What is a Healthy Community?

The way that we design and build our communities impacts how we live. Healthy communities provide safe places to recreate and easy access to a variety of healthy foods. Healthy Communities Promote Physical Activity Building communities that encourage walking and biking can increase physical activity. People are more likely to walk or ride a bike…

Tobacco and Smoking

Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, heroin, crack, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined. Do You Want to Quit Smoking? New York State has created a Smoker’s Quitline.  To learn more about all that the State has to offer to help you quit smoking, click HERE.  Also, to support you in your effort…

Preventing Substance Abuse

Medication Disposal Prescription Medication Drop Box Program Permanent drop box locations, (including unused prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the- counter medicines and inhalers. No hazardous materials or needles: Unused Prescription Drug Drop Box Locations In/Around Delaware County Over 50% of prescription drug abusers got them from family or friends – “2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health,”…

Health Alerts and Recalls

A list of links for more information US Consumer Product Recalls Food Recalls Pet Food Recalls

NYS Department of Health Cancer Services Program

Information on FREE Cancer Screenings