2020 News Archives

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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