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.
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 email@example.com.
If you find a bat in your house, wake up to a bat in your bedroom or you or your pets are exposed to a bat, call the health department. Testing the bat can help you avoid unnecessary rabies shots! For more information call (315) 539-1945.
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.
Like 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.
The 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.
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