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Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Local Restaurant

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that an employee at Prime Steak House located at 101 East Water Street, Syracuse has tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who visited the restaurant on Monday, October 19 between the hours of 3:30pm and 6:30pm may have been exposed. Health Department investigators are in the… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Local Market

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that an employee at South Avenue Market located at 1504 South Avenue, Syracuse has tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who visited the market on Wednesday, October 21 or Thursday the 22nd between the hours of 8:00pm and 10pm may have been exposed. Health Department investigators… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Three Local Bars

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that employees at three local bars have tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who visited the following locations during the timeframes listed may have been exposed: Change of Pace Sports Bar, 1809 Grant Blvd, Syracuse Saturday, October 17, 2:30pm -10pm Sunday, October 18, 2:30pm -10pm Jammer’s… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Two Local Restaurants

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that employees at two local restaurants have tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who visited the following locations during the timeframes listed may have been exposed: Applebee’s Grill + Bar, 3975 Route 31, Liverpool • Monday, October 12, 6 am-5 pm • Tuesday, October 13, 7… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Gemelli’s Pizzeria

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that an employee at Gemelli’s Pizzeria located at 4543 West Seneca Turnpike in Syracuse has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee worked Wednesday, October 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and Thursday, October 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Health Department investigators are in the process of identifying… Read more >

Tobacco-Free CNY Brings Attention to the Marketing of Menthol on Seen Enough Tobacco Day

New York State has taken huge steps forward in the past year to help New Yorkers live free from nicotine addiction. However, the use of flavors in tobacco products still has a harmful impact on health. One flavor in particular, menthol, makes it easier to start and harder to quit.[1] Tobacco-Free CNY, a program that… Read more >

Infant Deaths in Central New York Can Be Prevented

As the Onondaga County Health Department continues its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in our community, it is important to remember other issues that are affecting our health. October is SIDS Awareness Month, and while Onondaga County has seen an overall decrease in the rate of infant deaths since the 1990s, this decrease has… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that 5 patrons at Beak & Skiff Apple Orchards on Lords Hill Road in LaFayette have tested positive for COVID-19. The 5 individuals, who were at the orchard on Saturday, October 3 from 2:15 to 4:45 pm, were wearing masks at all times except when seated indoors to… Read more >

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Nail Salon in Destiny USA

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed that two employees of BV Nails located in Destiny USA in Syracuse have tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who were at BV Nails on Tuesday, September 29 between the hours of 10am and 7pm may have been exposed. Health Department investigators are in the process… Read more >