Public Health

  1. Pap and HPV testing-1-2019

    January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month

    Why is this a health concern? We all have a mom, a sister, an aunt, or maybe a female friend who could be at risk for cervical cancer. Every year almost 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Prevention is key to protection. Read on...
  2. Tobacco symbol for signage-9-14-2018

    Yates County-Owned Properties go Tobacco-Vaping Free

    On January 1, 2019, Yates County Local Law #1-18 will take effect prohibiting use of the following substances on all County-owned property., including County -owned vehicles, walkways, and parking lots. Read on...
  3. radonGas-Jan2018

    National Radon Action Month

    National Radon Gas Action Month focuses on the prevalence and hazards of Radon gas in the U.S. Since Radon gas is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer, Public Health stresses the importance of testing homes and buildings. Read on...
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