Posted on: September 15, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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, October 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Town o...
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Health Department
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – This is an update about the occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms in Chautauqua County lakes.

  • Chautauqua Lake - Widespread HABs in both the South and North Basins.
  • Findley Lake - Widespread HABs throughout lake.

Note that HAB conditi...

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Health Department
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Community Opiate Overdose Response Training

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is sponsoring a free opioid overdose response (Narcan) training on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC),...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update

MAYVILLE,
N.Y.:
– This is the first in a series of weekly updates about the occurrenceof Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in Chautauqua County lakes.

  • Chautauqua Lake - Widespread HABs in south basin and near Long Point State Park; isolated blooms i...
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Health Department
Posted on: August 16, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON-- Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 &nd...
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Health Department
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Horrigan Reminds Residents to Use Safety When Viewing Partial Solar Eclipse

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan encourages the public to use safety while viewing the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017.

The last time the contiguous U.S. saw a total eclipse was in 1979. ...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Ready for School?

MAYVILLE, N.Y:. – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reminds parents that getting their children vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2017

County Health Officials Urge Lake Chautauqua Users to be Cautious

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all residents and visitors to be cautious when recreating in our lakes, especially if Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) are pr...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Foster Parents Needed in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a Foster Parent Open House and Orientation on Thursday, August 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Cassadaga Community Center, 25 Maple Ave. in Cassadaga, NY.  The p...

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Health Department
Posted on: August 8, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

  • TOWN OF ELLINGTON--Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5 – 7 p.m....
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Health Department
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Apothecary Body Art Co. Ordered Placarded

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Apothecary Body Art Co. located at 320 Cherry Street in the City of Jamestown was ordered placarded by the Chautauqua County Board of Health at its July 27th meeting. This action was necessitated due to the failure of the operat...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

MAYVILLE, N.Y.—In an effort to celebrate the importance of immunizations for a healthy start and throughout the lifespan and to make sure children are protected with all the vaccines they need, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Huma...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 27, 2017

Eliminate Hepatitis – NOhep

Hepatitis Photo

Right: WE ARE committed to prevent infection and eliminate hepatitis.  #ShowYourFace

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is a unique occasion when patients, civil society, the general public and governments come together and unite to tackle...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Sharing the Road with Slow-Moving Vehicles

 

Pictured from left to right: Mike Seeley, Chautauqua County Deputy Sheriff; Ed Faulkner, Clymer Fire Chief; Emily Reynolds, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County; Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chau...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Horrigan Stresses Bicycle Safety as Part of His 100 Days of Summer Safety Campaign

Pictured from left to right: Shelly Wells, Public Health Planner of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Mike Donner, Manager of the Jamestown Cycle Shop; two members of Women on Wheel...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - 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 w...

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Health Department
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet July 27

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 6:00 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 meeting should call...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 28, 2017

County Health Partners Complete Update to Health Improvement Plan

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – In conjunction with the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) Prevention Agenda, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS), Brooks Memorial Hospital, TLC Health Network, UPMC Chautauqua WCA,...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Prevent Skin Cancer: Protect Yourself in the Sun

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – “I am a skin cancer survivor,” said Christine Schuyler, Chautauqua County Director of Health and Human Services. “Fortunately, the lesion that wouldn’t heal below my eye in 2008 turned out to be basil cell carcinoma and was comp...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Above, County officials and staff gather for an Elder Abuse Awareness Month proclamation ceremony. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- - June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has designated Jun...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 9, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

TOWN OF PORTLAND   Thursday, June 29, 2017...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 30, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

TOWN OF PORTLAND   Thursday, June 29, 2017...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 25, 2017

ABCs of Viral Hepatitis

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Hepatitis is a serious liver disease that affects millions of Americans.  Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it is most often caused by viral infections.  May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, the perf...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 25, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2017 Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

TOWN OF PORTLAND        ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Village of Brocton announced today that the boil water order in effect since Monday May 15, 2017 for all customers served by the Village of Brocton water supply is no...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Cherry Creek Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Village of Cherry Creek for being the winner of the 24th Annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on May 13. The Village...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Update on Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Village of Brocton expect water service to be restored to all Brocton water customers this afternoon. Once restored, all customers served by the Village of Br...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Brocton Water Customers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is asking all customers of the Village of Brocton water supply to boil all water for drinking and cooking.

Water service to the Village of Brocton water supply including...

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Health Department
Posted on: May 4, 2017

24th Annual Drinking Water Contest to be Held May 13

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2017?  This will be decided on Saturday, May 13 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from municipal water systems across the county will ...

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Additional Information . . . Health Department
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Cars and Kids Don't Mix

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:- With warmer weather on the way, more kids are outside to play, and more children are at risk of being hit by a moving vehicle. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the Chautauqua County Traffic Safet...

