County News

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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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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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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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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