify and address the most pressing public health needs of Chautauqua County.

County residents are encouraged to participate i...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County

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MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Home Finding Team will offer a Foster Parent Open House on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 4 to 6 p.m.  The event will take place at the Cassadaga campus of Park Unit...

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