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Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

October 5th event effort to improve communications during emergency situations

BUFFALO, NY, September 19, 2012 – A fire or other disaster is often a traumatic experience for those affected. The situation can become even more stressful when those affected by and responding to the emergency have issues communicating with each other, which is often the case for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Late-Deafened.

All-Ages Wellness and Life Safety Event with Lancaster FD

All-Ages Wellness and Life Safety Event with Lancaster FD

Please join us for our Annual All Ages Wellness event in conjunction with the Lancaster Fire Department’s Annual “Fire Prevention & Life Safety Event”

September 23, 2012

12p.m. until 4p.m.

Como Park Elementary School

1985 Como Park Boulevard

Lancaster, NY 14086

We are excited to announce that we will be joining Lancaster Fire Department in their annual “Fire Prevention & Life Safety Day”

In combining these two events, this year's fair is expected to be the Largest Health and Safety expo of the year!

Here is a list of just some of what you will find:

Legislator Lorigo Announces Free Rabies Clinic Sept. 19 in West Seneca

Legislator Lorigo Announces Free Rabies Clinic Sept. 19 in West Seneca

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo encourages pet owners to attend an upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets. Organized by the Erie County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA, serving Erie County, the clinic is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the West Seneca Highway Garage, 39 South Avenue, off Union near NYS 400, West Seneca.

“As a dog owner, I know how important it is to protect our pets. By ensuring our pets receive the appropriate vaccinations, we protect them and the community. Through this convenient clinic, dogs, cats and ferrets can receive the rabies vaccinations, for free. If your pet is in need of the rabies vaccination, please take advantage of this county outreach program,” said Legislator Lorigo.

This is the final rabies clinic scheduled this year.

The following requirements must be met in order to receive the rabies vaccination:

Halloween Safety and Your Pet

Halloween Safety and Your Pet

(Welcome to our pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Halloween isn't just for kids. Pets are joining the festivities too, but it's important to keep safety in mind while you celebrate. To make Halloween a real treat for pets and ensure they stay safe and happy, here are a few tips to keep in mind:

Legislator Rath Announces Free Rabies Clinic Wednesday, Sept. 12

Legislator Rath Announces Free Rabies Clinic Wednesday, Sept. 12

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath encourages pet owners to attend an upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets. Organized by the Erie County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA, serving Erie County, the clinic is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the Clarence Highway Garage, 6185 Goodrich Road, Clarence.

“Pets that receive the appropriate vaccinations help keep the entire community safer. Through this clinic, dogs, cats and ferrets can receive the rabies vaccinations, for free. Pet owners are urged to keep their pets up-to-date on vaccinations and take advantage of this free clinic if their pet is in need of the rabies vaccination,” said Legislator Rath.

The following requirements must be met in order to receive the rabies vaccination:

Cool Gel ’n Cap Earns Prestigious National Award

Cool Gel ’n Cap Earns Prestigious National Award

Cool Gel ’n Cap, the unique first aid hat for toddlers and young children developed right here in Western New York, recently earned a 2012 Top Choice of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine in the parenting aids category. 

The magazine’s national awards program is unique in that all products submitted for consideration in the competition are reviewed by parents, educators and professionals. Products are not reviewed by any one person; they are reviewed by many people — the very people who purchase them.

Cool Gel ’n Cap: A Safe Alternative for Pain Relief

Cool Gel ’n Cap: A Safe Alternative for Pain Relief

No parent likes to see his or her child dealing with the discomfort associated with a mild or minor medical condition. And with more frequency than ever before, parents today are turning to safe treatment alternatives rather than risk overmedicating or providing over-the-counter medications that may be fine for adults but not intended for children.

If your child is experiencing any of the discomfort associated with fever, bumps, bruises, earache, ear infection or headache, Cool Gel ’n Cap is a safe and comforting medical alternative. A unique first aid cap for children, Cool Gel ‘n Cap can help relieve your child’s fear and discomfort without the use of traditional medications.