Lewis County Public Health held a Mass Antibiotic Dispensing Drill June 24, 2015 at Lowville Academy Central School. The drill was a huge success. We would like to thank everyone who was involved in the planning and execution of the drill. Community involvment was the key to success for this emergency preparedness drill.
The 2015 Family Fit and Fun Faire is scheduled for August 22, 2015 at the Lewis County Fair Grounds from 9am to 12pm. There will be a walk for children, a car seat fit station, a climbing wall, games and activities. Please have your children wear sneakers as they are required to climb the rock wall. Please join us for this fun filled family event.
Lewis County Public Health is excited to announce the new Take Charge with Diabetes Program, a health education program designed to complement and enhance medical treatment and Diabetes management. This is a 6 session program where participants will learn techniques to handle fatigue, stress, pain and the emotions of Diabetes. Participants will also learn appropriate exercise for their condition, healthy eating and monitoring, skin and foot care, and appropriate use of medciation. For more information on the program call Lewis County Public Health at (315)-376-5453
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.To find out more information call LCPH at (315) 376-5453.
Do you want to be part of a strong, healthy, and prepared community? Join the Central New York Medical Reserve Corps (CNYMRC) today. The CNYMRC is a group of professional volunteers willing to assist communities during public health emergencies, such as pandemic illness, natural disasters, and acts of terrorism. The volunteers are potential responders who have been credentialed and trained in advance. The CNYMRC serves the following counties Cayuga, Cortland, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, and Tompkins. To learn more or to join the CNYMRC click here.