County News

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: 09/23/2021

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced the official launch of the Boost OC vaccination incentive program that awards $100 in digital gift cards to be used at local businesses and organizations.

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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.

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

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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.

  • Oneida County...
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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.

As...

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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.

  • Oneida County-Operated PODs
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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

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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.

“Community spread continues to be a major concern in...

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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.
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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

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J....

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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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Posted: 11/21/2018

Picente Named Top ‘Real Man’ as County Goes Pink All October

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a $4,225 check to the American Cancer Society today for the funds Oneida County raised in the fight against breast cancer.

The money was raised through a series of employee dress...

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Posted: 10/24/2018

$125,000 Already Awarded to Two Local Companies

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today, that $350,000 in grant money is available to help startup and existing companies in the county provide new job opportunities.

The Oneida County Program Income Grant program is designed to...

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Posted: 10/23/2018

630 Volunteers Clean 120 Homes During 10th Annual Event

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that 630 youth volunteers cleaned up 120 homes for senior citizens this past weekend during the 10th Annual Oneida County Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up.

Each year, the Oneida County...

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Posted: 10/17/2018

Joint Effort to Install Security Cameras Latest in Effort to Improve Experience

The Oneida County Department of Motor Vehicles has taken another step in improving security measures at its Utica office that will increase safety and assist local law enforcement to combat illegal activities ranging from fraud to...

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Posted: 10/16/2018

Oneida County to Pay Over $500,000 to Send Students to FIT

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has requested that New York State reexamine its process for charging counties for its residents to attend community colleges statewide.

In a letter to SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson, Picente...

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Posted: 10/15/2018

Library Initiative Officially Launches at MVHS

Beginning today, every Oneida County newborn will receive a free book. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. officially kicked off the Books for Babies program Monday at Mohawk Valley Health System’s Faxton Campus.

Designed to engage parents in the...

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Posted: 10/05/2018

Proposed Budget Calls for No Increase to Property Tax Levy

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. unveiled his 2019 proposed county budget and capital plan on Friday in an address to the County Board of Legislators.

The $419.6 million budget proposal included a balanced budget with no increase in...

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Posted: 09/10/2018

Picente Announces 28 Special Patrol Officers Now Covering Six School Districts

With the new school year now underway, returning students and their parents can rest assured that several districts across Oneida County are now safer places to learn and flourish.

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr...

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Posted: 08/30/2018

Multi-Layered Attack Aims to Alleviate Strain of Industry Crisis

As a result of the Oneida County Dairy Farmers Forum he conducted in the spring, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. introduced a Dairy Farmer Sustainability Action Plan today that will help combat the crippling industry crisis at a local...

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Posted: 08/16/2018

“Governor Cuomo’s statement today is disappointing, sad and wrong.  He owes this state and nation an apology.  America is, has always been, and by the grace of God will always be great and exceptional.”

Posted: 08/14/2018

“Yesterday, Oneida County was honored to have President Trump visit the cities of Rome and Utica.  A copious amount of planning went into coordinating this event and making sure everything went off without a hitch.  I would like to thank all of the local agencies for their outstanding efforts including Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol and...

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Posted: 08/06/2018

Oneida County Has Assisted a Dozen Municipalities’ Efforts to Recover From Last Summer’s Flooding

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county has paid more than $600,000 to a dozen municipalities to assist in their clean-up efforts from the flooding event of July 2017.

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Posted: 07/13/2018

1,100 Youth Participate in Event, 80 in Finals at MWPAI

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has announced the winners from today’s finals of the Youth Bureau’s 10th Annual Sidewalk Art Contest at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica.

This year, 1,100 youth ages 5-18 years-old...

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Posted: 07/10/2018

County Will Pay Additional $200 per Mile Due to Harsh Winters

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today an increase of $200 per mile in additional payment to municipalities that have snow plow contracts with the county due to the harsh conditions of the past two winters.

“We have...

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Posted: 07/02/2018

More than $500,000 Awarded by Central New York Care Collaborative

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today, that through collaborative efforts facilitated by the county, $538,893 has been awarded by the Central New York Care Collaborative to improve the healthcare of the local refugee...

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Posted: 06/29/2018

Elderly, Children & Pets at Highest Risk

With 90-degree weather forecast for the weekend and into next week, and the heat index possibly reaching over 100 degrees, Oneida County is urging residents to take the necessary precautions to remain safe under extreme heat conditions.

“When temperatures climb...

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Posted: 06/29/2018

Emergency Services, Information Technology Assessed at Latest Meeting

The Oneida County Shared Services Panel met for the third time this year on Tuesday evening, and discussed several options for the consolidation of public safety and information technology services.

The meeting was once again overseen...

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Posted: 06/19/2018

Issue Recognized Worldwide in June, County Fights Year Round

As Elder Abuse Awareness Month is recognized worldwide, Oneida County is doing its part to raise awareness of the issue throughout the community and combat the problem year round.

Since 2006, the World Health Organization has recognized June as...

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Posted: 06/18/2018

Eleven Honored for Community Contributions

Eight youth and three adults were honored for their positive impact on the community at the inaugural Oneida County Youth Awards Dinner.

The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the winners were anonymously selected by a...

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Posted: 06/13/2018

Bara Assumes Position Effective Immediately

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Raymond F. Bara Esq. has been appointed as Public Defender-Civil effective immediately.

“Ray has extensive experience in various arenas of law and has served both the government and people of...

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Posted: 06/12/2018

I’m very disappointed in Senator Bonacic’s statement today while attempting to rush a gaming bill through both chambers of the legislature. Comparing Native Americans to illegal betters is wrong on every level. At best it is factually incorrect and at worst it is coded racism in an attempt to discredit the partnerships communities like mine...

