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Cow put down for rabies

County A cow in Oneida County was identified as symptomatic for rabies and was euthanized, the county Health Department reported Friday. It is the county’s first case of rabies this year. Details were not provided by the department. “It is important to understand that not only family pets can be exposed to rabies,” said the announcement. “Working farms, hobby farms, and people who... 4:00pm 02/25/17

Rome hospital offers online bill pay option

Health Safe, secure online payment is now available to Rome Memorial Hospital patients through the hospital’s website, according to Amy DiStefano, director of the business office. “We worked with our vendors to identify a system that would be easy to use and work with our systems to ensure security and safety,” said DiStefano. “We began offering this option to our patients in late... 4:00pm 02/20/17

Indoor Heart Run/Walk Saturday in RFA

Health The American Heart Association will host America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk’s 15th annual Rome Run & Indoor Walk and Pre-registration event Saturday, Feb. 25 at Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with opening ceremonies at 9 a.m. The event will run through 11 a.m. The Rome Run & Indoor Walk and Pre-Registration features a heart healthy... 4:00pm 02/20/17

Food Addicts meet Mondays in Whitesboro

Health WHITESBORO — A local support group now meets for people who are addicted to food and want to learn healthy ways they can lose weight. The Food Addicts meeting is held every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 8595 Westmoreland Road. To locate FA meetings and find out more information about FA, visit www.foodaddicts.org, or call the FA World Service Office... 4:00pm 02/20/17

Tai Chi offered in Marcy

Health MARCY — Tai Chi will be offered Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. in the Town of Marcy. An eight-week session starts Wednesday, Feb. 22.  The cost for the series is $40 for Marcy residents and $45 for non Marcy residents. Parks, Recreation & Cultural Director Gina Rossi said to like “Town of Marcy” on Facebook or e-mail parksandrec@TownofMarcy for sign-ups and questions. On the net:... 4:00pm 02/20/17

Oneida County Health Department January restaurant inspections

Health Oneida County Health Department inspectors conduct unannounced and periodic checks of food service establishments to determine if they comply with the state codes, rules and regulations. Here are health department ratings after recent inspections: Restaurant conditions were found unsatisfactory. PIZZA WINGS & THINGS, 700 Oriskany Blvd., Yorkville. Bucket of cigarettes and... 4:00pm 02/15/17