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September is National Preparedness Month. This is an annual, month long educational program to educate citizens about emergency preparedness. Cattaraugus County Office of Emergency Services would like to take this opportunity to sum up the top 3 valuable tips to prepare yourself and your family in case disaster strikes.
The first step in preparedness is to create an emergency plan. This doesn’t have to be an in-depth document, but it should include a few basics that will be critical in case of emergency, such as:
The Cattaraugus County Health Department is seeking qualified applicants for appointment to the position of Laboratory Director.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a hunters’ education class for the gun portion only on the following dates and time: Monday, September 18, 2017 and Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The class will be held at theAlleganyState Park,CampAllegany.
There is no charge for the class. Participants must attend both days of instruction to receive a certificate. It is preferable that participants be at least 12 years of age. If a parent wants an 11-year-old to take the class, the parent must attend and sit with the child on bot
The Cattaraugus County Health Department is offering influenza vaccination clinics at multiple sites this fall. All sites are open to the general public the age of 6 months and older.
The following insurance plans are accepted:
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Independent Health*
*Contact your insurance plan. Ask if adult vaccines are included in your plan.
Cash price for vaccines is $25.
Do you help an older relative or friend? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed from juggling your own life and the responsibilities of caregiving? If so, you may benefit from our FREE Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week course sponsored by the Cattaraugus County Department of Aging and New York Connects. During this FREE 6 week course, you will learn to: reduce your stress; improve your self-confidence; better communicate your feelings; balance your life; increase your ability to make tough decisions; and, locate helpful resources.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Bow Hunters’ Education Class on the following dates and time: Monday September 4, 2017 and Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The class will be held at the Hideaway Archery in Dayton, New York.
There is no charge for the class. Participants must attend both days of instruction to receive a certificate. It is preferable that participants be at least 12 years of age. If a parent wants an 11-year-old to take the class, the parent must attend and sit with the child on both days.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging/NY Connects has completed the regular distribution schedule and has 80 farmer market coupon booklets remaining.