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Free Microchipping and Rabies Clinic

NIAGARA COUNTY PLANS FOR NATIONAL PET PREPAREDNESS MONTH WITH FREE MICROCHIPPING FOR COMMUNITY PETS AT UPCOMING RABIES CLINIC In recognition of National Pet Preparedness Month, the Niagara County Department of Health is offering free microchips to dogs at an upcoming free rabies clinic scheduled for June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls (911 Robbins Drive, Niagara Fall... »

Racoon Rabies Hazard Alert

The Niagara County Department of Health was made aware that an individual brought a baby raccoon to Mr. Quiggleys Saloon at 635 West Avenue, Lockport, NY on Friday, June 2, 2017. Several individuals have been reported as having handled and/or petted the animal. Subsequent investigation by the Department indicated the animal was one of 13 baby raccoons found on Donner Road in the Town of Pendleton.... »

Strawberry Festival and Million Hearts® Health Fair

        Olean General Hospital Strawberry Festival and Health Fair Features FREE Million Hearts® Health Screening 10 am – 4:30 pm, Thursday, June 15 Buffalo, N.Y. – Millennium Collaborative Care, PPS, in partnership with Olean General Hospital, will host a free Million Hearts® health screening event during the hospital’s Annual Strawberry Festival and Health Fair from 10 am – 4... »

Maple Trees–Not Just for Making Maple Syrup!

By Shannon Traphagen Along twisting country roads, fields of green stretch for miles. Bright red barns dot the landscape, and wind mills turn slowly, towering in the distance. These scenes are just a few of the many pleasures that one enjoys when entering maple farm country. Western New Yorker’s love their maple syrup. In fact, New York State has the largest selection of tappable maple trees... »

June Checklist for Summer Allergies and Asthma Concerns

By Alicia Schwartz, MSN-Ed, PCC, CCM, RN of VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans As summer begins, irritants like pollen and smoke are more likely to cause asthma attacks. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, asthma is a chronic disease that affects about 8% of Americans, and is characterized by inflammation of the airways and difficulty breathing. Although many individuals out... »

Find Your Golden Buddah

Find Your Golden Buddah by Laurie Menzes, Esq.   What is more important—knowing how much money you will have left when you die? Or knowing that your life meant something when you look back? People come to me every day to discuss their money and how to best preserve their assets. Many lawyers and financial planners spend our careers focusing on the accumulation and preservation of people’... »

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Kicks Off “100 Days of Summer” Healthy Activities!

What: The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC) recently launched its “100 Days of Summer” festivities with a series of activities designed to promote health and active living for employees, neighbors and visitors to Campus. With a different activity going on every day, there’s no shortage of fun and healthy events to participate in and all events are free!   When: Events run from May throug... »

Mobile Gardening Program

Mobile Gardening Program expands in Niagara County Abandoned shopping carts to be used as gardens for city residents--Program to increase access to fruits and vegetables in urban areas LOCKPORT, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is pleased to announce the expansion of Grow on the Go to new neighborhoods in Niagara County. Last year’s successful growing season helped spread this mobile garde... »

Bestself Behavioral Health in WNY

BESTSELF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IS OFFICIAL IN WNY Child & Adolescent Treatment Services and Lake Shore Behavioral Health are now BestSelf Behavioral Health (Buffalo, N.Y. – 6/1/2017) – – As of today, June 1, 2017, BestSelf Behavioral Health is the new standard in family-focused behavioral health in Western New York. Employing more than 525 people, the new organization is one of the lar... »

ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility earns Four-Star Quality Rating from CMS

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation announced yesterday that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has determined that ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility has earned a Four-Star Rating for Overall Quality.    The newly assigned CMS ratings for Terrace View include: Four Stars for Overall Quality, Five Star... »

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