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Environmental Health Services

The Environmental Health Division of the Cattaraugus County Department of Health is charged with enforcement of the NYS Sanitary Code (10 NYCRR), NYS Public Health Law and the Sanitary Code of the Cattaraugus County Health District.  In addition, we issue permits and review engineering plans for many associations, businesses and activities, which Read more

Rabies Prevention

Capture the BatThe Environmental Health Division is charged with the prevention of human cases of rabies in Cattaraugus County.  This includes promoting pet rabies vaccinations, investigating all potential rabies exposures (animal bites & scratches) that are reported to the Department, and submission of certain animal specimens to the NYS Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory for rabies testing.  In accordance with NYS Public Health Law, any person with k Read more

2011 Fall Rabies Clinics

News from Environmental Health, Health posted on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 10:59am

Preventive / Reproductive Services Contacts

Preventive / Reproductive Services- Contacts

Susan Andrews, RN, MS, FNP, Patient Services Director

1 Leo Moss Dr., Olean, NY    14760

General Inquiries - (716)-373-8050 

Gloria Artlip Keyboard Specialist (716) 701-3438 GArtlip [at] cattco [dot] org

Bat Rabies

Rabies virus infection in bats was first recognized in the US in 1953, and the first rabid bat was identified in New York State in 1956. Since then, the disease has been identified in each of New York's nine species of insectivorous bats and is widely distributed geographically within the state.
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Rabies Awareness

Animal rabies continues to be a serious public health problem in New York State. With the increased contact between wildlife and humans and their pets, the Cattaraugus County Health Department reminds all county residents that it is prepared to help anyone who may have been exposed to rabies, or who has questions about the disease. Read more

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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