National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month:
Small Steps and Small Changes CAN make a Difference!
Debra J. Nichols, Public Health Educator, Cattaraugus County Health Department
We’ve all heard the Obesity message thousands of times…but what can we/ I do to change the trend?
The Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services is proposing to amend its Child and Family Services Plan 2014, Annual Plan Update.
Cattaraugus County DSS is proposing to mandate that Legally-Exempt Family Child Care providers that provide on average 30 or more hours of care per week participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a condition of providing child care services to families in receipt of child care subsidies.
On Monday, September 29th, 2014, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning & Tourism is hosting the first of three Open Forums on initial goals of the comprehensive plan that will guide the future of Cattaraugus County. It will be held at the Cutco Theater on the JCC Campus in Olean, 260 North Union Street. Additional open houses will be held on Thursday, October 2nd, at the Randolph Town Hall, and on Tuesday, October 7th, at the County Center Building in Little Valley. All three Open Forums will begin at 6:30 pm.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS SEPTEMBER 27
Little Valley – On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the sites listed below.
The Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging will be assisting individuals age 60 and over with HEAP applications. Senior citizens in Cattaraugus County who received a regular HEAP benefit last HEAP season will receive an application by mail this year.
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 22, 2014 and Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 4:30 to 10:00 p.m. The class will be held at theSalamancaJr./Sr.