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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County Executive
Posted on: August 7, 2017

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

Pictured from left to right: Mike Porpiglia of the American Cancer Society, Shelly Wells of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, residents Chloe and Glen Hurrell, City of Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas, and Chautauqua County Executiv...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 21, 2017

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

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Pictured from left to right: Mike Volpe, Senior Paramedic of Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services;  Matt Eyring, General Manager of Harley Davidson of Jamestown; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Joseph Gerace, Chautauqua Cou...

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County Executive
Posted on: July 20, 2017

County Officials Provide Presentation on MCEC Application to State

 

Above, Regional Solutions Commission Chairman George Borrello speaks to the review panel about the county’s MCEC grant application. 

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide Ne...

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County Executive
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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County Executive
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chaut...

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County Executive
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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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Ride Sharing Available in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Ride sharing services are now available in Chautauqua County. This long awaited service is a great solution for visitors to the area who do not have a vehicle with them, or who would rather not drive at certain times.

“Ride sharing is a w...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 26, 2017

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

Pictured from left to right—Ken Shearer, President of Chautauqua Marina; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Robert Richter and Greg Paterniti, Deputies of the Navigation Division of the Sheriff’s Office; and Joseph A. Gerace,...

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County Executive
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 desi...

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County Executive
Posted on: June 2, 2017

County to Host Shared Services Public Forum

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Regional Solutions Commission Chairman, Legislator George Borrello invite the public to attend a Chautauqua County Shared Services Public Forum on June 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlson Co...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Present and Former Chautauqua County Executives Unveil Commemorative Portraits

Above, former and present Chautauqua County Executives recently revealed their portraits that will be permanently displayed in the Gerace Office Building. From left to right: Joseph Gerace, John Glenzer, Andrew Goodell, Mark Thomas, Gregory Edwards, and V...

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County Executive
Posted on: May 25, 2017

CCIDA Receives NYSEDC Awards

Pictured from left to right: Kevin Sanvidge, CCIDA Administrative Director/CEO, and Richard Dixon, CCIDA Chief Financial Officer, accept the 2017 Rural Project of the Year Award at NYSEDC’s annual meeting in Cooperstown, N.Y. 

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CCIDA Website County Executive
Posted on: May 19, 2017

Horrigan Announces Selection of New Director of Human Resources

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan welcomes Jessica Wisniewski as the new Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources.

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced his selection of Jess...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Horrigan Encourages County Stakeholders to Attend CFA Workshop

FREDONIA, N.Y.:-- The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNY REDC) and Empire State Development (ESD) have announced that Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has launched Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Horrigan to Proclaim May as Drug Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- May is National Mental Health Month and this year National Prevention Week is May 14 through May 20. Each year around this observance, communities and organizations across the county come together to raise awareness about the v...

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County Executive
Posted on: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program m...

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2017 Construction Map County Executive
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Chautauqua County Workers' Memorial Committee Holds 17th Annual Workers' Memorial Day

FREWSBURG, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 17th Annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in ...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 16, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Human Resources

 

Pictured above: Joseph Porpiglia, Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources, and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.  

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently announced Chauta...

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County Executive
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution during High Wind Warning

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With a High Wind Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County tomorrow, the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services and Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan are reminding residents...

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National Grid Customers' Outage Map County Executive
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 27 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 2017.

L...

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board's web page County Executive
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Chautauqua County Executive Will Not Seek Reelection

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- County Executive Vince Horrigan delivered his final State of the County on February 22, 2017 ending his presentation with the announcement that he will not seek reelection.

“Throughout my two years as Chautauqua County Legislat...

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County Executive
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Horrigan to Present 2017 State of the County Address

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will be presenting his fourth State of the County address on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

The presentation will be held during the regular meeting of the County Legislature, which starts at 6:3...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Horrigan and Spanos Announce Appointment of Manager of Airports

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Pictured from left to right: Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Ronald Almeter, Manager of Airports; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Ho...

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County Executive
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Budget Director

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Pictured from left to right: Kitty Crow, new Finance Director; Kathleen Dennison, new Budget Director; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Kath...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Snowmobile Trails to Open Dec. 21, Conditions Permitting

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Conditions permitting, Dec. 21 will mark the start of the 2016-17 Snowmobile Season in Chautauqua County.

The county offers over 450 miles of snowmobile trails, which take riders across rolling foothills, open meadows, and forestlands. The...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Finance Director

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Pictured from left to right, Kitty Crow, who will become the County’s Finance Director in February; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Ki...

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County Executive
Posted on: December 8, 2016

23 Projects in Chautauqua County Receive 2016 REDC Awards

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Twenty-three projects across Chautauqua County have received a total of $4,779,401 through the 2016 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards. 

