Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego County are forgoing contact tracing and instead concentrating on helping people get vaccinated and tested for COVID as needed. Otsego DOH has also stopped reporting active case numbers since they feel that they can no longer accurately report.
Have you heard about the movement, #BettyWhiteChallenge, to honor her legacy of being an avid supporter of animal-related causes throughout her life? The idea is to donate $5 to a local rescue or animal shelter on what would have been the actress' 100th birthday, January 17. We have a list of great local animal shelters in our Central NY region to help you with this.
One of the sections of Motel 88 (formerly the Oasis Motor Inn) which is across the street from Sloan's NY Grill in Oneonta, NY was engulfed in flames yesterday. When the Oneonta Fire Department arrived, a unit of the motel was fully engulfed in flames and thankfully, there was no one inside.
Do you feel like you're in the "Groundhog Day" movie, and just like the main character, waking up on any given day this week, experiencing this same time last year all over again when it comes to COVID-19?