2020 Madison County Rabies Clinics Begin

The Madison County Health Department’s rabies vaccination clinic schedule for 2020 is set. The first clinic will be March 18 at the Madison Fire Department from 5 to 7 p.m. at 7362 Route 20 in the town of Madison.

Vaccinations are free to Madison County residents. Voluntary donations are appreciated to help defray clinic […]

AHA announces road closings for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk

On Saturday morning, March 7, 2020, thousands of runners and walkers will participate in America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk. The course extends from Barneveld to Utica College. Area drivers will encounter delays and altered traffic patterns between 7 a.m. and noon.

Specific road closings and detours:

Location Time Details Route 365 7:30 to […]

MHA hosts open house for new visually/hearing impaired

The Utica Municipal Housing Authority announced it will hold an open house for a newly constructed three-bedroom duplex apartment for hearing and visually impaired persons from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 1202 Seymour Ave., Utica (at the corner of Eagle Street).

Rental apartment viewings and rental applications will be available.

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February news from the office of Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Brindisi passes postal reform bill to protect Postal Service and shore-up funding for critical service

Congressman Anthony Brindisi protected the United States Postal Service and bolstered their viability and sustainability by supporting the USPS Fairness Act. The bipartisan legislation, cosponsored by Brindisi, will end the unfair pre-funding mandate for the USPS, solving […]

ICYMI: County actively monitoring for novel coronavirus, no current cases

As the concern for the novel coronavirus grows, Madison County Health Department would like to assure residents we are actively monitoring and are prepared to respond to ensure the safety and health of residents. There are no cases in New York state; we consider the risk to be low at this time.

“Our department […]

UPDATE: Georgetown Bone Builders to start March 16, 2020

Pictured is the Peterboro Bone Builders group, led by Josie Howlett.

UPDATE (022620 – 10:13 a.m.) Includes all locations.

A new Bone Builders class sponsored by Madison County RSVP will start at the Georgetown

Town Hall March 16, 2020.

The class, led by Tony Shalna, will be held 10 a.m. Mondays and precede the […]

American Heart Association moves March 5, 2020, pre-registration event

Due to construction at Van’s Tavern, the new location for the March 5 pre-registration event will be Adirondack Diner & Lanes from 5 to 8 p.m. Adirondack Diner and Lanes is located at 8125 NY-12, Barneveld.

Registration is also available at Utica College starting at 6 a.m. March 7.

America’s Greatest Heart Run & […]

Oneida Health to host job fair Feb. 26, 2020

On Feb. 26, 2020, Oneida Health will be hosting a Get Hired Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Gorman Community Center located at 1081 Northside Shopping Center in Oneida.

In an effort to help candidates reach employment, Oneida Health will have representatives on hand for voluntary on-the-spot interviews for a number […]

Senator May urges public input on Medicaid redesign process

Senator Rachel May

New Yorkers concerned about potential cuts to the state’s Medicaid program have an opportunity to offer input via an online survey launched this week by the state’s Medicaid Redesign Team II. The team, appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and comprising of health care experts, stakeholders and legislative representatives, is tasked over […]

Pre-registration schedule released for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk is just a few weeks away on March 7.

Participants may register online at uticaheartrunwalk.org or visit one of several options for pre-registration sites.

Tuesday, March 3, 4 to 7 p.m., Herkimer College, Robert McLaughlin College Center, Room 282/283, 100 Reservoir Road, HerkimerWednesday, March 4, 7 a.m.- to 7 […]

American Heart Association hosts Rome Indoor Walk

Walkers raise more than $11,000 to fight heart disease and stroke

More than 200 walkers joined the American Heart Association to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives at the Rome Indoor Walk. Walkers raised more than $11,000 to fight heart disease and stroke; our number one and number five […]

Brindisi hosts older americans town hall at North Utica Senior Citizens Center

Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Congressman talks Medicare, Social Security and prescription drug costs with seniors in Utica

Congressman Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) visited North Utica Senior Citizens Center to host an older Americans town hall. Brindisi visited with the older Americans about issues of importance to them including the cost of prescription drugs, the stability of Social Security, […]