Posted on: December 8, 2017

Now is the Time to Test Your Home for Radon Gas

In fact, radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer next to smoking. Yates County Public Health is part of a 3 county grant, Yates, Schuyler, and Steuben Counties,  administered by the S2AY Rural Health Network. Homes and businesses are...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Flu Shots for Adults & Children at Public Health

Are you an adult without health insurance or have insurance that doesn't cover the flu shot?  Public Health has flu vaccine for you. There is little to no cost for a flu shot at our office. We also have flu shots for children 6 months to 18 years...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Good Lung Health is Important Any Time of Year

When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to the bloodstream. The cells in your body need oxygen to work and grow. During a normal day, you breathe nearly 25,000 times. People with lung disease have difficulty breathing. Lung...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Arthritis - Does this chronic disease affect you?

The CDC estimates 54.4 million U.S. adults have some form of arthritis. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults living in rural areas have arthritis. As our nation ages, the prevalence of arthritis in the population is expected to increase. Arthritis is consi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

National Influenza Vaccination Week - Have your had your flu shot yet this year?

Along with winter comes flu season. Since we do not know what this year's flu season will be like, we need to be prepared. It is time to get your annual flu shot, if you have not already done so!  Influenza is a serious disease that can affect an...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Public Health Nurse Position Opening!

We are looking for a Registered Nurse for a Public Health Nurse (PHN) position.  The PHN will be working with families and children in our Early Intervention Program and Immunization Program. If you are interested in applying for the position, cl...

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