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Whooping Cough Investigation Continues

Whooping Cough Investigation Continues

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

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Delaware County

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Delaware County

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2015 Contact: Nicole Blanchard Tel. (607) 832-5200 | nicole.blanchard@co.delaware.ny.us Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Delaware County Currently one (1) Delaware County resident has been confirmed with Pertussis. Delaware County Public Health’s investigation is ongoing to identify possible exposures. If you or your child has been around someone with pertussis,…

Let’s Talk About It – September 21

Let’s Talk About It – September 21

The Suicide Prevention Network of Delaware County will be hosting “Let’s Talk About It”, in Sidney and Delhi on Monday September 21st.

Recall Info from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recall Info from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cpsc.gov Imagine Nation Books Recalls Pink Giraffe Animal Purse Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard Full Info here Recall Date: September 2, 2015 Recall Number: 15-229 Recall Summary Name of Product: Pink Giraffe Animal Purse Hazard: The red paint on…

Car Seat Event at Delhi Campus Child Care Center (DC4) – Sept. 17th

Car Seat Event at Delhi Campus Child Care Center (DC4) – Sept. 17th

Delaware County Public Health will be conducting a Car Seat Event during Child Passenger Safety Week (September 13-19, 2015).  Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be at Delhi Campus Child Care Center (DC4) 1104 Arbor Hill Road Delhi, NY 13753 on Thursday, September 17th from 3PM-6PM, to check car seats and give instruction to parents…

Raccoon tests Positive for Rabies in Sidney – Sept. 2, 2015

Raccoon tests Positive for Rabies in Sidney – Sept. 2, 2015

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Delaware County. This is the first animal testing positive for rabies in 2015, according to Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator for Delaware County Public Health Services. The raccoon was sent to NYS State Rabies Laboratory for testing. The positive test results were received Monday September 1, 2015. There was no human exposure.

August 1 – Car Seat Safety Check in Sidney

August 1 – Car Seat Safety Check in Sidney

July 17, 2015 – Car Seat Event at Fair on the Square

July 17, 2015 – Car Seat Event at Fair on the Square

According to the CDC motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the U.S. But many of these deaths can be prevented. Placing children in age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.  Parents and caregivers will have an opportunity to have…

Protect Your Health During Vacation!

Protect Your Health During Vacation!

As school finishes up and excitement and anticipation for summer vacations begin, immunizations are not on the list of things to consider, but they should be. I recently participated in an educational event hosted by a physician.