Has your 6 year old or younger child been tested for exposure to lead before returning to school? If not, ask your pediatrician to do so.
Believe it or not—time to start thinking Flu Vaccine! Not too early to call your MD or get a shot at a local clinic or drugstore.
Vector (Rat) Prevention:
As you start to do seasonal clean ups, avoid having piles of wood & debris on your property that rats can use as nesting places.
As always, properly dispose of garbage in containers with secure fitting lids!
Environmental Health just concluded annual oral rabies bait drop aimed to decrease rabies in wildlife, especially raccoons. With the ongoing warm weather, bats are still active – if anyone could have possibly been bitten, catch bat if possible, but do not damage its head/brains (necessary for rabies testing).
Please be sure your pets are vaccinated to keep them safe! Rabies is 100% fatal—if you love your pets—dogs, cats and ferrets--get them vaccinated!
3 free rabies clinics in September (9th, 16th, 23rd) Williamsville, Springville & West Seneca respectively.
For more information: Erie County Department of Health – erie.gov/health