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Health Department of Cattaraugus County

Be Tick Free

A Guide for preventing Lyme Disease

Department: Health

Filed under: ticks, lyme disease

What free health services are available to me?

Free Birth Control Free Contraceptives Free STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Testing  FREE Emergency Contraception

Where can I get more information on Rabies, Lyme Disease and the Bird Flu?

Rabies

Rabies Awareness,

Rabies Clinics

Lyme Disease

Be Tick Free Guide

Bird Flu

Question: "Is it safe to feed backyard birds?"

Answer: The severe bird flu called H5N1 avian
influenza has not been found anywhere in the
United States. Even if bird flu does come to the U.S.,
it’s important to know that bird flu is hard for people to
catch. Read more

Keep your children lead free: Imaginarium Wooden Coloring Cases recalled by Toys "R" Us

News from Health posted on Fri, 08/31/2007 - 3:51pm

The current Imaginarium Wooden Coloring Cases recalled by Toys "R" Us has prompted the Health Department to advise parents and/or caregivers as to the importance of lead testing for children. Lead can poison people. It can be harmful to babies. If lead gets into your baby's body, it could cause: a lower IQ, kidney damage, hearing loss, growth problems, anemia and behavior problems.

Keep Your Children Lead Free

News from Health posted on Thu, 08/02/2007 - 4:09pm

The current Fisher Price toy recall has prompted the Health Department to advise parents and/or caregivers as to the importance of lead testing for children. Lead can poison people. It can be harmful to babies. If lead gets into your baby's body, it could cause: a lower IQ, kidney damage, hearing loss, growth problems, anemia and behavior problems. Even small amounts can be harmful. Lead can be found in paint, dust, soil and water.

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