EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING

Seneca County – Be prepared for this weekend’s heat wave!! If you don’t have air conditioning in your home, visit a friend or a public place that does, such as a community center, store, mall, library, etc. Be sure to drink plenty of water, stay out of the sun, and avoid physical activity if possible. Those with lung conditions, the elderly, children and pets are most vulnerable to the heat and humidity so please look out for your fellow community members (humans and pets) this weekend!

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July 2018 Senior Citizen Activities

Seneca County’s Office for the Aging has announced its Senior Center activities for July 2018 .The activities are held at the Senior Center in Waterloo and the Ovid and Trumansburg Nutrition Sites.  A complete list of activities is attached.  Please call (315) 539-1780 for more information

July Activities 2018

Posted June 18th, 2018 - Office for the Aging

Seneca County Health Department and Common Ground Health Launch Survey to Collect Local Health Data

Your personal health story can help improve lives.

That’s the message that the Seneca County Health Department and Common Ground Health are sharing with residents.  The online survey is now available thru July in both English and Spanish.  To complete a survey go to MyHealthStory2018.com or to MiHistoriadeSalud2018.com.  

For more information about the survey contact the Seneca County Health Department at (315) 539-1920.

Posted June 18th, 2018 - Public Health

May 4, 2018 Seneca County Health Department Conference: A Focus on Children’s Health

The Seneca County Health Department will be holding its annual Public Health Conference on May 4, 2018 at the new Health and Senior Services Building Seneca County Auditorium located at 2465 Bonadent Drive in Waterloo, NY. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30.  The conference will end at 3:15 pm.  Speakers will address several topics related to Children’s Health including; Concussion in Children, an Immunization Update provided by the NYSDOH, a demonstration and presentation on adolescent drug use: In Plain Sight. Other topics to be presented this day  include Smart Lunchrooms and increasing children’s access to healthy foods and increasing physical activity through the CATCH Program and CATCH Kids Club and a review of case studies from childhood lead exposures resulting in lead poisoning in children.  The cost to attend the conference  is $25.00 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register by May 1.  Fees may be paid at the door, cash or check only.  For more information contact AJ VanCuren at (315) 539-1928 avancuren @co.seneca.ny.us or Kerry VanAuken at (315) 539-1949 kvanauken@co.seneca.ny.us.

Posted April 5th, 2018 - Public Health