The REDC initiative was established in 2011 by New York State Governor And...

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Additional Info... County Executive
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Drivers Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive its first snowfall this weekend, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace remind drivers to please use caution this winter.

“Every year it se...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Statement from County Executive Regarding Supreme Court's Decision on County Landfill

“Having received the decision of the New York State Supreme Court, County of Chautauqua, on the matter of the Chautauqua County Landfill phase 4 expansion, I am pleased to see that the court has ruled in favor of Chautauqua County,” said Chautauqua County...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: October 28, 2016

Athenex Tours Local Schools

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Pictured Steve Panaro/Athenex speaks to students during a tour at WNY P-TECH STEM College & Career Academy.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Ever since the announcement that Athenex expects to bring an influx of employment positions to Chautauqua County, county...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Horrigan Announces Retirement of Finance Director

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Pictured, Susan Marsh, Chautauqua County Director of Finance; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced Chautauqua County Director of Finance Susan Marsh will retire fr...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Veterans Service Agency Director

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Pictured from left to right: Gary Chilcott, current Director of Veterans Services; Michael Rauh, Veterans Service Officer; Gregory Carlson, new Director of Veterans Services; Dave Adams, Veterans Service Officer; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Exec...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Educators Tour Athenex Facilities

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: --- Collaboration between educators in Chautauqua County and Athenex continues, with local schools actively engaged in preparations for Athenex’s workforce needs.

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County Executive
Posted on: September 12, 2016

County Executive to Give 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to County Legislature

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will provide his 2017 Tentative Budget Presentation to the Chautauqua County Legislature on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The presentation will be during the full County Legislature meeting, w...Read on...

County Executive
Posted on: September 6, 2016

Local American Legion and Chautauqua County Veterans Council to Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council will be holding a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville.

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County Executive

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Budget Director

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Pictured from left to right: Kitty Crow, new Finance Director; Kathleen Dennison, new Budget Director; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Kath...Read on...

Finance Department
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Finance Director

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Pictured from left to right, Kitty Crow, who will become the County’s Finance Director in February; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced the appointment of Ki...

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Finance Department
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Horrigan Announces Retirement of Finance Director

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Pictured, Susan Marsh, Chautauqua County Director of Finance; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced Chautauqua County Director of Finance Susan Marsh will retire fr...Read on...

Finance 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

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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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Additional Info... Health Department
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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Health and Human Services Website Health Department
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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Health and Human Services Website Health Department
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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Environmental Health Website Health Department
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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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...

Health Department
Posted on: September 8, 2016

COLORBURST EVENT SET FOR SEPTEMBER 24

MAYVILLE, NY - The 2nd annual COLORburst event will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at the Pillar of Fire Fellowship, 221 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk. This year’s event will feature the All Cancer Awareness and Memorial Walk for Healing and ...Read on...

Health Department
Posted on: September 2, 2016

DHHS Announces Upcoming 2016 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 CARROLL
Thursday, September 15, 2016 5 –...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2016

County Health Officials Urge Chautauqua Lake Users to be Cautious

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all residents to be cautious when recreating in our lakes, especially if algae is present. Lake users should be aware that algal ...Read on...

Health Department

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chautauqua County Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Local Partners Hold Workshop

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging and local or...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Warrin' Wrecking Dolls Breaking the Walls of Stigma Through Suicide Prevention and Awareness

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be honored as the spotlight charity by the Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls roller derby team at their upcoming bout on Saturday August 5th as they continue to break down stigma and raise suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Second Annual Glow Your Mind 5K Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, July 8, the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run by offering participating runners and walkers a night time glow run through Jamestown.&...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: June 13, 2017

5K Glow Run Held to Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –On Saturday, July 8, 2017 the second annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena in Jamestown. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will be used for suicide p...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Hope and Healing Event to Address Opioid Addiction Planned for Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y.: – A community event to address the opioid addiction will be held in Dunkirk on May 17. Combatting the Addiction Epidemic: Help is Available in Northern Chautauqua County will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 601 Washi...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Kick Cabin Fever Triathlon Supports Suicide Awareness Efforts in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--We all know how tough winters can be in Western New York.  When the cold wind blows the last thing anyone wants to think about is getting up and moving rather than curling up under a warm blanket and sipping hot chocolate. Being ...

