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PRESS RELEASE: St. Lawrence County Board of Health, Department of Health St. Lawrence County has worked in close partnership with NY State, St. Lawrence Health System, Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, Clifton Fine Hospital and our local pharmacies to create a safe, accessible, fair distribution…
Volunteers needed to assist with COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts   Canton, NY—The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department is seeking help from medical and non-medical volunteers as they move forward planning for the anticipated COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Since the start of the…
Where: Meadows Diner, 5835 Co Rd 27, Canton NY 13617 Date: Sunday, November 15th Time: 12:15pm – 1:30pm Individuals who dined at the Meadows Diner at the above location during the day and time listed have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you believe you were present at this…
Where: Canton Pizza Hut, 5933 US Highway 11 University Shopping Ctr, Canton, NY 13617 Date: Saturday, November 7th 2020 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Individuals who dined at Pizza Hut at the above location during the day and time listed have a potential risk of exposure to COVID-19. If you…
Where: Potsdam Walmart, 7494 US-11, Potsdam, NY 13676 Dates: Monday, November 2nd, Wednesday November 4th, Thursday November 5th, Friday November 6th Times: 11/2: 7am – 2:30PM, 11/4: 7am – 2pm, 11/5: 7am – 4pm, 11/6: 7am – 4pm Individuals who visited Potsdam Walmart at the above location…
Halloween should be spooky, not scary! Governor Cuomo asks for your help to make sure everyone has a healthy and safe Halloween. Halloween celebrations and activities, including trick-or-treating, can be filled with fun, but must be done in a safe way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The best…
The Wildlife Services (WS) program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working with the New York  State Department of Health to protect people and pets from the threat of rabies in our area. WS is distributing an oral rabies vaccine (ORV)…
The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department invites all residents, agencies, and businesses to partake in the “I Wear a Mask to Protect” campaign. The campaign’s purpose is to help kindly encourage and remind everyone to continue wearing face coverings when out in public to protect family,…