CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Oneida County COVID-19 Dashboard

The Oneida County COVID-19 Dashboard includes data on testing, hospitalizations, deaths, recoveries as well as call volumes and quarantines.

 

IMPORTANT NUMBERS:

 

Oneida County Health Department COVID-19 hotline: 315-798-5431


Oneida County Department of Family and Community Services’ helpline: 315-798-5439


2019 Novel Coronavirus Hotline – New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)
* Call 1-888-364-3065 for Information about Coronavirus


 

                

 

Most Recent COVID-19 Update November 30, 2020

Oneida County COVID-19 Update Briefing Archive
 


If you are a small retailer or restaurant, please take the time to answer our latest survey about promoting local businesses this holiday season: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OCRetailSurvey.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing Targeting 13501 Set for Utica

Click here for more information on testing.

New York State Test Site at Griffiss

Diagnostic COVID-19 testing is available to anyone who requests it at Griffiss International Airport. Appointments are required by calling 1-888-364-3065.

Click here for more information and to find additional New York State testing sites.

If someone in your house gets sick,

  • Call your primary healthcare provider.
  • Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Use a separate room and bathroom for sick household members (if possible).
  • Wash hands regularly. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
  • Disinfect surfaces and objects in the house (i.e. tables, doorknobs, light switches, remotes).
  • Avoid sharing personal items like utensils, TV remotes, food and drinks.
  • If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19, call 911 and get medical attention immediately. In adults, emergency warning signs* include:

*** Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
*** Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
*** New confusion or inability to rouse
*** Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any symptom that is severe or concerning.

* For more information about disinfection methods and products

View the Public Notices of Potential Contact

COVID-19 Multilingual Information

Gym and Fitness Center Reopening

The Oneida County Health Department is in the process of amassing a database of all gyms and fitness centers in the area — including those in higher education facilities and hotels —and is seeking information from business owners so that it can verify their New York State-mandated safety plans are in place and inspect the premises.

Prior to reopening on the first eligible date of Aug. 24, 2020, gym and fitness business owners must:

Once all of those steps are completed, the county Health Department will perform an inspection prior to the Sept. 2, 2020 deadline set by New York State.
 

Oneida County Public Face Covering Information

To read the Oneida County Public Health Order on face coverings, please click here.

Signage for Businesses to Post

 

Mohawk Valley/Central New York Restart Flow Chart

 

Complaint Forms Available to Report Violations of Coronavirus Mandates

Oneida County
To anonymously report an Oneida County business violating gathering, social distancing or face covering orders to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office for investigation, please contact Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers.

NYS Department of Labor - File a complaint against your employer or place of work (https://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/laborstandards/coronavirus-complaints.shtm)

NYS - File a complaint about a business, location or incident in your community (https://mylicense.custhelp.com/app/ask)

Please review the guidance from Empire State Development (https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026 (https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026) ) and the ReOpen NY Website (https://forward.ny.gov/ (https://forward.ny.gov/) ) before submitting a complaint.

    Small Business Administration Information

    Small Business Paycheck Protection Program

    Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet

    Paycheck Protection Program Borrower Application Form

    Current Lenders

    Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program
     

     

                 

     

    Oneida County is closely working with New York State Department of Health along with CDC, and other partners to implement measures to slow and contain transmission of COVID-19.

    If you have traveled to a country with an outbreak of COVID-19,  please contact your local health department. To contact Oneida County Health Department, call 315-798-5431.

    IMPORTANT LINKS

    New York State

    New York State Department of Health - information and latest news

    NYS Interim Guidance on Executive Orders Issued

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    CDC COVID-19 One-Stop Shop Toolkits - Videos, Social Media, PSAs, Print Resources, Checklists, FAQs, and Web Resources

    Cloth Face Coverings: Questions and Answers

    CDC Coronavirus Symptom Checker

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) information page

    COVID-19 Fact Sheet

    5 Facts About COVID-19

    CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Newsroom

    CDC Coronavirus Guidance Reference Sheet

     

    Oneida County

    Mental Health Resources and Contacts

    Substance Use Provider Updates

    Senior Shopping Hours for Local Businesses

    Oneida County Sheriff's Home Alone Checklist for Kids

    Halloween Safety
     

    Convalescent Plasma COVID-19 Donor Request Form

    Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering – Coronavirus COVID-19

    NIH Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Handwashing Poster

    Handwashing - How to Fight Germs

    Handwashing CDC - What you need to know
    Please remember to use a paper towel or sleeve to open the lavatory door when exiting the lavatory

    Super Sneezes (How to cover your sneeze – and “snot”) - 3:11 duration

    An article titled “The best remedy for COVID-19 is prevention” for people at high risk for infection due to a weakened immune system just released from the CDC

     


    Oneida County Government COVID-19 Informational Videos


    A COVID-19 Message from the County Executive


    A Special Request from the County Executive


    Public Health Information


    Mental Health Information


    Youth & Family Activities