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Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention Launches Cup of Joe Campaign

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: - Cup of Joe is the newest effort in raising awareness for suicide prevention in Chautauqua County. Sponsored by The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the Cup of Joe campaign offers information to community members about suicide p...Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: November 4, 2016

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day Event Being Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. A local Survivor...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Mental Hygiene Begins Community Reinforcement and Family Training

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene announced today the implementation of a new treatment program called Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) designed to help family members encourage a loved one struggling wi...Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Chautauqua County Mental Hygiene Stresses Importance of Suicide Awareness and Prevention

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging.

If you suspect so...Read on...

Mental Hygiene
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk Benefiting Suicide Prevention

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: –Community members from all over the Chautauqua region are expected to participate in the upcoming Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Jamestown on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

First Annual Glow Your Mind Run/Walk Held in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:- On Saturday, August 27,the first annual GLOW Your Mind 4K Run was held at the Northwest Arena, formally known as the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena, in Jamestown. The race put a new spin on an outdoor run this year by offering participatin...Read on...

Mental Hygiene

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Office for the Aging Still Has Senior Farmer's Market Coupons Available

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) still has plenty of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books available. Coupons can be obtained at any of the OFA’s offices, which are located on the first floor of...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: June 19, 2017

OFA to Hold Annual County-Wide Senior Summer Picnic

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County Office for the Aging will be holding its Senior Picnic at Midway State Park in Maple Springs again this year. It will be held on Friday, August 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the large pavilion right down by beautifu...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Governor's Budget Cuts Senior Services Funding

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) is joining the Association on Aging in New York and other Area Agencies on Aging across the state for the “Step Up for Seniors” initiative. This initiative brings together seniors...

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Office for the Aging
Posted on: September 30, 2016

OFA Offers Health Insurance Public Forums to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging is once again hosting a series of county-wide Health Insurance Public Forums to provide information to seniors, veterans, and caregivers as they prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs ...Read on...

Office for the Aging

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Office of Emergency Services Launches Emergency Medical Services Team

 

 

Above, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and County Emergency Services Director Julius Leone Jr. join staff to kick off the Chautauqua County EMS program.

  

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Office of Emerge...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

 

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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Office of Emergency Services
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Residents Urged to Use Caution during High Wind Warning

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- With a High Wind Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County tomorrow, the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services and Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan are reminding residents...

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National Grid Customers' Outage Map Office of Emergency Services

Posted on: August 10, 2017

2017 Celebrate Chautauqua Lake Rally

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development and the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance invite the public to join them for the fourth annual Celebrate the Lake Rally. The rally will be held on A...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Local Waterfront Revitalization Open Houses Scheduled

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:--A Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP) is a locally prepared, comprehensive land and water use plan for a community’s natural, public and working waterfront. Chautauqua County has received funding from the New York State Departme...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Lake Erie Rally to be Held May 13 in Dunkirk

Pictured, a sunset on Lake Erie.

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The first Lake Erie Rally is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk, N.Y. 

The Lake Erie Rally is free a...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Working to Bring Additional NYS Investment into Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County has been working hard to find New York State funding for Chautauqua Lake Projects.

Representative from Chautauqua County traveled to Albany on May 2 to meet with Senator Catharine Young, Assemblyman Andrew  Good...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Working to Bring Federal Investment into Chautauqua County

Pictured from left to right: U.S. Congressman Tom Reed, Chautauqua County Legislator Pierre Chagnon, Chautauqua County Watershed Coordinator Dave McCoy, and Chautauqua County Legislator George Borrello discuss Chautauqua County’s projects at the U.S. Capi...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: April 17, 2017

Lake Erie Management Commission to Host Lake Erie Rally

DUNKIRK, N.Y.:-- The Lake Erie Management Commission will be hosting a Lake Erie Rally on May 13, 2017 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Northern Chautauqua Conservation Club, 1 Mullet Dr. in Dunkirk.

Residents are encouraged to attend and learn about all of the...

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Planning and Economic Development
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Application Dates for Chautauqua County’s Occupancy Tax Grant Programs are Changing

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: --The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development announced the application period for the 2018 2% Lakes and Waterways Grant Program and 3% Tourism Product Development Grant Program will open on February 1, 2017.&...

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Planning and Economic Development

Posted on: June 19, 2017

CARTS Holds Open House in Jamestown to Celebrate 40 Years of Service to County Residents

Pictured, County Executive Vince Horrigan (right) presents CARTS Senior Project Coordinator Michele Westphal with a certificate in recognition of CARTS’ 40 years of service to the community.

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.:-- On June 9, 2017 the Chautauqua Area ...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program makes use o...

