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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Schuyler County Highway Public Information Meeting

The Schuyler County Highway Department will conduct a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed replacement of the County Road 6 Bridge over Vanloon Creek (BIN 3332240).  The meeting will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Notice And Petition Of Foreclosure

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In The Matter Of Foreclosure Of Tax Liens By Proceeding In Rem Pursuant To Article Eleven Of The Real Property Tax Law by the County of Schuyler

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

"Grandparents Scam" & Other Frauds

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At least several local residents have reported being a victim of the grandparents scam, in which the scammer calls or emails the victim posing as a relative, usually a grandchild, in distress or someone claiming to represent the grandchild (such as a lawy...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

511NY - Southern Tier Rideshare

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Schuyler County welcomes you to the 511NY Southern Tier Rideshare ridematching service, a new way for commuters to find transportation options.  This easy-to-use and free website provides information on smarter travel options including carpooling...

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Posted on: June 19, 2014

RECYCLE YOUR ELECTRONICS AT A LOW COST!

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Phones, Cell Phones and Audio/Video Equipment.

Computers, Monitors, Keyboards, Mice, Cables, Video Game Consoles, Laptops, Scanners...

Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, VCR Players, DVD Players, Flat Screen Monitors/TV's (except CRT TV's & Moni...Read on...

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Posted on: February 20, 2013

ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program

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The ProAct Prescription Discount Card Program provides real financial savings at the pharmacy counter for participants who are uninsured, underinsured or whose current plan does not cover a particular medication. Get started today by printing a card.

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Posted on: August 7, 2013

Photos of Schuyler County

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Photos of Schuyler County activities can be seen here. Should you have a photo taken from your stay here in Schuyler County and you would like to share, please email ptomassi@co.schuyler.ny.us . Thank you for viewing~

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Flu season: your health is worth a shot

A flu vaccine can keep you from getting sick with flu, helping protect you, your loved ones, and the

It’s that time of year again

Flu season will be here soon so now is the time to get vaccinated. Influenza (flu) is a serious disease caused by a virus and it can make you feel miserable! Fever, cough, shaking chills, body aches, and extreme weakn...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter Weather Safety

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Winter storms are dangerous

Winter storms can bring extreme cold, heavy snows, freezing rain, ice, and high winds. They can:

  • Cause hypothermia and frostbite,
  • Make it unsafe to travel on roads and cause car accidents,
  • Knock out heat, power, and communication s...
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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Back to School Vaccine Checklist

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As summer is winding down, you may be thinking about what needs to get done before your child heads back to school. Do they need a new backpack? What activities are they going to participate in this coming school year?

It’s also important to reme...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Schuyler County’s Health Priorities Chosen by Community Members and Organizations

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On April 10th, 34 participants representing various organizations in Schuyler County helped to decide on the health priority areas to focus efforts on through 2021. This meeting was a part of the process that Schuyler County Public Health and Schuyler Hos...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Join us for a walk around Watkins Glen to celebrate National Walking Day!

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Enjoy the spring weather and a mile walk with your neighbors during this event organized by HEAL Schuyler. The walk starts at 5:30 PM on April 24 at Seneca Harbor Park. We look forward to seeing you there!

Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Schuyler is m...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Lyme!

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What is Lyme disease and how is it spread?

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is passed to humans and animals through the bite of infected ticks. In New York State, Lyme disease is spread by the blacklegged tick, otherwise known as the deer tick. S...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Not Vaccinated? No kisses!

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What is Whooping Cough?

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a serious illness that can make babies, children, teens, and adults sick. It is most dangerous for babies and can lead to hospitalization, and even death.

When someone first gets sick, it m...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Are you prepared?

Emergency Preparedness Steps: make a plan, build a kit, stay informed

Take control and prepare yourself for emergency threats by planning ahead and following these 3 easy steps!

  1. Make A Plan
  2. Get A Kit
  3. Know The Threats

For examples of what you should include in your kit and more tips on how to be prepared for emergencies visit: h...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Priority Setting Meeting for Schuyler County

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Please attend our upcoming Priority Setting Meeting on April 10th from 2 PM - 5 PM in the Human Services Complex Room 120. By attending the meeting, you can help decide what health issues in the community Schuyler County Public Health and Schuyler Hospita...
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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Flu Prevention

3 Steps to Fight the Flu

It’s that time of year again

Influenza (flu) is a serious disease caused by a virus and it can make you feel miserable! Fever, cough, shaking chills, body aches, and extreme weakness are common symptoms. You can catch the flu from people who coug...

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Take 3 Steps to Fight the Flu Fact Sheet... Public Health
Posted on: December 3, 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week: It's not too late

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It’s that time of year again

As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. This National Influenza Vaccination Week, remember to get a flu vaccine now if you have not gotten vaccinated yet this season. Influenz...

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Take 3 Steps to Fight the Flu Fact Sheet... Public Health
Posted on: October 4, 2018

See the Signs, Save a Life

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How can you tell if a loved one is misusing prescription pain relievers or using heroin? There are signs you can look for and ways to get a loved one help before it is too late. The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) launched a new campaign to...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Flu season: your health is worth a shot

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It’s that time of year again

Flu season will be here soon so now is the time to get vaccinated. Influenza (flu) is a serious disease caused by a virus and it can make you feel miserable! Fever, cough, shaking chills, body aches, and extreme weakn...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Your input is needed!

