Public Health Press Releases

September 29, 2022 – Cortland County Health Department Urges Residents to Get Vaccinated for COVID-19 and Flu, Updates COVID-19 Data Reporting  


The Cortland County Health Department urges all Cortland County residents to get their COVID-19 and Flu vaccine as soon as possible. Vaccination is safe and is the best way to prevent serious illness from COVID-19 and Flu in our community. If you have questions, or are concerned about receiving either vaccination, contact your healthcare provider so they can assist you in making the most informed decision about receiving the Flu and/or COVID-19 vaccine this year. View Full Press Release.


August 22, 2022 – 2022-2024 Community Health Improvement Goals Announced 


Following careful review of community health indicator data - including surveys collected from over 2,266 community members and input from 20 partnering organizations - the following NYSDOH Prevention Agenda focus areas and goals were selected by the Cortland County Health Department and Guthrie Cortland Medical Center Steering Committee as the shared 2022-2024 Cortland County community health goals. View Full Press Release.