Posted on: July 1, 2017

Prevent Tickborne Diseases When Your Outside This Summer

blacklegged tick

Tickborne diseases are on the rise and prevention should be on everyone’s mind, particularly during the spring, summer, and early-fall when ticks are most active. From May through July, people will get more tick bites and tickborne diseases than...

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Washington County Public Health Front Page
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fresh Food Pantry to begin delivering free produce at eight locations in Washington County

Fresh Food Pantry Free Fruit and Vegetables July 7th - Mid November Check Locations

Did you know that On July 7th the Fresh Food Pantry will begin delivering free produce at eight locations within Washington County?  Free Fruits and Vegetables for people struggling to afford fresh produce.  This will be available every ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

New 838 Area Code Being Introduced Effective 8/19/17

518 Banner Reminder Area Code 838 Overlay

To ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers, the new 838 area code will be added to the area served by 518. The new 838 area code will serve the same geographic area currently served by the existing 518 area code which covers all or part of 17 coun...

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New York State Public Service Commission Website Front Page

Posted on: July 12, 2017

Scams Targeting Taxpayers Are On The Rise

IRS Logo

You get a call from someone who says he’s from the IRS and tells you that you owe back taxes. These call usually involve threats for immediate payment. The caller may know part of your Social Security number. And your caller ID might show a Wash...

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IRS Website... Information Technology
Posted on: June 13, 2017

FBI Warns Americans to Protect Yourself at the ATM

FBI

 As Americans hit the road for summer vacation season, many will visit an ATM expecting quick and easy access to their cash. Yet that convenience makes ATMs an easy, year-round target for fraudsters looking to steal your money. 

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Additional Info... Information Technology

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic Schedule Update

2017 Rabies Clinic Schedule

Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic Schedule for 2017  Updated

All Dogs and Cats should be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, then every three years thereafter.  Ferrets should be vacc...

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View 2017 Rabies Clinic Schedule... Public Health

Posted on: July 3, 2017

2017 Final Tax Assessment Rolls Now Available

2017 Final Assessments

The 2017 Final Tax Assessment Rolls are now available for the public.

View Assessment Rolls... Real Property Tax Serv.

Posted on: June 29, 2017

Sheriff's Office to participate in statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown

dwi crackdown

Undersheriff John Winchell announced today that the Washington County Sheriff’s Office along with local police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts st...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 4, 2017

Putnam man seriously injured in ATV accident

Putnam MVA

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on June 3, 2017 at 6:46 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 22 inthe Town of Putnam for a report of an ATV accident.

Upon arrival, sheriff’s deputies located Randy ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 4, 2017

Whitehall man charged with DWI after 106 mph ride

Richard Ruger

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on June 3, 2017 at 8:24 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Whitehall man after an incident on State Route 22 in the Town of Putnam. 

 

Richard I. Ruger, 28, of North Will...

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Sheriff's Office

Posted on: July 17, 2017

Help for Homeless Vets

Help for Homeless Vets

Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless can call or visit their local VA Medical Center or Community Resource and Referral Center where VA staff are ready to help. Veterans and families can call 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838). ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

The Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7 365 Days a Year

crisisline

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-8...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

New VA Online Tool Helps Veterans Learn About and Compare Effective PTSD Treatments

Veterans spotlight

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new online tool this week that will help Veterans compare various treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  The PTSD Treatment Decision Aid is a free, interactive online tool ...

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Website... Veterans' Service Agency