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ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. 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 | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The use of e-cigarettes in schools continues to increase, even as traditional smoking declines among students in New York state. 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 | 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 | 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a proposed local law which would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old within county lines. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has cosponsored legislation that would make it easier for recovering addicts to rejoin the workforce. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The debate over raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products in Essex County will head to a public hearing at the end of this month. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Health professionals and advocates met with county lawmakers last Monday to talk about the Tobacco 21 initiative. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County lawmakers voted to table a resolution which would raise the legal age for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Work to improve public health has paid off in Essex County. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors moved forward Monday on a local law that would raise the purchase age in the county for tobacco from 18 to 21. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | All 11 school districts in Essex County have signed onto the Tobacco 21 initiative. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As many as 350,000 children statewide may lose health coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) if Congress doesn’t renew funding. Read more

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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. Read more

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