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2017 Construction Map Public Facilities
Posted on: January 25, 2017

NYS County Highway Superintendents Association Elects New President

Albany, NY - January 23, 2017 - The New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (NYSCHSA) elected George P. Spanos, P.E., President of NYSCHSA at its Annual Winter Conference and Tradeshow held last week at the Radisson Hotel, Albany, NY. Sp...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Horrigan and Spanos Announce Appointment of Manager of Airports

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Pictured from left to right: Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Ronald Almeter, Manager of Airports; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Ho...

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Public Facilities
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Drivers Urged to Use Caution During Winter Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--With Chautauqua County expected to receive its first snowfall this weekend, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace remind drivers to please use caution this winter.

“Every year it se...Read on...

Public Facilities
Posted on: August 23, 2016

Chautauqua County to Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

FALCONER, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Solid Waste has announced the final Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day of 2016 will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chautauqua County D...Read on...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update

MAYVILLE,
NY
 – 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 bl...
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Recent News
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 – 7 p.m...
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Recent News
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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Recent News
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 most impo...

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Recent News
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 present. &am...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
Posted on: August 10, 2017

2017 Celebrate Chautauqua Lake Rally

BEMUS POINT, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development and the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance invite the public to join them for the fourth annual Celebrate the Lake Rally. The rally will be held on A...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Chautauqua County Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention and Local Partners Hold Workshop

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an enormous toll on families, friends, classmates, co-workers, and communities. Uncovering the reason for an individual suicide death is complex and challenging and local or...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Warrin' Wrecking Dolls Breaking the Walls of Stigma Through Suicide Prevention and Awareness

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: The Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention will be honored as the spotlight charity by the Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls roller derby team at their upcoming bout on Saturday August 5th as they continue to break down stigma and raise suicide p...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

MAYVILLE, NY—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 Human Services i...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

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

Pictured from left to right: Mike Porpiglia of the American Cancer Society, Shelly Wells of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, residents Chloe and Glen Hurrell, City of Dunkirk Mayor Willie Rosas, and Chautauqua County Executiv...

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Recent News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Office of Emergency Services Launches Emergency Medical Services Team

 

 

Above, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and County Emergency Services Director Julius Leone Jr. join staff to kick off the Chautauqua County EMS program.

  

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Office of Emerge...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Office for the Aging Still Has Senior Farmer's Market Coupons Available

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging (OFA) still has plenty of Senior Farmer’s Market coupon books available. Coupons can be obtained at any of the OFA’s offices, which are located on the first floor of the HRC Building, 7...

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Recent News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

County Officials Provide Presentation on MCEC Application to State

 

Above, Regional Solutions Commission Chairman George Borrello speaks to the review panel about the county’s MCEC grant application. 

 

ALBANY, N.Y.:--Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide New York Sta...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chaut...

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Recent News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

County Executive Announces Retirement of Director of Emergency Services

Pictured, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan (left) joins Office of Emergency Services staff to announce Julius Leone Jr.’s (center) retirement as Director of Emergency Services. 

 

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Exe...

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Recent News
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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Recent News
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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Recent News
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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Health and Human Services Website Recent News
Posted on: April 24, 2017

County Announces 2017 DPF Highway and Bridge Work

FALCONER, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan and Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos have announced the 2017 Department of Public Facilities (DPF) highway and bridge work.

This year’s program m...

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2017 Construction Map Recent News
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Horrigan and Spanos Announce Appointment of Manager of Airports

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Pictured from left to right: Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; Ronald Almeter, Manager of Airports; and George Spanos, Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director.

 

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: -- Chautauqua County Executive Vince Ho...

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Recent News
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...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Horrigan Goes Fishing with Essay Contest Grand Prize Winners

Pictured above from left to right, front row—Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row—Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory Board Member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Executive; and Ma...

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Sports Fishery Advisory Board Announces 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: -- The Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board has announced its 25th Annual Fishing Essay Contest for students in Chautauqua County. The contest officially opens on February 27 and all entries must be submitted by April 13, 2017.

L...

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Sports Fishery Advisory Board's web page Sports Fishery Advisory Board

Posted on: July 7, 2017

Veteran's Peer to Peer Program Holding Kick-Off Picnic

JAMESTOWN, N.Y.: – The Dwyer Peer to Peer Program will be holding a Kick-off Picnic on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bergman Park on Baker Street in Jamestown.  Veterans are encouraged to attend with partners and families to learn mor...

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Veterans Service Agency
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Horrigan Announces Appointment of New Veterans Service Agency Director

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Pictured from left to right: Gary Chilcott, current Director of Veterans Services; Michael Rauh, Veterans Service Officer; Gregory Carlson, new Director of Veterans Services; Dave Adams, Veterans Service Officer; and Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County Exec...Read on...

Veterans Service Agency