October 24, 2021

Keep the flu at bay

December 9, 2020

Influenza cases are creeping up in Cortland County, causing health officials to urge residents to get vaccinated this year to prevent further demand on hospitals that are already dealing with coronavirus patients. “We’re still going […]

Officials: Virus poses little risk locally

January 28, 2020

Originating in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, a new and potentially deadly coronavirus called 2019-nCoV has been causing respiratory illness in patients in an increasing number of countries, but local health officials say so far the […]

Flu cases on the rise

January 18, 2020

By 4 p.m. Wednesday, Cortland County had 104 laboratory confirmed cases of the flu since December. By 1:30 p.m. Thursday, that number rose by another 14 cases, according to a county Health Department official. “Fourteen […]

Health officials: It’s time to get flu shots

September 23, 2019

Cortland County health officials said flu vaccinations are in full swing after some manufacturers thought they might be delayed in producing the shot. “Originally manufacturers said there might be a delay because it took them […]

Doctors: Get the flu shot

February 1, 2019

Dr. Laura Johnson had already treated five patients for influenza between 7 a.m. and noon Wednesday. “Patients are complaining of fever, body ache, congestion and coughs,” she said. Johnson, the medical director for Cayuga Medical […]

Doctors: Get the flu shot

February 1, 2019

Dr. Laura Johnson had already treated five patients for influenza between 7 a.m. and noon Wednesday. “Patients are complaining of fever, body ache, congestion and coughs,” she said. Johnson, the medical director for Cayuga Medical […]