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August is National Immunization Awareness Month
Vaccines Aren't Just for Kids
People of all ages can protect their health with vaccinations. Each week in August, vaccines for different age groups will be featured. This first week, it's Adult vaccines.

Take the Adult and Adolescent Vaccine Quiz.
Cuestionario breve sobre vacunas para adolescentes y adultos.
 Week  Date English Espanol
 1  August 1-7   Adults  Vacunas para adultos
 2  August 8-14  Pregnant women  Vacunas para mujeres embarazadas
 3  August 15-21  Babies & children  Vacunas para ninos
 4  August 22-28  Preteens and teens

 Información para padres de los niños

Avoid Heat Related Illnessheat
Heat related illness affects millions of Americans every summer. Click here to learn how to avoid heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

El cuerpo normalmente se refresca al sudar. Durante el verano, sobre todo cuando hay mucha humedad, el sudor no es suficiente. Más información...

Breastfeeding Friendliness...It Matters
Breastfeeding Friendly Places in Ontario County
Ontario County Public Health and the Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Partnership recently recognized workplaces, daycares, schools and businesses for becoming Breastfeeding Friendly. Read more...

Lyme Disease
Ticks are Looking for a Warm Meal
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.

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 8/12/16

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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