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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.

Seneca County Health Department Releases 2016-2018 Community Health Assessment

Every three years, the New York State Department of Health requires local health departments to complete a comprehensive Community Health Assessment in collaboration with a local hospital(s).” Through this current process, the Seneca County Health Department partnered with Geneva General Hospital to develop a Community Health Improvement Plan and a Community Health Service Plan. Together these documents will guide the work of the local health department and its partners to address Seneca County’s priority health needs.

The health priorities identified during the health assessment process for Seneca County are: Hypertension, Obesity & Substance Abuse.  An electronic version of the 2016-2018 Community Health Assessment for Seneca County is available here seneca-county-health-and-geneva-general-hospital-cha-2016-2018.  A copy can also be obtained by calling our office at (315) 539-1920.

 

 

Do you like to dine out?

Food Service Establishment Map - Last InspectionLike to Dine Out?

Get the latest food inspection results for restaurants, school cafeterias, snack bars, and other food establishments in your area at https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Food-Service-Establishment-Last Inspection/cnih-y5dw .

All restaurant inspections along with other inspection reports can be found on our Environmental Health Page.

Go to departments and click on Environmental Health to view all local inspection results.

Drinking and Drugging Can Put a Chill on Summer Fun

up to 70% of water recreation deaths of teens and adults involves the use of alcoholThe Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition cautions young people don’t let the consequences of underage drinking or other drug use ruin your summer. Talk with your children about the dangers of using alcohol and other drugs. For more information on how to keep kids safe and substance free this summer call the Seneca County Substance Abuse Coalition at (315) 539-1135 and please like and share our page Seneca4Real on Facebook.

High risk Message Summer