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Posted: 06/07/2018

Fahy-Box Moves from Interim to Permanent Head of Social Services

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has appointed Colleen Fahy-Box as Commissioner of the Department of Social Services effective immediately.

Fahy-Box had been serving as interim commissioner since November 2017.

“Colleen...

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Posted: 06/04/2018

Offices Moved From 10th Floor of County Office Building to Ninth Floor for Asbestos Abatement

As of June 4, the offices of the County Executive, County Attorney and the Board Of Legislators have been relocated from the 10th floor of the Oneida County Office Building in Utica to the ninth floor as part of an...

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Posted: 05/25/2018

Flags Distributed to More than 75 Oneida County Locations In Honor of Memorial Day

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that 34,140 American flags purchased by the county have been placed at veterans’ gravesites at more than 75 different locations in honor of Memorial Day.

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Posted: 05/24/2018

Florence Wood, Bank of America Overall Winners

The Oneida County Office for the Aging & Continuing Care presented its 2018 Older American Awards Thursday at Hart’s Hill Inn, recognizing nearly 50 individuals and organizations for their contributions to the community.

The Older American Awards honor...

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Posted: 05/24/2018

More Than 30 Farmers Gather to Discuss Concerns, Find Solutions

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. led a forum Wednesday night in which more than 30 local dairy farmers discussed their concerns over their struggling industry and searched for ways to find solutions.

Following up on a pledge...

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Posted: 05/15/2018

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. and New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi today said they have written to U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, expressing their strong disappointment that the proposal from New York State, Amazon and other partners to participate in an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Pilot Program...

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Posted: 05/10/2018

Two-Year Allocation Will Help Pay Deferred Maintenance Costs

Oneida County will provide $300,000 to the Utica Zoo over a two-year period to help pay for deferred maintenance and rehabilitation costs that will enable the regional asset to achieve accreditation from the Associations of Zoos and Aquariums.

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Posted: 05/03/2018

Stellar Credit Ratings Once Again Issued by Fitch, Standard and Poors and Moody’s

Oneida County remains in high financial standing as stellar credit ratings have once again been issued by the three major national credit agencies.

Fitch again rated Oneida County AA for 2018, while Standard and Poors...

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Posted: 04/30/2018

Week-long Driver Safety Education and Enforcement Culminate in Baseball Classic 

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Sheriff Robert M. Maciol kicked off their respective 2018 Teen Traffic Safety Week and No Empty Chair Campaign events today at Holland Patent High School.

A joint...

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Posted: 04/27/2018

Spring Clean-Up Takes Place This Weekend, Fall Clean-Up In October

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care will once again join forces for the 10th Annual Intergenerational Clean-Ups.

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Posted: 04/26/2018

The Oneida County Employee Wellness Fair - Coming Soon!

The Oneida County Wellness Committee is hosting an Oneida County Employee Wellness Fair on May 23, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oneida County Office Building 800 Park Ave, Utica.

We are seeking professionals who provide Health & Wellness...

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Posted: 04/13/2018

Building and Employees Go Blue, Pinwheels Placed & Caseworkers Recognized

Oneida County is doing its part to raise awareness all April long in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Oneida County raised awareness of efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect in a variety of ways...

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Posted: 04/11/2018

Frank Furno Steps Down After More Than 14 Years of Service

After serving more than 14 years as Oneida County Public Defender-Civil, Frank Furno has retired.

“It truly has been my pleasure to work with the county administration, the other professional department heads and the dedicated workers throughout...

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Posted: 04/10/2018

$500,000 Committed for School Special Patrol Officers; Emergency Services Positions & New DSS Safeguards Created

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today several initiatives aimed at strengthening community safety.

The multifaceted approach was introduced last month during...

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Posted: 03/27/2018

Nearly $50,000 Allotted for Books for Babies and Summer Reading Programs & eBooks

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., along with the directors of the Mid York Library System, Jervis and Utica Public Libraries and Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter, announced today that nearly $50,000 in...

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Posted: 03/09/2018

Ambrose Takes Over Oneida County’s Information Technology, Mail Room and Print Shop

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, announced today that AnneMarie Ambrose has been hired as the new Director of Central Services.

...

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Posted: 03/06/2018

Gaming Revenue Remains Strong; Sales Tax Collection Up

The financial foundation of Oneida County continues to strengthen thanks to a steady and increasing stream of revenue from the Oneida Nation’s gaming earnings and sales tax collection.

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

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Posted: 03/05/2018

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month the Oneida County Office Building will be lit blue during the month of March. The Health Department is also sponsoring a dress down day on March 23 in which county employees are encouraged to wear blue jeans and purchase a blue bracelet for $5 with the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society’s...

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Posted: 03/02/2018

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has declared a state of emergency in Oneida County due the effects of winter storm Riley.

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...

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Posted: 03/02/2018

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately and has announced that all Oneida County offices will be closed for business today.

With high snow accumulation levels expected in some areas and poor visibility and road conditions...

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Posted: 02/22/2018

Feb. 21, 2018

U.S Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Administrator Brock Long
500 C Street, SW
Washington D.C. 20472

Dear Administrator Long,

Recently you made a determination to deny New York State and Oneida County a disaster declaration for the flooding that...

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Posted: 02/21/2018

More than 1,000 Youth Volunteered Over 5,500 Hours in 2017

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that in 2017, 1,323 youth gave back 5,685 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Youth Bureau’s Children Care Initiative.

“The Oneida County Children Care...

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Posted: 02/20/2018

New York businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding from July 1 through July 24, 2017, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Starting today, SBA’s customer service representatives will be available at Union Station at 321 Main St. in Utica to answer questions about the...

