Putnam County Youth Bureau’s Pegasus Program

Putnam County Youth Bureau Pegasus program is About:

  • Understanding alcohol and drug dependency
  • Coping skills
  • Fun activities
  • New friends

Pegasus is held on Thursday nights beginning October 11, 2012 at the Putnam County Youth Bureau from 6 pm to 7:30 pm
A free confidential program for children ages 6 to 14, who have a parent or family member suffering from alcoholism or other drug dependencies.
*Pre – registration is required. For more information or to register contact: Adriene Iasoni-Aull, LMSW (845) 808-1600 ext. 46126 adriene.iasoni@putnamcountyny.gov

Sponsored by the New York State Office for Children and Family Services and the Putnam County Youth Bureau

Click to View Pegasus Fall 2012 flier

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08-16-12 PCDOH Reminds Families to Make Sure That Children Get Required Vaccinations

Parents are preparing for the start of school, students are leaving for college and flu season
is approaching. The Putnam County Department of Health is reminding parents that all children
must receive certain vaccinations before they begin or return to school or day care this fall, depending
on their age and school year. “Vaccinations are the safest and most effective way to prevent
childhood disease,” said Allen Beals, M.D., J.D., Commissioner of Health.

To see this Full Press Realease, Click Here.

Live Healthy Putnam on Fitness – Tip of the Week

With people hitting the beaches this summer, many will try surfing and swimming to stay in shape. It is important to remember that rip currents are dangerous and can reach speeds of 8 feet/ second. June’s National Rip Current Awareness Week is an opportunity to remind us to stay safe in the sea.

Live Healthy Putnam on Nutrition – Tip of the Week

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