Boil Water Order LIFTED for Village of Baldwinsville

The Onondaga County Health Department has lifted the Boil Water Order for the residents in the Village of Baldwinsville who were affected by inadequate disinfection (see June 12 press release here: https://wp.me/p5Edq9-6o) Testing has confirmed that it is safe to resume drinking tap water. For more information about the Boil Water Order, call the Onondaga … Continue reading Boil Water Order LIFTED for Village of Baldwinsville

BOIL WATER ORDER: Inadequate Disinfection

Customers of the Village of Baldwinsville Water Department who live south of the Seneca River and on Paper Mill Island are hereby ordered by the Onondaga County Health Department to boil all water for drinking and culinary purposes. On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, inadequate chlorine levels were found in the drinking water as a result … Continue reading BOIL WATER ORDER: Inadequate Disinfection

Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Onondaga County Health Commissioner, Dr. Indu Gupta, reminds Onondaga County residents to take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from rabies. Rabies is a deadly but preventable disease that is transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Fortunately, human rabies is rare in the United States. Although there is no treatment … Continue reading Preventing Rabies Exposure from Wild Animals

Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

The Onondaga County Health Department is encouraging residents to protect themselves from mosquito and tick bites. Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta reminds residents, “Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, it is important to consistently use personal protection measures to reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites that may transmit West Nile virus (WNV), … Continue reading Protect Yourself from Diseases Caused by Ticks and Mosquitoes

Tell Us What You Think About the Health of Our Community

The Onondaga County Health Department has launched the 2019 Community Engagement Survey and wants to hear from Onondaga County residents about health issues that matter to you. Onondaga County Executive, Ryan McMahon encourages residents to share their views by filling out the Community Engagement Survey. “The Community Engagement Survey helps us identify the health priorities … Continue reading Tell Us What You Think About the Health of Our Community

Boil Water Order LIFTED for Town of Skaneateles

The Onondaga County Health Department has lifted the Boil Water Order for the residents in the Town of Skaneateles who were affected by a water main break (see May 2 press release here: https://bit.ly/2JbQVCC). The water main break has been repaired and testing has confirmed that it is safe to resume drinking tap water. For … Continue reading Boil Water Order LIFTED for Town of Skaneateles

BOIL WATER ORDER: Loss of Pressure in Town of Skaneateles Water

Customers of the Town of Skaneateles living on Route 20 (between County Line Road and Fuller Street), Transportation Drive, Hillside Drive, Franklin Road, Clapp Road, Milford Drive, W. Elizabeth Drive (between Milford Drive and Franklin Road), and County Line Road (between Route 20 and Old Seneca Turnpike) are hereby ordered by the Onondaga County Health … Continue reading BOIL WATER ORDER: Loss of Pressure in Town of Skaneateles Water