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Public Health Hazards

Everyday, you are exposed to many types of environmental contaminants and possibly disease carrying agents.  Some of these cause a great deal of anxiety for residents like cockroaches, but others like lead paint may go entirely unnoticed until a problem develops.  Being aware of these potential hazards and reducing the likelihood of exposure is important to safeguard your health.

The Environmental Health Division conducts several programs intended to reduce the risk of exposure to environmental hazards and control communicable disease carriers in Cattaraugus County. Read more

Lyme Disease and Tick Information

During the warmer seasons of Spring and Summer, more people will be enjoying the outdoors and with that, an increased chance of running into a tick. These tiny bugs  can distribute diseases such as Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Lyme Disease Fact Sheet on the NYSDOH Read more

Be Tick Free

A Guide for preventing Lyme Disease

Department: Health

Filed under: ticks, lyme disease

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

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