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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Take Precautions During Extreme Heat

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KNOW THE SYMPTOMS OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS: headache, nausea, muscle cramping, weakness, dizziness, or difficulty breathing.

Older adults, small children, overweight individuals, those with chronic health problems, or those who take certain medications, are...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Lyme Disease in Madison County

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Examining Lyme disease cases in Madison County from 2011-17, approximately 57.8% of cases have been among males. Lyme disease in Madison County follows the national trend of dis-proportionally higher disease rates in males and within specific age groups (...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

June 2nd Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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Check out upcoming Madison County Health Department rabies vaccination clinics for 2018. Vaccinations are offered free to Madison County residents. Voluntary donations are appreciated to help defray clinic costs.

Proof of previous vaccination is required to...

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Health Department
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Safely Disposing of Sharps

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No. 05-18

Have you ever wondered where you or a loved one can dispose of used medical syringes (sharps)? Proper disposal of sharps at home can prevent injury, illness, and the polluting of our environment. Madison County has a program in place that can hel...

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Health Department
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Rabies Continues to Be a Threat in CNY

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No. 06-18

Oneida County reported a skunk submitted for testing last week was positive for rabies, prompting the quarantine of a family’s dog. Residents of Madison County are reminded that many species of wildlife present in Central New York are capable of ...

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Health Department
Posted on: April 7, 2018

Weekly Disease & Flu Surveillance Report

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Learn what illnesses are being watched in your community and know what illnesses are going around.

Reports are published weekly from November-May and monthly from June-October. Find and view recent and previous disease surveillance reports.

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View the newest disease surveillance report (PDF) Health Department