Pinpointing the source of a salmonella outbreak may soon take less time and be more accurate, due to the next generation DNA sequencing techniques being used at the State’s Wadsworth Center Laboratories. The technology enables public health laboratories to rapidly identify strains of salmonella and quicken responses to potential outbreaks. The FDA is providing equipment, funds for personnel, and training on the equipment to 7 State Public Health Laboratories including New York.
DELAWARE COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES will hold a Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic For dogs, cats, and ferrets today from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Sidney Fire Station on River Street. more information is available at 832-5200 or delawarecountypublichealth.com.
The Afton, Bainbridge, Sidney, and Unadilla Chamber of Commerce Members will participate in a 4 Chamber Mixer & Meeting today at 5:30 pm, at the Sundown Golf & Country Club 178 Haypath Lane, Guilford. Chambers will give brief reports on planned projects for the year.