Monthly Archives: September 2019

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Onondaga County for 2019

Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta announced today that the first case of human West Nile virus infection for 2019 was reported in an adult residing in the town of Salina. The patient is still hospitalized and in stable condition. West Nile virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito and is… Read more >

Public Urged to Stop the Use of E-Cigarettes

Due to the recent increase in vaping-associated illness, the Onondaga County Health Commissioner has joined the Governor and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) in encouraging residents to stop using e-cigarettes.  Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta states, “I am urging residents of Onondaga County to stop using all vape products until the investigation… Read more >