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Posted: 02/12/2018

Rates to Fund Initial Upgrades at the Water Pollution Control Plant

Over the past 11 years, Oneida County Sewer District (OCSD) representatives, engineers and member municipalities have worked diligently to identify and implement a cost-efficient strategy to rehabilitate their aging sanitary sewer system.

Extensive camera...

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Posted: 02/07/2018

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has issued a travel advisory effective immediately and has announced that all Oneida County offices will close for business at 1:30 p.m.

With snow expected to continue falling throughout the afternoon, and poor visibility and poor road conditions expected, Picente is urging no unnecessary travel...

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Posted: 01/17/2018

“Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget presentation is the first step in a process that will span months. I will continue to take a hard look at this budget and the ways it will affect Oneida County. We need see emerging details in all parts of this budget, including tax policy as we deal with the effect the federal tax bill will have on communities...

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Posted: 01/13/2018

Oneida County Travel Advisory Lifted as of 1 p.m.

The travel advisory issued this morning by Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. will be lifted as of 1 p.m.

While the snow has tapered off, Picente still urges travels to exercise caution as temperatures will continue to dip and some areas of the county...

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Posted: 01/10/2018

As of Jan. 1, No Tobacco or e-Device Use Allowed at Any County Facility

As of Jan. 1, local law prohibits the use of tobacco products and e-devices on property owned or leased by Oneida County and is punishable by up to a $1,000 fine.

The local law prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing...

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Posted: 01/08/2018

Chad Lawrence Assumes Position Effective Immediately

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that Michael “Chad” Lawrence has been appointed as Aviation Commissioner at the Oneida County Griffiss International Airport. Chad has been Deputy Commissioner since 2013.

“Chad has a lifetime of...

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Posted: 01/03/2018

Oneida County Health Department Advises Cold Weather, Winter Storm Prevention Tips

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Plan ahead by preparing your home and cars, prepare for power outages and dress warmly if outdoor activity is necessary. Check on older adults as well.

“As extremely...

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Posted: 12/27/2017

National Children Alliance Recognizes Center’s High-Quality Service to Child Abuse Victims

UTICA — The Oneida County Child Advocacy Center has been awarded reaccreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.

As the accrediting agency for Children’s...

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Posted: 12/07/2017
December 7, 2017

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Administrator Brock Long
500 C Street, SW
Washington D.C. 20472

Dear Administrator Long,

Recently you made a determination to deny New York State and Oneida County a disaster declaration for the flooding...

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Posted: 12/07/2017

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the Utica College Men’s Basketball Program have partnered for a free basketball clinic will take place on Dec. 9.

The clinic is for co-ed youth ages 8-17 and will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Clark Athletic Center at Utica...

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Posted: 12/04/2017

Oneida County hires law firms to investigate legal options

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county has hired counsel to explore potential litigation in recovering the expenses incurred fighting the opioid epidemic.

Picente said the county has enlisted the Cherundolo...

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Posted: 11/20/2017

Global day of giving to be celebrated Nov. 28

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. raised awareness for Giving Tuesday today at an event that took place at Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute in Utica.

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and...

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Posted: 11/14/2017

Employees form ‘Human Blue Circle’ at County Office Building

Oneida County employees gathered outside of the County Office Building in Utica today to form a “Human Blue Circle” in honor of World Diabetes Day.

Dressed in blue — the color that represents diabetes awareness — the group encircled the Oneida...

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Posted: 11/09/2017

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

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Posted: 10/31/2017

Multi-faceted approach includes $100,000 ‘farmer to consumer’ funding and ongoing implementation of Farmland Protection Plan

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Oneida County Legislator Keith Schiebel and representatives from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and the Oneida County...

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Posted: 10/26/2017

New Syracuse University Law Clinic Locations Announced for Utica and Rome

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today the expansion of legal aid services to local veterans through a partnership with the Syracuse University...

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Posted: 10/23/2017

650 youth volunteers served 110 senior citizen homes

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the 9th Annual Oneida County Intergenerational Fall Clean-Up saw 650 youth volunteers serve 110 senior citizen homes.

The county initiative is a partnership between the Oneida County...

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Posted: 10/13/2017

Coordinator Named, Survey and Forums Announced

Oneida County’s Livable Communities Project continues to move forward with today’s announcement of the hiring of a project coordinator, the release of two community-wide needs assessment surveys and a series of upcoming...

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Posted: 10/12/2017

Will include vehicle demonstrations, flight simulations and data collection

Oneida County has been awarded $2.5 million in additional task orders through its NASA contract with Griffiss International Airport.

The task orders — which are to be completed over the next year — each have unique objectives,...

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Posted: 10/05/2017

Proposed Budget Calls for No Property Tax Increase for Fifth Straight Year

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. unveiled his 2018 proposed county budget and capital plan on Thursday in an address to the County Board of Legislators.

The $407.8 million budget proposal included a balanced budget...

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Posted: 10/04/2017

Education, Cancer Screenings and Fundraising Takes Place throughout October

All October long, Oneida County will be taking part in a series of events for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month that will educate...

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Posted: 09/29/2017

NASA to Advise in Further Development of Drone Corridor and Other Unmanned Aerial Systems Projects in New York State

SRC Plans to Hire 1,000 New Employees in Next Five Years as a Result of Increased Industry Growth and Demand

State Investment in Burgeoning Drone Industry Complements "...

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Posted: 09/29/2017

New York State Invests $10.5 Million to Support 21,000 Square-Foot Aud Expansion, Critical to AHL's Decision to Host All-Star Game in Utica
All-Star Weekend Will Attract Thousands of Visitors to Oneida County and Highlight Utica's Revitalization to Global Audience

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Posted: 09/28/2017

On September 27, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced the 10-year, multi-million-dollar naming rights partnership between The AUD Authority and Adirondack Bank, amending the name of The AUD to the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. The naming rights deal is the first in the history of the venue, which...

