Fluoride Action Network

Over 2 million New Yorkers are being targeted for new water fluoridation schemes.

May 2nd, 2016 | Fluoride Action Network | NY Bulletin | May 2, 2016

These are the areas targeted for fluoridation. There was a secret proposal to use New York State Medicaid funds to pay for it, but it appears that the NYS Department of Health will pay for this scheme. See $10 million allocated for fluoridation in NYS 2015-2016 budget.

Area County Population
Long Island Nassau & Suffolk 1,840,000
Rockland County 321,000
Albany Albany 98,400
Ithaca Tompkins 30,500
Cornell University Tompkins 21,850
Johnson City Broome 14,900
Poughkeepsie Dutchess 31,000
Queensbury Water District Warren 27,000

THE PROPOSAL to use Medicaid funds for fluoridation equipment, chemical additives, supplies, and staff time
in population centers (cities of over 50,000) where the majority of Medicaid eligible children reside.

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