Monthly Archives: May 2019

Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, reminds Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Fortunately, human rabies is rare in the United States. Although there is no treatment… Read more >

Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

The Onondaga County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves from mosquito and tick bites. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reminds residents, “Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, it is important to consistently use personal protection measures to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites that may transmit West Nile virus (WNV),… Read more >

Tell Us What You Think About the Health of Our Community

The Onondaga County Health Department has launched the 2019 Community Engagement Survey and wants to hear from Onondaga County residents about health issues that matter to you. Onondaga County Executive, Ryan McMahon encourages residents to share their views by filling out the Community Engagement Survey. “The Community Engagement Survey helps us identify the health priorities… Read more >

BOIL WATER ORDER: Loss of Pressure in Town of Skaneateles Water

Customers of the Town of Skaneateles living on Route 20 (between County Line Road and Fuller Street), Transportation Drive, Hillside Drive, Franklin Road, Clapp Road, Milford Drive, W. Elizabeth Drive (between Milford Drive and Franklin Road), and County Line Road (between Route 20 and Old Seneca Turnpike) are hereby ordered by the Onondaga County Health… Read more >