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Governor Hochul Provides Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

101,194 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours   195 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “Even as the rate of new infections continues to move in a promising direction, too many New Yorkers are getting sick, being hospitalized or tragically losing their lives — we must remain More »


County Executive McMahon Announces Booster Clinic at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday January 11thy from 9AM – 3PM (Registration is required)

Syracuse, N.Y. – Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that a Pfizer and Moderna Booster Clinic will take place at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday, January 11th from 9AM – 3PM. Approximately 150 appointments are available and registration is required. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said, “Onondaga County is proud to partner with Tucker Missionary More »


Governor Hochul Announces New Guidance On COVID-19 Booster Doses

Booster Shots Now Recommended for 12-15 Year-Olds, Along with Previously Authorized 16+ Age Group Announces Plan to Require Health Care Workers Receive COVID-19 Booster Dose Within Two Weeks of Becoming Eligible New Nursing Home Visitation Rules to Protect Vulnerable New Yorkers – Negative Tests and Surgical Masks Required Governor Kathy Hochul on Friday Jan. 7th, announced new guidance recommending booster More »


Onondaga County Health Department Updated Guidance for COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine

Adopted from guidance issued from New York State Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The Onondaga County Health Department released updated COVID-19 guidance for isolation and quarantine as a result of numerous updates to recommendations and guidance from the New York State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control More »


City of Syracuse to Make Second Round of At-Home Covid-19 Test Kits Available at Neighborhood Centers and to Residents of Twenty-Two Large Senior, Family and Affordable Housing Properties

Syracuse, N.Y. – City of Syracuse will distribute its second allocation of at home COVID-19 test kits through seven neighborhood community centers and to residents of twenty-two large senior, family and affordable housing communities in Syracuse. “As the Omicron variant continues to drive up cases, we are prioritizing getting these test kits out as quickly More »


Governor Hochul Provides January 9, 2022 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

86,927 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours   138 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Yesterday    Governor Kathy Hochul today updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “We are not defenseless against this winter surge,” Governor Hochul said. “We have the tools to bring down the numbers and we need everyone to do their part. Please get More »


County Executive McMahon Announces Test Distribution Site at the New York State Fair Orange Lot


Tests Will Be Distributed This Friday Beginning at 10:30 AM Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that Onondaga County will hold a drive-thru distribution site for COVID-19 tests at the New York State Fair Orange Lot this Friday, January 7th beginning at 11:00 AM. Four thousands kits will be distributed, totaling 8,000 tests. More »


County Executive McMahon Announces 20,000 Test Kits to be Delivered to City, Towns & Villages

Residents should contact their local municipalities for distribution details Syracuse, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that twenty thousand test kits will be delivered today to local towns and villages as well as the City of Syracuse for distribution. These kits, which equals forty thousand tests, will be distributed by the local municipalities and More »


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, FREE Screening Tests Available

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it occurs most often in women over the age of 30. Unlike many cancers, cervical cancer can be prevented with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and regular screening tests (Pap test and HPV test) and follow-up. Screening tests can help prevent cervical cancer by finding the cells that lead to cancer. Those More »


Governor Hochul Provides January 4, 2022 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress Combating COVID-19

76,279 Vaccine Doses Administered Over Last 24 Hours 99 COVID-19 Deaths Statewide Monday On Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Governor Kathy Hochul updated New Yorkers on the state’s progress combating COVID-19. “The best way to protect ourselves and our children from getting hospitalized with COVID is with the vaccine and booster,” Governor Hochul said. “As we continue to fight the winter More »