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Additional Safety Information Health Department
Posted on: April 10, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health to Meet April 27

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, April 27, 2017 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 meet...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 31, 2017

2017 County Health Rankings

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Among 62 New York State counties, Chautauqua ranks 54 in the category of Health Outcomes and 48 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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Health Department
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Community Leaders Sign 80% by 2018 Pledge

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County community leaders put pen to paper as they announced their commitment to promote colorectal cancer screening within the county.

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with col...

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Health Department
Posted on: March 7, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

JAMESTOWN:  Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 5 &nd...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

CHQ Goes Blue to Fight Colorectal Cancer

Turn your part of CHQ Blue. Light bulbs are available in many locations.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Cancer Services Program of Chautauqua County (CSP) is teaming up with local organizations to “Turn CHQ Blue” in March to raise awareness about the importance of c...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 27, 2017

DHHS Announces Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinics

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:

JAMESTOWN       &nbs...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 17, 2017

The Outback aka The Bar Ordered Closed

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Outback also known as “The Bar” located at 114 Jones and Gifford Ave. in the City of Jamestown has been ordered to close and cease all food and beverage service operations immediately.  This order, served...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 16, 2017

DHHS Opens New Central Intake Area at Jamestown Office

Above, County Executive Vince Horrigan (center) cuts the ribbon celebrating the opening of the new Department of Health and Human Services central intake area at the South County Office Building.  From left: Christine Schuyler, Commissioner; Vick...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Five Local Employers Increase Support for Breastfeeding Mothers

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Five local employers have taken steps to make their worksites friendlier for breastfeeding mothers returning to work. Brooks Memorial Hospital, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County, Cummins Engine, TLC Health Network (at La...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 3, 2017

DHHS To Have New Entrance at South County Office Building

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services announces that effective February 15, 2017, the public entrance to the South County Office Building for all who seek DHHS services will be on Pine Street. The 4th Street entrance will no longer...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting Rescheduled

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 2, 2017 has been cancelled. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayvill...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call the Public ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 17, 2017

If You Could Prevent Cancer . . . Would You?

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — Filmmakers Frederic Lumiere and Mark Hefti have announced the Fredonia, N.Y. premiere of their film, Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, with a special screening on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Williams Center Mul...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 12, 2017

No Cost Cervical Cancer Screening for Uninsured

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: — During January, Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is spreading the word that cervical cancer is preventable and highly treatable if found early. Being screened for ce...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Foster Homes Needed - Open House January 19

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:— The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is in urgent need of community members to provide foster care services for children who are temporarily unable to remain in their homes. An open house will be ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 6, 2017

DHHS Announces Emergency Measures Are in Place For Those Experiencing Homeless Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces emergency measures for those experiencing homeless conditions during inclement winter weather.

During periods of cold weather when temperatures are at or below ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 4, 2017

Chautauqua County Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call the Public ...

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Health Department
Posted on: December 23, 2016

Properly Handle Food to Prevent Disease

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – 'Tis the season for buffets and parties, but handling food improperly causes much distress for party-goers. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) warns that food-borne illnesses from Noro...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

It's Not Too Late!

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10, 2016 and the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services reminds everyone that it is not too late to get vaccinated. With flu activity increasing and family an...

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Additional Info... Health Department
Posted on: November 9, 2016

RECALL OF ATOMIZATION DEVICE FOR NALOXONE (NARCAN) KIT

MDA300 naloxone atomizer recall

Medication Contained inside is still Viable, Effective despite Potential Defect in Foam Atomizer for Naloxone Kits

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:— Teleflex Medical, the manufacturer of the MAD300 mucosal atomization device used as part of the naloxone (e.g., “narcan”...Read on...

more information Health Department
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Local Schools Testing Water for Lead

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County and New York State schools are currently testing for lead in school drinking water. The State Legislature passed a bill in June that requires all public schools to sample water fixtures used for drinking or cooking for...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

DHHS Announces Final 2016 Animal Rabies Immunization Clinic

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced the final rabies immunization clinic of 2016 will be held on Saturday, November 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Allen Park Ice R...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

HEAP Program Opens November 14th

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is designed to help eligible low-income households with their heating or heat-related energy costs. The Regular HEAP program will open on Monday, November 14, 2016. Regular HEAP heating benefit...Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Board of Health to Meet Oct. 20, 2016

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking further information or wishing to attend this meeting should call the Public ...Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Tobacco 21 Law to go Into Effect October 1, 2016

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Beginning October 1, customers must be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Chautauqua County. Signed into law in May, Local Law 2-16 prohibits the sale of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, powdered tobacco, shisha, b...Read on...

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