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Your input is needed! Take part in the upcoming community health focus group to let the hospital and health department know what health issues you see in the community. The focus group will take place on Wednesday, November 7 at 7pm. You can receive a $10...
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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Wear Pink on October 25 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in New York State. Each year, approximately 15,000 women in NYS are newly diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 2,600 women die from the...

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Posted on: October 21, 2018

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

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National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (NLPPW) is an annual observance to raise awareness of the dangers of lead and how lead poisoning can be prevented. National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2018 takes place October 21-27. Protect your child from lead...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

No Cost Well Water Testing Available to Residents of Montour and Hector

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Well water testing is available at NO COST to residents of the towns of Montour and Hector that were impacted by the recent flooding. Well water testing checks for a variety of contaminants like bacteria and metals that could make you or your family sick....

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Posted on: September 15, 2018

Steps to Take to Prevent Falls

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Steps to take to prevent falls:

  • Stay physically active. Using an exercise program that is right for you can help make you stronger and more flexible.
  • Have your eyes and hearing tested. Small changes in your hearing and eyesight can cause you to fall. If you...
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Learn more about fall prevention... Public Health
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Strong Kids, Safe Kids at Schuyler Family Fit Fest

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September 29, 201810:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Montour Falls Carnival Grounds • Route 224 • Montour Falls, NY

The Cayuga Health System (Schuyler Hospital and Cayuga Medical Center), Schuyler County Public Health, and Strong Kids, Safe Kids have pa...

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Additional info and vendor registration... Public Health
Posted on: June 6, 2018

We need your input!

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There is a very important health-related survey going on across our 9-county region and we need your input. This survey is designed to listen to our community through the stories of our residents. Your experiences and ideas will help us to understand and ...

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Click here to take the survey... Public Health
Posted on: August 20, 2018

Cleaning Up Mold After Flooding

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If your home experienced moisture or water damage during the recent flooding, it may be at risk for mold growth. Use the following information from Schuyler County Public Health to make sure you are safely removing mold from your home.Water damage can pro...

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What to wear when entering a place with mold... Public Health
Posted on: August 6, 2018

12 Months. 177 Pounds.

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12 Months. 177 Pounds.

Did you know there is a program available to Schuyler County residents that can help them lose weight and keep it off? The program, offered by Schuyler County Public Health and their community partners, helps community members lose w...

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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Do You Have a Preteen or Teen? Protect Their Future With Vaccines

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Taking your Preteen or Teen to their sports physical, making sure they eat healthy and get plenty of sleep…you know these are crucial to your child’s health. Schuyler County Public Health would also like you to know your preteens and ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Make Sure Your Well Doesn’t Make You Sick

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Is your well water safe? Schuyler County Public Health wants community members to check on their wells and septic systems to make sure they didn’t get damaged in the latest flooding. If your water comes from a well, make sure it is safe to use a...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Photo contest is seeking to capture what HEALs Schuyler County

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The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Schuyler group is having a photo contest for amateur and professional photographers to catch the creative ways in which people HEAL in Schuyler County. Watkins Glen was just voted ‘10 Best Small Town for A...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

A Healthy Start: Pregnancy and Vaccines

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During pregnancy, you often think about baby names, nursery colors and prenatal vitamins, but you should also think about vaccines. Vaccines during pregnancy not only protect you against diseases, but you also pass some protection to your baby that will l...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Safety Tips for After Flooding

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With recent flooding, Schuyler County Public Health wants to provide the community with tips to help them and their family stay safe and healthy. Flooding can damage and contaminate wells. If your water comes from a well, make sure it is safe to use and d...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

2017 Annual Report is now available!

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Schuyler County Public Health's Annual Report for 2017 is now available. Check out the report for more information about our programs and services, what we accomplished in 2017, and our goals for 2018.

To see the report click here... Public Health
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Free presentation on strengthening communication in children with autism spectrum disorder

James Ball Conference June 7

This conference will focus on the different types of communication systems, including AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication), PECS (Picture Exchange Communication Systems), Sign Language and Scrolling (Producing All Signs), and Apps for iPad. The pr...

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Additional info and registration... Public Health
Posted on: April 21, 2018

National Infant Immunization Week

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April 21 through 28 is National Infant Immunization Week this year! National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children.

Did you know?

  • Through immunizations we can n...
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More information about vaccinating your child... Public Health
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Parents' Corner: Taking Care of Yourself

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Join us at Schuyler Parents’ Corner for a fun and interactive class to help find rest and renewed energy through parenting! Class will be taught by local yoga instructor and owner of Selah Studio’s Yoga & Music Instruction, Susan S...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Community Baby Shower

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Community Baby Shower on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1 PM to 3:30 PM. Fun, games, and door prizes available. The baby shower will take place at the Chemung County Health Department in Elmira, NY.

Registration table will be at the front door, through the ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Emergency DRILL next Tuesday, April 10, in Schuyler County

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Please read to the bottom of this page to learn more about the drill and to view the Vaccine Information Sheet.

Click here to preregister for the DRILL

April 6, 2018 - Schuyler County Public Health’s emergency DRILL is next Tuesday, April 10, from...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Parents' Corner: Free Class on Safely Lifting and Carrying Kids

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Looking for painless parenting? Join us March 16th from 10AM-11AM at the Family Play and Resource Center for a free, interactive class on safely lifting and carrying kids. This class, taught by local physical therapist Dr. Amanda Smith-Socaris, PT, DPT, O...

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