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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Make Sure Your Well Doesn’t Make You Sick

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Is your well water safe? Schuyler County Public Health wants community members to check on their wells and septic systems to make sure they didn’t get damaged in the latest flooding. If your water comes from a well, make sure it is safe to use a...

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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Do You Have a Preteen or Teen? Protect Their Future With Vaccines

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Taking your Preteen or Teen to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep…you know these are crucial to your child’s health. Schuyler County Public Health would also like you to know your preteens and ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

We need your input!

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There is a very important health-related survey going on across our 9-county region and we need your input. This survey is designed to listen to our community through the stories of our residents. Your experiences and ideas will help us to understand and ...

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Click here to take the survey... Public Health
Posted on: August 6, 2018

12 Months. 177 Pounds.

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12 Months. 177 Pounds.

Did you know there is a program available to Schuyler County residents that can help them lose weight and keep it off? The program, offered by Schuyler County Public Health and their community partners, helps community members lose w...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

A Healthy Start: Pregnancy and Vaccines

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During pregnancy, you often think about baby names, nursery colors and prenatal vitamins, but you should also think about vaccines. Vaccines during pregnancy not only protect you against diseases, but you also pass some protection to your baby that will l...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Photo contest is seeking to capture what HEALs Schuyler County

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The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Schuyler group is having a photo contest for amateur and professional photographers to catch the creative ways in which people HEAL in Schuyler County. Watkins Glen was just voted ‘10 Best Small Town for A...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Strong Kids, Safe Kids at Schuyler Family Fit Fest

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September 29, 201810:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Montour Falls Carnival Grounds • Route 224 • Montour Falls, NY

The Cayuga Health System (Schuyler Hospital and Cayuga Medical Center), Schuyler County Public Health, and Strong Kids, Safe Kids have pa...

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Additional info and vendor registration... Public Health
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Job opportunity: SCCUDD Project Coordinator

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Do you want to help your community and make Schuyler County a healthier place for you, your family, and friends? You're in luck, we have one open position in our Department for a Public Health Specialist to work with the Schuyler County Coalition on Under...
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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Safety Tips for After Flooding

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With recent flooding, Schuyler County Public Health wants to provide the community with tips to help them and their family stay safe and healthy. Flooding can damage and contaminate wells. If your water comes from a well, make sure it is safe to use and d...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

2017 Annual Report is now available!

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Schuyler County Public Health's Annual Report for 2017 is now available. Check out the report for more information about our programs and services, what we accomplished in 2017, and our goals for 2018.

To see the report click here... Public Health
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Free presentation on practical strategies to use when working with children with special needs

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Presentation: Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Children With Special Needs and Autism

Details:

  • Date: Friday, June 8, 2018
  • Location: The Inn On The Lake, 770 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Registration Begins at 8:30 a....
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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Free presentation on strengthening communication in children with autism spectrum disorder

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This conference will focus on the different types of communication systems, including AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication), PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems), Sign Language and Scrolling (Producing All Signs), and Apps for iPad. The pr...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Rabies Clinic June 2

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Please "Paws" to Prevent Rabies-Cats, dogs and ferrets must be at least 3 months of age-Cats and ferrets must be in a carrier-One animal per carrier-Dogs must be on a leash-Please bring proof of any prior rabies shotVaccination is free of charge...

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Other upcoming clinics... Public Health
Posted on: April 21, 2018

National Infant Immunization Week

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April 21 through 28 is National Infant Immunization Week this year! National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children.

Did you know?

  • Through immunizations we can n...
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More information about vaccinating your child... Public Health
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Job opportunity: Americorps VISTA position working with SCCUDD

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Schuyler County Coalition on Underage Drinking and Drugs (SCCUDD)’s Opioid/Over the Counter Coordinating VISTA:June 2018-Jun 2019

This VISTA Opioid Project focuses on addressing the opioid crisis in Schuyler County by placing a VISTA member to or...

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Additional information and how to apply... Public Health
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Group Walk with HEAL Schuyler

National Walking Day Event April 28

HEAL Schuyler will be leading a community walk on the Catharine Valley Trail on Saturday April 28, 2018 at 10:00 am. We will start the walk at the Hope Garden located in front of the Mill Creek Center (106 South Perry St) in Watkins Glen. Everyone is invi...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Parents' Corner: Taking Care of Yourself

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Join us at Schuyler Parents’ Corner for a fun and interactive class to help find rest and renewed energy through parenting! Class will be taught by local yoga instructor and owner of Selah Studio’s Yoga & Music Instruction, Susan S...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

University at Albany’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 12th Annual Statewide Conference

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University at Albany’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 12th Annual Statewide Conference is scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Parents, school personnel, and community professionals are welcome to attend. The keynote p...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Community Baby Shower

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Community Baby Shower on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1 PM to 3:30 PM. Fun, games, and door prizes available. The baby shower will take place at the Chemung County Health Department in Elmira, NY.

Registration table will be at the front door, through the ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Emergency DRILL next Tuesday, April 10, in Schuyler County

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Please read to the bottom of this page to learn more about the drill and to view the Vaccine Information Sheet.

Click here to preregister for the DRILL

April 6, 2018 - Schuyler County Public Health’s emergency DRILL is next Tuesday, April 10, from...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Parents' Corner: Free Class on Safely Lifting and Carrying Kids

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Looking for painless parenting? Join us March 16th from 10AM-11AM at the Family Play and Resource Center for a free, interactive class on safely lifting and carrying kids. This class, taught by local physical therapist Dr. Amanda Smith-Socaris, PT, DPT, O...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Help Prevent Flu in your Community

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Schuyler County Public Health is warning residents that the flu is widespread in New York right now and that the Governor has declared influenza an imminent public health threat. Schuyler County Public Health actively monitors the flu and flu-like illness...

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