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ELIZABETHTOWN | The movement to snuff out adolescent smoking has reached Essex County. more

Aug 15, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Heroin-Opiod Prevention Consortium (ECHO) will be heading into lockdown in order to help teach others about the dangers of these types of drugs. more

May 9, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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Report: Essex County has higher rates of obesity, premature death and lower access to care than state average more

Apr 5, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — A chief goal is targeting counties to increase the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 more

Apr 4, 2017 4:30 PM The Sun

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Essex County Heroin and Opioid Prevention Coalition says they’ve been successful in education outreach efforts more

Mar 14, 2017 10:15 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — More than 1 in 3 Americans, about 86 million, have pre-diabetes. more

Nov 5, 2016 10:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — As the county moves forward with a plan to combine two departments, fault lines have widened between county officials and the citizen-run board tasked with advising the process. more

Oct 6, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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Under the New York Clean Indoor Air Law, New Yorkers have been successfully protected from the risks of secondhand exposure to combustible cigarette smoke when we work, shop, and dine at a restaurant. The health of New Yorkers could again be at risk. more

Jun 1, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 6 Comments

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LAKE PLACID — A state task force is poised to deliver a series of legislative proposals to combat the state’s heroin epidemic as early as Wednesday. more

May 31, 2016 11:19 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — A new report has revealed Essex County ranks middle on overall health outcomes and factors, ranking 37 and 27 out of 62 counties, respectively. more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Elder care nonprofit: Essex County needs to maintain “standard of excellence” during department restructuring more

Jan 12, 2016 5:30 PM The Sun

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Essex County Public Health Director Linda Beers has been appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Department of Health’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Advisory Board. more

Nov 30, 2015 6:00 AM The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — Flu season has arrived. Although flu activity peaks between December and February, flu outbreaks can happen as early as October and as late as May more

Oct 1, 2015 10:00 AM The Sun

Man smoking e-cigarette

Mauro Grigollo

Under the New York Clean Indoor Air Law, New Yorkers have been successfully protected from the risks of secondhand exposure to combustible cigarette smoke when we work, shop, and dine at a restaurant. The health of New Yorkers could again be at risk. more

Jun 1, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 6 Comments

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