Zika virus disease is a mosquito-borne disease caused by Zika virus (ZIKV) which causes in general a mild febrile illness with maculo-papular rash. There is no prophylaxis, treatment or vaccine to protect against ZIKV infection. Therefore, preventive personal measures are recommended to avoid mosquito bites during the daytime. Local transmission of ZIKV has not been reported in the continental United States. Pregnant women in any trimester should consider postponing travel to areas of Zika virus transmission.Read More
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.
Car Seat checkup locations are from 4 to 6pm at the Allegany EMS Fire Hall on North First Street within the Village of Allegany every 3rd Thursday of month except for June and December of 2016. These checks are appointment based with very few walk up appointments available. Installs can take up to 30 minutes, so to make an appointment you need to contact Bev Bennett with the Cattaraugus County Health Department at (716) 701-3407 Monday thru Friday between 8:30 am to 4:30pm. A requested donation of $20 is asked for each seat when it is installed.
Registered Professional Nurse
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, Jail Division is seeking candidates for the position of Registered Professional Nurse to be filled on a part time basis.
Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging Offering Monthly Caregiver Support Group
It has been said there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.
A caregiver can be defined as a person who assists another with any of the following: bathing, housekeeping, grocery shopping, bill paying, organizing medications, providing transportation, providing day-to-day company, and/or giving any other assistance the care recipient may need.
The Seneca Trail Resource Conservation and Development Council is offering one or two full sponsorships ($350 value) to attend one of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Summer Camps in 2016.