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Press Releases


9/26/2022: Protect Yourself from Tickborne Disease this Hunting Season

9/14/2022: COVID-19 State of Emergency Ends - SLCPH Encourages Residents to Know Their Risk

9/12/2022: Critter Proofing Your Home

8/30/2022: Overdose Prevention Awareness Day

8/17/2022: Maintaining Your Septic Systems

8/15/2022: Free COVID-19 Home Test Kits and N-95 Masks Available at St. Lawrence County

8/1/22: Monkeypox: Overview, Symptoms, and Precautions

7/19/22: COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Reminders

7/12/2022: First Case of Orthopoxvirus/Monkeypox in St. Lawrence County - No Risk to County Residents

7/11/2022: First Raccoon to Test Positive for Rabies in 2022 in St. Lawrence County

7/7/2022: Tips for DIY Lead-Safe Renovations

6/9/2022: St. Lawrence County Public Health Tips for Lead-Safe Gardening

6/2/2022: Everyone 5+ Should Receive a COVID-19 Booster Dose

5/23/2022: Influenza Surveillance Extended - Until Cases Decrease 

5/19/2022: Tips for Dealing with Ticks

5/6/2022: Well Water Safety Tips

4/28/2022: NYSDOH Ending COVID-19 Case Investigating Program Thursday, April 28th

4/27/2022: National DEA Medication Take Back Day

4/01/2022: National Public Health Week April 4 - 10

3/31/2022: What to Do If You Find A Syringe in Public

3/23/2022: Protect your Home from Mold

3/18/2022: Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council (LEICC) Meeting - April 5th 

3/11/2022: Public Health Officials Call for Increased Funding for Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

3/10/2022: March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

2/14/2022: February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

1/21/2022: St. Lawrence County Public Health Updates COVID-19 Contact Tracing Process


12/13/2021: St. Lawrence County Public Health Urges Community to Get Flu Vaccine

11/22/2021: NYSACHO Recognizes National Public Health “Thank You” Day

11/12/2021: St. Lawrence County Public Health Department launches #VAXTOSTAY COVID-19 vaccination clinics

10/13/2021: Governor Hochul Announces 21 New #VAXTOSCHOOL Pop-up Sites

5/21/21: Public Health Department Rabies Program

4/23/2021: National Infant Immunization Week 2021 

4/13/21: CDC & FDA Recommendation to Pause Use of J&J Vaccine

4/1/21: National Public Health Week (April 5 - April 11)

2/12/21: Comorbidities & Underlying Conditions Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

1/30/21: Guidance for Higher Risk Sports 


6/3/2020: Prevent Tick Bites

6/12/2020: Protect Yourself and Your Family from Rabies

6/25/2020: Wear a Mask Campaign 

6/26/2020: Follow Safety Measures as St. Lawrence County Enters Phase 4

7/1/2020: Stay Food Safe this July 4th

7/7/2020: July Rabies Clinics Postponed

7/14/20: Notice of Potential COVID-19 Exposure at 1/2 Ton's Bar and Grill

7/22/20: Traveling Back to St. Lawrence County? Here's What You Should Know 

8/3/2020: NOTICE: Oral Rabies Bait Drop August 2nd - 27th, 2020 

8/6/2020: Notice of Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Christian Fellowship Center in Canton 

8/13/20: Horse Identified with Eastern Equine Encephalitis in St. Lawrence County 

8/19/20: National Immunization Awareness Month 2020

8/22/20: Public Health Inspects Gyms and Fitness Centers for Reopening

8/26/20: Strong Collaboration with Four Area Colleges for Safe Reopening 

9/8/20: Rise in COVID-19 Cases: Testing Offered for Those Potentially Exposed 

9/9/20: September 15th Rabies Clinic 

10/10/20: Notice of Potential Exposure: Park Bros. - Potsdam 

10/10/20: Notice of Potential Expsoure: Hometown Cafe - Madrid 


11/27/2019: National Influenza Week 

11/15/19: Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips 

10/18/19: National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 

9/23/19: Preptember: The Readiest Time of the Year

9/20/19: SLC Board of Health Issues Advisory on Vaping & E-Cigarette Use

8/22/19: Avoid Algae Blooms on Black Lake

8/6/19: National Immunization Awareness Month

7/1/19: Tips to Prevent Drownings

6/20/19: Sun Safety

5/15/19: Tick Prevention 

4/24/19: National Infant Immunization Week 

4/10/19: Take Preventive Actions to Fight the Flu 

3/29/19: National Public Health Week 

3/18/19: National Nutrition Month

2/22/19: Flu Cases on the Rise 

2/19/19: Heart Disease Awareness Month

1/25/19: Walk with a Doc 2019 Schedule

1/16/19: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


1/25/18- OHCC on Carbon Monoxide Precaution

2/9/18- NY Governor Executive Order Expanding Access to Immunize Children Against Seasonal Influenza

2/20/18- Ogdensburg Intra-City Shuttle with stops at the Community Health Center

5/23/18- Tick Education Press Release

6/8/18- "Walk with a Doc" Program Startup News Release

7/19/18- Sun Safety Press Release

8/10/18- Avoid Algae Blooms on Black Lake 

8/23/18- Found a Bat in your Home? Here's what do: Press Release

9/24/18- September is Emergency Preparedness Month- Press Release

10/18/18- Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Press Release

11/14/18- Diabetes Awareness Month Press Release 

11/28/18 - National Influenza Vaccination Week Press Release


2/16/17- Free Lead Testing Pilot Program

2/13/17- Rabid Raccoon Identified in Gouverneur

3/28/17- Blood Drive on April 17 11-4pm

3/7/17- Rabid Fox Identified in Fine

5/13/17- Blood Drive on June 21 11-4pm

8/30/17 - Avoid Algae Blooms on Black Lake 

9/8/17- West Nile Virus Identified in Stockholm Alpaca

10/06/17- West Nile Virus Identified in Massena Horse 


9/12/16- West Nile Virus Identified in Lisbon Horse

9/26/16- Rabid Raccoon Identified in Gouverneur

10/24/16- National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

12/5/2016- Early Intervention Service Provider Posting