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These raccoons were left on the doorstep of the Westchester County Health Department on May 23, 2014. (credit: Westchester County Health Department)

Westchester Officials Searching For Whoever Left 5 Baby Raccoons On Health Department’s Doorstep

The raccoons were delivered Friday in a cage with bottles of milk, blankets and toys.


Bats in the evening (file / credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Westchester County Warns Residents Of Rabid Bat Threat

Westchester County has asked residents to be on the lookout for rabid bats.


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Campylobacter Blamed For Foodborne Illness Outbreak At Westchester Festival

Bacterial contamination was being blamed Monday for an outbreak of foodborne illness following the popular Burger & Beer Bash in Westchester County earlier this month.


Mosquito (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Westchester County Offering Free Fish To Help Control Mosquito Population

The Westchester County Health Department is giving away fathead minnows for residents to use in ornamental ponds, which could become breeding sites for mosquitoes that can carry West Nile Virus.


The Hudson River is seen from Westchester County - Jul 13, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Hudson River Safe For Swimming In Westchester County

The Westchester County Health Department has lifted its advisory for the Hudson River in Westchester.


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Rabies Found In Coyote That Attacked in Rye Brook

The Westchester County Health Department said Wednesday it was the first confirmation of rabies in a coyote in the county.