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Written by on April 11, 2018

Health Department handles Hypothetical Hepatitis Outbreak.
Members of the Genesee County Health Department dealt with an outbreak of Hepatitis A at the Genesee Community College, or at least that was the drill.
The exercise which is required by New York State of all Health Departments statewide was performed yesterday to practice administering a vaccine as a result of a Hepatitis A exposure.
The Health Department’s Mari Hamilton runs down the procedure…

The state sent out a fictitious scenario notifying the Health Department of a grocery store employee who had handled produce after contracting the contagious virus.
The Health Department Hepatitis A exercise played out yesterday at Genesee Community College and again, it was only a drill.

Alleged impersonator arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies in Batavia.
Following investigation into a traffic stop on Veterans Memorial Drive in Batavia in February, deputies arrested 36 year old Amber Klimczak of Main Street in York.
Klimczak charged with Criminal Impersonation and Aggravated Unauthorized Operation after she allegedly provided another person’s identity to law enforcement after being stopped for a headlight violation.
She is expected to appear in Batavia Town Court on May 17th.

Mark Zuckerberg is coming face to face with Congressman Chris Collins today.
The Facebook CEO appeared in front of members of the U.S. Senate yesterday, apologizing for the social network not doing more to protect users’ data.
Zuckerberg is set to testify today before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which Collins is on.
Collins said this is an apology tour and expects Zuckerberg to say he’s sorry, again, admit mistakes were made, again; and promise to do better, again.

Governor Cuomo is proposing legislation that would ban employers from asking prospective employees about their salary history.
The move is in response to a state report on the gender wage gap.
Cuomo has already prohibited New York State from asking job seekers about their wage history.

Buffalo Bills guard Ritchie Incognito says he’s done.
Yesterday he told the “Buffalo News” that he would be retiring for medical reasons.
The 34 year old lineman said his doctor told him the stress is killing him.
Incognito says there’s absolutely no chance of him coming back next season.

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