Seneca Falls - In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio is reminding his constituents to contact their health care providers to receive regular screenings for breast cancer. “Breast cancer is more treatable the earlier it is detected,” said Senator Nozzolio, “it is vitally important that people discuss screening options with their doctors.”
State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging residents of the Greater Finger Lakes Region to check frequently on senior citizens and those who live alone, as well as to take extra care with children and family pets, to protect them from soaring temperatures as New York is experiencing one of the worst heat waves in years.
Recently, my colleagues in the State Senate and I adopted important legislation (S.2491) to add CPR training as part of every high school student's health curriculum. This measure will significantly raise awareness of this important skill and could save countless lives.
New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio is urging everyone, especially high school and college students, be vaccinated for bacterial meningitis this spring. Recent warnings by the New York State Department of Health indicate that a new strain of meningitis – that is especially lethal, has been detected in New York.