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Mangano Recognizes International Overdose Awareness Day and National Recovery Month

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today recognized International Overdose Awareness Day, a global event held on August 31st each year, aimed at raising awareness to the fact that the tragedy of overdose deaths is preventable. On … Continue reading

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Mangano Offers Free Heroin Overdose Prevention Seminar in Lynbrook

Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is continuing to combat the heroin epidemic and save lives by joining with the Lynbrook Mayor William J. Hendrick and Long Beach Reach outpatient counseling center to host a free Overdose … Continue reading

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Nassau County Department of Health Continues Rabies Baiting Program Raccoon Rabies Vaccine to be distributed by Truck

Continuing the effort to eradicate raccoon rabies in Nassau County, Nassau County Department of Health and Cornell University will distribute raccoon rabies vaccine to protect residents from rabies. In response to the finding of several rabid raccoons in Brooklyn, raccoon … Continue reading

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Ed Mangano & Doc Gooden Team Up to Pitch Good Health and Overdose Prevention Initiatives to Residents

By Eden Laikin Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and North Shore-LIJ Health System announced this week that former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, will return to his hometown of Nassau County on Saturday, August … Continue reading

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Mangano offers free lifesaving training

by Eden Laikin Carle Place School District officials have joined a growing list of schools in Nassau to host a free Narcan Training and Drug Abuse Awareness event, presented by County mental health and chemical dependency professionals. About 40 residents … Continue reading

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Mangano Hosts Minority Health Conference

by Eden Laikin Nassau County and Hofstra University co-hosted a Minority Health Conference on April 9 which included the presentation of health department awards to recognize residents who’ve contributed to the betterment of the minority community through healthy efforts. Nassau … Continue reading

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MANGANO REPS JOIN STATE TASK FORCE ON DRUG ABUSE

by Eden Laikin Representatives from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s office testified at a State Senate Task Force hearing this week on Heroin and Opioid Addiction. The hearing – the first of 12 to be held across the state – … Continue reading

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