TAKE SEASONAL PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID WEST NILE VIRUS. Westchester County Health Department offers tips to reduce risk of mosquito bites.
BARBECUE SAFETY TIPS. Health Department offers food and outdoor safety tips for July 4.
ASTORINO ADVISES SAFE SWIMMING AT COUNTY POOLS. Parental Supervision is Key; Swim Only in Guarded Areas, Drink Water and Apply Sunscreen Often.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS RABIES PREVENTION TIPS. Advice for Indoors and Out As Weather Warms Up. Advice for Indoors and Out As Weather Warms Up.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEALTH COMMISSIONER RESPONDS TO MEDIA INQUIRIES ABOUT A TRAVELER FROM AN EBOLA-AFFECTED COUNTRY.
NYC DEP MAINTENANCE TRIGGERS BOIL WATER ADVISORY. 7 Sound Shore Communities Advised to Boil Water Wednesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to Midnight.7 Sound Shore Communities Advised to Boil Water Wednesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to Midnight.
ONSITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT CODE CHANGES WOULD STRENGTHEN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTIONS FOR SURFACE AND GROUND WATER. Public Hearing Set for Thursday, May 21 at Somers Town House.Public Hearing Set for Thursday, May 21 at Somers Town House.
ASTORINO ADVISES SAFETY FIRST AT COUNTY BEACHES. Parental Supervision is Key; Swim Only in Guarded Areas, Drink Water and Apply Sunscreen Often.Parental Supervision is Key; Swim Only in Guarded Areas, Drink Water and Apply Sunscreen Often.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SAFETY TIPS. Health Department offers outdoor safety tips for holiday weekend and beyond.
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS MORE FREE MINNOWS FOR RESIDENTS. Fish are part of the county’s West Nile Prevention StrategyFish are part of the county’s West Nile Prevention Strategy
MOUNT VERNON IS WESTCHESTER’S TOP-TASTING WATER. Westchester water taste test highlights National Drinking Water Week.Westchester water taste test highlights National Drinking Water Week.
HELP CHOOSE THE COUNTY’s BEST-TASTING WATER TUESDAY, MAY 5
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES COUNTY OFFERS FREE VACCINES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS. Health Commissioner Urges All College Students to Get Vaccinated.Health Commissioner Urges All College Students to Get Vaccinated.
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MINNOWS TO RESIDENTS. Fish are part of the county’s West Nile Prevention Strategy; Larviciding Begins Friday.Fish are part of the county’s West Nile Prevention Strategy; Larviciding Begins Friday.
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES COUNTY OFFERS FREE MENINGITIS VACCINES. The vaccine is recommended for children age 11 and up; Health Commissioner remind sleep-away campers and college-bound students to get vaccinated.
Free Rabies Clinic Sunday, April 26, in New Rochelle, One-day vaccinaiton clinic sponsored by the Westchester County Health Deparmtment.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH PRESENTS 2015 PUBLIC HEALTH AWARDS Honors go to Westchester Library System and Armonk teen Sara Ilany
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES FREE FRIDAY VACCINE CLINICS. Health Commissioner Urges All Residents to Get Flu Shots and Other Needed Vaccines.
WESTCHESTER BOARD OF HEALTH SEEKS ANNUAL PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD NOMINEES
HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS WARM ADVICE ABOUT THE COLD. Protect against hypothermia and frostbite. Be safe when using alternate heating sources.Protect against hypothermia and frostbite. Be safe when using alternate heating sources.
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES FREE FRIDAY VACCINE CLINICS
HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINICS CHANGE HOURS AND ADD SERVICES
Astorino Announces County Health Department Wins National AwardNorovirus Prevention Video Captures the Silver Medal for Excellence in Public Health.
Astorina Announces Free Catch-Up Vaccine ClinicHealth Commissioner Urges All Residents to Get Flu Shots and Other Needed Vaccines.
SERVE A GREAT MEAL, NOT SALMONELLA THIS THANKSGIVING. Westchester County Health Department offers tips for safe holiday cooking.
NAVIGATORS AVAILABLE TO HELP DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT. Certified Navigators Guide Residents through the NY State of Health Marketplace.
FREE RABIES CLINIC SUNDAY, OCT. 26 IN NEW ROCHELLE. One-day vaccination clinic sponsored by the Westchester County Health Department
HEALTH DEPARTMENT WORKS TO REDUCE CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING. National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Observed
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES FREE COUNTY FLU CLINICS. Health Commissioner Urges All Residents to Get Flu Shots
WESTCHESTER LEARNS OF FIRST EV-D68 CASE - Health Department Offers Important Tips to Keep Families Healthy; Virus Is Present Statewide.