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Posted: 09/21/2017

Oneida Sherriff’s Office’s Contributions Honored

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has proclaimed the week of September 17-23, 2017 to be Sheriff’s Week in Oneida County.

Sheriff’s Week celebrates the significant contributions made by the Office of the Sheriff in county government and in the...

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Posted: 09/19/2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Harvests Garden Planters; Educates Public

Vegetables that have been growing for months in planters at the Oneida County Office Building are now being harvested and provided to those who need them most.

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Posted: 09/15/2017

Local governments come together to save taxpayers money

After months of collaboration between the cities, towns and villages of Oneida County, a county-wide Shared Services Savings Plan has been finalized that will save taxpayers money for years to come.

The Oneida County Shared Services Panel was overseen by County...

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Posted: 08/08/2017

Dear Mr. President,

The comments you recently made to the Wall Street Journal encouraging residents to leave Upstate New York were extremely disappointing and reckless.

I expect more from not only the President of the United States, but a fellow New Yorker. Especially considering you carried much of Upstate New York - including...

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Posted: 07/31/2017

“Eleanor and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Bernie Burns and our hearts go out to his family and friends during this difficult time. Bernie was a great friend who served Oneida County well as a Legislator representing parts of Kirkland and New Hartford for more than 20 years. His name was synonymous with Clinton, having dedicated much...

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Posted: 07/21/2017

County finishes in the 2017 Digital Counties Survey’s top 10

For the third year in a row, Oneida County has been named one of America’s top digital counties by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties.

Oneida County finished in the top 10 in the 150,000 to 249,000 population category in...

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Posted: 07/19/2017

County Executive frustrated by lack of emergency assistance to local flood victims

Frustrated by the lack of federal and state aid in the wake Oneida County’s recent flooding, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has urged federal leaders to loosen the restrictions on FEMA aid and reevaluate the way it is distributed.

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Posted: 07/14/2017

65 participated in Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute event

The winners of the Ninth Annual Oneida County Youth Bureau Sidewalk Art Contest have been announced.

The event took place July 13 at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica. Sixty-five county youth participated through various agencies.

“This...

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Posted: 07/05/2017

Funding will assist municipalities, residents and small businesses

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced funding Wednesday morning aimed at mitigating and providing relief for the devastating effects of flooding throughout the area. The announcement was made at the Whitesboro Fire Department.

Picente...

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Posted: 07/01/2017

 Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has declared a state of emergency in Oneida County due to the damage caused by yesterday’s flooding.

There is currently no imminent danger due to rain fall, however, in order to begin the process of potentially securing state and federal funds to deal with the damage and...

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Posted: 06/29/2017

County Executive praises joint effort to save 300 jobs 

“I would like to thank Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature — and commend the hard work of Senator Joe Griffo and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi — for securing the future of Vernon Downs and protecting 300 jobs in Oneida County. This is a prime example of what we...

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Posted: 06/22/2017

DSS caseworkers team up with Utica Police Department to provide assistance

The Oneida County Department of Social Services launched an outreach operation this morning to assess the needs of panhandlers throughout the City of Utica and help align them with the proper services.

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Posted: 06/21/2017

$1,275 donated through dress down day bracelet sales

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. presented a check to the American Cancer Society this morning representing money raised by county employees for colon cancer research and awareness.

During the month of March, county employees raised $1,275 through colon...

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Posted: 06/19/2017

2017 summer session highlighted by several new features

With Phase II of the renovation to the REA Wing at Union Station complete, the Oneida County Public Market has a new look for its summer session and several new features for visitors.

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Posted: 06/15/2017

The Oneida County Youth Bureau and County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. recognized six honorees today for their volunteerism and leadership contributions to the community.

The Youth Bureau’s inaugural Community Recognition Award Ceremony, which took place just prior to the Board of Legislators monthly meeting, honored five county...

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Posted: 06/07/2017

County Executive supports village decision, offers assistance
“I would like to congratulate the residents of the Village of Barneveld on their historic decision in yesterday’s vote.  The...

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Posted: 06/05/2017

All mayors and town supervisors invited to state-required meeting 

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that he has invited all of the county’s 46 city and village mayors and town supervisors to participate in a Shared Services Panel that has been required by New York State.

The fiscal year 2018...

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Posted: 05/25/2017

Lucretia Hunt, T.R. Proctor NJROTC overall award winners

The Oneida County Office for the Aging & Continuing Care and its Advisory Long Term Care Council presented its 2017 Older American Awards Thursday and recognized more than 60 individuals and organizations for their contributions to the community.

The Older...

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Posted: 05/16/2017

AUD, craft beer center and gaming facility to serve as epicenter of ‘The U District’

To view the presentation click here

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. laid out his transformative...

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Posted: 05/04/2017

23rd Annual Selective Law Enforcement Recognition Breakfast Takes Place at MVCC

The Oneida County STOP DWI Program honored local law enforcement members Thursday for their 2016 DWI enforcement efforts at the 23rd Annual Selective Law Enforcement Recognition Breakfast at Mohawk Valley...

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Posted: 04/28/2017

Oneida County’s Department of Aviation Hosts FAA UAS Test Site Meeting

For the first time ever, Oneida County’s Department of Aviation played host to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Technical Interchange Meeting this week at Mohawk Valley Community College’s Rome Campus.

The...

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Posted: 04/27/2017

Recent strides made in the areas of education and transportation

With one of the classrooms for Mohawk Valley Community College’s newly instituted small Unoccupied Aerial Systems degree program as the backdrop this morning, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. updated the progress being made in his...

