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Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 1:42pm

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Mosquito Control

In addition to being a seasonal source of annoyance for many Cattaraugus County residents, some mosquitoes can also carry certain diseases which could pose a hazard to public health.  Although mosquitoes can transmit various viruses, West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) are the two of primary concern in New York State. Read more

Additional Requirements for Food Service Establishments with On-site Utilities

If your Food Service Establishment will be served by on-site water and/or sewage utilities (not connected to a municipal supply), additional Sanitary Code requirements must be met before you can obtain a permit.  Below is a fact sheet concerning these requirements and instructions on how to proceed.

Rabies Fact Sheets

The following downloads are fact sheets produced by the New York State Department of Health. 

"Rabies - What to Do If..." provides guidelines for what to do if you come in contact with a rabid or potentially rabid animal.

"Bat Rabies in NYS" is an informational booklet concerning bat rabies in New York State.

"Rabies Vaccination - Fact Sheet for Pet Owners" is a fact sheet concerning New York State rabies vaccination requirements. Read more

Department: Environmental Health

Filed under: rabies, vaccine, animal bites

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:47am

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Children's Camp Safety Plan Templates

Below are generic safety plan templates to be used to be used by "Children's Camp" operators.  These templates have been produced by the NYS Department of Health to aid operators in meeting their safety plan requirements.

The first two downloads are a generic safety plan and an activity worksheet to be used by all "Children's Camps." 

The appendices that follow are to be used by operators who provide certain high risk activities that are not covered by the generic safety plan.

2012 May Rabies Clinic

News from Environmental Health, Health posted on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 12:07pm

2012 May Rabies Clinic - Little Valley DPW

Sat, 05/05/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rabies Clinic with syringe, dog and cat

There will be a rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works garage in Little Valley on May 5, 2012 from 9:00 am to Noon.

Rabies Vaccinations are required for ALL cats, dogs and domesticated ferrets by FOUR months of age (but not less than 12 weeks).

Cats and dogs are given a booster one year later and every three years thereafter. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.

No charge for vaccination but donations accepted to help defray costs! Read more

Animal Bite / Rabies Exposure Report Form

In New York State, health care providers are required to report any potential human rabies exposures to the local Health Department.  This includes all animals bites and scratches from both wild and domestic animals, regardless of rabies vaccination status.  Once the report is filed, we will investigate the circumstances of the incident to determine whether or not post-exposure rabies treatment will be necessary. Read more

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