FIRST POSITIVE WEST NILE VIRUS CASE IN WESTCHESTER. Health Department reminds residents to take precautions against mosquitoes.
BATS ARE BACK: IF YOU FIND A BAT IN YOUR HOME, CATCH AND KEEP IT FOR TESTING!
WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROMOTES BREASTFEEDING. WIC moms who choose to breastfeed are celebrated during World Breastfeeding Week.
FIRST MOSQUITO BATCH IN WESTCHESTER TESTS POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS. Recommends residents use repellent before and after dusk
BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED FOR OSSININGTap water now safe to drink
UPDATED BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR OSSINING Residents instructed to boil water before drinking or using to prepare food
BOIL WATER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR OSSINING THROUGH SUNDAY. Residents instructed to boil water before drinking or using in food preparation.
WEST NILE VIRUS IS CLOSE BY – POSITIVE MOSQUITOES FOUND IN NYC. Westchester residents reminded to take precautions against mosquitoes
SWIMMING SAFETY ADVICE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. Swim Only in Guarded Areas, Drink Water and Apply Sunscreen Often.
SEGURIDAD EN EL AGUA,RECOMENDACIONES DEL DEPARTAMENTO DE SALUD. Nade sólo en áreas vigiladas, tome agua y aplíquese bloqueador solar frecuentemente.
FREE RABIES CLINIC SATURDAY, JULY 26 IN CORTLANDT MANOROne-day vaccination clinic sponsored by the Westchester County Health Department
WESTCHESTER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS BACK TO SCHOOL SHOTS.Make sure your child is up-to-date with required school vaccines.
EL DEPARTAMENTO DE SALUD DEL CONDADO DE WESTCHESTER OFRECE VACUNAS ANTES DE REGRESAR A LA ESCUELA. Asegúrese de que su hijo esté al día con las vacunas que son obligatorias para la escuela.
FREE RAPID HIV TESTS AVAILABLE ON NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY JUNE 27
ASTORINO ADDS FUNDING TO AID ‘TRAP, NEUTER AND RELEASE’ PROGRAMAnimal Defenders of Westchester and Other Local Groups Lead Effort to Curtail Number of Strays.
RABIES ALERT – RACCOONS LEFT ON HEALTH DEPARTMENT DOORSTEPHealth commissioner asks that the person who was caring for them come forward for rabies evaluation. Media Availability: Sherlita Amler, MD, will answer questions about this at 12:45 at the health department office at 145 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle, 7th floor.
MEMORIAL DAY BARBEQUE SAFETY TIPS. Health department offers food and outdoor safety tips for holiday weekend and beyond.
APPLICATIONS SOUGHT FOR RUTH TAYLOR SCHOLARSHIPS. Awards will go to graduate students in social work or public health.
ASTORINO ANNOUNCES WESTCHESTER WILL PROVIDE FIRST RESPONDERS WITH LIFESAVING NARCAN . County Hopes to Save Lives By Reversing Overdoses.
WHITE PLAINS IS WESTCHESTER’S TOP-TASTING WATER. Westchester water taste test highlights National Drinking Water Week.
HELP CHOOSE THE COUNTY’s BEST-TASTING WATER TUESDAY, MAY 6
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE MINNOWS TO RESIDENTS.Fish are part of the county’s West Nile Prevention Strategy; Larviciding Begins Monday
DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE AWARD GOES TO YONKERS COALITIONHealthy Connections for LYFE Coalition Recognized for Successes in Reducing Health Disparities
TEEN RECOGNIZED FOR HER PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT. Rachel Cohen's Stuffed Animals For Emergencies honored with youth public health service award
WESTCHESTER RANKS FIRST IN HEALTHY BEHAVIORS STATEWIDE. Westchester ranks 7th in overall health outcomes and 5th in health factors
WESTCHESTER HEALTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS PREVENTIVE TB SERVICESTuberculosis cases decreased in Westchester; World TB Day Observed
FREE RABIES CLINIC SUNDAY, MARCH 9 IN NEW ROCHELLE. One-day vaccination clinic sponsored by the Westchester County Health Department
STORM PREP: GENERATOR SAFETY. Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
HEALTH TIPS TO WEATHER THE BITTER COLD.
FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS. Last Chance for a Free County Flu Clinic This Season.
BOARD OF HEALTH SEEKS CANDIDATES FOR ANNUAL PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD.
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