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Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine This Year! Health News

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Talk to your health care provider today about getting your flu vaccine or find a flu vaccine at a pharmacy near you! If you do not have health insurance and need a flu vaccine, call the Onondaga County Health Department at 315.435.2000.

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Keeping Families Healthy During Difficult Times Health News

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The Onondaga County Health Department is just a phone call away! Our Healthy Families programs offer free and confidential services for moms, babies, dads, and families—from pregnancy and fatherhood advice to healthy WIC foods, support for breastfeeding, and information on your child’s growth and development, we have many services to offer

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Onondaga County To Resume Use Of Johnson & Johnson COVID

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Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Dr. Indu Gupta, announced today that Onondaga County will resume the use of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine at Onondaga County clinics in line with recommendations released today by New York State.The availability of the single-dose vaccine will be announced as registration …

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Onondaga County Immunization Clinic To

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  • The Immunization Clinic, located in the Onondaga County Civic Center at 421 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, will be open every Wednesday beginning September 30 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Anyone in need of an immunization must call the Onondaga County Health Department at 315.435.2000 to make an appointment
  • No walk-ins are allowed at this time


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Protect Yourself From Diseases Caused By

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Call your health care provider if a tick has been attached to your skin for more than 36 hours, or if you had a recent tick bite and develop any symptoms (“bull’s-eye” rash, fever, fatigue, chills, headache, muscle and joint aches, and swollen lymph nodes).


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Moms: Are You Ready For Your New Beginnings

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  • Poverty, transportation, and family support all can affect getting proper health care
  • Removal of this barrier will result in proper care and reduction in maternal and infant mortality
  • In addition, a full evaluation of an infant will identify health issues in the baby and ensure effective treatment and reduce our still high infant mortality rates.


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Heat Advisory For Onondaga County Health News

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  • Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr
  • Indu Gupta, is advising that individuals take precautions against the extreme heat and humidity that is expected in Onondaga County today and into this week
  • A heat advisory has been issued beginning today at 1:00 pm, and heat index values later in the week have the potential to be in the mid-90s

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Sale Of Flavored E Cigarettes And All

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For help quitting smoking or vaping, including free nicotine replacement therapy for eligible residents, individuals can contact a health care provider, call the New York State Smokers’ Quitline at 1-866-NY-QUITS or visit www.nysmokefree.com. Effective medications and counseling are covered by Medicaid and most insurance programs.


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Oneida Shores Beach Closed For Swimming Health News

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  • The Health Department will be monitoring the lake water daily until bacteria levels reach acceptable standards
  • coli are harmless or cause brief diarrhea
  • While only some types of bacteria will cause gastrointestinal illness, the presence of E
  • coli bacteria is an indicator of increased general bacterial action in the water.

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Don’t Forget Your Flu Vaccine! Health News

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Talk to your health care provider or pharmacist to ask about getting flu vaccine today! If you do not have health insurance and are looking for a flu vaccine, call the Onondaga County Health Department at …

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Fight The Bite: Protect Yourself From

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Call your health care provider if a tick has been attached to your skin for more than 36 hours, or if you had a recent tick bite and develop any symptoms (“bull’s-eye” rash, fever, fatigue, chills, headache, muscle and joint aches, and swollen lymph nodes).


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FREE Mammograms Are Available Health News

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  • However, the good news is that a healthy lifestyle can help to prevent cancer
  • It is important to see your health care provider for regular check-ups, eat healthy foods, get exercise, maintain a healthy weight, limit alcohol use and do not smoke
  • Most women (about 8 out of 10) who get breast cancer do not have a family history of the disease.

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Immunization Health News

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  • By Indu Gupta, MD, MPH Onondaga County Health Commissioner Growing up in India, I witnessed first-hand, the wrath of many infectious diseases
  • I clearly remember standing in a long line in my elementary school, waiting to get the small pox vaccination by the health care workers
  • The vaccination needles were long, with two prongs

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My Salute To The Power Of Vaccination Health News

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  • Onondaga County Health Commissioner
  • Growing up in India, I witnessed first-hand, the wrath of many infectious diseases
  • I clearly remember standing in a long line in my elementary school, waiting to get the small pox vaccination by the health care workers
  • The vaccination needles were long, with two prongs.

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Time For Back To School Vaccines! Health News

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The Onondaga County Health Department encourages you to check with your health care provider to make sure your school-age children are up-to-date on all required vaccines for school attendance. Schedule your appointment TODAY for any needed immunizations.

