The latest New York State Department of Health report shows overdose deaths involving opioids totaled 4,766 in 2021 and has only increased since. This is especially true locally. This alarming trend is exactly why Chemung County is launching EndOD, a national overdose... 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.
Tioga County Legislatoue Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported Monday that another life has been lost due to COVID-19. "Our thoughts and sympathy go out to the families and friends of the deceased. Too many lives have been lost to this virus.... Read More.
Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey has announced with great sorrow another death due to COVID-19. "I am sure this person had friends and family and are feeling loss today. Our deepest sympathies to you," said Sauerbrey."We had all hoped the COVID experience would... Read More.
Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported Tuesday the 27th death of a county resident related to CIVID-19. "I regret to inform you that another of our citizens has passed away because of a COVID-19 infection. I want to send our condolences... Read More.
Based on the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Broome County and our commitment to the safety of our community, no visitors shall be allowed into UHS or Lourdes facilities, effective Tuesday,October 6, except for those at beginning-of-life, end-of-life and pediatric patients.This includes our... Read More.
Tioga County Legislature Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey reported it has become more evident in the last ten days that the uptick in COVID-19 cases in Tioga County is directly related to community spread/transmission of the virus for a variety of reasons including; more people socializing... Read More.
Tioga County Legislative Chairwomen Martha Sauerbrey regretfully reports the loss of another life due to COVID-19. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends during this difficult time," said Sauerbrey.Tioga County has seen a significant spike in COVID-19 numbers In the last... Read More.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday: "The local governments must do compliance. I've said that a number of times. It is a State law and the localities must enforce it. The localities -- they have to enforce the state law.... Read More.
Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Sauerbrey reported the following Tioga County COVID-19 Statistics: 264 Confirmed Cases – Total confirmed cases, to date. 219 Individuals in Mandatory Quarantine - These are individuals who have had close contact (6 ft.) with someone who has... Read More.
Broome County has received reports of increased non-fatal overdoses over the last few days. The Broome Opioid Awareness Council (BOAC) wants to remind the community about the virtual Narcan trainings that are being offered throughout the county.The Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC), Helio... Read More.
As the number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases and flu-related hospitalizations continue their steady increase statewide, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the New York State Department of Health to take additional steps to ensure healthcare facilities are prepared for the remainder of the flu season.