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

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

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

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

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PLATTSBURGH | An effort to raise the purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21 is gaining momentum within school districts across the Adirondack region. more

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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