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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Buy Madison County launches site to support local businesses during COVID-19


Buy Madison County in collaboration with Madison County Tourism, Cornell Cooperative Extension, C&D Advertising, and other community partners has put together a one-stop shop for our community to research local buying options throughout Madison County...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Madison County holds press conference on COVID-19

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Madison County holds weekly press conferences on Friday regarding the latest information on COVID-19 response.  

April 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM


March 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM 


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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Madison County Health Department Confirms first Case of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Wampsville, NY – Madison County Health Department announced today, March 21, 2020, that it has received its first positive test of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Currently, the Health Department has been in touch with the person who has tested...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Madison County is Prioritizing Testing for COVID-19

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Wampsville, NY – “At this moment, we do not have the supply to test every resident. We are using very specific conditions to evaluate whether or not to test for COVID-19. This will ensure that we prioritize the resources to meet the mo...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Know the Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Who Should Get Tested

Symptoms of COVID-19 From CDC

As of March 14, there are presently no positive cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Madison County at this time. Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Most people experience mild illness and recover from COVID-19 without needing m...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Madison County Declares State of Emergency

State of Emergency

For Immediate Release

March 15, 2020

Contact: Samantha Field 315.366.2822

Madison County Declares a State of Emergency


Wampsville, NY – Madison County Chairman John M. Becker today declared a State of Eme...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Madison County Wants Residents to Know How Coronavirus (COVID-19) is Spread

Coronavirus COVID 19

The Health Department is actively monitoring and prepared to respond if necessary to ensure the safety and health of residents. Currently at this time, there are no cases in Madison County.  

“There has been a lot of misinformation going...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

2020 Adopted County Budget

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Take a look at the Madison County 2020 Adopted County Budget.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

2020 Madison County Rabies Clinics

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The Madison County Health Department’s first rabies vaccination clinic for 2020 is:

Wednesday, March 18th at the Madison Fire Department, 7362 Route 20, from 5pm-7pm. (CANCELED)

April clinics are:

Saturday, April 4th at the Chittenango Fir...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

NYS Law Requires all Children Under Age 2 to Ride Rear-facing

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As of November 1, 2019, parents and anyone who transports infants and toddlers needs to know that New York State law requires all children under the age of 2 to ride in a rear-facing car seat. More states are passing this law because riding rear-facing is...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Madison County Success Plan

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The Madison County Success Plan is the County's actionable guidebook for achieving goals leading to service excellence. The Board of Supervisors adopted the Success Plan in 2017.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Foster Care

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Open your heart, open your home

About Foster Care

Foster Care is the temporary service provided to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and youth while in out-of-home care.

Foster homes are needed for all ages, but especially for teens and sibling gro...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Images of Madison County Photo Contest Winners

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Board Chairman John M. Becker asked the community to share photos that capture the history, beautiful scenic views, events and everyday life throughout Madison County. A committee reviewed 190 photos that were submitted and selected one winner from each T...

And The Winners Are...