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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
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,”
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.
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
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