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Posted: 04/25/2017

Education events take place over the next week; Games this weekend

County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., along with Oneida County STOP DWI Program and the Oneida County Youth Bureau, participating school districts, partners and sponsors announced today the details of the 2017 Teen Traffic Safety Week and STOP...

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Posted: 04/21/2017

Several events planned leading up to 10th Annual Walk for Autism

National Autism Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness about autism, promote inclusion and self-determination for all and assure that each person with Autism Spectrum Disorder is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality...

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Posted: 04/20/2017

Spring clean-up takes place this weekend; Fall clean-up in October

UTICA — Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the Oneida County Youth Bureau and the Oneida County Office for the Aging and Continuing Care will once again join forces for the 9th Annual Intergenerational Clean-Ups.

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Posted: 04/19/2017

Fitch, Standard and Poors and Moody’s maintain high credit ratings; Negative outlook removed by latter

Oneida County’s stellar credit rating has once again been confirmed by the three major national credit agencies, all of which maintained their high assessments, and one of which removed its negative outlook....

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Posted: 04/10/2017

We All Can Play a Part in Building Community, Building Hope, Keeping Our Children Safe

This month and throughout the year, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr., Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara, and Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol encourage all individuals and organizations to play a role in...

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Posted: 04/05/2017

UTICA – Employees of Oneida County donated $21,062.50 to the 2017 fundraising campaign of the United Way, County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced Wednesday.

County employees raised the money by a number of means including payroll deductions, one-time contributions, dress down days, raffles and a bake sale.

“I am...

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Posted: 03/17/2017

“At this time we are learning more and more about the proposed federal budget every minute. We know this is a fluid process, and I obviously have concerns about funding levels for necessary programs, such as HEAP and home-delivered meals and what their fates might be. We are working diligently to nail down specific details. We will continue to...

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Posted: 03/15/2017

For Immediate Release

Due to the continuing winter weather conditions, all Oneida County Offices will be closed Wednesday March 15.

County offices were previously scheduled to open at noon today, but will now be closed for the entire day.

Please continue to check for updates on this evolving situation.

Posted: 03/09/2017

Several events to raise money, awareness take place throughout March

UTICA — The Oneida County Health Department is coordinating several events throughout the month of March to raise awareness and money for the fight against colon cancer.

The Health Department is sponsoring a dress down day on March 10 in which...

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Posted: 03/02/2017

Picente launches Twitter account in conjunction with event

For the first time ever, Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr.’s State of the County Address will be live video streamed on Facebook when he delivers the speech Thursday March 2.

The public can watch the address in its entirety on the new Oneida...

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Posted: 02/22/2017

Nearly 1,000 Youth Volunteered Close to 10,000 Hours in 2016

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today that in 2016, 990 youth gave back 9,751 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Youth Bureau’s Children Care Initiative.

“Just as Oneida County supports our youth through...

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Posted: 01/24/2017

“I recently saw in national reports that global technology company Foxconn is interested in building a flat-panel display screen factory in the United States and is exploring the options that are available.  Because we have a site ready to go in Marcy with a $600 million commitment from New York State behind it, I immediately contacted a...

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Posted: 01/19/2017

Change included in governor’s executive budget

“This settlement agreement was reached by four parties after a long negotiation and for New York State and Madison County to now change that arrangement, without including the other two parties, is wrong.  I believe what is outlined in Governor Cuomo’s budget is a breach of that agreement...

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Posted: 01/12/2017

Picente calls speech ‘State of Syracuse’; Oneida County absent

“I’m extremely disappointed in the speech given by Governor Cuomo today which was clearly more of a ‘State of Syracuse’ then that of the region. Today, Governor Cuomo laid out an economic development plan for the City of Syracuse that invested in...

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Posted: 01/03/2017

“I'm beyond disappointed to see the Governor veto such an important piece of unanimous bi-partisan legislation. Not only would this bill have provided for a fairer form of public justice, as outlined in the Hurrell-Harring court settlement, but would've brought, long sought after,  true mandate relief. I'm also confused by the Governor's...

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Posted: 12/28/2016

Picente Invites Krugman To Visit Oneida County And Learn About The Economy

Today, Oneida County Executive responded to “haphazard tweets” from Paul Krugman in regards to Utica, Oneida County and the Economy in an attached letter. Picente outlines the progress made in Oneida County over the past ten years alone and invites Mr....

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Posted: 12/13/2016

County Employees Sponsoring Thea Bowman House 2016 Benefit Drive

County Executive Anthony Picente and Oneida County Employees are having a benefit drive the week of December 12th to assist the Thea Bowman House. Employees can donate baby supplies, school supplies and personal items to the drive.  Every employee...

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Posted: 11/30/2016

The small gray aircraft that has recently appeared in the Griffiss airport traffic pattern is an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufactured by Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation (NASC) located in Warminster, PA. NASC was contracted by the U.S. Government to build a special version of an existing and proven unmanned aerial vehicle UAV, the...

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Posted: 11/22/2016

Oneida County public health department advises the Rome Community that effective today, November 22, 2016, a boil-water advisory has been issued by the City of Rome for areas that are supplied by Rome’s water supply.

A boil water notice is issued to protect consumers from potentially contaminated drinking water.

Any...

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Posted: 11/15/2016

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Governor Andrew Cuomo has recently appointed Sheriff Robert Maciol as a Member of the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council for a term to expire on March 20th, 2018.

The Accreditation Council consists of 17 members appointed by the Governor. The...

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Posted: 11/04/2016

Newly Constructed Public Parking Lots Are Open To The Public

Access control (gates) for employee parking lots will be activated on November 7, 2016.

