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Breastfeeding Support Offered at UHS Pediatrics Sidney

Breastfeeding Support Offered at UHS Pediatrics Sidney

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2017 Contact: Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator Tel. (607) 832-5200 | heather.warner@co.delaware.ny.us Breastfeeding Support Offered at UHS Pediatrics Sidney Breastfeeding support is currently available every Tuesday from 1PM-4PM on the top floor of UHS Pediatrics at 44 Pearl Street in Sidney; for patients and the public. Dr. Jayasena’s…

Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies in Town of Middletown

Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies in Town of Middletown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2016 Contact: Nicole Blanchard MPH, Epidemiologist Tel. (607) 832-5200 | nicole.blanchard@co.delaware.ny.us Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies in Town of Middletown A raccoon has tested positive for Rabies in the town of Middletown. The Raccoon was sent to NYS State Rabies Laboratory for testing. The positive test results were received Wednesday…

Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in the Village of Delhi

Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in the Village of Delhi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2016 Contact: Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator Tel. (607) 832-5200 | heather.warner@co.delaware.ny.us Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in the Village of Delhi A skunk has tested positive for rabies in the Village of Delhi, Delaware County. The Skunk was sent to NYS State Rabies Laboratory for testing. The positive test…

Bobcat tests Positive for Rabies in Tompkins

Bobcat tests Positive for Rabies in Tompkins

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2016 Contact: Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator Tel. (607) 832-5200 | heather.warner@co.delaware.ny.us Bobcat tests Positive for Rabies in Tompkins A Bobcat has tested positive for rabies in the town of Tompkins, Delaware County. This is the first animal testing positive for rabies in 2016, according to Heather Warner,…

Let’s Talk Mental Health Awareness – March 15, 2016

Let’s Talk Mental Health Awareness – March 15, 2016

Please join us at O’Neill High School and Mack Middle School Auditorium on Tuesday, March 15 from 6:00 pm to 8:00pm

Two animals test positive for rabies in Delaware County

Two animals test positive for rabies in Delaware County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2015 Contact: Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator Tel. (607) 832-5200 | heather.warner@co.delaware.ny,us Two animals test positive for rabies in Delaware County Delaware County Public Health sent two specimens to NYS State Rabies Laboratory and both tested positive for rabies this week.  A raccoon in the Town of Sidney tested positive…

Healthy Communities By Design Workshop and Forum

Healthy Communities By Design Workshop and Forum

RELEASE IMMEDIATELY:  September 28, 2015 CONTACT:   Nanette Cazzolla, Administrative Assistant Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County (607) 865-6531 nc225@cornell.edu Healthy Communities By Design Workshop and Forum The general public, local officials, planning board members and elected officials of villages, and towns are invited to meet Mark Fenton, a national public health, planning and transportation…

Oct 2 Pertussis Update

Oct 2 Pertussis Update

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/2/15 Contact: Nicole Blanchard, Epidemiologist Tel. (607) 832-5200 | nicole.blanchard@co.delaware.ny.us Pertussis Update As of October 2, 2015 there are eight (8) confirmed positive cases of pertussis in the Walton area.  Delaware County Public Health continues to work with Walton Central School, physicians, and the community to identify and notify students…

Pertussis Investigation Update

Pertussis Investigation Update

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2015 Contact: Nicole Blanchard, Epidemiologist Tel. (607) 832-5200 | nicole.blanchard@co.delaware.ny.us Pertussis Investigation Update There are seven (7) confirmed positive cases of pertussis in the Walton area. Delaware County Public Health continues to work with Walton Central School, physicians, and the community to identify and notify students and residents…

Whooping Cough Investigation Continues

Whooping Cough Investigation Continues

Delaware County Public Health continues its pertussis (whooping cough) investigation.