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5/14/19  

County Health Department offers more free minnows for pond owners. Minnows, dunks and education are part of the County’s mosquito prevention strategy.

5/8/19   Elmsford has Westchester's Best Water On Tap. Health Department water contest highlights excellent water quality countywide.
5/7/19  
5/6/19   HEPATITIS A EXPOSURE APRIL 17th – MAY 1st AT WINSTON IN MOUNT KISCO. Free Preventive Treatment Provided Tuesday –Friday by Westchester County Health Department.
5/3/19   Vote In The Health Department's Water Taste Test May 7. Help Choose The Best-Tasting Water In Westchester To Mark National Drinking Water Week
4/30/19   Health Department offers residents free minnows. Minnows, dunks and education are part of the county's mosquito prevention strategy.
4/19/19   Westchester County Health Department Offers More Free Measles Vaccines. County Health Commissioner Urges Vaccination For Camp Counselors, Staff And Unvaccinated Residents.
4/17/19   Free Rabies Vaccines For Westchester Pets Sunday April 28
4/17/19   Statement on Tuberculosis
4/11/19   Westchester County health department offers free measles vaccines. Health Commissioner urges residents to be fully vaccinated.
4/10/19   Measles Confirmed In Eight Unvaccinated Westchester County Children
 4/4/19     Westchester County Board Of Health Presents 2019 Public Health Awards. Top Honors Go To Stephanie Marquesano and Jack Waxman.
4/4/19   Westchester Health Commissioner Response To Measles Ban In Rockland. Guidance from Sherlita Amler, MD, Commissioner of Health.
3/29/19   Media Advisory: Westchester County Board of Health to present 2019 Public Health Awards. Top honors go to Stephanie Marquesano and Jack Waxman.
3/25/19   Blood pressure monitors available at Yonkers Riverfront Library. County Health Department Partnership increases access to tool that helps identify hypertension.
3/4/19   Measles Statement
2/4/19   ONE WEEK LEFT TO NOMINATE WESTCHESTER PUBLIC HEALTH AWARD WINNERS. Westchester County Board of Health To Recognize Adult and Youth Volunteers.
1/30/19   Westchester Launches Health Survey. Your Views Sought to Help Set County's Health Priorities.
1/11/19   Nominations Needed For 2019 Westchester County Public Health Awards. Westchester County Board of Health to recognize Adult and Youth Volunteers.
12/17/18   NO MEASLES EXPOSURE. Westchester County Health Department assures residents there is no measles exposure at this time.
11/30/18   Westchester WIC Benefits to ge Electronic. All Westchester WIC Offices Closed December 1 to 7 to ease transition.
11/20/18   County Health Commissioner: Check Your Measles Vaccine Status. Westchester County Health Department offers free MMR vaccine to under and uninsured.
11/15/18   County Health Commissioner Urges Physicians To Speak Out Against Youth Vaping. Westchester County Health Department Sponsors Sympsoium on the Dangers of E-cigarettes.
11/14/18   County Executive Latimer Reminds Residents To Celebrate Safely. Westchester County Health Department Offers Safe Holiday Cooking Tips.
10/23/18   Westchester Offers Free Help With Health Insurance Enrollemnt. Open enrollment for NY State of Health, the Official Health Plan Marketplace starts November 1.
10/22/18  

Health Department raises awareness about Childhood Lead hazards. Westchester Observes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week.

10/11/18   Latimer announces free Westchester flu vaccine clinics. Health Commissioner Urges All Residents to Schedule A Flu Shot.
10/3/18  

FREE Rabies Vaccines for Westchester Pets October 21

9/4/18  

WESTCHESTER COUNTY BACK TO SCHOOL VACCINE CLINICS BOOKING UP FAST. Call Westchester County Health Department for an appointment and to determine eligibility. 

8/31/18   Westchester Recognizes International Opioid Overdose Day
8/28/18  

Westchester County Health Department Issues Heat Advisory. Advises Residents to Drink Water, Cool Off and Never Leave People or Pets in a Closed Car.

8/23/18  

 First Positive West Nile Virus Case in Westchester in 2018. Health Department reminds residents to take precautions against mosquitoes.

8/17/18  

Westchester County will offer FREE Back-to-School vaccine clinics. Call Westchester County Health Department for an appointment and to determine eligibility.

8/8/18  

Westchester County Schedules FREE Hepatitis A Vaccine Clinics. Restaurant and Child Care Workers Encouraged to Sign Up.

8/6/18  

Westchester County Health Department issues Heat Advisory. Advises Residents to Drink Water, Cool Off and Never Leave People or Pets in a Closed Car.

8/3/18   Westchester County Health Department Promotes Breastfeeding. WIC moms who choose to breastfeed are celebrated during World Breastfeeding Week
8/2/18   Rabies Alert: Rabid Stray Cat Captured in Pound Ridge
7/31/18   Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus Found in Westchester
7/24/18  

Rabies Alert: Aggressive Fox at large in Yorktown.

7/17/18  

Longhorned Tick Found in Westchester County.

7/9/18  

Free Rabies Vaccines for Westchester Pets July 28.

6/18/18  

Westchester County Health Department issues heat advisory. Advises residents to drink water, cool off and never leave people or pets in a closed car.

5/16/18  

County Health Department has more free minnows for pond owners. Minnows, dunks and education are part of the County's mosquito prevention strategy.

5/15/18  

Update on the Mamaroneck Diner.Diner Anticipates Reopening For Dinner Tomorrow.

5/8/18  

YONKERS HAS WESTCHESTER’S BEST WATER ON TAP. Health Department water contest highlights excellent water quality countywide.

5/7/18   Health Department Offers Residents FREE Minnows. Minnows, dunks and education are part of the county's mosquito prevention strategy.
5/7/18   Vote in the Health Department's Water Taste Test May 8. Help choose the Best-Tasting Water in Westchester to mark National Drinking Water Week.
5/1/18  

Coyote captured in Thornwood tested positive for rabies.

4/27/18  

WESTCHESTER ANNOUNCES DRUG TAKEBACK PROGRAM. County Recycling Facility Open for National Prescription Take Back Day.

4/19/18   Westchester County Board Of Health Presents 2018 Public Health Awards. Top Honors Go To Norman Haight And Paul Presendieu-Cuesta.
4/2/18  

Free Rabies Vaccines for Westchester Pets April 22.

3/23/18   World TB Day Observed Saturday #WorldTBDay
3/14/18   Westchester Ranks Third Statewide In Health Outcomes And Factors.
3/6/18   Safety advice from the Health Department to help Westchester residents weather the storm.
2/12/18  

Deadline extended one week for 2018 Public Health Award Nominations. Volunteer efforts by adults and young people to be recognized by Board of Health.

1/30/18   County Executive George Latimer and Health Commissioner reminds residents what to do to avoid and treat the flu. Get a flu shot, wash hands frequently, stay home when sick and clean surfaces with bleach to stop spread of germs.
1/29/18  

Health Department Recommends Parents and Caregivers Keep Close at Bath Time.

1/8/18  

Board of Health seeks nominees for 2018 Public Health Awards. Volunteer efforts by adults and young people to be recognized.