All County and NYS Court employees will be given access.  A County issued identification card will be required to activate card readers/gates. 

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Posted: 11/01/2016

In 2015 State of the County Address, County Executive Anthony Picente, created a team to develop a County-wide Arrest Diversion Program which can be a model for the rest of New York State and will build upon the success of the Utica School District and Utica Safe Schools Diversion Program. The Utica School District. Utica Police Department and...

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Posted: 10/14/2016

October 17th Begins Cancer Screening Week In Oneida County

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer. Oneida County has a series of events throughout October to assist spreading the word about mammograms and encourage our employees,...

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Posted: 09/28/2016

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has released the following statement in regards to Comptroller Dinapoli’s Fiscal Stress Report claiming Oneida County susceptible to fiscal stress based on local government’s or school district’s inability to generate enough revenues within its current fiscal period to meet its expenditures

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Posted: 08/30/2016

First of Two Projects Completed in the Village of Whitesboro, Both Projects Expense is $215,000

Today, surrounded by Representatives from the Village of Whitesboro and the Sauquoit Creek Basin Inter-municipal Commission, County Executive Picente announced the completion of a major flood mitigation project.

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Posted: 07/18/2016

Annual Report Details 2015 Progress, Achievements

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. has released a progress report detailing the accomplishments of the Vision 2020 initiative to date and action items for 2016.

Vision 2020 is a collaborative, multi-phased effort to ensure that Oneida County is...

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Posted: 07/11/2016

An integral part of the Heroin Opiate Education Program of Center for Family Life and Recovery, Inc., Oneida County, in collaboration with the Oneida County Opiate Task Force, is continuing to combat opioid and heroin use in the community. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports 20% of people ages 12 and older have used prescription drugs...

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Posted: 07/01/2016

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. today announced that the Oneida County Youth Bureau will be hosting a FREE Baseball Skills Clinic for youth ages 9-12yrs. old.  The Skills Clinic will be presented by the Utica Blue Sox and Accelerate Sports staff and players at historic Murnane Field, Wednesday July 6th from 9am-12pm.

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Posted: 07/01/2016

Crackdown on impaired driving throughout the 4th of July Holiday

The Oneida County STOP DWI Program announced today that Oneida County Police Agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving throughout the FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY.  The...

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Posted: 06/01/2016

Flags Are Distributed to 41 locations and placed at gravesites throughout the county

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced that for Memorial Day Oneida County purchased 32,724 12”x18” Flags that were distributed to over 40 locations throughout the County and placed at Veteran’...

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Posted: 05/18/2016

Canned Food Drive/Dress Down Day for County Employees Will Be May 20th In Honor of Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced that in honor of Armed Forces Day and upcoming Memorial Day there will be a dress Down Day this Friday, May 20th to support the Central New...

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Posted: 05/10/2016

Fitch Ratings Upgraded Oneida County From A+ to Higher AA Rating.

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano today announced the final reporting of Oneida County’s fiscal position at the end of 2015 as well as the findings of the three national credit rating...

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Posted: 05/05/2016

The Oneida County STOP DWI Program said thank you, today, to the men and women who protect our communities and roadways with a Recognition Breakfast, which was held at MVCC.  The breakfast is designed to honor individual officers and Police Agencies in Oneida County for their outstanding DWI Enforcement efforts.

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Posted: 04/20/2016

Events Include the Safety and Education Programs and 5th  Annual Baseball Classic

County Executive Picente along with Oneida County Youth Bureau and Oneida County Stop DWI, participating school districts, partners and sponsors announced Teen Safety and Education Week. Teen Safety and...

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Posted: 04/14/2016

Program Is Funded With $50,000 in Partners in Prosperity Public Safety Funding

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr outlined new program aimed at combating opioid and heroin use in the community. The program, funded with $50,000 in Partners in Prosperity Public Safety money will be implemented in...

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Posted: 04/01/2016

“With the Governor’s Budget now set into motion, we look forward to continuing to move this region forward together. With the Governors continued commitment, backed with 300 million for our state of the art hospital and 585 million for the AMS Chip Fabrication Plant Oneida County is poised for unprecedented once in a generation growth. I...

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Posted: 03/03/2016

The Event Is Hosted By The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce

What: State of the County Address by Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr.

When: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

            7:30 AM Event Begins

            8:30 AM– State of the County Address...

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Posted: 02/18/2016

In 2015, 4,421 youth gave 1,704 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Children Care Initiative.

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that in 2015, 4,421 outstanding Oneida County youth gave back an amazing 1,704 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida...

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Posted: 01/26/2016

FD Donates Fire Vehicle to Oneida County Origin & Cause Fire Investigation Team

Upon learning that the Oneida County Department of Emergency Services was looking for a multi-purpose vehicle for the county fire Origin& Cause Fire Investigation Team and for Emergency Responses for disasters, on January 12...

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Posted: 12/31/2015

Picente Lays Out Vision For a 3rd Term And The Future Of the Region

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, joined by family friends, supporters as well as members of the Board of Legislators, Elected Officials and many others, was sworn into office to begin an unprecedented 3rd...

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Posted: 11/20/2015

F.A.T.S. System Funded Through Partners In Prosperity Program. First Demonstration by Mohawk Valley Police Academy will also take place. 

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, joined by Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol and Utica Police Chief Mark Williams and the Mohawk Valley Police Academy trainees will announce and...

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Posted: 10/23/2015

Animal Science Center Will Be Funded Through Partners In Prosperity Program

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, joined by Superintendent Martha Group and the V.V.S. Agriculture Department will announce the location, funding and scope for the VVS Animal Science Center, an instructional facility used to teach STEM...

