Governor Cuomo announced $13M in relief funds for communities damaged by severe storms and flash flooding

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $13 million is available for restoration and recovery efforts following the severe storms and flash flooding on August 13-15 that severely impacted communities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes regions.
 
“Extreme weather is the new normal in New York and it’s critical that we build more resilient communities to withstand this reality,” Governor Cuomo said. “This funding will help ensure families across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes that were hit hard by recent storms and flash flooding have the resources they need to rebuild stronger and safer than before.”

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November 2018 Senior Citizen Activities

Seneca County’s Office for the Aging has announced its Senior Center activities for November 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.

November Activities 2018

Posted October 19th, 2018 - Office for the Aging

Seneca County Flood Information

There will be an Open House featuring representatives from multiple NYS Agencies to assist those who have been impacted by recent flooding taking place this Thursday 8/30 from 12pm-8pm at the Sampson State Park Office Building located at 6096 NYS Route 96A in Romulus.  We are further compiling the complete list of agencies who will be in attendance, but this event is intended as a one stop shop opportunity where residents can come and speak directly with representatives from state agencies on any issues they may be having, ranging from insurance problems to permitting, and beyond.

For Seneca County Flood information click here

Posted August 28th, 2018 - Raymond Lynch

Preventing Health Risks from Flooding

The Seneca County Health Department is advising residents to take the following steps to prevent health risk due to flooding.  Press Release Preventing Health Risks from Flooding 8.21.18.  For more information on health risks due to flooding contact the Seneca County Health Department at (315) 539-1920 or contact our Environmental Health Division at (315) 539-1945.  Additional information can also be found on our social media page on Facebook @SenecaCountyHealth.

Posted August 22nd, 2018 - Public Health

Information for Residents on Private Wells after Flooding

Press Release Private Wells and Flooding 8.15.18

The Seneca County Health Department is recommending the following precautions be taken after flooding for homeowners whose primary source of drinking water is from a private well or spring.

• If your well has been covered by flood waters, even temporarily, you should consider it to be contaminated and not consume it or use it for any purpose until testing is completed
• Use bottled water.
• To obtain collection bottles and instructions for well water testing contact the following:

SENECA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 315-539-1945
WATERLOO WATER TREATMENT PLANT 315-585-9811
WATERLOO TOWN OFFICES 315-539-9131
ROMULUS TOWN HALL 607-869-9326

Posted August 15th, 2018 - Public Health
wellness

Wellness Program

Attached is a flyer for a Wellness Program that is taught by Tina Ganzon, RD, CDN. The program begins on August 17, 2018.

Wellness Program Fall 2018

Posted August 10th, 2018 - Office for the Aging