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PLATTSBURGH | Health departments in the North Country are urging everyone in the area to make sure they are vaccinated against measles, and if not, to get the immunization shot. The outbreak of measles was recently confirmed across the border... Read more

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ESSEX COUNTY | Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) has announced that Kelly Bush, RN, and Julie Charboneau, RN, of the Essex County Health Department Home Health Unit have been awarded the 2019 Telehealth Honor® Award. Read more

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ESSEX COUNTY | Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) has announced that Kelly Bush, RN, and Julie Charboneau, RN, of the Essex County Health Department Home Health Unit have been awarded the 2019 Telehealth Honor® Award. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Since her career track began in 2010 with Essex County Public Health Department, and her transition to director of Public Health less than a year later, Linda Beers has been making tremendous bounds for her county’s health. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Honeysuckle, vanilla and possibly amber. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Health Department is taking the fight against colorectal cancer ... to the bar. Read more

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The Elizabethtown Social Center, in cooperation with Essex County Public Health and Dr. Emma Summers, offers a free eight-week fitness class on Thursdays at 4:15 p.m. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Community members are invited to take a short survey about health made by the Essex County Health Department. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s Health Department has secured a $250,000 grant from the Adirondack Health Institute designed to improve local access to fresh foods. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Home health appears to be taking off in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | New York’s Public Health Works honored Susan Lopez Allot, director of Essex County Public Health Unit (PHU), as a member of the statewide 2018 Honor Roll. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 3–7 p.m. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Just one person who spoke at a recent public hearing to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 supports the status quo. Read more

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August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Breastfeeding strengthens the bond between mother and baby and helps protect a baby from colds, diarrhea and respiratory infections. Read more

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