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Posted: 09/30/2015

As a part of National PrepaAthon! Day the Oneida County Health Department is releasing its animated B’Ready Family Walk the World Prepared YouTube disaster preparedness videos in English, Spanish, Arabic, Bosnian, Russian, Karen and Burmese. “Oneida County is a highly diverse community and we want to ensure...

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Posted: 09/15/2015

Project Completion Next Component of Comprehensive Countywide Arrest Diversion Program

Members of the Oneida County team attended an Information sharing Certificate Program late 2014 and were recently admitted to the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform Fellows Network following the approval of their capstone project. The Oneida...

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Posted: 09/09/2015

Dental Network is a Partnership between Oneida County and New York State Association of Counties.

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, joined by Department Heads and the Board of Legislators will announce Oneida County’s partnership with the New York State Association of Counties to provide residents with a new...

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Posted: 09/03/2015

Paying Off Amortization Bill Early Saves Taxpayers Half A Million Dollars

County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today that Oneida County paid off $4,315,349 in amortized state retirement payments from 2015, 10 years ahead of schedule. The amortization of retirement bills has been an approach used since...

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Posted: 09/01/2015

New Configuration Will Increase Downtown Utica Parking by Creating 178 Additional Spots

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, announces the parking project for the Oneida County Office Building’s, located at 800 Park Ave in downtown Utica, outdoor parking lot has begun.

The parking project aims to alleviate some...

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Posted: 08/24/2015

We have all been told at one time or another that waiting is the hardest part of any good thing. Such was the case with the Marcy Nanocenter project.  While many have questioned a process over the years that has involved numerous officials from all levels of government as well as tens of millions of dollars of investment in infrastructure and...

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Posted: 08/13/2015

Residents are invited to participate in a public health emergency preparedness POD (Point of Distribution) exercise at MVCC Jorgensen Athletic and Event Center (1101 Sherman Dr. Utica, NY) on Tuesday, September 1st, from 1:00 -2:30 pm Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced today.  “The Health...

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Posted: 07/31/2015

Oneida County Executive Releases Video Footage Of Train Crash at Union Station

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr, has released a statement in regards to the July 21st Rail Car incident that culminated with a wreck at Union Station in Utica as well as video footage captured, at Union...

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Posted: 07/14/2015

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente has appointed Kevin Green to fill the recently vacated position of Director of the Oneida County Youth Bureau.  Former Director Robert Roth retired in April of 2015 and had held the position since 2008.

Kevin Green comes to the position from Notre Dame High School where he was a Physical Education...

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Posted: 07/10/2015

Oneida County, NY, has been named one of America’s top digital counties by the Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties. The survey identifies best technology practices among counties nationwide.

Oneida County’s District Attorney’s office recently became the first in the State of New York to go paperless....

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Posted: 07/07/2015

The Oneida County Public Market has again made the list of the “101 Best Farmers Markets in America for 2014” developed by an online food and drink website, The Daily Meal, for a third consecutive year.  The site covers food related news and events happening across the country including restaurant ratings, wine and beverage recommendations,...

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Posted: 06/24/2015

Test flights advance NUAIR’s mission of safely integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace

Today, the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) announced that Aurora Flight Sciences successfully flew multiple unmanned test flights of the company’s Centaur optionally piloted aircraft (...

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Posted: 06/19/2015

28 projects will be funded through Partners In Prosperity Funding

County Executive Picente announced today 28 individual projects impacting arts, culture and STEM education that are funded through the Partners In Prosperity Funding.

The County budget allocated $830,000 in grant funding for 2015. $330,000...

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Posted: 06/15/2015

Oneida County to Partner with The Community Foundation to Expand Arts and Culture Investment

County Executive Picente announced today 35 projects impacting arts, culture and STEM education will be funded through the Partners In Prosperity Funding as allocated in the county’s 2015 budget.

“The requests...

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Posted: 06/11/2015

Four new Deputy Sheriffs and one new Correction Officer were sworn in this morning at a ceremony held at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.  Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol administered the Oath of Office to the new members and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente addressed them and their families, who were also present at this morning’...

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Posted: 05/19/2015

Two Projects Will Be Completed This Season, One In Town Of Paris, The Other In The Village of Whitesboro

Today, surrounded by Representatives from the Village of Whitesboro and the Sauquoit Creek Basin Inter-municipal Commission, County Executive Picente announced funding for two flood...

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Posted: 05/12/2015

New Contract Improves Quality, Reduces Waiting List and Restores Hot Daily Meals

County Executive Picente today, announced a new contract to provide meals to seniors in Oneida County that take part in the Senior Nutrition Program. Currently there are approximately 700 persons receiving home delivered meals...

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Posted: 05/08/2015

Increase Payment Is Due To Prolonged Harsh Winter Conditions

County Executive Picente announced today, and increase of $200 per mile in additional payment for this past winter to municipalities that have snow plow contracts with the county.

County Executive Picente said “we have built a strong financial base in our County and...

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Posted: 05/08/2015

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente officially recognized the Corrections Officers and employees that work at the Oneida County Jail in conjunction with this week being “National Corrections Officers and Employees Week” all across America.

County Executive Picente issued a proclamation in...

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Posted: 05/05/2015

Strong Management and Sound Fiscal Discipline lead to 5.1 Million dollar Surplus

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. and Oneida County Comptroller Joseph J. Timpano today announced that final reporting of Oneida County’s fiscal position at the end of 2014 show that the county has achieved an unaudited operating surplus of $5....

