Mayor Palmieri Issues Statement On Use Of Face Coverings

MAYOR PALMIERI ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO WEAR A FACE COVERING WHEN VISITING ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES In an effort to promote public health and slow the spread of the Coronavirus, Mayor Palmieri is encouraging residents to wear a face covering when visiting essential businesses. The Mayor also supports a businesses’ discretion to institute a policy that mandates individuals…

PRESS RELEASE: Local Partners Announce “Feed Our Frontline Families” Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Local Partners Announce “Feed Our Frontline Families” Initiative to Support Local Restaurants and Frontline Workers   (April 22, 2020) Utica, NY – Feed Our Frontline Families is an initiative founded by three partners: F.X. Matt Brewery, the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce and The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties. The…

MVHS Thanks Their Donor Superheroes

In response to the overwhelming support from the community over these last few weeks, MVHS has been posting personal thank you video messages on their Facebook page to show their appreciation to their donor superheroes. Go check out the page today, and be sure to like and follow so you can get regular updates!  Find…

Senior Scams on the Rise During Quarantine

With the fear of COVID-19 taking up most of our attention, keep in-mind that criminals are using a wide range of coronavirus scams to take advantage of our elderly population.   The Federal Trade Commission is warning that scammers are offering to help with errands, and running off with your money. Be wary of someone…

MVCC, Career Step Offer Free Online Infection Control Course Through April 30

Mohawk Valley Community College and education partner Career Step Online Training Solutions are offering a Certificate of Infection Control and Barrier Protection Proficiency Course online for free until April 30. The accredited course, designed specifically for Allied Health professionals, addresses all major elements of infection prevention and provides a simulated practice of documenting patient-doctor communication…

COVID & Nursing Home Residents

    The New York State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is a resident-centered and resident-directed advocacy program available to anyone residing in a nursing home, adult care facility or family-type home across the state. The local Long Term Care Ombudsman Program sponsored by LIFE at Resource Center For Independent Living covers Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego…