County News

Posted: 12/01/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. officially welcomed the public to the county’s Nexus Center on Thursday with a grand opening celebration ceremony for the $64 million sports complex in downtown Utica.

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Posted: 11/29/2022

Seven Overdoses & Two Fatalities Occurred Over Four Days Last Week

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has issued an overdose spike...

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Posted: 11/22/2022

High Visibility Engagement Campaign Runs 11/23 to 11/27

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Sheriff’s...

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Posted: 11/14/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting 2023 grant applications for high-quality youth programs.

“Our Youth Bureau has the responsibility to allocate funding...

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Posted: 11/09/2022

No Increase to Property Tax Levy for Tenth Straight Year

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr.’s 2023 budget and capital plan were approved by the Board of...

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Posted: 11/04/2022

December Application Deadline Extended to Nov. 29

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Sheriff Robert M. Maciol announced today that the written examination...

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Posted: 11/04/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Child Fatality Review Team distributed 432 fire extinguishers to residents in October through local fire departments and community agencies.

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Posted: 10/28/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the results of Oneida County’s COVID-19 Student Survey that focused on measuring the mental health and well-being of local junior high and high school students during the pandemic.

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Posted: 10/26/2022

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force announced today that it is distributing free medication disposal bags by mail and at a drive-thru event on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Posted: 10/25/2022

12th Annual Event Sees 545 Youth Volunteers Service the Homes of 100 Seniors

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today...

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Posted: 10/20/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County has been awarded a $2.25 million federal grant to help prevent suicide among military veterans.

“Suicide rates among our veterans are rising and...

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Posted: 10/07/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has appointed long-time Assistant Public Defender Tina Hartwell to lead the Public Defender-Criminal Division.

“During the two-plus decades that Tina...

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Posted: 10/05/2022

Picente’s 2023 Budget Proposal Again Carries No Increase to Property Tax Levy

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a 2023...

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Posted: 09/12/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Sheriff Robert Maciol today kicked off the county’s “Share the Road” farm safety initiative that will post approximately 100 road signs to warn motorists of farm equipment travel in areas of high traffic and history of farm vehicle...

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Posted: 09/08/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today released the renderings and site plan of the county’s $55.8 million, 530,000 square-foot parking garage facility that will adjoin MVHS’s Wynn Hospital in downtown Utica.

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Posted: 09/02/2022

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is alerting the public to a continued uptick in overdoses tracked in its Overdose Detection & Mapping Application Program, which included 11 probable fatalities in the month of August.

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Posted: 08/31/2022

Opioid Task Force Event Features Expert Speaker, Special Video Testimonial

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force recognized International...

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Posted: 08/26/2022

Five Fatalities Have Occurred in August

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has issued an overdose spike alert triggered by four...

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Posted: 08/23/2022

Oneida County’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications thanks to the FirstNet® network expansion currently underway by AT&T*. New...

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Posted: 08/19/2022

End of Summer Enforcement Operation Runs 8/19 to 9/5

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Sheriff’s...

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Posted: 08/03/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the Oneida County Consolidation Challenge, an incentive program to improve the efficiencies of municipal government that the county will double the first-year’s savings of.

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Posted: 07/27/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the release of an Electric Vehicle Charging Station Dashboard that will pinpoint locations for residents and visitors.

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Posted: 07/15/2022

After being sidelined in 2020 and 2021, the 12th Annual Oneida County Sidewalk Art Contest was once again offered to Oneida County youth in partnership with Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.

"It was great to have this event back again for the kids," said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. "It was a perfect weather day...

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Posted: 07/14/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the completion of Skydome, the nation's largest indoor UAS testing facility at Griffiss International Airport. 

"Like the Wolfspeed chip fab, and the soon-to-be...

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Posted: 07/13/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that a collective bargaining agreement has been reached between Oneida County, the Sheriff’s Office and the union that represents corrections and court employees.

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Posted: 07/07/2022

MVHS & Rome Health Partnership Assesses Status & Need

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the launch of a survey...

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Posted: 06/30/2022

Enforcement Operation Takes Place July 1-5

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, county police agencies and New York State Police will be participating in a special statewide operation to combat impaired driving this holiday weekend....

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Posted: 06/24/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has appointed Eric Townsend as STOP-DWI Coordinator.

“Oneida County is lucky to have Eric Townsend coordinating its STOP-DWI Program,” Picente said. “He has strong background in emergency services and online marketing and will bring a fresh perspective to the table. I...

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Posted: 06/22/2022

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force today announced the launch of its new “Save a Life” campaign that will expand access to naloxone by distributing free overdose rescue kits to more public places including businesses and community organizations....

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Posted: 06/13/2022

Will Provide Expanded Opportunities for Student Workers & Boost to Local Workforce

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today unveiled...

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Posted: 06/03/2022

2 Fatal and 5 Non-Fatal Overdoses Occurred on June 2

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is alerting the public to a continued elevated spike in overdoses that now includes two deaths.

The spike alert was triggered by two fatal and five non-fatal overdoses that occurred on June 2...

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Posted: 05/27/2022

More than 50 Overdoses Have Occurred in May

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team (ORT) has issued its second overdose spike alert this month due to a significant increase in overdoses.

As of May 27, the County’s Overdose Detection & Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) has...

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Posted: 05/25/2022

Announcement Made as Part of Older Americans Month

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced as part of National Older...

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Posted: 05/19/2022

ASAP Program Enhances Communication with Alarm Companies

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Department of Emergency Services has implemented a new program that will improve 9-1-1 response time by increasing data accuracy and eliminating...

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Posted: 05/16/2022

Multi-Year Strategy Will Build out Critical EV Infrastructure

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today the release of an updated Electric Vehicle Charging Station Community Plan encompassing Oneida and Herkimer Counties.

“We all saw at the recent opening of...

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Posted: 05/06/2022

Four Non-Fatal Drug Overdoses Occurred on May 3

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has issued an overdose spike alert triggered by a cluster of four non-fatal drug overdoses that occurred on May 3.

The incidents were identified in the county’s Overdose Detection & Mapping...

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Posted: 05/05/2022

With COVID-19 still active throughout the county, region and state, the Oneida County Health Department (OCHD) is reminding residents to take precautions to avoid being infected and spreading to others.

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Posted: 05/04/2022

Aims to Reduce Overdose Deaths at Least 10% by End of Year

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force has issued a “Call to Action” with the goal of reducing overdose deaths in the county by at least 10% by the end of 2022.

The “Call to Action” was delivered by Opioid Task Force Chairs County...

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Posted: 05/03/2022

May 4th Event at MVCC to Assist Displaced Bakery Workers

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County will partner with Herkimer County, the New York State Department of Labor and The Center to host a job fair at Mohawk Valley Community College on May 4th to...

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Posted: 04/28/2022

‘Go Blue’ Campaign Raises $1,000, Pinwheels Placed, Caseworkers to be Recognized

Oneida County has been raising awareness all April long in recognition...

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Posted: 04/21/2022

New Resolution Caps County Sales Tax at $3 per Gallon

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has proposed, and the Board of...

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Posted: 04/21/2022

After a two-year hiatus, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the return of the Oneida County STOP-DWI High School Baseball Classic on April 23.

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Posted: 04/18/2022

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team (ORT) is again raising awareness of fentanyl-contaminated stimulants in the local drug supply in response to a recent U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration warning of a nationwide increase in mass-overdose events in which...

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Posted: 04/14/2022

As part of the New York State 2022-23 budget, the State Legislature has agreed to repeal the expensive fiber optic installation fee that Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Herkimer County Board of Legislators Chairman Jim Bono said was stifling broadband access in their communities.

“I am pleased to see that state...

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Posted: 04/07/2022

Over 4,000 will be Distributed in Utica & Rome

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that more than 4,000 COVID-...

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Posted: 04/06/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. delivered his 2022 State of the County address today at the Shenendoah Club House at Turning Stone Resort Casino...

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Posted: 04/05/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. will be delivering his 2022 State of the County Address on April 6, 2022 at 1 p.m. The event will be live-streamed here:

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Posted: 04/04/2022

Thanks Community for Efforts Made During COVID-19 Pandemic

This week, the Oneida County Health Department recognizes National Public Health...

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Posted: 04/01/2022

PLEASE NOTE: This will be the last weekly COVID-19 case update released by Oneida County and the last day the Oneida County COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated. Moving forward, all information should be acquired from the New York State COVID-19 Tracker (...

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Posted: 04/01/2022

Urges Support from Community to Fight Gov. Hochul’s Proposal

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has announced the circulation of...

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Posted: 03/30/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Sheriff Robert Maciol and District Attorney Scott McNamara today announced the integration of a new and innovative drug detection device at the county’s correctional facility, the first in the state to do so.

Known as the MX908, the tool can reliably detect trace-levels of a broad range of...

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Posted: 03/25/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for March 18 to March 24, 2022.

  • 276 new positive cases, 57,662 total.
    • 3/18: 34
    • 3/19: 6
    • 3/20: 4
    • 3/21: 80
    • 3/22: 41
    • 3/23: 54
    • 3/24: 57
  • 413 active positive cases.
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Posted: 03/24/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Herkimer County Board of Legislators Chairman Jim Bono have called for the elimination of an expensive New York State Department of Transportation fiber optic fee that is restricting broadband access in their communities.

“The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear how essential it...

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Posted: 03/18/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for March 10 to March 17, 2022.

  • 265 new positive cases, 57,386 total.
    • 3/10: 29
    • 3/11: 37
    • 3/12: 18
    • 3/13: 22
    • 3/14: 22
    • 3/15: 44
    • 3/16: 44
    • 3/17: 49
  • 326 active...
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Posted: 03/18/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corps (COCVAC) has joined with the Oneida County Overdose Response Team and Midstate EMS to participate in the county’s “Leave Behind” naloxone program.

The program allows first responders to leave a naloxone kit with the patient,...

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Posted: 03/14/2022

Picente Leads Call for Gov. Hochul to Provide ‘Buffalo Bills Equity Investment’

With New York State poised to allocate as much as $850 million to a new $1.45 billion stadium for the Buffalo Bills, today the elected leaders of 13 municipalities from around the state came together with a host...

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Posted: 03/10/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for March 4 to March 9, 2022.

  • 167 new positive cases, 57,121 total.
    • 3/4: 30
    • 3/5: 17
    • 3/6: 15
    • 3/7: 22
    • 3/8: 42
    • 3/9: 41
  • 297 active positive cases.
  • Total infection by age (...
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Posted: 03/09/2022

SkillBridge Program Partners Oneida County & U.S. DOD

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Sheriff Robert M. Maciol...

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Posted: 03/04/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for February 24 to March 3, 2022.

  • 350 new positive cases, 56,954 total.
    • 2/24: 58
    • 2/25: 47
    • 2/26: 37
    • 2/27: 26
    • 2/28: 55
    • 3/1: 42
    • 3/2: 36
    • 3/3: 49
  • 500 active...
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Posted: 03/03/2022

Will Foster Collaboration & Create Long-term Flooding Solutions

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today the creation of the Oriskany Creek Basin Intermunicipal Commission to address long-term management and flood mitigation in the Oriskany Creek Watershed.

“We...

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Posted: 02/27/2022

“The long awaited next step in our return to normalcy was announced today with the lifting of mask mandates in our schools. Once this state action goes into effect on Wednesday, Oneida County will not have a mask mandate requirement for schools going forward...

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Posted: 02/24/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for Feb. 18-23, 2022.

  • 321 new positive cases, 56,604 total.
    • 2/18: 60
    • 2/19: 43
    • 2/20: 27
    • 2/21: 41
    • 2/22: 65
    • 2/23: 85
  • 688 active positive cases.
  • Total infection by age (...
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Posted: 02/24/2022

Over 46,000 Have Already Been Distributed Throughout Community

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be supplying local municipalities with an additional 60,000 COVID-19 home test kits on top of the over 46,000 it has already distributed...

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Posted: 02/23/2022

All Visitors Will Be Wanded Upon Entry Beginning Feb. 24

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Sheriff Robert M. Maciol...

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Posted: 02/18/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers for Feb. 11-17, 2022.

  • 572 new positive cases, 56,283 total.
    • 2/11: 109
    • 2/12: 46
    • 2/13: 50
    • 2/14: 72
    • 2/15: 133
    • 2/16: 89
    • 2/17: 73
  • 952 active positive cases.
  • Total...
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Posted: 02/11/2022

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning next week, COVID-19 data updates will be weekly recaps released on Fridays. Those interested in daily information can still obtain that through our Oneida County COVID-...

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Posted: 02/11/2022

Health Department is One of Only 13 Selected Nationwide

The Oneida County Health Department has been selected as one of only 13 public health agencies selected nationwide to receive a $500,000 grant to implement public health strategies to address drug overdoses.

The Implementing...

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Posted: 02/10/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 9.

  • 124 new positive cases, 55,607 total.
  • 1,442 active positive cases.
  • 6.2% positivity rate.
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 641 total.
  • 42 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
    • 32...
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Posted: 02/10/2022

Career Corps Focuses on Sharpening Job Skills of Young Adults

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a partnership with Mohawk Valley Community College to offer a new Rome-based employment program that will build the job skills of young adult residents.

The...

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Posted: 02/09/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 8.

  • 152 new positive cases, 55,483 total.
  • 1,457 active positive cases.
  • 6.2% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 641 total.
  • 38 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
    • 29...
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Posted: 02/08/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 7.

  • 146 new positive cases, 55,331 total.
  • 1,430 active positive cases.
  • 6.2% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 640 total.
  • 47 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
    • 30...
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Posted: 02/07/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 6.

  • 274* new positive cases, 55,185 total. *(includes 2/4-2/6)
    • 2/4: 146
    • 2/5: 77
    • 2/6: 51
  • 1,567 active positive cases.
  • 6.4% positivity rate.
  • 1* new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 02/04/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 3.

  • 155 new positive cases, 54,911 total.
  • 2,074 active positive cases.
  • Vaccination rate of reported positive cases
    • 71% of reported positive cases from 1/19/22 to 1/25...
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Posted: 02/04/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Precision Clinical Laboratories will be offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Griffiss International Airport from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Feb. 7.

“We are pleased that Precision Clinical Laboratories will be using our county facility at...

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Posted: 02/03/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 2.

