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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.