Due to deteriorating weather conditions, the Onondaga County Health Department’s Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) clinics at Gifford Street, Bayberry Plaza, and St. Michael’s Lutheran church will be closing at 3:00 pm today.
Due to the Winter Weather Advisory that has been issued, Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta recommends that Onondaga County residents take precautions against cold-related injuries and carbon monoxide poisoning. Dr. Gupta explained, “With the extreme cold in the forecast, people, especially the elderly and young children, need to take measures to protect themselves from hypothermia … Continue reading Community Urged to Take Precautions During Severe Cold
January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer but it occurs most often in women over the age of 30. Approximately 12,000 U.S. women get cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is easily prevented with regular screening tests and follow-up and is highly curable when found and treated … Continue reading FREE Tests to Detect Cervical Cancer are Available