Tag Archives: Community Health

Onondaga County Health Department Releases 2019-2021 Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

The Onondaga County Health Department is pleased to announce the publication of the 2019-2021 Onondaga County Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan. The Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan provides an overview of demographic and health indicator data for Onondaga County residents, as well as current health challenges, determinants of health, and existing community assets… Read more >

Oneida Shores Park Beach Closed for Swimming

The Onondaga County Health Department today announced that Oneida Shores Beach located in the town of Cicero, will be closed for swimming due to high levels of bacteria in the water. Swimming will not be allowed until bacteria levels return to acceptable levels. The Health Department monitors lake water routinely and closes swimming when bacteria… Read more >

Immunization Clinic Closed 10-31-13

On Thursday, October 31st, the Onondaga County Immunization Clinic, located at 301 Slocum Avenue in Syracuse will be closed due to construction that affects the parking lot and entrance to the building. The Health Department is avoiding creating an unsafe situation for both clinic clients and staff.   Please note, this weekly clinic will only be… Read more >

cycle in the city

Looking for a great way to see the city and stay fit?  Starting Sunday, May 19, the Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play in Onondaga County program, the City of Syracuse, and numerous other partners will be offering a series of “Cycle in the City” bicycle rides.  The rides will provide an opportunity… Read more >

Shigella Cases Still on the Rise in Onondaga County

Earlier this year, the Onondaga County Health Department alerted the public about an outbreak of shigellosis in Onondaga County. Fortunately during the summer, the number of cases of shigellosis diminished; recently however, the Health Department began seeing more cases of this illness again. Dr. Cynthia B. Morrow, Commissioner of Health, explained “to date, the Health… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Announces the 2012 Public Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic Schedule

The Onondaga County Health Department, in partnership with the University of Rochester Medical Center, has scheduled three (3) flu and pneumonia vaccine clinics throughout Onondaga County. The clinics are scheduled on: Saturday October 6th from 9:00 am -12:00 noon at Believers Chapel in Cicero Tuesday, October 9th from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Solvay-Geddes… Read more >

Increase in Gastrointestinal Illness in Onondaga County

Increase in Gastrointestinal Illness in Onondaga County Cynthia B. Morrow, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health announced today that there have been 15 laboratory confirmed and an additional 10 probable cases of shigellosis identified in Onondaga County recently. Dr. Morrow cautions that more cases are expected as the investigation continues. Morrow explained, “Shigellosis is an infectious… Read more >

Complete Streets Workshop Held

Date of Release:   March 6, 2012                                                                For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Kathy Mogle, MS                                                                                                                                 435-3280 Complete Streets Workshop Held   The Onondaga County Health Department’s Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play in Onondaga County Program (CHP)  offered a workshop today to address how “Complete Streets” can enhance our community. Kathy Mogle, Program Coordinator for… Read more >

Farmer’s and Vendor’s Donate Fresh Produce and Food Items to a Local Food Pantry

The Onondaga County Health Department’s Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work, and Play in Onondaga County Initiative  in partnership with the Central New York Regional Market Authority, the Food Bank of Central New York, and the Assumption Food Pantry at the Church of the Assumption have been working together since August to create a gleaning… Read more >

Get Moving CNY!

Date of Release: June 1, 2011                          For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Kathy Mogle, MS                                                                                                 Program Coordinator                                                                                                 435-3280 Get Moving CNY! Onondaga County Joanne M. Mahoney is pleased to announce that the Onondaga County Health Department is partnering again with Onondaga County Parks, Syracuse City Parks, Wegmans, and the YMCA to offer a FREE physical activity… Read more >