News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

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Recently, mosquito pools in Oswego and Onondaga counties have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and mosquito pools in Onondaga County have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). See attached press release.

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Bats & Rabies

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Bats & Rabies - What you need to know press release of August 27, 2019.

Health Press Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Immunization changes for 2019-2020 School Year

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The New York State Department of Health issued emergency regulations to strengthen and clarify the process by which physicians can grant medical exemptions under the new state law which repealed non-medical exemptions for children attending school or dayc...

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Hydrilla Eradication Project in Genoa

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For additional information please see the Press Release of August 15, 2019 , our  Hydrilla webpage , and the Eradication Project in Genoa webpage

Water Samples will be collected August 16 and August 17, 2019.  Results will be posted to ou...

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Healthy Mom - Healthy Baby - Healthy Community Campaign

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The Cayuga County Health Department received grant funding which has allowed us to provide some updated promotion for some services we offer to the community.  

A 30 second commercial will be shown THIS WEEK 7/1/-7/5/19 on the Central New York NBC...

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Breastfeeding: Strengthening a Community Conference

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Dr. Jack Newman, a breastfeeding expert will come to the Hilton Garden Inn on State Street in Auburn, NY to share his knowledge and expertise with local health care providers.  Additional details can be found on the informational flyer.

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Reporting a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB)

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Reporting a Bloom

The NYHABS reporting system allows both the public and trained algal bloom samplers to send reports of HABs to DEC electronically via a simple, user- and mobile phone-friendly form. These reports, once evaluated by DEC and DOH, are posted...

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Health Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Do you have enough bottled water stored in case of an emergency?

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The Cayuga County Health Department recommends that you should have a minimum of 1 gallon of water per day for each person in your home. It is also recommended to have a minimum of a three day supply for each person in your home.

Health Press Releases
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Septic System Inspections are Due by November 1, 2019

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Cayuga County Health Department 

 

One important way to help protect water quality is to reduce phosphorus runoff. Phosphorus comes from many sources, including septic systems. Cayuga County has a requirement that septic systems be inspect...

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Health Press Releases