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Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced that the agency’s Twentieth (20th) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing will be held Thursday, August 21, 2014, at the Ellicottville Elementary School beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum is open to all persons age 60 and older who are residents of Cattaraugus County.
In May 2012, Cattaraugus County and ProAct implemented a free prescription discount card program for all county residents. Over the course of two years, Cattaraugus County residents have achieved a combined savings of over $300,000 on nearly 5,400 prescriptions filled.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced plans for the upcoming quarterly birthday party, 3rd Quarter of 2014, to be held at the Senior Wellness and Nutrition sites located throughout the county.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is looking for foster and/or adoptive families.
Each year, dozens of children in Cattaraugus County enter foster care. Safe, temporary housing with loving families is needed to keep kids close to their schools, churches, friends and families.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced that Cattaraugus County has been awarded 660 Senior Farmers Market coupon booklets, valued at $13,200. Each booklet contains five $4.00 coupons ($20.00 value), and can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating Farmers' Markets in Cattaraugus County.
SOUTHERN TIER REGIONAL DRUG TASK FORCE
Type of Incident: Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the 5th degree
Date: 07/01/14 Time: 3:15pm
Cattaraugus County Volunteer Firefighter's Association
July 1, 2014
Dear fellow Firemen and Supporters of the CCVFA,
July is here and with it comes the annual CCVFA convention which will be held in Machias N.Y. on July 18 and 19.
Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services clients using Medicaid transportation will have a new process to use to access transportation services beginning August 1, 2014.
Medical Answering Service (MAS) will coordinate and oversee all areas pertaining to medical travel in Cattaraugus County. Those wishing to make medical transportation arrangements for appointments with dates of services after August 1, 2014 should contact MAS at 1-866-371-4751.
More information may also be found at www.MedAnswering.com.