The Cattaraugus County Department of Health may conduct aerial spraying to kill mosquito larvae in breeding areas located in the townships of: Allegany, Carrollton, Great Valley, Olean, Portville and Salamanca.
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
Investigation of General Public Health Complaints and Concerns
The Environmental Health Division regularly investigates County resident reports or complaints of public health hazards and nuisances throughout Cattaraugus County. If you wish to file a complaint, please complete the “Environmental Health Complaint/Referral Form” (see link below), which may be faxed or mailed to the appropriate Environmental Health Office. Read more
Cattaraugus County has prepared a DRAFT Update to the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. We would like to know what you think of this Draft Update. Please take a couple moments to answer a few short questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan for Cattaraugus County and its municipalities. Your input will help us prioritize natural hazards in the County and how we plan for them.