Media Advisory: State Health Commissioner to Visit Allegany, Cattaraugus, Wyoming Counties Thursday to Highlight Local Public Health Activities During National Public Health Week
ALBANY, N.Y. (April 7, 2010) – As part his 15-county National Public Health Week tour, State Health Commissioner Richard F. Daines, M.D., will participate in local public health activities in Allegany, Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties on Thursday, April 8.
Belmont, Allegany County
8:30 a.m. – H1N1 RESPONSE RECOGNITION AWARD
Commissioner Daines will present an H1N1 Response Recognition Award to Allegany County Public Health Director Lori Ballengee and discuss local public health initiatives.
Location: 7 Court St., Belmont NY 14813
Wellsville, Allegany County
9:15 a.m – WIC CLINIC
Commissioner Daines will visit a Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinic to discuss nutrition and obesity prevention for pregnant women and children as well as other public health activities conducted at the clinic.
Location; WIC Clinic, 3453B State Rt. 417 East, Wellsville, NY 14895
Olean, Cattaraugus County
11:15 p.m. – H1N1 RESPONSE RECOGNITION AWARD
Commissioner Daines will present an H1N1 Response Recognition Award to Cattaraugus County Public Health Director Kevin D. Watkins, M.D., and discuss local public health initiatives.
Location: 1 Leo Moss Dr., Olean, NY 14760
Gowanda, Cattaraugus County
12:45 p.m – EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Commissioner Daines will tour areas of Tri-County Hospital that were impacted by the 2009 flood and discuss local public health agencies' response in public health emergencies.
Location: Tri-County Hospital, 100 Memorial Dr., Gowanda, 14070
1:30 p.m. – SAFE DRINKING WATER
Commissioner Daines will tour the Village of Gowanda Water Treatment Plant.
Location: 1 Industrial Pl., Gowanda, NY 14070
Silver Springs, Wyoming County
3:30 p.m. – H1N1 RESPONSE RECOGNITION AWARD
Commissioner Daines will present an H1N1 Response Recognition Award to Wyoming County Public Health Director Gregory J. Collins, DO, and discuss local public health initiatives.
Location: 5362 Mungers Mill Rd., Silver Springs, NY 14550.
Bliss, Wyoming County
4:15 p.m – AIR QUALITY AND GREEN ENERGY
Commissioner Daines will tour a wind farm. Joined by Town of Eagle Supervisor Joe Kushner.
Location: 3468 East Main St., Bliss, NY 14024