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Rabies Vaccination Clinic Schedule 2015
The 2015 Rabies Vaccination Clinic Schedule for cats, dogs, and ferrets is now available. Additional Info...
Survey for Business Owners, Managers and Human Resource Workers
If you are a business owner or manager or if you work in human resources, the Finger Lakes Workplace Wellness Consortium Needs YOUR HELP! Read on...
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Introducing We Choose Health OntariOWe Choose Health Ontario
A Healthy Restaurant Dining Initiative

Anyone who has ever tried to lower their fat intake or shed a few pounds understands the challenges eating at a restaurant can bring. One meal out can derail our best-laid plans when it comes to healthy eating. It is not only that restaurant fare is often higher in salt and fat; we simply tend to eat too much when we dine out.

Is it possible to eat healthy when eating out? The Ontario County Health Collaborative hopes its new partnership with area restaurants will give county residents the opportunity to find out. Participating restaurants have agreed to provide healthy options to their customers and assist with raising community awareness about the impact of diet on chronic diseases, particularly obesity and high blood pressure.

Look for initiative signage at your favorite dining spot and ask your server about available healthy options. Read more...

EbolaEbola Virus
What do I need to know?
Ebola is not a new disease. It has reared its ugly head many times in the past, usually in remote African villages far off the beaten path. Click here to find out what you need to know about the virus you are hearing about in the news.

Enterovirus D68
Is it a cold? Is it the flu?
No, but it sure looks like them. EV-D68 is a member of the family of enteroviruses. It is not a new virus. In the United States, enteroviruses tend to circulate in the community in the summer and fall.

Enterovirus D68 causes symptoms very similar to a cold or influenza. They can be mild, moderate, or severe. People with EV-D68 may have body aches, runny nose, cough, sore throat, fatigue and in some cases fever. Most people who get EV-D68 recover on their own. A few go on to develop severe illness that requires hospitalization. These are the ones we tend to hear about in the news. Read more...

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Mary L. Beer, RN, MPH
Public Health Director

3019 County Complex Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424-9505

Ph: (585) 396-4343
Fx: (585) 396-4551

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