Tag Archives: Disease Control

First COVID-19 Death in Onondaga County

The Onondaga County Health Department has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 death, the first in Onondaga County. “I am deeply saddened for the family of this individual who are experiencing this loss. This sad news proves how important it is to take measures to protect ourselves, our families, and our community,” said Dr. Indu… Read more >

Potential Exposure of COVID-19 at Bethany Baptist Church

An individual who attended Bethany Baptist Church located at 149 Beattie Street, Syracuse on Sunday, March 15, 2020 has tested positive for COVID-19. Members of the public who were in the church building that day may have been exposed. UPDATE: This individual attended the 11:00 am service on March 15. Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr.… Read more >

Potential Exposure of COVID-19 in Local Food Market

Onondaga County Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of COVID-19 in an employee of Ascioti’s Market located at 3249 Milton Avenue in Solvay. Members of the public who visited the market on Tuesday, March 17 during the hours of 12:30-4:00 pm may have been exposed. Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta explained that,… Read more >

Potential Exposure of COVID-19 in Local Vision Care Center

Onondaga County Health Department is investigating a confirmed case of COVID-19 in an employee of America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses located at 3401 Erie Blvd East, DeWitt. Members of the public who visited the store during the following days and times may have been exposed: Monday 3/9 8:30 am-5:30 pm Tuesday 3/10 9:30 am-6:30 pm… Read more >

The Onondaga County Health Department Wants You to Know About PrEP

Did you know that October 20 – October 26, 2019 is PrEP Aware Week? PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is the use of daily medicine that can reduce your chance of getting HIV. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout the body. The Onondaga County Health Department is raising awareness about PrEP, which… Read more >