It's a condition caused by swallowing or inhaling lead. Even small amounts of lead can be harmful. Young children are at greatest risk because their bodies absorb lead more easily than adults' do. A pregnant woman and her unborn baby can be hurt by lead. Lead can be found in paint, dust, soil and tap water.
Cattaraugus County Preventive Services offers immunizations and information for vaccines for children. Parents understandbly have many questions and concerns regarding childhood immunizations. The Cattaraugus County Health Department has compiled 10 Things you need to know about immunizations to help address these questions and concerns. Read more
Most vaccines needed for international travel, including Yellow Fever, are available at Cattaraugus County Health Department. As soon as you make your travel plans, call 716-701-3439 for an appointment