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Public Urged To Stop The Use Of E Cigarettes Health News

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Healthcare providers should report possible cases of vaping-associated illness to the local poison control center (1-800-222-1222), which can also help determine the need for product testing and provide instructions on where to send samples to assist in the investigation. The Onondaga County Health Department is working closely with the Upstate

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National Infant Immunization Week Health News

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If you have questions about vaccine safety, your health care provider remains the most trusted source of information about vaccines. Take time during National Infant Immunization Week to be certain your baby is up-to-date on their immunizations.

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FREE Tests To Detect Cervical Cancer Are

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Free Pap and HPV tests are available through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) for women between the ages of 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance or experience other barriers to completing their screenings along with any necessary follow-up testing. Services are available at many healthcare provider sites throughout the


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End The Stigma: Mental Illness And Substance

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  • In October both National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and Mental Illness Awareness Week are observed
  • During this time families, communities, and organizations come together to raise awareness about the importance of substance abuse prevention and to celebrate people living in recovery.

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Oneida Shores Beach Closed For Swimming Health News

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The Onondaga County Health Department announced today that Oneida Shores Beach, located in the town of Cicero, will be closed for swimming due to high levels of bacteria (E.coli) in the water. Swimming will not be allowed until bacteria levels return to acceptable levels.

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County Executive Ryan McMahon Recognizes

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  • It is important to see your health care provider for regular check-ups, eat healthy foods, get exercise, maintain a healthy weight, limit alcohol use, and do not smoke
  • Monitoring your breast health prior to the age of 40 is also critically important
  • Do not wait to get your mammogram
  • Routine mammogram screening at age 40 or older is an


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FREE Tests To Detect Cervical Cancer Are

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  • Services are available at many healthcare provider sites throughout the city of Syracuse and Onondaga County
  • Call 315-435-3653 or register for your free screening test here
  • Whether you have health insurance or not, having cervical cancer screening tests is important.


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Potential Exposure At Local Business

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  • The Onondaga County He alth Department has confirmed t wo more potential exposures of COVID-1 9, at Walmart in East Syracuse and on a Greyhound bus from New York City.
  • A n individual who shopped at the Walmart store at 6438 Basile Rowe in East Syracuse on Tuesday, April 28 between 10:30 am and 11:30 am has tested positive for COVID-19
  • This individual was not wearing a mask.


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Health Alert: Sudden Increase In Syphilis Cases In

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  • Anyone who thinks they may have been exposed should call their healthcare provider
  • If you do not have a healthcare provider, the Onondaga County Health Department’s STD Center is offering a syphilis clinic on four Thursdays, April 15, 22, 29, and May 6 from 9am to 3pm
  • Appointments are required, please call 315.435.3236.

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Can You Prevent Lyme Disease

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  • Secondly, if you find a tick, DO NOT PANIC! Pause, compose yourself, and find a pair of tweezers to remove it carefully
  • After this, keep an eye on the bite site for 30 days
  • Finally, you should consult your health care provider for any questions you may have regarding symptoms, testing, and treatment
  • As a final note, spring is here.


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Extreme Heat Precautions Health News

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  • Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Dr
  • Indu Gupta, is advising that individuals take precautions against the extreme heat and high heat index expected later this week
  • A high heat index, besides making people uncomfortable, also significantly worsens the air quality which can impact people with lung diseases like asthma.

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July 2020 Health News

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  • The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that a server at Angry Garlic restaurant, 29 Oswego Street in Baldwinsville, has tested positive for COVID-19
  • The server worked shifts on Saturday, July 25 from 3:30 to 11:30 pm and Sunday, July 26 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm
  • Health Department investigators…

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Blog Articles Health News Page 3

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  • By Indu Gupta, MD, MPH Onondaga County Health Commissioner Growing up in India, I witnessed first-hand, the wrath of many infectious diseases
  • I clearly remember standing in a long line in my elementary school, waiting to get the small pox vaccination by the health care workers
  • The vaccination needles were long, with two prongs

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Flu Vaccine Myths And Misconceptions Health News

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  • The clinic is held every Wednesday from 9:00am – 12 Noon in the John H
  • This is a walk-in clinic, no appointments are necessary
  • For more information on the flu or where you can get a flu shot, ask your health care provider or call 315-435-2000.

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FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Available Health News

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  • The Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) offers free tests for men and women age 50 and older who do not have health insurance
  • Take-home fecal tests, such as FIT Kit are an easy and effective way to get screened
  • If the FIT test comes back abnormal, follow …

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Potential Exposure To Hepatitis A Virus In A

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The Onondaga County Health Department (OCHD) has confirmed a new case of hepatitis A virus infection in a local restaurant worker. OCHD was notified on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 that a food handler who works at Camillus Hills Golf Course, also known as the Camillus Country Club (5690 Bennetts Corners Rd, Camillus, NY 13031) was diagnosed with the hepatitis A virus and immediately …


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County Executive McMahon & Health Commissioner Gupta

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Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon and Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Dr. Indu Gupta today announced a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine immediately at all Onondaga County clinics following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and New York State Department of Health

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Potential COVID 19 Exposure At Local Churches Health News

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  • If you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild
  • Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by calling their healthcare provider or visiting the drive-thru clinic at Syracuse Community Health Center.