  • 206 new positive cases, 54,756 total.
  • 2,222 active positive cases.
  • 7.5% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 636 total.
  • 57 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
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Posted: 02/02/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 1.

  • 181 new positive cases, 54,550 total.
  • 2,201 active positive cases.
  • 7.9% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 636 total.
  • 61 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
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Posted: 02/01/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 31.

  • 204 new positive cases, 54,369 total.
  • 2,222 active positive cases.
  • 8.3% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 635 total.
  • 63 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
    ...
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Posted: 02/01/2022

2021 Holiday Fundraising Campaign Benefits United Way, Salvation Army, Senior Centers & Children’s Organizations

Oneida County...

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Posted: 01/31/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 30.

  • 547* new positive cases, 54,165 total. *(includes 1/28-1/30)
    • 1/28: 283
    • 1/29: 125
    • 1/30: 139
  • 2,423 active positive cases.
  • Vaccination rate of reported positive cases...
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Posted: 01/28/2022

$3.25 Million Awarded to Residents & Reinvested in Local Businesses

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Boost OC vaccination incentive program has successfully ended, awarding $3.25 million to over 32,000 local residents that was spent with local...

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Posted: 01/28/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 27.

  • 253 new positive cases, 53,618* total.
    • *17 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/11/22 to 1/26/22.
  • 3,229...
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Posted: 01/28/2022

PLEASE NOTE: This will be the last daily COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Update for the time being. Due to lack of demand, as of Jan. 30, 2022, Oneida County will cease its testing at Griffiss International Airport in Rome, Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona and Utica National...

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Posted: 01/28/2022

In a letter to New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, regional leaders called on the State to abandon a proposal from the State of the State address to reunify SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering with the University at Albany.

 

Established in 2014, SUNY Poly has become an essential academic,...

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Posted: 01/27/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 26.

  • 297 new positive cases, 53,365* total.
    • *29 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/19/22 to 1/26/22.
  • 3,341...
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Posted: 01/27/2022

Public Drive-Thru Pick-Ups in Utica & Rome on Jan. 29; More Supply to Libraries

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be distributing more free COVID-19 test kits to residents at drive-thru events at Mohawk Valley Community College and...

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Posted: 01/26/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 25.

  • 230 new positive cases, 53,039* total.
    • *46 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/19/22 to 1/25/22.
  • 3,324...
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Posted: 01/26/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 25, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer Pediatric First Dose: 5
      • Pfizer...
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Posted: 01/25/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 24.

  • 291 new positive cases, 52,726* total.
    • *21 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/8/22 to 1/23/22.
  • 3,465...
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Posted: 01/25/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 24, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Moderna Booster: 9
      • Moderna First Dose: 2...
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Posted: 01/24/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 23.

  • 744* new positive cases, 52,435** total. *(includes 1/21-1/23)
    • 1/21: 399
    • 1/22: 187
    • 1/23: 158
      • **105 positive cases were added into today’s total as the...
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Posted: 01/24/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 21, 2022

  • Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer Booster: 36
      • Moderna Booster:...
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Posted: 01/21/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 20.

  • 399 new positive cases, 51,603* total.
    • *58 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/10/22 to 1/20/22.
  • 4,779...
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Posted: 01/21/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 20, 2022

  • Griffiss International Airport, Rome
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer First Dose: 10
      • Moderna Booster:...
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Posted: 01/20/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 19.

  • 518 new positive cases, 51,146* total.
    • *61 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/7/22 to 1/18/22.
  • 4,730...
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Posted: 01/20/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 19, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer First Dose: 4
      • Pfizer Second Dose:...
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Posted: 01/19/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 18.

  • 352 new positive cases, 50,499* total.
    • *40 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 1/4/22 to 1/18/22.
  • 4,185 active positive...
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Posted: 01/19/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 18, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer First Dose: 3
      • Pfizer Second Dose:...
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Posted: 01/18/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 17.

  • 1,407* new positive cases, 50,147** total. *(includes 1/14-1/17)
    • 1/14: 414
    • 1/15: 375
    • 1/16: 277
    • 1/17: 341
      • **102 positive cases were added into...
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Posted: 01/18/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 14, 2022

  • Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer Boosters: 133
      • Moderna Boosters...
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Posted: 01/15/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be providing weekly drive-thru COVID-19 testing through Precision Clinical Laboratories at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona and Utica National Insurance Group in New...

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Posted: 01/14/2022

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County government offices will be closed to the public on Jan. 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. COVID-19 updates are scheduled to resume on Jan. 18, 2022.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers...

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Posted: 01/14/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 13, 2022

  • Griffiss International Airport, Rome
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer Booster: 154
      • Moderna Booster: 45...
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Posted: 01/13/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 12.

  • 597 new positive cases, 48,069* total.
    • *274 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 12/12/21 to 1/12/22.
  • 5,...
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Posted: 01/13/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 12, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Pfizer Booster: 25
      • Pfizer First Dose: 9...
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Posted: 01/12/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 11.

  • 498 new positive cases, 47,198 total.
  • 5,059 active positive cases.
  • Vaccination rate of reported positive cases:
    • 68% of reported positive cases from 12/29/21 to 1/4/22 were unvaccinated.
    • ...
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Posted: 01/12/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 10, 2022

  • Oneida County Health Clinic, Utica
    • Shots Administered
      • Moderna Boosters: 11
      • Moderna Dose 1: 5...
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Posted: 01/11/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 10.

  • 319 new positive cases, 46,700* total.
    • *832 positive cases were added into today’s total as the result of home test kits reported to Oneida County from 12/9/21 to 1/7/22
  • 5,650...
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Posted: 01/11/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that one of the lawsuits brought against the county by petitioners within the footprint of the future public parking garage for the Wynn Hospital has been dismissed by the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Fourth Department.

“I am pleased that the Appellate...

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Posted: 01/11/2022

1,000 Home Test Kits Distributed to Libraries

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be conducting a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event at Hart’s Hill Inn on Jan. 12.

Picente also announced that the county has distributed 1,000 COVID-19 home...

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Posted: 01/10/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 9.

  • 1,594* new positive cases, 45,549 total. *(includes 1/7-1/9)
    • 1/7: 767
    • 1/8: 481
    • 1/9: 346
  • 4,986 active positive cases.
  • 16.9% positivity rate.
  • 1* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 01/10/2022

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Health Department is no longer contact tracing COVID-19 cases.

“The surging Omicron variant has led to a staggering number of daily positive COVID-19 infections,” Picente said. “There is no way that local health departments can keep up with the overwhelming...

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Posted: 01/10/2022

COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 7, 2022

  • Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica
    • Boosters Administered
      • Moderna: 72
      • Pfizer: 191
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Posted: 01/07/2022

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs are now administering Pfizer boosters to residents 12 years-old and up.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 6.

  • 659 new positive cases, 43,955...
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Posted: 01/06/2022

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be distributing free COVID-19 test kits to residents this weekend at its Department of Public Works garage locations in Barneveld, Oriskany and Taberg.

“Aside from vaccinations, testing is our best weapon against the spread of COVID-19,” Picente said. “...

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Posted: 01/06/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 5.

  • 647 new positive cases, 43,296 total.
  • 4,850 active positive cases.
  • 15.5% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 600 total.
  • 6,706 in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 62 Oneida County...
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Posted: 01/05/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 4.

  • 726 new positive cases, 42,629 total.
  • 4,241 active positive cases.
  • 12.9% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 600 total.
  • 5,974 in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 51 Oneida County...
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Posted: 01/04/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 3.

  • 379 new positive cases, 41,923 total.
  • 3,558 active positive cases.
  • Vaccination rate of reported positive cases:
    • 63% of reported positive cases from 12/22/21 to 12/28/21 were unvaccinated.
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Posted: 01/04/2022

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has issued a spike alert message for an increase in heroin and opioid overdoses and a public health alert regarding minors overdosing on marijuana and pills.

Through its Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, the Overdose Response Team detected seven overdoses in the last three days,...

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Posted: 01/03/2022

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 2.

  • 1,869* new positive cases, 41,544 total. *(includes 12/30-1/2)
    • 12/30: 888
    • 12/31: 487
    • 1/1: 257
    • 1/2: 237
  • 3,291 active positive cases.
  • 12.7% positivity rate....
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Posted: 12/30/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County government offices are closed to the public on 12/31/21 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. COVID-19 data is slated to be updated again on 1/3/22.

County Executive Picente held a press conference earlier to address the...

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Posted: 12/29/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 28.

  • 359 new positive cases, 38,922 total.
  • 1,786 active positive cases.
  • 9.4% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 588 total.
  • 3,177 in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 71 Oneida County...
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Posted: 12/28/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 27.

  • 117 new positive cases, 38,563 total.
  • 1,558 active positive cases.
  • 9% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 587 total.
  • 2,875 in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 74 Oneida County...
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Posted: 12/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 26.

  • 553* new positive cases, 38,446 total. *(includes 12/23-12/26)
    • 12/23: 360
    • 12/24: 112
    • 12/25: 43
    • 12/26: 38
  • 1,681 active positive cases.
  • 9.3% positivity rate....
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Posted: 12/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 data will not be updated again until 12/27/21. 

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 22.

  • 208 new positive cases, 37,893 total.
  • 2,020 active positive cases.
  • 8% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 578 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 12/22/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 21.

  • 177 new positive cases, 37,685 total.
  • Active positive cases were not updated by NYS DOH as of 4 p.m.
  • 7.9% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 578 total.
  • Total in mandatory isolation &...
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Posted: 12/22/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Boost OC vaccination incentive program will not be issuing gift cards to those who are vaccinated or receive a booster shot after December 31, 2021.

Any Oneida County resident who received a COVID-19 vaccine or booster between July 15, 2021, and the announced end...

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Posted: 12/21/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 20.

  • 232 new positive cases, 37,508 total.
  • 1,814 active positive cases.
  • 7.8% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 575 total.
  • 3,414 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 62 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/20/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 19.

  • 511* new positive cases, 37,276 total. *(includes 12/17-12/19)
    • 12/17: 240
    • 12/18: 131
    • 12/19: 140
  • 1,856 active positive cases.
  • 7.9% positivity rate.
  • 4* new...
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Posted: 12/20/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County will be offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Griffiss International Airport beginning on December 22.

“Testing is a crucial part of fighting COVID-19, especially during the surge we are now experiencing,” Picente said. “While there are testing options...

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Posted: 12/17/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 16.

  • 261 new positive cases, 36,765 total.
  • 1,958 active positive cases.
  • 68% of reported positive cases from 11/17 to 11/23 were unvaccinated.
  • 68% of reported positive cases since July 1, 2021 were unvaccinated.
  • 6.9% positivity...
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Posted: 12/16/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 15.

  • 225 new positive cases, 36,504 total.
  • 1,921 active positive cases.
  • 6.7% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 565 total.
  • 3,531 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 83 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/15/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 14.

  • 215 new positive cases, 36,279 total.
  • 1,867 active positive cases.
  • 6.6% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 563 total.
  • 3,376 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 80 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/14/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 13.

  • 191 new positive cases, 36,064 total.
  • 1,722 active positive cases.
  • 6.7% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 563 total.
  • 3,165 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 73 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/13/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 12.

  • 453* new positive cases, 35,873 total. *(includes 12/10-12/12)
    • 12/10: 188
    • 12/11: 104
    • 12/12: 161
  • 1,763 active positive cases.
  • 6.5% positivity rate.
  • 3* new...
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Posted: 12/13/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Sheriff Robert M. Maciol today announced Oneida County’s new ASCEND program that will assist first responders in identifying individuals with special needs during interactions and in emergency situations....

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Posted: 12/10/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 9.

  • 209 new positive cases, 35,420 total.
  • 1,998 active positive cases.
  • 7.1% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related death, 558 total.
  • 3,572 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 77 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/09/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 8.

  • 195 new positive cases, 35,211 total.
  • 1,980 active positive cases.
  • 6.9% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 558 total.
  • 3,629 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 78 Oneida County...
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Posted: 12/09/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today a temporary public health order that will require masks to be worn in all indoor public places and for temperature checks to be conducted at social gatherings taking place outside of a private...

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Posted: 12/08/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 7.

  • 209 new positive cases, 35,016 total.
  • 1,891 active positive cases.
  • 6.6% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 557 total.
  • 3,520 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 81 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 6.

  • 224 new positive cases, 34,807 total.
  • 1,764 active positive cases.
  • 6.6% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 555 total.
  • 3,298 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 81 Oneida County...
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Posted: 12/07/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be collecting books from the public for those less fortunate as part of an employee holiday donation drive.

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Posted: 12/06/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. said, “Oneida County has confirmed with the New York State Health Department that we have two cases of COVID-19 that have tested positive for the Omicron variant. We are conducting a full investigation.”

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Posted: 12/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 2.

  • 201 new positive cases, 34,110 total.
  • 1,655 active positive cases.
  • 7.3% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 546 total.
  • 3,014 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 89 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 1.

  • 240 new positive cases, 33,909 total.
  • 1,626 active positive cases.
  • 8.7% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related deaths, 543 total.
  • 2,895 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 99 Oneida...
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Posted: 12/01/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 30.

  • 247 new positive cases, 33,669 total.
  • 1,514 active positive cases.
  • 8.7% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 542 total.
  • 2,738 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 92 Oneida...
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Posted: 11/30/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 29.

  • 191 new positive cases, 33,422 total.
  • 1,394 active positive cases.
  • 8.5% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 540 total.
  • 2,338 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 88 Oneida...
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Posted: 11/30/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations and cities, towns and villages that would like the opportunity to provide youth-oriented programs that offer delinquency prevention, recreation and positive youth development opportunities...

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Posted: 11/29/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 28.

  • 571* new positive cases, 33,231 total. *(includes 11/24-11/28)
    • 11/24: 161
    • 11/25: 127
    • 11/26: 95
    • 11/27: 82
    • 11/28: 106
  • 1,370 active positive cases.
  • 8.5...
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Posted: 11/24/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County offices will be closed to the public on 11/25 and 11/26 in observance of the holiday. COVID numbers will not be reported on Thanksgiving, and only total case numbers from 11/24 and 11/25 will be reported on 11/26. Full detailed data will be...

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Posted: 11/23/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 22.

  • 172 new positive cases, 32,455 total.
  • 1,560 active positive cases.
  • 6.8% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 530 total.
  • 2,469 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 66 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 11/23/2021

The Oneida County Department of Mental Health announced that it has awarded more than $600,000 in project money to six local organizations through its 2021 Innovation & Improvement Fund.

This year’s awardees are Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), Mohawk Valley Health System Foundation, The Neighborhood Center, Inc.,...

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Posted: 11/22/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 21.

  • 422* new positive cases, 32,283 total. *(includes 11/19-11/21)
    • 11/19: 167
    • 11/20: 127
    • 11/21: 128
  • 1,591 active positive cases.
  • 6.5% positivity rate.
  • 64% of...
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Posted: 11/19/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 18.

  • 172 new positive cases, 31,861 total.
  • 1,619 active positive cases.
  • 69% of reported positive cases since 7/1/21 have been unvaccinated.
  • 6.5% positivity rate.
  • Total infection by age (percentages rounded):
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Posted: 11/18/2021

You can view today’s COVID-19 Update Briefing with County Executive Picente and Dr. Kent Hall, Chief Physician Executive for MVHS, here: https://fb.watch/9mtcv2Oca8/.

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Posted: 11/17/2021

PLEASE NOTE: County Executive Picente will conduct a COVID-19 Update Briefing on November 18th at 2:30 p.m. It will be livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/OneidaCountyGovernment...

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Posted: 11/16/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 15.

  • 191 new positive cases, 31,270 total.
  • 1,361 active positive cases.
  • 5.7% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 518 total.
  • 2,020 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 60 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 11/15/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 14.

  • 389* new positive cases, 31,079 total. *(includes 11/12-11/14)
    • 11/12: 203
    • 11/13: 116
    • 11/14: 70
  • 1,310 active positive cases.
  • 5.7% positivity rate.
  • 4* new COVID...
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Posted: 11/12/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 11.

  • 292* new positive cases, 30,690 total. *(includes 11/10-11/11)
    • 11/10: 138
    • 11/11: 154
  • 1,253 active positive cases.
  • 5% positivity rate.
  • 1* new COVID-19-related death,...
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Posted: 11/10/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 9.

  • 158 new positive cases, 30,398 total.
  • 1,097 active positive cases.
  • 4.6% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 512 total.
  • 2,259 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 52 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 11/10/2021

UTICA — County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr.’s 2022 budget and capital plan were approved by the Board of Legislators today.

The $458.4 million balanced budget features no increase in the property tax levy for the ninth year in a row.

“This is an efficient and fiscally conservative budget that carries with it an unprecedented...

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Posted: 11/09/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 8.

  • 139 new positive cases, 30,240 total.
  • 1,001 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 512 total.
  • 1,980 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 57 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 11/08/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 7.

  • 333* new positive cases, 30,102 total. *(includes 11/5-11/7)
    • 11/5: 140
    • 11/6: 128
    • 11/7: 65
  • 975 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 1* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 11/05/2021

PLEASE NOTE: New data points have been added to the Oneida County COVID-19 Dashboard, including vaccination status and age breakdown of COVID-related deaths. Please be aware that there are two pages to the dashboard. The second page can be accessed through the first page in the red box with the “Additional...

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Posted: 11/05/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Health Department will be administering COVID-19 vaccine to 5-11 year-olds beginning Nov.9 at its Utica Health Clinic.

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Posted: 11/04/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 3.

  • 106 new positive cases, 29,646 total.
  • 850 active positive cases.
  • 3.5% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths 508 total.
  • 1,554 are in mandatory...
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Posted: 11/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 2.

  • 103 new positive cases, 29,541 total.
  • 795 active positive...
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Posted: 11/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 1.

  • 74 new positive cases, 29,438 total.
  • 734 active positive cases.
  • 3.4% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 504 total.
  • 1,242 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 46 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 11/01/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 31.

  • 225* new positive cases, 29,364 total. *(includes 10/29-10/31)
    • 10/29: 112
    • 10/30: 50
    • 10/31: 63
  • 769 active positive cases.
  • 2.8% positivity rate.
  • No* new COVID-...
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Posted: 10/29/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 28.

  • 117 new positive cases, 29,139 total.
  • 787 active positive cases.
  • 3.1% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 503 total.
  • 1,297 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 47 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/29/2021

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force today announced the creation of a Peer Alliance Program that will provide training and support to individuals in recovery so that they can help others with Substance Use Disorder find their own pathway to recovery.

“Through personal insight, empathy, hope and honesty, the support of a peer professional...

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Posted: 10/28/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 27.

  • 82 new positive cases, 29,025 total.
  • 747 active positive cases.
  • 66% of reported positive cases from 9/29 to 10/5 were unvaccinated.
  • 69% of reported positive cases from 10/6 to 10/12 were unvaccinated.
  • 70% of reported...
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Posted: 10/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 26.

  • 99 new positive cases, 28,943 total.
  • 720 active positive cases.
  • 2.8% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 502 total.
  • 1,512 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 43 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/27/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots are now available at Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs.

“Vaccination is our greatest defense against COVID-19,” Picente said. “This county will continue to provide protection to its residents through all manner of booster...

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Posted: 10/26/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 25.

  • 43 new positive cases, 28,844 total.
  • 705 active positive cases.
  • 2.9% positivity rate.
  • 4 new COVID-19-related deaths, 502 total.
  • 1,263 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 43 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/25/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 24.

  • 208* new positive cases, 28,803 total. *(includes 10/22-10/24)
    • 10/22: 108
    • 10/23: 83
    • 10/24: 56
  • 769 active positive cases.
  • 3% positivity rate.
  • 6* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 10/22/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 21.

  • 75 new positive cases, 28,598 total.
  • 911 active positive cases.
  • 4% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 492 total.
  • 1,599 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 55 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/21/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 20.

  • 84 new positive cases, 28,523 total.
  • 914 active positive cases.
  • 66% of reported positive cases from 9/29 to 10/5 were unvaccinated.
  • 69% of reported positive cases from 10/6 to 10/12 were unvaccinated.
  • 70% of reported...
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Posted: 10/20/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 19.

  • 79 new positive cases, 28,439 total.
  • 932 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 492 total.
  • 1,545 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 55 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/20/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today the availability of a new online tax parcel map viewer that will provide easier access and research capabilities and promote economic development.

It is the first time the service has been offered by Oneida County online.

“This new tool is extremely helpful in fostering...

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Posted: 10/19/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 18.

  • 71 new positive cases, 28,360 total.
  • 948 active positive cases.
  • 4.6% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 491 total.
  • 1,486 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 50 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/18/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 17.

  • 247* new positive cases, 28,289 total. *(includes 10/15-10/17)
    • 10/15: 108
    • 10/16: 83
    • 10/17: 56
  • 984 active positive cases.
  • 4.8% positivity rate.
  • 5* new COVID-19...
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Posted: 10/15/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 14.

  • 148 new positive cases, 28,042 total.
  • 1,114 active positive cases.
  • 4.1% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 485 total.
  • 1,906 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
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Posted: 10/14/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 13.

  • 106 new positive cases, 27,895 total.
  • 1,059 active positive cases.
  • 66% of reported positive cases from 9/29 to 10/5 were unvaccinated.
  • 69% of reported positive cases from 10/6 to 10/12 were unvaccinated.
  • 4.3% positivity...
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Posted: 10/14/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri today announced collaborative efforts, in partnership with local non-profit organizations, to address homelessness, and other quality of life issues, particularly in Oneida Square.

The County, City and community organizations have agreed to a series of...

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Posted: 10/13/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 12.

  • 72 new positive cases, 27,789 total.
  • 1,024 active positive cases.
  • 4.5% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 484 total.
  • 1,811 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 58 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/12/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 11.

  • 79 new positive cases, 27,717 total.
  • 1,051 active positive cases.
  • 4.5% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 482 total.
  • 1,937 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 61 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/11/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 10.

  • 304* new positive cases, 27,638 total. *(includes 10/8-10/10)
    • 10/8: 102
    • 10/9: 98
    • 10/10: 104
  • 1,075 active positive cases.
  • 4.2% positivity rate.
  • 2* new COVID-19...
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Posted: 10/08/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 7.

  • 124 new positive cases, 27,334 total.
  • 1,162 active positive cases.
  • 67% of reported positive cases from 9/1 to 9/7 were unvaccinated.
  • 71% of reported positive cases from 9/8 to 9/14 were unvaccinated.
  • 72% of reported...
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Posted: 10/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 6.

  • 112 new positive cases, 27,210 total.
  • 1,092 active positive cases.
  • 4.5% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 479 total.
  • 2,038 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 62 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/06/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 5.

  • 142 new positive cases, 27,099 total.
  • 1,067 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 476 total.
  • 1,918 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 63 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/05/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 4.

  • 98 new positive cases, 26,957 total.
  • 996 active positive cases.
  • 4.2% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 476 total.
  • 1,496 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 60 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 10/05/2021

UTICA — County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a 2022 proposed budget and capital plan to the Board of Legislators today that carried with it no increase in the property tax levy for the ninth year in a row.

“One zero is hard enough, but nine straight, including two during a pandemic, is an accomplishment I am very proud of,”...

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Posted: 10/04/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Oct. 3.

  • 278* new positive cases, 26,861 total. *(includes 10/1-10/3)
    • 10/1: 103
    • 10/2: 102
    • 10/3: 73
  • 992 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 1* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 10/01/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 30.

  • 123 new positive cases, 26,585 total.
  • 1,051 active positive cases.
  • 4% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 475 total.
  • 2,050 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 42 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/30/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that more Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine booster PODs have been added to accommodate the demand of eligible residents.

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Posted: 09/29/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 28.

  • 126 new positive cases, 26,325 total.
  • 991 active positive cases.
  • 67% of reported positive cases from 9/1 to 9/7 were unvaccinated.
  • 71% of reported positive cases from 9/8 to 9/14 were unvaccinated.
  • 72% of reported...
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Posted: 09/28/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 27.

  • 58 new positive cases, 26,201 total.
  • 948 active positive cases.
  • 4.4% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 471 total.
  • 1,448 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 60 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/28/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that COVID-19 booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be available to eligible residents beginning this week.

“While we still continue the push to get our county residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19, we must now also make sure that at-risk residents who have...

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Posted: 09/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 26.

  • 261* new positive cases, 26,143 total. *(includes 9/24-9/26)
    • 9/24: 98
    • 9/25: 73
    • 9/26: 90
  • 1,008 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 4* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 09/24/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 23.

  • 157 new positive cases, 25,884 total.
  • 1,102 active positive cases.
  • 4.6% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 465 total.
  • 2,060 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 60 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/24/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County will be making $200,000 in microenterprise grants and $750,000 in Cares Act grants available through Mohawk Valley EDGE to area small businesses and start-ups.

“These two programs will provide a huge benefit to the county’s business sector,” Picente said. “I look...

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Posted: 09/23/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 22.

  • 89 new positive cases, 25,729 total.
  • 948 active positive cases.
  • 4.6% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 463 total.
  • 1,953 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 57 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/22/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 21.

  • 94 new positive cases, 25,640 total.
  • 989 active positive cases.
  • 67% of reported positive cases from 9/1 to 9/7 were unvaccinated.
  • 71% of reported positive cases from 9/8 to 9/14 were unvaccinated.
  • 72% of reported positive...
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Posted: 09/21/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 20.

  • 146 new positive cases, 25,546 total.
  • 948 active positive cases.
  • 4% positivity rate.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 460 total.
  • 1,776 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 48 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/20/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 19.

  • 258* new positive cases, 25,400 total. *(includes 9/17-9/19)
    • 9/17: 118
    • 9/18: 82
    • 9/19: 58
  • 916 active positive cases.
  • 3.8% positivity rate.
  • 7* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 09/20/2021

The Oneida County Health Department and the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a car seat safety event on September 22 as part of Child Passenger Safety Week.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Deerfield Fire Station in Utica. Car seats will be available to income-qualified candidates by appointment only....

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Posted: 09/17/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 16.

  • 106 new positive cases, 25,142 total.
  • 885 active positive cases.
  • 4.3% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 453 total.
  • 1,634 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 53 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/16/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 15.

  • 144 new positive cases, 25,036 total.
  • 846 active positive cases.
  • 4.2% positivity rate.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 452 total.
  • 1,479 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 53 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/16/2021

With the use of COVID-19 home test kits on the rise, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is urging residents to self-report positive results to the county Health Department so that cases can be properly contact traced.

“COVID-19 home test kits are now readily available, convenient and affordable, and with school being back in...

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Posted: 09/15/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 14.

  • 87 new positive cases, 24,892 total.
  • 750 active positive cases.
  • 67% of reported positive cases from 9/1 to 9/7 were unvaccinated.
  • 71% of reported positive cases from 9/8 to 9/14 were unvaccinated.
  • 4% positivity rate...
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Posted: 09/14/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 13.

  • 79 new positive cases, 24,806 total.
  • 724 active positive cases.
  • 4.6% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 448 total.
  • 1,151 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 53 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/13/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 12.

  • 224* new positive cases, 24,727 total. *(includes 9/10-9/12)
    • 9/10: 117
    • 9/11: 52
    • 9/12: 55
  • 742 active positive cases.
  • 5.4% positivity rate.
  • 4* new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 09/10/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 9.

  • 76 new positive cases, 24,505 total.
  • 722 active positive cases.
  • 5.5% positivity rate.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 443 total.
  • 1,236 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 48 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/09/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 8.

  • 76 new positive cases, 24,429 total.
  • 713 active positive cases.
  • 67% of reported positive cases from 9/1 to 9/7 were unvaccinated.
  • 4.7% positivity rate.
  • Total infection by age (percentages rounded)
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Posted: 09/08/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 7.

  • 74 new positive cases, 24,353 total.
  • 711 active positive cases.
  • 4.1% positivity rate.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 440 total.
  • 1,177 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 48 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 6.

  • 267* new positive cases, 24,262 total. *(includes 9/3-9/6)
    • 9/3: 82
    • 9/4: 64
    • 9/5: 49
    • 9/6: 72
  • 742 active positive cases.
  • 4.1% positivity rate.
  • 2* new...
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Posted: 09/06/2021

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is issuing a warning to the community regarding two cocaine-related fatalities that occurred in the City of Utica yesterday in less than a 24-hour period. The circumstances surrounding these two deaths lead officials to believe that cocaine laced with fentanyl may be involved in the fatalities. Official...

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Posted: 09/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 2.

  • 90 new positive cases, 23,995 total.
  • 690 active positive cases.
  • 3.5% positivity rate.
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 437 total.
  • 1,196 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 36 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Sept. 1.

  • 57 new positive cases, 23,907 total.
  • 650 active positive cases.
  • 3.6% positivity rate.
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 437 total.
  • 1,126 are in mandatory isolation & quarantine.
  • 36 Oneida County residents are...
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Posted: 09/01/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Aug. 31.

  • 71 new positive cases, 23,850 total.
  • 640 active positive cases.
  • 4% positivity rate.
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 437 total.
  • 1,099 are in mandatory quarantine.
  • 74% of reported positive cases in July were...
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Posted: 08/31/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Aug. 30.

  • 67 new positive cases, 23,779 total.
  • 603 active positive cases.
  • 4% positivity rate.
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 437 total.
  • 35 Oneida County residents are hospitalized.
    • 27 at...
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Posted: 08/31/2021

In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Sheriff Robert Maciol and District Attorney Scott McNamara announced the launch of a new website for the Oneida County Opioid Task Force and announced new initiatives...

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Posted: 08/30/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Aug. 29.

  • 183* new positive cases, 23,712 total. *(includes 8/27-8/29)
    • 8/27: 79
    • 8/28: 29
    • 8/29: 75
  • 590 active positive cases.
  • 1* new COVID-19-related death, 437 total. *(includes...
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Posted: 08/26/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that COVID-19 cases are rising, hitting 97 today, the highest number recorded since Jan. 29....

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Posted: 08/17/2021

Oneida County released guidelines today to preserve in-person learning and reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in local school districts and announced that it is allocating $5.9 million to Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES to support health and safety protocols....

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Posted: 08/13/2021

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has issued a public health alert related to an uptick in overdoses and a dangerous trend involving non-opioids drugs containing fentanyl.

The Overdose Response Team reports that four overdoses occurred over a 24-hour time period on August 10, 2021 in Utica, Rome and Durhamville.

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Posted: 08/05/2021

With positivity rate averaging 3.2% on a 7 day average, a nearly 2% increase in the past 8 days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now identified Oneida County as being a community with a substantial risk level of transmission of COVID-19.

COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are once again increasing...

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Posted: 07/28/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today unveiled Oneida County’s Main Street Program to provide support to local municipal downtown development projects, assist in the safe and efficient redesign of main streets and promote investment and business growth...

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Posted: 07/21/2021

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is alerting the community of a spike in overdoses with six overdoses, including one fatality, occurring in a 24-hour period.

The recent cluster of overdoses that occurred in Sylvan Beach and Vienna were a part of this spike. The alert also includes a public health warning about a dangerous trend...

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Posted: 07/12/2021

Oneida County has released drone footage taken of the damage caused by a tornado that hit the Town of Western last week.

Aerial video and photographs provided by NUAIR can be viewed on Oneida County’s website here.

The National Weather Service confirmed that an...

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Posted: 07/09/2021

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is issuing a public health advisory regarding xylazine, a drug used in veterinary medicine to tranquilize animals, particularly horses.

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Posted: 07/06/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Sheriff’s Office and the Whitesboro Police Department have joined with the Oneida County Overdose Response Team to participate in the county’s “Leave Behind” Narcan program.

They will be the first local law enforcement agencies to participate in the program, joining the...

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Posted: 07/02/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has lifted the State of Emergency he declared for the COVID-19 pandemic last year and all of the Executive Orders associated with it.

“While the threat of COVID-19 still looms, Oneida County is no longer in an emergency situation because of the pandemic,” Picente said...

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Posted: 06/25/2021

PLEASE NOTE: As previously announced, after today, Oneida County will cease posting daily COVID-19 updates and sending them out to media outlets. Case numbers and vaccination rates will however, continue to be updated daily, on the county’s online COVID-19...

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Posted: 06/25/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the release of a new book that chronicles the county’s response through the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted: 06/24/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/23/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced that Oneida County is reporting no new positive COVID-19 cases today for the first time since Sept. 24, 2020.

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Posted: 06/22/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/21/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 06/18/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/17/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/17/2021

Oneida County has launched a text message alert program with Partnership to End Addiction aimed at reducing the amount of substance use overdoses by notifying the community of real-time drug and overdose threats.

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Posted: 06/16/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/16/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today released an updated and refreshed “Agriculture-Friendly Oneida County” municipal planning guide, a document that aids local towns in developing comprehensive plans and policies, establishing agricultural...

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Posted: 06/15/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/14/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 06/11/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/10/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/10/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. reported on the progress of the COVID-19 vaccination process among local students today and urged school districts and parents to continue the push to protect the health and safety of county youth....

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Posted: 06/09/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/08/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/07/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 06/04/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please...

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Posted: 06/03/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/02/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 06/02/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that COVID-19 emergency rental assistance funding is now ready to be distributed through New York State’s online application portal.

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Posted: 06/01/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 05/28/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning this weekend, case numbers will no longer be released on Saturdays and Sundays. Those days will be included in the numbers released on Mondays. However, due to the Memorial Day...

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Posted: 05/27/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning this weekend, case numbers will no longer be released on Saturdays and Sundays. Those days will be included in the numbers released on Mondays. However, due to the Memorial Day...

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Posted: 05/26/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/25/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/25/2021

$600,000 will be Awarded to Local Groups

The Oneida County Department of Mental Health has launched its 2021 Innovation and Improvement Fund, which will...

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Posted: 05/24/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 05/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/22/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/21/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/20/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/20/2021

All Visitors Still Required to Wear Masks

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that any visitors to a county...

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Posted: 05/19/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/18/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/17/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit ...

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Posted: 05/16/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/15/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments and walk-ins are currently available at various county-operated PODs. To view all dates and locations, and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 05/14/2021

PLEASE NOTE: New appointments for Pfizer vaccine are now available on May 15th at Remsen Jr./Sr. High School and on May 17th at Harts Hill Elementary School in Whitesboro. Appointments and walk-ins for the...

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Posted: 05/13/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Following the quick booking of appointments for the first availability of Pfizer vaccine for 12-15 year-olds at the county-operated POD at Harts Hill Elementary School today, more appointments...

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Posted: 05/12/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/11/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/11/2021

Addresses Post-COVID-19 Recovery, Revitalization & Growth

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. delivered his 2021 State of...

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Posted: 05/10/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/10/2021

Survey Now Available Online

Oneida and Herkimer counties are urging residents and businesses to participate in an online survey hosted by...

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Posted: 05/09/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/08/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs, including Johnson & Johnson at the Trenton Town Offices in Barneveld on...

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Posted: 05/07/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/06/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/05/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs, including a new Pfizer location at the Utica Academy of Science on May...

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Posted: 05/04/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/04/2021

Video Presentation Will be Broadcast on TV & Shared Online May 11th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the 2021 State of the County Address will be delivered on May 11th....

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Posted: 05/03/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/02/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 05/01/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 04/30/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 04/29/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 04/28/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 04/27/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments and walk-ins are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated vaccination PODs. To view all dates and to book an appointment, please visit...

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Posted: 04/26/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Per the recommendation of the CDC and the New York State Department of Health, Oneida County will resume administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A county-operated POD with the Johnson...

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Posted: 04/25/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at the Oneida County Health Department Rome Clinic on April 27th and the Utica Clinic on April 28th. Appointments can be made at...

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Posted: 04/24/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Remsen, Utica and Rome. To view the full list and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 04/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Remsen, Utica and Rome. To view the full list and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 04/22/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs. To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit ...

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Posted: 04/21/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Whitesboro and Lee Center. To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit ...

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Posted: 04/21/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that as part of its pandemic recovery efforts, Oneida County will operate two major summer programs at full capacity this year.

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Posted: 04/20/2021

To view County Executive Picente’s press conference about a COVID cluster in Oneida County that stemmed from a local dance school and a competition in Syracuse, click here: https://fb.watch/4_WmXWwzYa/

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Posted: 04/19/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Whitesboro and Holland Patent (Pfizer). To view the full list and to book...

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Posted: 04/18/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Oriskany Falls and Utica. To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit...

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Posted: 04/17/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including new locations in Oriskany Falls and Utica. To view the full list and to book an appointment...

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Posted: 04/16/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida...

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Posted: 04/15/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County is now offering its residents free transportation to vaccination appointments at county-operated PODs. Those needing rides should call 315-798-5439. ...

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Posted: 04/14/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs. To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit...

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Posted: 04/14/2021

Stellar Credit Ratings Issued by All Major Agencies for 2021

Oneida County has maintained its high financial standing in the face of the...

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Posted: 04/13/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs. To view the full list and to book an appointment please visit...

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Posted: 04/13/2021

In accordance with CDC and FDA recommendations, Oneida County is exercising an abundance of caution and switching out Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses for Moderna doses at our POD at the Parkway Recreation Center in Utica on April 13, 2021 and for all homebound vaccination appointments.

Posted: 04/12/2021

According to the New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker (https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-tracker), here are the...

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Posted: 04/11/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including Camden and Vernon. To view the full list and to book an appointment please...

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Posted: 04/10/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs, including Camden and Vernon. To view the full list and to book an appointment please...

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Posted: 04/09/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs....

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Posted: 04/08/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are currently available at multiple Oneida County-operated PODs...

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Posted: 04/07/2021

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  • County Executive Picente will give an update briefing tomorrow at 3 p.m. It will be livestreamed at: ...
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Posted: 04/06/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on April 5:

  • 26 new positive cases, 20,653* total. *(Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
  • 395...
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Posted: 04/05/2021

According to the New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker (https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-tracker), here are the...

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Posted: 04/03/2021

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no case numbers released on Easter tomorrow. The daily update will resume on April 5th.

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Posted: 04/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on April 1:

  • 24 new positive cases, 20,548* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 04/01/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Onondaga County Executive J. Ryan McMahon II have released the following statement regarding Central New York’s exclusion from mobile sports betting legislation:

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Posted: 04/01/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 31:

  • 30 new positive cases, 20,525 total.
  • 457 active positive cases.
  • No new...
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Posted: 03/31/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 30:

  • 30 new positive cases, 20,495* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 03/30/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 29:

  • 37 new positive cases, 20,466 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 03/29/2021

According to the New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker (https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-tracker), here are the...

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Posted: 03/29/2021

The Oneida County Opioid Task Force and its Overdose Response Team have launched a public-facing data dashboard that tracks key information pertaining to drug overdoses and trends in Oneida County.

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Posted: 03/28/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 27:

  • 44 new positive cases, 20,407* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 03/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 26:

  • 41 new positive cases, 20,364* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 03/26/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 25:

  • 46 new positive cases, 20,325* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 03/25/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 24:

  • 38 new positive cases, 20,280 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 03/24/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 23:

  • 48 new positive cases, 20,243 total.
  • 477 active positive cases.
  • No new...
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Posted: 03/24/2021

More Homebound Residents Set to Receive Shots

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will provide...

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Posted: 03/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: County Executive Picente will have a update briefing tomorrow at 3 p.m. It will be livestreamed at...

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Posted: 03/22/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are still available for all NYS-eligible groups at the county-operated POD at Griffiss International Airport on March 23. Appointments can be secured at ...

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Posted: 03/21/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are still available for all NYS-eligible groups at the county-operated POD at the Turning Stone Event Center on March 22 and Griffiss International Airport on March 23. Appointments can be secured at ...

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Posted: 03/20/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination appointments are still available for all NYS-eligible groups at the county-operated POD at the Turning Stone Event Center on March 22. Appointments can be secured at www.ocgov.net...

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Posted: 03/19/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 18:

  • 45 new positive cases, 20,053 total.
  • 459 active positive cases.
  • No new...
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Posted: 03/19/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County has begun registering residents 50 years and older to be placed on a waiting list to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at its county-operated PODs.

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Posted: 03/18/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 17:

  • 34 new positive cases, 20,009* total. *(Upon further review, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
  • 448...
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Posted: 03/18/2021

Survey Now Available Online

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county is seeking input from landlords...

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Posted: 03/17/2021

Oneida County has provided local school districts with a strategy guide for returning students to the classroom for full time in-person learning that addresses the challenges of transportation and classroom set up.

“All of the national and local data at our disposal shows that children are at low risk of contracting and spreading COVID-...

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Posted: 03/16/2021

PLEASE NOTE: County Executive Picente will be having a live briefing at 10 a.m. on March 17, 2021. It will be livestreamed at: https://www.facebook.com/OneidaCountyGovernment....

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Posted: 03/16/2021

In-home Appointments Available for March 19th

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County will be...

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Posted: 03/15/2021

According to the New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker (https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-tracker), here are the...

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Posted: 03/14/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Appointments are still available for the Oneida County-operated POD at the Turning Stone Event Center tomorrow for all those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can be secured at: http://ocgov.net....

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Posted: 03/13/2021

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. said, “Exactly one year ago today in Oneida County and across the globe, the world as we knew it changed. From parades and celebrations to closings and restrictions, our community, as all across the country, had to...

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Posted: 03/12/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 11.

  • 33 new positive cases, 19,821 total.
  • 456 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID...
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Posted: 03/12/2021

 Food Giveaway Will Also be a Part of Turning Stone Event on March 19th  

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Posted: 03/11/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 10.

  • 44 new positive cases, 19,788* total. *(Upon further investigation, two positive cases were removed from the...
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Posted: 03/10/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 9.

  • 34 new positive cases, 19,746 total.
    • 2 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 03/09/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 8.

  • 32 new positive cases, 19,712 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 03/08/2021

According to the New York State Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker (https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-tracker), here are the...

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Posted: 03/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 6.

  • 32 new positive cases, 19,645 total.
  • 553 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 03/06/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 5.

  • 33 new positive cases, 19,613 total.
  • 563 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID...
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Posted: 03/05/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 4.

  • 38 new positive cases, 19,580 total.
  • 565 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID...
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Posted: 03/04/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 3.

  • 32 new positive cases, 19,542* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 03/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on March 2.

