Lewis County Public Health encourages citizens to: make an emergency plan, prepare an emergency kit, become informed of potential disasters and hazards, and get involved with disaster volunteer organizations. Taking the right steps to build awareness and prepare for emergencies will build a stronger community and can help save lives in Lewis County. If you would like to become more involved in Lewis County Emergency Preparedness by being a volunteer or a participant in any of our drills please call Lewis County Public Health at 376-5453.
If your children are under 26 years old, you may be able to insure them on your plan. They can join, remain, or return to your plan even if they're
These rights apply to all health plans that offer dependent coverage, including grandfathered plans, whether you get coverage through your employer or buy it yourself. Adult children under the age of 26 may be enrolled during a plan’s open enrollment period or during other special enrollment opportunities. Your employer or insurance company can provide details.
Starting October 1, 2013, young adults can also be signed up directly in the new Marketplace plans. The Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs.
For more information, visits http://www.cdc.gov/features/collegehealth/
Lewis County Public Health is excited to announce the new NYS Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) , a proven way to prevent diabetes in people who have prediabetes or are at risk for diabetes, by making small lifestyle changes. The DPP meets in a small group for just one hour every week for 16 weeks. Trained lifestyle coaches leads the weekly sessions to help you improve your food choices, increase physical activity, and learn coping skills to maintain weight loss and healthy lifestyle changes. Lewis County Public Health will be offering DPP begin September 2nd from 5pm to 6pm. To find out more information call LCPH at (315) 376-5453.