Tag Archives: Clinics

COVID-19 Vaccination Saves Lives! Are you ready?

A few years ago, I had written a health blog regarding the importance of vaccination titled “My Salute to the Power of Vaccination”. It seems like déjàvu as I am writing the same topic, this time focusing on the importance of vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though three different COVID-19 vaccines are widely available… Read more >

Onondaga County to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following CDC & FDA Review

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… Read more >

Health Alert: Sudden Increase in Syphilis Cases in Onondaga County

Onondaga County has seen a sharp rise in syphilis cases so far this year. In the first three months of 2021, Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as many cases as in all of 2020. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta stated, “Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease that is CURABLE with antibiotics if detected… Read more >

County Executive McMahon & Health Commissioner Gupta Announce Immediate Pause in Use of J&J Vaccine in Onondaga County

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… Read more >

Family Planning Clinic Temporarily Closed

The Onondaga County Family Planning Service Clinic located at 301 Slocum Avenue, Syracuse will be closed again for utility repairs on Monday, February 22 and Tuesday, February 23. Those with appointments will be contacted to reschedule, and patients may be seen at the North Syracuse clinic location at the corner of Taft Road and South… Read more >

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Oncenter Rescheduled

The Onondaga County Health Department Vaccine Clinic at the Oncenter Convention Center* scheduled for Monday, February 15, 2021 is being rescheduled to Tuesday, February 16. All individuals who have an appointment at the Oncenter clinic on Monday, February 15 will be rescheduled for Tuesday, February 16; the appointment time will not change. This affects anyone… Read more >

Onondaga County Immunization Clinic to Reopen—Clinic will Reopen September 30 by Appointment Only

The Onondaga County Immunization Clinic will reopen on Wednesday, September 30. To ensure proper social distancing and to protect the health and wellbeing of our clients and staff members, the clinic will operate by appointment only. The Immunization Clinic, located in the Onondaga County Civic Center at 421 Montgomery Street in Syracuse, will be open… Read more >

Changes to Onondaga County Health Department Clinics

Onondaga County Health Department will be adjusting the following direct-service programs: The Office of Vital Statistics: Closed to walk-in traffic effective immediately. Birth and death certificates can continue to be ordered by mail, by fax, or online at http://www.ongov.net/vital/index.html. Please call 315.435.3241 with any questions. TB Clinic and the Sexual Health Center (STD Center): Visits… Read more >