  • 28 new positive cases, 19,511 total.
  • 570 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID...
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Posted: 03/03/2021

Will Be Administered at New Site Locations Including Turning Stone Event Center

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county has secured more than 5,300 new doses that it will administer at new county-operated vaccination sites including the Turning Stone...

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Posted: 03/02/2021

PLEASE NOTE: County Executive Picente will have a live update briefing tomorrow at 3 p.m. to discuss plans to administer newly-secured vaccine at additional sites around the county.

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Posted: 03/01/2021

As of 2/8/21, vaccine numbers are released on Mondays and the totals are through the end of the previous week. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers for the week ending Feb. 28.

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Posted: 02/28/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 27.

  • 59 new positive cases, 19,439* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 02/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 26.

  • 29 new positive cases, 19,382* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 02/26/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 25.

  • 52 new positive cases, 19,354 total.
  • 617 active positive cases.
  • 0 new COVID-...
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Posted: 02/25/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 24.

  • 58 new positive cases, 19,302* total. *(Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 02/24/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 23.

  • 45 new positive cases, 19,248* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 02/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County has received its vaccine shipment from New York State that was delayed from last week, as well as its regularly scheduled doses for this week. In total, the county received 2,100 doses. New first dose appointments for the county-operated sites at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome will...

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Posted: 02/22/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County is still awaiting its vaccine shipment that was delayed by New York State last week. No new first dose appointments will be made at county-operated vaccination sites until the doses arrive.

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Posted: 02/21/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County residents with comorbidities can pre-register for vaccine eligibility here. Pre-registering is used to collect data and assess vaccine demand in the county...

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Posted: 02/20/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County residents with comorbidities can pre-register for vaccine eligibility here. Pre-registering is used to collect data and assess vaccine demand in the county...

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Posted: 02/19/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County residents with comorbidities can pre-register for vaccine eligibility here. Pre-registering is used to collect data and assess vaccine demand in the county...

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Posted: 02/19/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has appointed long-time area engineer Karl Schrantz as Commissioner of the Department of Water Quality Control and Water Pollution.

“Karl Schrantz is a highly-respected engineer who has worked in this community for a number of years and played a key role in several...

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Posted: 02/18/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County residents with comorbidities can pre-register for vaccine eligibility here. Pre-registering is used to collect data and assess vaccine demand in the county...

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Posted: 02/17/2021

Oneida County COVID-19 Update for February 17, 2021

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Posted: 02/16/2021

Data Collection Tool Will Assess Demand, Does Not Secure Appointment

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that...

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Posted: 02/15/2021

PLEASE NOTE: County Executive Picente will be conducting a live update briefing on Feb. 16, 2021 at 2 p.m.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers for the week ending Feb. ...

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Posted: 02/14/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 13.

  • 33 new positive cases, 18,874* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 02/13/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 12.

  • 51 new positive cases, 18,843* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 02/12/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 11.

  • 46 new positive cases, 18,793* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 02/11/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 10.

  • 53 new positive cases, 18,748* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 02/10/2021

Oneida County COVID-19 Update for February 10, 2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 9.

  • 69 new positive cases, 18,697 total.
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Posted: 02/09/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Vaccine numbers will now be released on Mondays and will reflect the totals from the previous week.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Feb. 8.

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Posted: 02/09/2021

“Today, I have asked Governor Andrew Cuomo to remove the current Oneida County Board of Elections Commissioners,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “The authority for their removal is vested in him alone. It is evident the way the 2020...

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Posted: 02/08/2021

Oneida County COVID-19 Update for February 8, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning today, vaccine numbers will be released on Mondays and will reflect the totals from the previous week.

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Posted: 02/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 6.

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Posted: 02/06/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 5....

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Posted: 02/05/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 4....

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Posted: 02/04/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 3...

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Posted: 02/04/2021

The Oneida County Police Reform and Reinvention Committee is now accepting public comment on its proposed plan to reevaluate and improve upon the procedures and practices of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in accordance with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive...

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Posted: 02/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 2....

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Posted: 02/03/2021

Health Department Outlines Safety Measures for Schools, Recreational Organizations & Sports Facilities

The Oneida County Health Department released guidelines today that will be required for school districts, recreational organizations and sports facilities to...

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Posted: 02/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Feb. 1...

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Posted: 02/01/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is currently out of vaccine and will not be scheduling new first dose appointments at the county-operated distribution site at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, nor the drive thru distribution site at Griffiss International Airport in...

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Posted: 01/31/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is currently out of vaccine and will not be scheduling new first dose appointments at the county-operated distribution site at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, nor the drive thru distribution site at Griffiss International Airport in...

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Posted: 01/30/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is currently out of vaccine and will not be scheduling new first dose appointments at the county-operated distribution site at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, nor the drive thru distribution site at Griffiss International Airport in...

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Posted: 01/29/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is currently out of vaccine and will not be scheduling new first dose appointments at the county-operated distribution site at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, nor the drive thru distribution site at Griffiss International Airport in...

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Posted: 01/28/2021

PLEASE NOTE: After today’s operations at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome, Oneida County Government anticipates being out of vaccine again. Therefore, no new first dose appointments will be made at those county-operated sites until more vaccine is delivered by New York State. This...

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Posted: 01/27/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 26...

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Posted: 01/27/2021

500 Doses to be Distributed Between MVCC and Griffiss on Jan. 28

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that county...

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Posted: 01/27/2021

Local Officials Agree NYS Barriers Difficult to Overcome

A call took place Jan. 26, 2020 between Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente...

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Posted: 01/26/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is out of vaccine and was forced to close its county-operated vaccination sites at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome. Those sites will not be taking new appointments until more is provided by New York State. This does not affect second doses...

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Posted: 01/25/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is out of vaccine and was forced to close its county-operated vaccination sites at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome. Those sites will not be taking new appointments until more is provided by New York State. This does not affect second doses...

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Posted: 01/24/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is out of vaccine and was forced to close its county-operated vaccination sites at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome. Those sites will not be taking new appointments until more is provided by New York State. This does not affect second doses...

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Posted: 01/23/2021

PLEASE NOTE: Oneida County Government is out of vaccine and was forced to close its county-operated vaccination sites at MVCC in Utica and Griffiss in Rome. Those sites will not be taking new appointments until more is provided by New York State. This does not affect second doses...

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Posted: 01/22/2021

To view County Executive Picente’s press conference from the Griffiss Drive Thru Vaccination Site this morning, in which he addressed the closing of the county-operated PODs because of a lack of doses supplied by New York State: ...

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Posted: 01/21/2021

Oneida County COVID-19 Update for January 21, 2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. ...

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Posted: 01/20/2021

Oneida County Government received 500 doses of vaccine from New York State on Jan. 20. Those doses will be used to schedule appointments at our MVCC (Utica) and Griffiss (Rome) distribution sites for Jan. 21. Those appointments will be posted to www....

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Posted: 01/19/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 18....

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Posted: 01/18/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 17....

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Posted: 01/17/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 16....

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Posted: 01/17/2021

Oneida County’s COVID-19 New York State-issued vaccine allotment will run out by January 21, 2020, resulting in the suspension of operations at the county’s vaccine distribution sites at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica and Griffiss International Airport...

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Posted: 01/16/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 15....

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Posted: 01/15/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 14.

  • 320 new vaccinations distributed at Oneida County Government’s MVCC Utica POD, 2,050...
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Posted: 01/14/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 13.

  • 340 new vaccinations distributed at Oneida County Government’s MVCC Utica POD, 1,730...
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Posted: 01/13/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 12.

  • 276 new vaccinations distributed at Oneida County Government’s MVCC Utica POD, 1,390...
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Posted: 01/12/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 11.

  • 249 new vaccinations distributed at Oneida County Government’s MVCC Utica POD, 1,127 total.
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Posted: 01/11/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 vaccination numbers as of midnight on Jan. 10.

  • 878 vaccinated at the MVCC Utica POD.

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Posted: 01/10/2021

“Today shows how deadly this virus continues to be, as we are reporting the most deaths we have ever had in one day,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of these eight people whose lives were lost. Hope is...

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Posted: 01/09/2021

To register to receive the COVID-19 vaccination click here.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 8.

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Posted: 01/08/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 7.

  • 312 new positive cases, 14,251* total. *(Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 01/07/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 6.

  • 220 new positive cases, 13,943* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 01/07/2021

In an effort to push forward COVID-19 vaccination distribution efforts within Oneida County, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is hiring workers to vaccinate more residents while urging Governor Cuomo to speed up the process and remove barriers.

“Urgency is essential at this crucial point in our battle with this pandemic that has...

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Posted: 01/06/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 5.

  • 356 new positive cases, 13,726.
    • 13 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 01/06/2021

18 Overdoses, 4 Fatalities Reported in a 5-Day Period

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has received an Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program spike alert...

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Posted: 01/05/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 4.

  • 207 new positive cases, 13,372.
    • 4 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 01/04/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 3.

  • 173 new positive cases, 13,167* total (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 01/03/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 2.

  • 272 new positive cases, 12,996 total.
    • 49 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 01/02/2021

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Jan. 1. Please note, numbers include the combined cases from 12/31/20-1/1/21.

  • 641 new positive cases, 12,724 total.
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Posted: 12/31/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 30.

  • 323 new positive cases, 12,083* total. (*Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/30/2020

“Today we are reporting our highest number of positive cases and hospitalizations in one day, and tragically, another four COVID-related deaths,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “These are concerning numbers that reinforce the need for everyone to remain...

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Posted: 12/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 28. Please note, some of the hospitalization numbers have been revised from what the County Executive gave during his briefing today.

  • 281 new...
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Posted: 12/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 27.

 

  • 256 new positive cases, 11,166 total.
    • 26 are nursing home residents....
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Posted: 12/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 26.

  • 199 new positive cases, 10,910 total.
    • 19 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 25. Numbers include the combined cases from 12/23/20-12/25/20.

  • 680 new positive cases, 10,711 total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive...
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Posted: 12/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 22.

  • 270 new positive cases, 10,033* total. (*Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 21.

  • 222 new positive cases, 9,767 total.
    • 30 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 20.

  • 141 new positive cases, 9,545* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 19.

  • 218 new positive cases, 9,405* total. (*Upon further investigation, 3 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 18.

  • 230 new positive cases, 9,190 total.
    • 5 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 17.

  • 260 new positive cases, 8,962 total.
    • 3 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 16.

  • 278 new positive cases, 8,702 total.
    • 4 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 15.

 

  • 274 new positive cases, 8,424 total.
    • 4 are nursing home residents....
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Posted: 12/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 14.

  • 179 new positive cases, 8,150* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from previous total.)
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Posted: 12/14/2020

New Texting Tool Goes Live Today

The Oneida County Health Department began utilizing a mobile texting app today that will allow it to expand the reach of its COVID-19 contact tracing efforts and increase the efficiency of the process.

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Posted: 12/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 13.

  • 137 new positive cases, 7,973* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive cases was removed from previous total.)
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Posted: 12/14/2020

County Environmental Health Director Daniel Gilmore to Lead Department

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that...

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Posted: 12/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 12.

  • 201 new positive cases, 7,837* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were taken off of the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 11.

  • 257 new positive cases, 7,637* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were taken off of the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 10.

  • 294 new positive cases, 7,382* total. (*Upon further investigation, 5 positive cases were taken off of the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 9.

  • 254 new positive cases, 7,093* total. (*Upon further investigation, 3 positive cases were taken off of the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 8.

  • 264 new positive cases, 6,842 total.
    • 5 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 7.

  • 203 new positive cases, 6,585 total.
  • 2,751 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-...
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Posted: 12/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 6.

  • 125 new positive cases, 6,385 total.
    • 5 nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 5.

  • 172 new positive cases, 6,262 total.
    • 7 nursing home residents.
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Posted: 12/05/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. said: “We see these numbers continue to grow every day. People need to understand the seriousness of this situation. This community is being shut down, not by county or state or federal government, but because of...

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Posted: 12/04/2020

“Today, is clearly another alarming day. I want to be clear, your County government continues to do everything it can to mitigate the spread of this virus. At this time the most important action people can take is stay home unless it’s absolutely necessary, especially when they are sick.
It is imperative that everyone take every...

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Posted: 12/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 2.

  • 255 new positive cases, 5,547 total* (Upon further investigation, 3 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Dec. 1.

  • 197 new positive cases, 5,295 total* (Upon further investigation, 1 positive cases was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 12/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 30.

 

  • 148 new positive cases, 5,102 total* (Upon further investigation, 4 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 29.

  • 113 new positive cases, 4,955 total* (Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 28.

  • 113 new positive cases, 4,844* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of midnight on Nov. 27.

  • 69 new positive cases, 4,733 total
    • 3 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/27/2020

Please Note: Today’s case numbers are a combination of cases from Nov. 25 up through midnight on Nov. 26.

  • 185 new positive...
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Posted: 11/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 132 new positive cases, 4,482* total (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 214 new positive cases, 4,352* total (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/24/2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Oneida County and across the state and nation, the Oneida County Health Department is asking that any community members who have tested positive for COVID-19, or been exposed to a positive case, stay home and isolate...

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Posted: 11/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 105 new positive cases, 4,142* total (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/23/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau is accepting proposals from interested non-profit organizations and cities, towns and villages that would like the opportunity to provide youth-oriented programs...

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Posted: 11/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 34 new positive cases, 4,038* total (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 915 active...
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Posted: 11/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 56 new positive cases, 4,005* total (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 933 active...
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Posted: 11/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 75 new positive cases (2 nursing home residents), 3,950 total.
  • 987 active positive cases.
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Posted: 11/20/2020

County & State Health Departments Offering Testing at Union Station Nov. 23-25

UTICA — The Oneida County and New York State...

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Posted: 11/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 66 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident), 3,876* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 109 new positive cases (4 nursing home residents), 3,814* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 79 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident), 3,706* total. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 66 new positive cases, 3,630 total
  • 811 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 11/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 57 new positive cases, 3,565* total (*Upon further investigation, 3 positive cases were removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 11/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 99 new positive cases, 3,515 total.
    • 11 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 108 new positive cases, 3,416 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 11/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 70 new positive cases, 3,312 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 11/12/2020

Picente’s 2021 Budget Proposal Once Again Carries No Increase to Property Tax Levy

UTICA — Despite the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a 2021 proposed county budget and capital plan to the Board of Legislators today that...

