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• Links to external sites
• Other comments that the OCHD deems inappropriate.

All links posted as comments on OCHD posts will be reviewed and may be deleted. Repeated violations of the OCHD comment policy may cause the author to be blocked.

We understand that this is a 24/7 medium; however, our moderation capabilities are not. We may not see every inappropriate comment right away, and we are trusting in the maturity of our community to ignore personal attacks and negative speech or respond politely.

Please contact OCHD at 315.435.3280 if you have any questions.