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Hostess and Grain Craft Recall, 2016nuts
Peanut Protein Found in Snack Foods
Grain Craft notified the FDA on April 26 that sampling by a customer found peanut residue in cookies and subsequent analysis revealed the source of the peanut residue to be its soft red winter wheat flour. Read more from the FDA.

Click here for updates on the recall of Grain Craft and Hostess products due to presence of peanut protein.

Lyme Disease  Deer Tick
It's Spring and Ticks are Awake
Lyme disease (LD) continues to be the most common tick related illness in our region. The best treatment strategy for LD and other tick-borne illnesses is prevention. Check out our updated Lyme disease page.

Meningococcal Vaccine for School
One More Please!
This fall meningococcal vaccine will be required for 7th and 12th graders attending school in New York State. 
Read more about this very important vaccine.

Click here for school vaccination requirements in New York.

Healthcare providers,
click here  for a one-page summary of MenACWY vaccination recommendations for 7th and 12th graders who may or may not have been previously vaccinated.

Drop Off Your Old Medicationsmedications
Do you have some old meds hiding in the back of your medicine cabinet? Best to get them safely out of the house. Click here for a list of permanent medication drop-off sites in Ontario County.

What Killed Americans in 2015?
Check in out on our Chronic Disease Page.

Help for Home Repairs in Canandaigua
The Canandaigua Home Energy and Improvement Program provides grants to income eligible home owners for home repairs in the city of Canandaigua. Click here for more information and to view their flyer.

Zika Virus
Zika is usually transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito in countries where the virus is prevalent in the mosquito population. It can also be shared during sex by men who are infected with the virus. Unborn babies are at risk for birth defects if their moms get Zika during pregnancy. Read more.

For Healthcare Providers

Updated 6/23/16

Contact Us
Mary L. Beer, RN, MPH
Public Health Director 
3019 County Complex Dr.
Canandaigua, NY 14424

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Ph: (585) 396-4343
Fx: (585) 396-4551

After Hours Emergencies
Contact the Ontario County Sheriff's
Departmet at (585) 394-4560 and
ask for Public Health Nurse on call.


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