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Potential COVID 19 Exposure At Local Church

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  • If you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild
  • Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by calling their healthcare provider or visiting the drive-thru clinic at Syracuse Community Health Center.

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Potential Exposure To Hepatitis A Virus In A

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  • Hepatitis A vaccine is given in two doses, six months apart
  • Speak with your healthcare provider about getting vaccinated
  • The management and staff at the restaurant are complying with all recommendations from the state and local health departments
  • There is no longer a risk to eating at the PF Chang’s restaurant related to this case.


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New York State Ends The Use Of Tobacco

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For help quitting smoking or vaping, including free nicotine replacement therapy for eligible residents, individuals can contact a health care provider, call the New York State Smokers’ Quitline at 1-866-NY-QUITS or visit www.nysmokefree.com. Effective medications and counseling are covered by Medicaid and most insurance programs.


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Boil Water Order For Some Residents Of The

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  • The Onondaga County Health Department is issuing a Boil Water Order to some residents and businesses that are served by the Town of DeWitt Water Department
  • The affected area is outlined on this map.Test results from routine sampling that were received today confirmed the presence of Escherichia coli (E


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Lyme Disease Is Preventable! Health News

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  • Visit the Onondaga County Health Department’s webpage to see a video on how to properly remove a tick
  • Once you have removed the tick, keep an eye on the bite site for 30 days
  • You should consult your health care provider for any questions you may have regarding symptoms, testing, and treatment
  • Don’t forget about your pets.

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February 2015 Health News

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  • By Indu Gupta, MD, MPH Onondaga County Health Commissioner Growing up in India, I witnessed first-hand, the wrath of many infectious diseases
  • I clearly remember standing in a long line in my elementary school, waiting to get the small pox vaccination by the health care workers
  • The vaccination needles were long, with two prongs

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Potential COVID 19 Exposures At Local Churches Health News

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Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by calling their healthcare provider or visiting the drive-thru clinic at Syracuse Community Health Center. With more faith communities reopening for in-person services and gatherings, it is important that leadership stays up to date with all guidance to reduce the risk of

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FREE Tests To Detect Cervical Cancer Are Available

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Free Pap and HPV tests are available through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) for women between the ages of 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance or experience other barriers to completing their screenings. Services are available at many healthcare provider sites throughout the city of Syracuse and Onondaga County.


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Potential COVID 19 Exposure At A Local

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Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by calling their healthcare provider or visiting the drive-thru clinic at Syracuse Community Health Center. With more faith communities reopening for in-person services, it is important that leaders stay up to date with all guidance to reduce the risk of exposures to COVID-19.

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Breast Cancer: It’s Not Just One Disease Health News

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Women between the ages of 40 and 49 should check with their healthcare provider to see if a mammogram is recommended for them. Free mammograms are available through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) for women between the ages of 40 and 64 who do not have health insurance or experience other barriers to completing their screenings.

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Let’s Get Pretty In Pink This October! Health News

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  • Women ages 40 to 49 should talk with their healthcare provider about when they need to get a mammogram and how often
  • For women without health insurance, the CSP provides FREE mammograms at radiology sites located throughout the city and county
  • Uninsured women may call 435-3653 to register for their free mammogram.

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FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Are

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  • The Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) offers free tests for men and women age 50 and older who do not have health insurance
  • Take home fecal tests, such as FIT Kit are an easy and effective way to get screened
  • If the FIT test comes back abnormal, follow …


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July 2019 Health News

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The Health Department will be monitoring the lake water daily until… Read more > This entry was posted in Press Releases and tagged Beach Closing, Environmental Health on July 16, 2019 by ongovhealth. Jamesville Beach Closed for Swimming Due to Visual Presence of Algal Bloom.

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FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Are

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The Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) offers free tests for men and women between 50 and 64 years old who do not have health insurance. Services are available at many healthcare provider sites throughout the city of Syracuse and Onondaga County.


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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Health News

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  • By Indu Gupta, Commissioner of Health Contributing Author: Emily Young, Public Health Educator, Cancer Services Program
  • For women aged 40 to 64 free screenings are offered at healthcare provider sites throughout the city of Syracuse and Onondaga County
  • This program has helped diagnose breast cancer at early stages and in doing so, has

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