(Owego, NY) - Tioga County Public Health has confirmed its first case of monkeypox in the county. The department confirms this is an isolated case and there are no associated close contacts. There is no health risk to the general public at this time.Tioga... Read More.
(Owego, NY) - With the arrival of warm weather, ticks are out there and can make their way to infect people or animals with Lyme disease. In 2019, New York State had 2,847 confirmed cases of Lyme disease, of which 30 were residents in... Read More.
From the Broome County Health Department:BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- The Broome County Health Department is seeking public feedback on its 2022 Community Health Survey. The Broome County Health Department conducts periodic updates to its community health assessment which reflects the use of primary and secondary... Read More.
(Owego, NY) - COVID-19 cases are once again on the rise in Tioga County. Over the past two weeks, Tioga County has been averaging 24 new cases of COVID-19 each day, and as of Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Tioga County currently has 105 confirmed... Read More.
(Town of Dickinson, NY) - Hundreds of walkers from across the Southern Tier gathered in person once again Sunday at the Southern Tier Heart Walk to boost their own physical and mental health while supporting a lifesaving mission. The annual (until COVID-19) Heart... Read More.
(Sayre, Pa.) – Guthrie’s Community Benefit Grant Program awarded $4,740 to the Bradford County Branch YMCA in support of its LIVESTRONG program. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is an evidence-based program that helps adult cancer survivors reclaim their health and well-being following a cancer... Read More.
On an unspecified day last week, Tioga Public Health reported the county's highest single-day case count since the COVID-19 pandemic record-keeping started in-mid March 2020, with 69 new cases in one day. In comparison, last January the highest single-day case count was 54 cases.In... Read More.
The following was written by the Tioga County Health Department:If you or someone in your household has a known exposure to a COVID-19 case, we recommend getting tested approximately five days after your exposure, regardless of your vaccination status. Getting tested helps identify people... Read More.
The Rural Health Network of South Central New York will join the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and other state and national rural stakeholders in celebrating National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 18, 2021.In this 11th Anniversary year for... Read More.
Here is the COVID-19 case breakdown in Tioga County from October 27, 2021 – November 2, 2021, according to the Tioga County Department of Health: New Cases: 184 o Unvaccinated: 70 o Vaccinated: 68 o Unknown Vaccination Status: 10 o Children Under 12: 36 Hospitalizations: 7 Deaths: 2 ... Read More.
Sayre, Pa. – Guthrie announced this week it developed a way to provide swift delivery of a new treatment in select high-risk COVID patients using its electronic health record technology.Monoclonal antibodies, or mAbs, are made in a laboratory to fight certain infections, including SARS-CoV-2.... Read More.
Six individuals have been named to key leadership roles within the United Health Services (UHS) healthcare system. The appointments were announced by John M. Carrigg, president and chief executive officer at UHS. Deborah Platz has been appointed vice president and general counsel of UHS;... Read More.