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Posted: 11/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 74 new positive cases, 3,242 total.
    • 11 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 68 new positive cases, 3,172 total.
    • 2 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/10/2020

With COVID-19 cases rapidly rising in Oneida County, the county Health Department is in need of volunteers to assist with daily COVID-19 tasks including contact tracing.

“Our Health Department has been working 24 hours a day seven days a week to keep this virus at bay, but we are at a crucial point in this fight,” said Oneida County...

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Posted: 11/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 36 new positive cases, 3,106 total.
  • 459 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths,...
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Posted: 11/08/2020

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. will conduct a live update briefing tomorrow at 3 p.m. to address the recent sharp rise in caseload. The live stream can be viewed at: https://www.facebook....

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Posted: 11/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 51 new positive cases, 3,028 total.
    • 5 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 50 new positive cases, 2,976* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/05/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 32 new positive cases, 2,927* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 11/04/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 25 new positive cases, 2,896 total.
    • 2 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 32 new positive cases, 2,871 total.
    • 2 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 11/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 14 new positive cases, 2,840 total.
  • 259 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 11/01/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 17 new positive cases, 2,827 total.
  • 264 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths,...
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Posted: 10/31/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 33 new positive cases, 2,812* total (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 10/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 20 new positive cases, 2,780 total
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 10/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 25 new positive cases, 2,760 total
    • 2 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 10/29/2020

Former Rome Memorial Hospital Director Ashlee Thompson Named to Position

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has appointed former Rome Memorial Hospital Director of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services Ashlee Thompson as the county’s new Commissioner of...

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Posted: 10/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 23 new positive cases, 2,735* total *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
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Posted: 10/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 36 new positive cases, 2,713 total.
    • 7 are inmates at the Oneida County Jail.
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Posted: 10/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,677* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 167 active...
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Posted: 10/26/2020

Picente & Kaleta Urge Homeowners to Apply for Federal Funding Before Nov. 13

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Whitestown Supervisor Shaun Kaleta are urging eligible Whitesboro homeowners who were affected by last year’s Halloween flood to apply for federal buyout money...

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Posted: 10/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 11 new positive cases, 2,672 total.
  • 161 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 24 new positive cases, 2,662 total.
    • 5 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 10/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 19 new positive cases, 2,638 total.
  • 126 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 128...
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Posted: 10/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,618 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 10/22/2020

Sheriff Maciol, District Attorney McNamara Part of 13-Member Group

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced his...

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Posted: 10/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 19 new positive cases, 2,609 total.
    • 11 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 10/20/2020

“To be clear, the rules for how school sporting events are conducted are established by New York State, not Oneida County, and we are bound to follow and enforce whatever is directed. At no time has my office directed that spectators not be allowed at...

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Posted: 10/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,591 total.
  • 116 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/20/2020

Kits Provided by Midstate EMS as Part of ‘Leave Behind Program’

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has teamed up with the Utica Fire...

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Posted: 10/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 2 new positive cases, 2,584 total.
  • 118 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/19/2020

Tennessee Gas Pipeline will be resuming its scheduled repairs in West Winfield on October 19, 2020 from approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This work is a continuation of what occurred on October 18th, and entails a purging of its lines. As part of the work that occurred on the 18th, residents in the area reported...

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Posted: 10/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,582 total.
  • 116 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,577* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 115 active...
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Posted: 10/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 15 new positive cases, 2,571 total.
    • 3 are nursing home residents.
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Posted: 10/16/2020

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team is issuing a Drug Threat Advisory for Carfentanil which has been detected in three local drug lab tests for Helio Health.

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Posted: 10/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,556 total.
  • 98 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,549* total. *(Upon further investigation, 3 positive cases have been removed from the previous total).
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Posted: 10/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 8 new positive cases, 2,541 total.
  • 114 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,534 total.
  • 111 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,525 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
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Posted: 10/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,519* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 105 active positive...
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Posted: 10/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

 

  • 14 new positive cases, 2,513 total
    • 1 is a nursing home resident...
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Posted: 10/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

 

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,499 total
  • 94 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 10/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 11 new positive cases, 2,489 total
  • 86 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,478 total.
  • 100 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/05/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,473 total.
  • 97 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 10/04/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 8 new positive cases, 2,470 total.
  • 94 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths...
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Posted: 10/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,462 total.
  • 86 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 126...
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Posted: 10/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,459 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident
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Posted: 10/01/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 23 new positive cases, 2,453 total.
    • 15 are nursing home residents
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Posted: 09/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,430 total.
  • 71 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,426* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 67 active...
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Posted: 09/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 8 new positive cases, 2,418 total.
  • 65 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,410 total.
  • 61 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 09/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,403* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 54 active...
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Posted: 09/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 12 new positive cases, 2,398 total.
  • 55 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 09/24/2020

6 Overdoses Reported Between Sept. 22 & 23; 4 Fatalities in Less Than a Month

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team (ORT) has...

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Posted: 09/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • No new positive cases, 2,386 total.
  • 55 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,386* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total).
  • 63 active...
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Posted: 09/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,381* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total).
  • 77 active...
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Posted: 09/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,379 total.
  • 84 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/21/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county is now accepting marketing plan proposals for his Reconnect Oneida County initiative which aims to draw remote workers to relocate to the area.

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Posted: 09/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,376 total.
  • 91 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,372 total.
  • 87 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 11 new positive cases, 2,366 total.
  • 92 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 8 new positive cases, 2,355 total.
  • 81 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2,347 total.
  • 73 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 09/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,341 total.
  • 83 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 122...
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Posted: 09/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • No new positive cases, 2,337 total.
  • 87 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths,...
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Posted: 09/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,337 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
  • 93 active...
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Posted: 09/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,333 total.
  • 87 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 13 new positive cases, 2,324 total
  • 88 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,311* total. (*Upon further investigation, 4...
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Posted: 09/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 11 new positive cases, 2,305 total.
  • 76 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,294 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 67 active...
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Posted: 09/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,288 total.
  • 64 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,281 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total)
  • 57 active positive...
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Posted: 09/05/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,278 total.
  • 55 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/04/2020

“Today’s numbers reflect some positive cases associated with students returning to Oneida County from SUNY Oneonta,” said County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “As that situation rapidly evolves, I am urging any student, staff or faculty member from SUNY Oneonta who resides in...

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Posted: 09/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,263 total.
  • 47 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 09/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,258* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total).
  • 50 active...
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Posted: 09/01/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,255 total.
  • 47 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/31/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,248* total. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 40 active...
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Posted: 08/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,246 total.
  • 66 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,242 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • ...
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Posted: 08/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,238 total.
  • 82 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,235 total.
  • 80 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,232 total.
  • 80 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 08/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,227 total.
  • 77 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 2 new positive cases, 2,220 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was subtracted from the previous total.)
  • 82 active...
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Posted: 08/24/2020

‘Reconnect Oneida County’ Aims to Attract Remote Workers

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today unveiled his Reconnect Oneida County initiative...

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Posted: 08/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 2 new positive cases, 2,219 total.
    • 1 nursing home resident
  • ...
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Posted: 08/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,217 total.
  • 90 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 08/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 15 new positive cases, 2,212 total.
    • 1 is a nursing home resident.
  • ...
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Posted: 08/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,197 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total.)
  • 83 active positive...
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Posted: 08/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 7 new positive cases, 2,189 total.
  • 80 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/19/2020

Health Department Performing Intake for Reopening Inspections

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Health Department is seeking information from all county gyms and fitness-related businesses in order to assist in their reopening under...

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Posted: 08/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 12 new positive cases, 2,182 total.
  • 74 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,170 total.
  • 65 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 2 new positive cases, 2,165 total.
  • 84 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2,163* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total.)...
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Posted: 08/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 5 new positive cases, 2159 total.
  • 86 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths...
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Posted: 08/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 6 new positive cases, 2154 total.
  • 98 active positive cases.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death,...
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Posted: 08/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,148* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases were removed from the previous total...
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Posted: 08/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 24 new positive cases, 2,147 total.
  • 116 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/11/2020

Vertiport Automation Analysis to be Conducted at Griffiss International Airport

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county has been awarded an $897,000 task order for Advanced Air Mobility development through a NASA contract with its UAS Test Site at...

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Posted: 08/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,123 total.
  • 106 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 3 new positive cases, 2,120 total.
  • 103 active positive cases.
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 08/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases, 2,117* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total.)
  • 133 active...
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Posted: 08/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 2,106 total
  • 128 active positive cases
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death...
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Posted: 08/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,092 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 total.
  • 10...
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Posted: 08/05/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,082 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 total.
  • 11...
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Posted: 08/04/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases, 2,072 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 total.
  • 13...
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Posted: 08/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 2 new positive cases, 2,060 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 total.
  • 10 patients...
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Posted: 08/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 4 new positive cases, 2,058 total *. (*Upon further investigation, 1 positive removed from the previous total)
    ...
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Posted: 08/01/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 10 new positive cases, 2,055 total
    • 0 are nursing home residents
  • ...
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Posted: 07/31/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases, 2,045 total
    • 0 are nursing home residents
  • ...
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Posted: 07/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 9 new positive cases, 2,033 total
    • 0 are nursing home residents
  • ...
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Posted: 07/29/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 24 new positive cases, 2,024 total *(Upon further investigation two positive cases have been removed from the previous total.)
    • ...
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Posted: 07/28/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 16 new positive cases, 2,002 total
    • 2 are nursing home residents
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 07/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,986 total
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths (2 nursing home residents), 115 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 07/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 2 new positive cases, 1,972 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 112 total.
  • 9 patients...
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Posted: 07/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 13 new positive cases, 1,970 total
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 112 total.
  • 8 patients...
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Posted: 07/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 17 new positive cases, 1,957 total
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death (nursing home resident), 112 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 07/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 6 new positive cases, 1,940 total*. (*Upon further investigation, 2 positives were removed from the previous total)
  • No new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 07/23/2020

College Corps Interns Provided to Operate Utica Parks & Playgrounds

Oneida County’s Summer Youth Employment and College Corps programs...

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Posted: 07/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 22 new positive cases, 1,936 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 111 total.
  • 13...
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Posted: 07/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 23 new positive cases, 1,914 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 111 total.
  • 16...
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Posted: 07/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 5 new positive cases, 1,891 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 111 total.
  • 15...
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Posted: 07/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 6 new positive cases, 1,886 total.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 111 total.
  • 14 patients...
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Posted: 07/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 25* new positive cases, 1,880 total.
    • 8 are nursing home residents
    • ...
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Posted: 07/17/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 38* new positive cases, 1,855 total.
    • *An increased number of positive cases are being reported today...
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Posted: 07/16/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 10 new positive cases, 1,817 total.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death, 110 total.
  • 18 patients are...
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Posted: 07/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 18 new positive cases, 1,807* total. *(Upon further investigation one positive case has been removed from the previous total.)
  • No new...
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Posted: 07/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases, 1,790 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 109 total.
  • 21...
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Posted: 07/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 8 new positive cases, 1,778 total.
    • 1 nursing home resident
  • No new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 07/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 6 new positive cases, 1,770 total.
  • 3 new COVID-19-related deaths, 109 total.
    • ...
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Posted: 07/11/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,764 total.
    • 1 nursing home resident
  • 2 new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 07/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 15 new positive cases (2 nursing home residents), 1,750* total.
    • *28 positive cases have been added into the previous total. The...
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Posted: 07/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 8 new positive cases, 1,707 total.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths, 102 total.
    • Both...
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Posted: 07/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,699 total.
    • 1 nursing home resident
  • 2 new COVID-19-related...
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Posted: 07/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 10 new positive cases, 1,685 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 98 total.
  • 27 patients are...
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Posted: 07/07/2020

County & City of Utica Join Forces on Demolition at REA Wing

Oneida County and the City of Utica have joined in a shared services agreement to demolish a building that will pave the way for a new entrance to the county Public Market at Union Station and save taxpayers money in the...

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Posted: 07/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 6 new positive cases, 1,675 total.
    • 4 nursing home residents
  • No new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 07/05/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 19 new positive cases, 1,669 total.
    • 1 nursing home resident
  • No new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 07/04/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases, 1,650* total *(Upon further investigation, 5 positive cases were removed from yesterday’s total.)
  • 1 new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 07/03/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 29 new positive cases, 1,644* total *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total.)
    • ...
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Posted: 07/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 32 new positive cases, 1,616 total
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death (nursing home resident), 92 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 07/01/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 22 new positive cases, 1,584* total *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from the previous total).
    • ...
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Posted: 06/30/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,563 total.
    • 7 are nursing home residents.
  • 1 new COVID-19-...
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Posted: 06/28/2020

Statement from Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. on today’s reported positive cases:

“Included in today’s reported positive COVID-19 cases are 25 employees of an aluminum manufacturer in Montgomery County who reside in Oneida County. The...

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Posted: 06/27/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 24 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident) 1,493 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 90 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/26/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 37 new positive cases (9 nursing home residents) 1,469 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 90 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/25/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 28 new positive cases (3 nursing home residents) 1,432* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positives were removed from yesterday’s total).
  • ...
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Posted: 06/24/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 19 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident) 1,406 total.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death (nursing home-related), 88 total. ...
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Posted: 06/23/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident) 1,387* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total).
  • ...
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Posted: 06/23/2020

Oneida County and Mohawk Valley EDGE will administer a new micro-grant program to assist existing and start-up micro companies.

“This program will provide new job opportunities and keep existing jobs for microbusinesses and ultimately broaden the tax base of Oneida County,” said County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “We look forward to...

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Posted: 06/22/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 16 new positive cases (2 nursing home residents) 1,376* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total).
  • ...
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Posted: 06/21/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 15 new positive cases 1,361* total. *(Upon further investigation, 2 positive cases have been removed from the previous total).
  • No new...
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Posted: 06/20/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 24 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident), 1,347* total. *(Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was removed from yesterday’s total).
  • ...
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Posted: 06/19/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 21 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident), 1,324 total.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death (nursing home-related), 85 total. ...
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Posted: 06/18/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,303* total. *(Upon further investigation, a positive case reported yesterday has been removed from the total)
  • 2...
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Posted: 06/16/2020

The next live update briefing will be Wednesday June 17th at 3 p.m. It will be streamed on the Oneida County Government Facebook page.

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m....

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Posted: 06/15/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 17 new positive cases (5 nursing home residents), 1,253* total. *(Upon...
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Posted: 06/14/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases (1 nursing home resident), 1,238 total.
  • No new COVID-19-related deaths, 78 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/13/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 8 new positive cases, 1,226 total.
  • 1 new COVID-19-related death (nursing home-related), 78 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/12/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 20 new positive cases (4 nursing home residents), 1,218 total.
  • 2 new COVID-19-related deaths (1 nursing home-related), 77 total. ...
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Posted: 06/11/2020

County Executive Picente statement on New York State’s Phase 3 reopening of the Mohawk Valley tomorrow:

“I am pleased that the Mohawk Valley has been cleared to enter into Phase 3 of reopening...

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Posted: 06/10/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 17 new positive cases (9 nursing home residents), 1,183 total.
  • 7* new COVID-related deaths, 71 total.
    ...
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Posted: 06/09/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 16 new positive cases (5 nursing home residents), 1,166 total.
  • 2 new positive fatalities (both nursing home-related), 64 total....
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Posted: 06/08/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 20 new positive cases (7 nursing home residents), 1,150 total.
  • 1 new positive fatality (nursing home-related), 62 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/07/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 1,130 total.
  • 1 new positive fatality (nursing home-related), 61 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 06/06/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 19 new positive cases (6 are nursing home residents), 1,116 total.
  • 2 new positive fatalities (both nursing home-related), 60 total....
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Posted: 06/04/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 13 new positive cases (3 are nursing home residents), 1,070* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from previous total...
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Posted: 06/03/2020

“I am deeply saddened to announce the loss of six more lives in Oneida County and our condolences go out to their family and friends,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “This is a stark reminder that we are far from escaping the deadly grip of this horrible pandemic. We must continue to remain on...

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Posted: 06/02/2020

Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 12 new positive cases (2 are nursing home residents), 1,045 total
  • No new positive fatalities, 49 total
  • 50 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County
    • 41 MVHS
    • 9 Rome Memorial
    • ...
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Posted: 05/31/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 20 new positive cases (10 are nursing home residents), 1,019 total.
  • No new positive fatalities, 48 total.
  • 50 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
  • 3 are admitted outside of Oneida County.
  • ...
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Posted: 05/30/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 20 new positive cases (4 are nursing home residents), 999 total.
  • 2 new positive fatalities (both nursing home-related), 48 total.
  • 44 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
  • 3 are admitted outside of...
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Posted: 05/25/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 26 new positive cases, 901* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive has been removed from the previous total).
  • 2* new positive fatalities, 41 total. *(Both nursing home-related)
  • 43 patients are hospitalized in Oneida...
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Posted: 05/24/2020

Campground Reopening

Per Governor Cuomo’s order today, all permitted campgrounds in Oneida County will be allowed to open on May 25, 2020. For those campgrounds that are not yet permitted for the year, the Oneida County Health Department will begin to expedite that process on May 26, 2020.

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Posted: 05/23/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 15 new positive cases, 850* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from the previous total.)
  • 1* new positive fatality, 38 total. *(occurred at a nursing home facility)
  • 35 patients are hospitalized in...
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Posted: 05/17/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 13 new positive cases, 760* total. *(Upon further investigation, one positive case was subtracted from the previous total)
  • 4 new positive fatalities, 35 total.
  • 24 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County....
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Posted: 05/16/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 34 new positive cases, 748 total.
  • 2 new positive fatalities, 31 total.
  • 23 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
  • 3 are admitted outside of Oneida County.
  • 341 active positive cases
  • 376 positive...
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Posted: 05/10/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 22 new positive cases, 646* total. *Upon further investigation, one positive case was removed from yesterday’s total.
  • 1 new positive fatalities, 22 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 05/09/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 17 new positive cases, 625 total.
  • 1 new positive fatalities, 21 total.
  • 21 patients are...
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Posted: 05/03/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 13 new positive cases, 463* total. *Upon further investigation, 1 positive case was subtracted from yesterday’s total.
  • No new positive fatalities, 18 total.
  • Out of the 463 positive cases:
    ...
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Posted: 05/02/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.

  • 18 new positive cases, 451 total.
  • 1 new positive fatalities, 18 total.
  • Out of the 451 positive cases:
    • 19 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
    • 2 are admitted outside of...
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Posted: 04/26/2020

No live press briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 20 new positive cases, 373 total.
  • ...
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Posted: 04/25/2020

No live press briefing today. Here are the Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 17 new positive cases, 353 total.
  • Three new positive fatalities, 14 total.
  • Out of the 353 positive cases:
    • 24 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
    • 3 are admitted...
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Posted: 04/23/2020

No New Fatalities Since April 11; Support Services Expanded

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team issued an overdose spike alert on April 12, 2020, notifying the public of five overdose fatalities that had taken place in the week prior.

Since that alert was issued, there have been 19...

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Posted: 04/19/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the latest Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 6 new positive cases, 281* total. *PLEASE NOTE: Upon further investigation, four positive cases reported yesterday were determined to be non-Oneida County residents. They have been subtracted...
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Posted: 04/18/2020

No live briefing today. Here are the latest Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 16 new positive cases, 279 total.
  • 1 new positive fatality, 7 total.
  • Out of the 279 positive cases:
    • 25 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
    • 6 are admitted outside...
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Posted: 04/15/2020

More Than 300 Oneida County Companies Have Responded

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today released results from the county’s...

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Posted: 04/12/2020

Five Deaths Associated with Heroin Reported in Last Seven Days

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has identified a spike in overdose fatalities using the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program.

In the last...

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Posted: 04/12/2020

There will be no live update briefing today. Here are the latest Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 17 new positive cases, 200 total.
  • No new positive fatalities, 3 total.
  • Out of the 200 positive cases:
    • 18 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
    • ...
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Posted: 04/11/2020

There will be no live update briefing today. Here are the latest Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • 14 new positive cases, 183 total.
  • No new positive fatalities, 3 total.
  • Out of the 183 positive cases:
    • 18 patients are hospitalized in Oneida County.
    • ...
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Posted: 04/07/2020

20 Overdose Reports, Two Fatalities in Last 14 Days

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has identified a spike in overdoses using the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP)....

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Posted: 04/05/2020

No live update briefing today. Here are the latest Oneida County COVID-19 case numbers as of 12 p.m.:

  • Nine new positive cases, 95 total.
  • Two total positive fatalities.
  • Out of the...
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Posted: 03/29/2020

As indicated by County Executive Picente during yesterday’s briefing, a break from the daily live briefings was taken today. However, the County Executive’s Office, Health Department and other county departments continue to work each and every day on this crisis. The county’s live...

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Posted: 03/19/2020

With four confirmed cases of COVID-19 currently in Oneida County (as of 3/19/20), and many more tests awaiting results, the Oneida County Health Department, Mohawk Valley Health System, Slocum Dickson Medical Group and Rome Memorial Hospital are providing guidance for testing procedures.

Testing for COVID-19 is now being limited to those...

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Posted: 03/17/2020

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. confirmed the first positive case of an Oneida County resident with COVID-19 today.

The individual had traveled abroad and returned on March 12, 2020. After displaying symptoms, the person was immediately tested and quarantined on March 13, 2020. Oneida County received the test results this morning...

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Posted: 03/13/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he is declaring a State of Emergency in Oneida County, and in consultation with all area superintendents, is closing all public schools, including Oneida-Madison BOCES, due to the...

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Posted: 03/04/2020

COVID-19 was initially detected in Wuhan City, China in December 2019. Since then, 68 countries worldwide have confirmed cases of COVID-19 and New York State recently confirmed its first cases of the virus. Health officials are urging everyone to take measures to prevent the spread of this...

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Posted: 02/27/2020

Once again the people of Oneida County have been slapped in the face by FEMA and its inept and callous process. I am disgusted that Governor Cuomo’s appeal of FEMA’s denial of individual assistance for our residents who were devastated by the Halloween...

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Posted: 02/27/2020

The 2020 State of the County Address originally scheduled for March 3, 2020 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute has be POSTPONED. A new date for the event will be determined soon and provided at that time.

Posted: 02/20/2020

Progress continues at the Marcy Nanosite, where investments made by Oneida County resulted in a $1 billion public-private partnership with Cree Inc. that will transform the economy of the region.

...

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Posted: 02/18/2020

More than 1,600 Youth Volunteered Over 11,000 Hours in 2019

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that in 2019, 1,...

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Posted: 02/13/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced he has appointed Mark Laramie as Commissioner of the Department of Public Works and James Genovese as Commissioner of the Oneida County Planning Department.

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Posted: 02/10/2020

Oneida County Will Develop Program to Catch & Punish Violators

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a local law to establish a program that will catch and punish drivers who pass stopped school buses through the use of cameras.

“Oneida County is committed...

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Posted: 02/09/2020

No Local Cases Detected; Risk of Spreading through U.S. Low

While there have been some cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus reported in the U.S., there...

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Posted: 02/07/2020

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately due to inclement winter weather conditions.

With snow falling at a high rate of speed and accumulating throughout the afternoon Picente is urging no unnecessary travel at this time.

The travel advisory will remain in effect until conditions...

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Posted: 02/06/2020

Oneida County Will Fund SUNY-Marcy Parkway Improvement

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will...

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Posted: 01/29/2020

New Chief-of-Staff, Emergency Services Director & Personnel Commissioner Appointed

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today...

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Posted: 01/23/2020

Census Solution Workshop Sets Stage for Reaching All Populations

Oneida County hosted a U.S. Census Bureau workshop Thursday morning at the Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Campus to generate new ways of reaching hard-to-count populations, encouraging participation in Census surveys and...

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Posted: 01/17/2020

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has received an Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Spike Alert Notification of four non-fatal overdoses believed to be from heroin in the past 24 hours. All four overdoses required multiple doses of...

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Posted: 01/17/2020

Agencies Realign Under New Department of Family and Community Services

The Oneida County Department of Social Services, Office for the Aging & Continuing Care, Veterans Services Agency and Youth Bureau have been restructured into the newly-formed Department of Family and Community Services...

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Posted: 01/14/2020

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness month, and Oneida County is stressing the importance of regular vaccination and screening in the prevention of cancer.

The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2019 more than 13,000 cases of invasive...

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Posted: 01/03/2020

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has released a stament in regards to FEMA's decsion to deny individual assistance to the vicitms of the Halloween flooding in Oneida County:

"I am angry and disappointed in FEMA’s decision to deny...

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Posted: 12/18/2019

Aviation Company to Create 100 New Jobs in Oneida County

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today a new aviation company, owned and operated by a service-disabled veteran,...

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Posted: 12/17/2019

Waters Named as New Member; Kahler & Calli Reappointed

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced his appointments to the Mohawk Valley Community College Board of Trustees.

Picente named Wendy Waters as a new member and reappointed current Board Chair Camille T...

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Posted: 12/05/2019

UTICA — The Oneida County Opioid Task Force held a summit at SUNY Polytechnic Institute on Dec. 4 at which it announced its new structure and the utilization of recently-obtained grant funding.

The reorganization meeting brought together the Task Force’s members, partners and stakeholders and featured opening remarks from Co-Chairs...

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Posted: 12/01/2019

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has announced that all county offices will be closed on Monday December 2, 2019 due to the inclement weather conditions that are anticipated overnight and throughout the day.

Posted: 12/01/2019

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately due to inclement winter weather conditions.

With...

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Posted: 11/27/2019

Response to Halloween Flooding Damage Continues

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he is extending the State of Emergency that he first declared on Oct. 31 after severe rainfall led to flooding that devastated portions of the county.

“I am directing all...

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Posted: 11/14/2019

Multiple Narcan Doses Have Been Required in Overdoses

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has received an Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Spike Alert Notification of four non-fatal overdoses believed to be from heroin in the past 24 hours.

In the last 15...

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Posted: 11/07/2019

Shelter Available to All in Need

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today updated the county’s...

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Posted: 11/02/2019

State of Emergency Remains in Effect; More County Resources Being Deployed

With a State of Emergency still in...

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Posted: 10/31/2019

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has declared a state of emergency in Oneida County due to heavy rain and flooding.

After conferring with emergency officials, Picente made the declaration in order to preserve public safety and render all required and available assistance vital to the security, well-being and health of the...

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Posted: 10/30/2019

Internship Program Recognized by Genesis Group & CNY ATD

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County College Corps Internship Program has been recognized by two organizations for the work it does to place local students on a successful career path.

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Posted: 10/25/2019

500 Volunteers Clean Up 105 Homes During 11th Annual Event

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that 500 youth volunteers cleaned up 105 homes for senior citizens last weekend during the 11th Annual Oneida County Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up.

Each year, the...

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Posted: 10/24/2019

Students Working on Murnane Field Improvements

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a...

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Posted: 10/17/2019

Nearly 1,000 Job Openings Available from Multiple Industries; Work Attire Donations Piling Up

With Oneida County’s...

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Posted: 10/15/2019

Awarded by MVP Health Care for Innovation & Achievement

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced...

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Posted: 10/10/2019

Oneida County Career Event Set for Adirondack Bank Center on Oct. 21

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a first-of-its-kind, large-scale career event called OneidaWorks...

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Posted: 10/04/2019

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a 2020 proposed county budget and capital plan to the Board of Legislators on Friday that carried with it no increase in the property tax levy for the seventh year in a row.

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Posted: 10/02/2019

UTICA — County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. signed the Oneida County Animal Abuser Registry into law today.

The online registry...

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Posted: 09/30/2019

Oneida County Health Department Services Will Reach More Residents

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr...

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Posted: 09/27/2019

Oneida County Working to Keep Pets & Families Safe

With World Rabies Day occurring on Sept. 28, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is urging residents to “Vaccinate to Eliminate” in order to keep their pets and families safe.

“World Rabies Day is a good opportunity to remind our residents to ensure their...

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Posted: 09/26/2019

Picente Appoints Ed Stevens to Position

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has...

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Posted: 09/16/2019

Awareness Raised as Part of Child Passenger Safety Week

As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is urging parents to make sure their children are in the...

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Posted: 09/12/2019

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has received an Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Spike Alert Notification of four overdoses believed to be from heroin that resulted in one fatality in the past 24 hours. Three of the four overdose victims had suffered previous overdoses in the past seven months. Since September 1,...