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Posted: 04/30/2015

First Disbursements of Partners In Prosperity Public Safety Funding From Historic Oneida Nation Settlement

Today, County Executive Picente presented Body Armor to local Police Agencies. The Body Armor was purchased with Partners In Prosperity Public Safety Funding that was allocated in the 2015 budget through funds received from the...

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Posted: 04/27/2015

Mercy Flight Central Will Be Located At Griffiss International Airport

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced the arrival of a new, air medical base operation by Mercy Flight Central at Griffiss International Airport which will begin this June.  The agreement calls for a temporary base of operation from June through...

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Posted: 04/23/2015

Events Include the Safety and Education Programs and 4th Annual Baseball Classic

County Executive Picente along with Oneida County Youth Bureau and Oneida County Stop DWI, participating school
districts, partners and sponsors announced Teen Safety and Education Week. Teen Safety and Education Week is the week of April 27th.

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Posted: 04/16/2015

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month in Oneida County.

County Executive Picente along with Oneida County Department of Social Services and community partners announced Child Abuse Awareness Month for the Month of April.

County Executive Picente said “We remain diligent all year long, but in April, we...

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Posted: 04/15/2015

National Telecommunicator Week celebrated April 12-18

ORISKANY – April 12-18 is designated as National Telecommunicators Week. As such, the Oneida County 911 Center will host an open house on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Nationwide, telecommunicators will be recognized for their role as...

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Posted: 04/07/2015

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente announced that the Oneida County Industrial Development Agency (OCIDA) in furtherance of the Oneida County Vision 2020 – “Path Toward Prosperity Initiative,” has created a Uniform Tax Exemption and Agency Benefits Policy to encourage development of specific types of market rate rental housing. 

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Posted: 04/06/2015

In recognition of National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 6th – 11th, Oneida County Health Department invites the public to Chat Live with Health Department staff on April 9th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm to get their questions answered on...

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Posted: 04/02/2015

Oneida County Sewer District to Host Earth Day Celebration April 18 at Jay-K Lumber in New Hartford

Oneida County Sewer District representatives invite homeowners and businesses to learn how they can help reduce sanitary sewer overflows into the Mohawk River at the Operation Ripple Effect Earth Day Celebration starting...

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Posted: 03/13/2015

National Weather Service officials have recognized Oneida County N. Y. as a StormReady® County.

The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weather and flooding. StormReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructure and systems needed to...

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Posted: 02/26/2015

New Building Is a Multipurpose Terminal and Customs Inspection Building

Today Oneida County Executive was joined by Chairman of the Board of Legislators Gerald Fiorini and surrounded by elected officials, tenants of Griffiss International Airport and the Business and Technology Park as well as representatives of...

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Posted: 02/19/2015

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. today announced that in 2014, 951 Oneida County youth gave back an amazing 1,995 volunteer hours to the community through the Oneida County Children Care Initiative, an Oneida County Youth Bureau initiative that began in 2009.

“As Oneida County supports our youth through programs and...

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Posted: 02/06/2015

Focus Of The Region Should Be On Winning Competition

County Executive Anthony J. Picente released the following statement on the proposed Upstate Revitalization Fund:

“The process and procedure of The Upstate Revitalization Fund has been debated since the Governor announced the proposal in his address on...

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Posted: 01/30/2015

Paying Off Amortization Bill Early Saves Taxpayers Half A Million Dollars

County Executive Anthony J. Picente announced today that Oneida County paid off $5,614,826 in amortized state retirement payments from 2014, 9 years ahead of schedule. The amortization of retirement bills has been an approach used since...

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Posted: 01/22/2015

The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce

is proud to host the
State of the County Address
with
Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr.

...

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Posted: 01/15/2015

“I am a strong believer in collaborative approaches to economic development – because the success of a business owner in one part of Oneida can easily translate to jobs or economic activity in another part of the State. That’s why I am very excited about Governor Cuomo’s proposal to create a new $1.5 billion economic development competition...

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Posted: 01/13/2015

“I thank Governor Andrew Cuomo for this responsibility and look forward to being a member of the Board of Trustees and serving in the governance and oversight of the Authority.  The New York Power Authority is America's largest state power organization working with businesses, non-profits and municipalities while supporting thousands of jobs...

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Posted: 01/07/2015

County Executive Picente will be on hand to discuss national strategies for Transportation, Infrastructure, Legislative priorities and other topics effecting Counties with a National Perspective

On Friday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. along with NYSAC Executive Director will be...

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Posted: 01/05/2015

County Executive Picente has made available an RFP for Funding Arts and Culture and STEM Education Via Oneida Settlement Money

On Monday County Executive Anthony J. Picente, Jr. announced Oneida County’s Requests for Proposals for funding that has been allocated in the 2015 budget for Arts and...

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Posted: 01/02/2015

"I was saddened to hear of the loss of Governor Mario Cuomo. He was truly one of the great giants of the Empire State. In my encounters with the former Governor I found him to be a genuine and humble man who cared deeply about New York and its residents. A first generation Italian American, Mario Cuomo has been a shining example of what we all...

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Posted: 12/12/2014

Testing capabilities being deployed in region are first in US One of the first cross-regional projects to receive REDC funding

Syracuse, NY – Today, the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR Alliance) and Griffiss International Airport announced they were awarded $4 million in grant funding...

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Posted: 12/03/2014

1 Millionth Fresh Fuel Gallon Sold

Today County Executive Picente announced the 1millionth fresh fuel gallon sold this year. This is the first time that Griffiss has sold/dispensed 1 million gallons of fresh fuel we have met this goal ahead of projections. Through the combined efforts of Million Air and Griffiss...

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Posted: 11/24/2014

“Eleanor and I are saddened by the passing of Charles Lanigan. Mr. Lanigan was the very first County Executive here in Oneida County in