West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted to humans and some animals through the bite of an infected mosquito. Persons are at greatest risk of exposure to infected mosquitoes from July through September with peak activity late July to August. There are no human vaccines or treatment for WNV. Prevention of mosquito bites is the most important way to reduce your risk of mosquito-borne diseases.
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The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Bow hunters' education class for the Bow portion only on the following dates and time: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 and Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. The class will be held at the Hideaway Archery 12749 Cottage Road Dayton, New York.
Cathy Mackay, director of the Cattaraugus County Department of the Aging, has announced the Twenty-Fourth (24th) Annual Senior Forum and Public Hearing will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the Ellicottville Senior High School beginning at 9:00 a.m. The forum is free and open to all Senior Citizens, their Caregivers, and those interested in Senior Services.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department will be holding a series of rabies vaccination clinics in September 2018. Clinic hours are from 4:30PM to 7:30PM on the following dates:
Thursday, September 6
Markhams - 9196 Route 62; Dayton
Tuesday, September 11
West Valley - 5630 Fox Valley Rd; West Valley
The Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works continues to work on CR 24 (Abbotts Road) in the Towns of Franklinville and Lyndon. Construction activities will close CR 24 between the Village Line and Town Line Road on Monday and Tuesday, July 30 and 31. Construction activities will continue on Wednesday and Thursday, August 1 and 2, closing CR 24 between Town Line Road and Livingston Road. An off-site detour for vehicular traffic has been posted.
The Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works will be closing County Road 19 (Five Mile Road) in the Town of Ischua between Sands Hill Road and County Road 74, (Gile Hollow) to replace two culverts on Monday, July 30, 2018 for approximately three weeks. A detour will be posted for vehicular traffic.
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