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Posted: 09/09/2019

Innovation Collective Will Grow Local High Tech Entrepreneurship

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a new economic development initiative aimed at accelerating and growing the local high tech entrepreneurship ecosystem through innovation and collaboration....

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Posted: 08/30/2019

Nine Companies Purchased Equipment, Expanded Production & Retained Jobs

Oneida County Executive Anthony J....

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Posted: 08/28/2019

First-Year Work Training Initiative Gives 12 Young Adults Valuable Experience

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today praised the success of the county’s first-year FreshStart work training program...

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Posted: 08/26/2019

Oneida County Partners with AFRL, GI and SUNY Poly in $12 Million Research Center

ROME — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the development of the...

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Posted: 08/16/2019

Joins U.S. DOT & State Police for ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that county law enforcement agencies are partnering with the U.S....

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Posted: 08/13/2019

Position Will Establish Agricultural Curriculum through CCE

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced a new educator position that will establish agricultural curriculum in local schools.

“Having an...

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Posted: 08/09/2019

Offices Available by Phone; Services Still Being Provided

Due to this morning’s fire at the Adirondack Bank Building...

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Posted: 08/05/2019

Expressions of Interest for 4,200 Square-Foot Space Being Accepted

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J....

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Posted: 08/02/2019

Free Vegetables Offered for August’s ‘Tasteful Tuesdays’

Oneida County is harvesting an abundance of fresh produce...

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Posted: 08/01/2019

Oneida County Emphasizes Importance of Vaccinations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and Oneida County officials are reminding residents that vaccinations are not just for children. From babies to senior citizens, vaccinations can protect people of all ages from serious...

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Posted: 07/31/2019

Document Will Assist in Developing Plans & Policies

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today unveiled the “Agriculture-Friendly Oneida County” municipal planning guide, a document that will aid local towns in developing comprehensive plans and policies, establishing...

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Posted: 07/29/2019

Stoplead.org Set Up as Resource Center

Oneida County has released a documentary highlighting the far-reaching and permanent effects of lead...

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Posted: 07/24/2019

The 11th Annual Sidewalk Art Contest was hosted by Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute on July 18.

The kids had a perfect weather day to create all types and styles of inspiring artwork. Children in the age categories of 5-7 years-old, 8-10 years-old, 11-13 years-old and 14-18 years-old had the opportunity to draw a positive image on...

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Posted: 07/18/2019

The Oneida County Health Department is reminding residents to take precautions during extreme hot weather.

Extreme heat can trigger...

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Posted: 07/16/2019

“I’m pleased with the decision of the Town of Vernon Planning Board to uphold the town codes officer’s decision denying Woodstock 50 a permit. As I’ve said earlier, inadequate planning and a dangerously truncated timeframe made having this event...

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Posted: 07/08/2019

Hundreds of Teens Participate in Work Readiness Day at MVCC

UTICA — Hundreds of teens participated in Work Readiness Day at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica Campus today to kick off the 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program.

This year, the county is placing approximately 460...

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Posted: 06/18/2019

2,000 Expected to be Assisted Through Annual Program

The Oneida County Office for the Aging & Continuing Care will begin distributing coupon...

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Posted: 06/17/2019

Internship Program Places 190 Students with 47 Employers in 2019

The Oneida County College Corps Internship Program has continued to steadily grow over...

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Posted: 06/14/2019

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr.: “Vaccinations are essential to the health of every resident in Oneida County. We must do all we can to stop preventable diseases from gaining a foothold in our community, so I am happy to see that...

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Posted: 06/13/2019

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today called for the reform of the practices of animal rescue facilities located within the county.

“The situation that occurred recently at the animal...

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Posted: 06/11/2019

$4.2 Million Saved Since 2008

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano today announced the refunding of $12.9 million of outstanding bonds this year, for a total cash...

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Posted: 06/10/2019

What do you feel are the top health issues in Oneida County? How would you rate local health care services? The Oneida County Health Department wants to hear your opinion on these and other health-related issues.

The Oneida County Health Department, Mohawk Valley Health System and Rome Memorial Hospital are conducting a health needs...

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Posted: 06/07/2019

Thirteen Honored for Community Contributions

UTICA — Ten youth and three adults were honored today for their positive impact on the community at...

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Posted: 06/01/2019

Residents Will Not Be Charged for Using Paper

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Oneida County will opt out charging residents the 5-cent fee that New York State is imposing on paper bags as part of the statewide ban on single-use...

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Posted: 05/30/2019

Additional 260+ Oneida County Employees Registered for June

Free Narcan training sessions offered by Oneida County...

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Posted: 05/29/2019

Kits Available from Health Department in June

UTICA —The Oneida County Health Department is offering county residents help in reducing the mosquito population around their homes and properties.

Beginning June 3, county...

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Posted: 05/24/2019

It’s Time to Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap for ‘Don’t Fry Day’

Oneida County officials are urging residents to enjoy the outdoors, but be safe in the sun as the Memorial Day weekend kicks off this Friday, which is also designated “National Don’t Fry Day.”

“As we finally get to enjoy the...

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Posted: 05/23/2019

Carole and Ed Grove, Rome Wesleyan Community Church Overall Winners

The Oneida County Office for the Aging & Continuing Care presented its 2019 Older American Awards Thursday at Hart’s Hill Inn, recognizing nearly 50 individuals and organizations for their contributions to the community....

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Posted: 05/16/2019

Awareness Raised for National Women’s Health Week

In recognition of National Women’s Health Week, Oneida County officials are urging women to make their...

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Posted: 05/13/2019

Oneida County is participating in national Mental Health Awareness Month in May through informational programs and free depression screenings.

...

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Posted: 05/09/2019

Employees Donate $1,710 to Kelberman Center

Oneida County spent April and a portion of May doing its part to raise awareness of Autism and its employees donated money to help the Kelberman Center of Utica...

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Posted: 05/06/2019
450 Youth Volunteers Served the Homes of 100 Senior Citizens
 
UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the 11th Annual Oneida County Intergenerational Spring Clean-Up saw 450 youth volunteers serve the homes of...
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Posted: 05/03/2019

The Oneida County Opiate Task Force and the Oneida County Department of Health are working to expand the availability of Narcan by making trainings available to county departments, community agencies and the public at large.

Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is administered...

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Posted: 05/02/2019

UTICA — The Oneida County STOP-DWI Program today announced the law enforcement award winners at its 25th Annual Recognition Breakfast at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Utica campus.

The event — which is sponsored by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Foundation — is designed to honor individual officers and police agencies...

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Posted: 04/30/2019

2018 Fiscal Year Finishes in the Black; 2019 Credit Ratings Remain High

Oneida County remains in high financial standing as its 2018 fiscal year ended in an operating and budget surplus and stellar credit ratings have once again been issued by the three major national credit agencies for 2019...

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Posted: 04/29/2019

April 27 to May 4 is National Infant Immunization Week

Oneida County is urging parents to offer their children the power of protection by vaccinating their children during this National Infant Immunization Week...

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Posted: 04/26/2019

Outdoor Events Scheduled in Rome, Sherrill and Boonville

In celebration of National Screen-Free Week, the Oneida...

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Posted: 04/24/2019

Week-long Driver Safety Education and Enforcement Accompanied by Baseball Classic

NEW YORK MILLS — County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Sheriff Robert M. Maciol kicked off their respective 2019 Teen Traffic Safety Week and No Empty Chair Campaign events today at New York...

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Posted: 04/18/2019

Overdose Response Team Utilizing Wide-Ranging Arsenal in Attack

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. was joined today by partners from law enforcement,...

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Posted: 04/16/2019

Pinwheels Placed, Caseworkers Recognized & Building Goes Blue

UTICA — Oneida County is raising awareness all April long in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Today, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. was joined by other county and advocacy officials in placing “...

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Posted: 04/09/2019

Picente Joined by Maciol & McNamara in Announcing New Law

UTICA — County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. was joined by Sheriff Robert Maciol and...

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Posted: 04/04/2019

City of Sherrill Serves as Program Pilot

SHERRILL — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today unveiled an...

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Posted: 04/01/2019

National Public Health Week is April 1-7

A community cannot thrive unless its residents are healthy and safe, and this week, Oneida County is highlighting the important role of the individuals who work to provide programs and services to protect the lives and...

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Posted: 03/28/2019

Oneida County Partners Take Action; Situation Stabilized

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the steps taken by the...

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Posted: 03/25/2019

The Oneida County Overdose Response Team has received an Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) Spike Alert Notification of 21 heroin overdoses that resulted in five fatalities over the past 10 days, primarily in the cites of Utica...

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Posted: 03/19/2019

Continued Collaboration with Community Partners Identifying Issues

Oneida County’s ranking in two key areas has...

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Posted: 03/18/2019

Office for the Aging & Continuing Care Initiative Focuses on Elder Financial Abuse

UTICA — The Oneida County...

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Posted: 03/14/2019

Health Department’s Main Focus for National Nutrition Month

The Oneida County Health Department is using National Nutrition Month to focus on improving...

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Posted: 03/12/2019

Aerial Testing Will Generate Harmless Smoke Plumes

ROME — A small unmanned aircraft will be operating over Griffiss International...

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Posted: 03/07/2019

Picente Announces Tomidy Will Assume Role Temporarily

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today...

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Posted: 02/27/2019

County Summer Youth Employment Program Now Accepting Applications

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Posted: 02/25/2019

Due to inclement weather, all Oneida County Offices are closed today.

The travel advisory issued by Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. that went into effect Sunday morning, remains active until conditions improve. Picente urges no unnecessary travel on county roadways or lakes during this time.

Posted: 02/23/2019

High Winds and Snow to Hit Area Sunday

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory...

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Posted: 02/22/2019

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced David M. Catalfamo as Oneida County Director of Economic Development.

Catalfamo, a 20-year veteran of New York State government with extensive experience working in both the legislative and executive branches, has spent the last dozen years working as a communications...

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Posted: 02/20/2019

Over 13,000 Have Volunteered Nearly 34,000 Hours Through Children Care Initiative

UTICA — Over the past 10 years, 13,059 youth have volunteered 33,823 hours of their time to make their community a better place...

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Posted: 02/19/2019

Health Department Educating Public Throughout February

UTICA — The Oneida County Health Department has been spending February raising awareness of cancer prevention through several educational initiatives.

Many factors can contribute to a cancer diagnosis, but there are positive steps that can be taken...

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Posted: 02/12/2019

Due to inclement winter weather, all Oneida County offices will be closing at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12

Posted: 02/05/2019

Proactive Preventative Measures Prove Successful

The efforts of the emergency response team assembled by Oneida County to monitor and react to ice jams in area waterways has successfully led to the aversion of flooding.

An emergency response center was set up at the Oneida County 911 Center in Oriskany...

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Posted: 02/02/2019

Operation Center Set up at 911 Center; Equipment Deployed to Key Locations

Oneida County has set up an emergency response center to coordinate a team of local and state officials and staged heavy equipment along known flooding locations in order to prepare for potential flooding caused by anticipated ice jams...

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Posted: 01/29/2019

Dennis Davis to Lead New York State County Highway Superintendents Assoicaiton

The New York State County Highway Superintendents Association (NYSCHSA) elected Oneida County Public Works Commisioner Dennis Davis president at its annual winter conference and tradeshow in Saratoga Springs last week.

“Our association provides...

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Posted: 01/28/2019

“I completely agree with Gov. Cuomo’s action to directly deal with CSX and his call for the company to handle its obligation to the Village of Whitesboro, and I fully support pursuing legal action in order to force compliance,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. “For far too long our pleas for CSX to fix its bridge have fallen...

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Posted: 01/23/2019

The Oneida County Office Building at 800 Park Ave. in Utica will be open for business on Wednesday after closing at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday due to repair work on the water main break at John and Oriskany streets.

Posted: 01/22/2019

Due to the water main break at John and Oriskany streets, the county office building in Utica will be closing at 2:30 pm today due to an anticipated water outage.

The building cannot be occupied until the water service has been restored. Additional information will be provided when available. This only applies to 800 Park Ave.
Posted: 01/19/2019

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately.

With high snow accumulation levels and winds expected, poor visibility and road conditions are anticipated throughout the night and into tomorrow. Picente is urging no unnecessary travel in order to ensure the safety of residents.

The...

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Posted: 01/17/2019

Application Deadline June 12; Civil Service Test August 22

The Oneida County Department of Social Services is actively recruiting caseworkers to fill several vacancies.

The primary responsibility of a caseworker is to provide social work services for individuals and/or their families, including children,...

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Posted: 12/21/2018

Access to be Expanded Further in Spring

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that free public WiFi access is now available in portions of Union Station in Utica.

The Oneida County Information Technology Department launched the WiFi signal Friday morning, and it is...

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Posted: 12/11/2018

Sustainability Action Plan Reviewed with Oneida County Dairy Farmers

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. led a forum Monday night in which the county’s Dairy Farmer Sustainability Action Plan was reviewed by more than two dozen local dairy farmers at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oriskany.

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Posted: 12/10/2018

Cady Assumes Position Effective Immediately

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Patrick D. Cady has been appointed as Director of Probation effective immediately.

“Pat Cady has been an integral part of our Probation Department for 24 years and has made many valuable...

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Posted: 12/06/2018

Tomidy Leaves Behind Lasting Legacy

Oneida County Probation Director David A. Tomidy is retiring after 45 years of esteemed service.

Tomidy, 68, served the County Probation Department at every capacity during his career, receiving many accolades for his efforts to help members of the community rebuild...

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Posted: 12/04/2018

Urges State Leaders to Facilitate Upstate Downstate Partnership

In light of Amazon’s future headquarters in New York City, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has called for a collaboration between Amazon and the county’s nation-leading Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site at Griffiss International...

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Posted: 12/03/2018

Picente Announces SPOs Will Protect All 10 Utica Elementary Schools

Utilizing funding made available by Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., the Utica City School District will soon join seven other school districts that have County Special Patrol Officers securing their buildings.

As part of...

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Posted: 11/29/2018

New RapidLite Tool Now Complementing Emergency Call System

The Oneida County 911 Center is now complementing its emergency calling system with a tool that receives fast and accurate location data through 911 calls made from mobile devices.

The Oneida County Department of Emergency Services began using...

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