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 –...

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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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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:

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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 by ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Multipu...

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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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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 held...

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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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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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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Posted on: August 5, 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 ELLINGTON Thursday, August 18, 2016
5 – 7 p.m...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

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, August 9, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), 501...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

Don’t Wait to Get Your Kids’ Back to School Immunizations

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) encourages parents to check immunization records with their child’s doctor as soon as possible. Children entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grades 6, 7, and 12 must have...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Upcoming Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health will hold its meeting on Thursday, July 21, 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...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

It's Important for You and Your Family to be Tick Free!

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been notified of the presence of the bacteria that causes Lyme disease in the County’s deer tick population. The New York State Department of Health conducts tick ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 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 POMFRET Saturday, June 11, 2016
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Posted on: May 26, 2016

This Friday Celebrate “Don’t Fry Day”

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention encourage everyone to protect your skin today and every day. To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Health Partners Request Participation in Community Health Survey

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

County residents are encouraged to participat...Read on...

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Posted on: May 20, 2016

Job Corps Students and Staff Help Clean Up South County Office Building

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Pictured: Job Corps students show community support by helping to clean up outside of the South County Office Building in Jamestown. From left to right: Jordan Bardo (staff), Arlene Tariq, Urlka Joseph, Klaw Reh, Tymaine Dunlap, Jeremiah Small, and Steph...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jamestown Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the City of Jamestown for being the overall winner in the annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall held on Saturday. The City...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Village of Sinclairville

MAYVILLE, NY: The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the boil water order in effect since May 9, 2016 for all customers served by the Village of Sinclairville water supply is now lifted. Water samples collecte...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

2016 Drinking Water Contest to be Held Saturday

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: Who will earn the title of Best Tasting Drinking Water in Chautauqua County for 2016? This will be decided on Saturday, May 14 at Chautauqua Mall when drinking water from seven municipal water systems will compete for the title. This yea...Read on...

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Issued for Village of Sinclairville

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

On May 9, 2016 a major leak developed in ...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 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 WESTFIELD Saturday, May 14, 2016
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Posted on: April 19, 2016

National Infant Immunization Week

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:– The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services is observing National Infant Immunization Week during the week of April 16 - 23. This is a Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiative to raise awareness about t...Read on...

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Posted on: April 5, 2016

Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council to Meet

MAYVILLE, N.Y.: – The Chautauqua County Department of Health announces that the next meeting of the Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) has been scheduled for:

Thursday April 14, 2016
2 p.m.Jefferson Hall
25 Maple StreetCassadag...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Rescheduled Board of Health Meeting

The Chautauqua County Board of Health meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2016 has been cancelled. The meeting will now be held on Thursday, April 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the HRC Building, 4th Floor Conference Room in Mayville. Anyone seeking ...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Community Baby Shower Set for April 19

MAYVILLE, NY - Expectant and new mothers in Chautauqua County are warmly invited to attend a Community Baby Shower on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 1 to 3 p.m. at The Dunkirk Senior Center, 45 Cliffstar Ct. in Dunkirk, N.Y. The Chautauqua County Maternal ...Read on...