#Auburn Community Hospital

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CDC: 'Substantial' COVID-19 transmission in Cayuga County, masks recommended

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending fully vaccinated residents to wear masks due to "substantial" COVID-19 transmission in Cayuga County. The county has a 7-day average of 52.24 cases per 100,000 residents, according to the CDC. To be classified as a county with substantial transmission, there must be an average of 50 cases per 100,000 people.
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Cayuga County's COVID-19 active cases double in past week

The Cayuga County Health Department reported Friday that 44 residents are now in isolation with active COVID-19 cases, up from 22 a week ago. The department also announced that it is ramping up vaccination efforts, as it has scheduled two walk-in clinics next week and issued a public statement about myths that may be keeping some people from getting vaccinated.
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Auburn Community Hospital will not mandate staff get COVID-19 vaccine

While Auburn Community Hospital is encouraging its 1,100 employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine- it’s not requiring it. Matthew Chadderdon, VP of marketing and public affairs told The Auburn Citizen that mandating the vaccine is ‘not something’ they are considering. “We have a strong employee base that’s been vaccinated,” added....
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ACH Not Implementing Vaccine Mandate

Auburn Community Hospital is not considering a vaccine mandate for its 1,100 employees. Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs Matt Chadderdon told the Auburn Citizen close to 80 percent of hospital employees are vaccinated. Gov. Cuomo announced on Wednesday patient-facing health care workers at state-run hospitals and all other...
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Auburn hospital not considering COVID-19 vaccine mandate for its employees

The largest employer in Cayuga County is encouraging its 1,100 employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but it hasn't adopted a mandate to require the shots. Matthew Chadderdon, vice president of marketing and public affairs at Auburn Community Hospital, said Wednesday that a vaccine mandate for hospital staff is "not something that we're considering."
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Six children among 16 new COVID-19 cases in Cayuga County

COVID-19 cases are rising again in Cayuga County, and they are affecting residents of all ages. The Cayuga County Health Department reported 16 new cases in two days. Six of the cases, according to the department, are children under age 10 who aren't eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer...
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Cuomo: NY COVID-19 cases rising due to Delta variant, unvaccinated adults

A month ago, it appeared New York had contained COVID-19. But it hasn't taken long for cases numbers to rise again. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a statewide ad campaign and a $15 million outreach program to encourage more New Yorkers to get vaccinated. The effort comes as nearly 2,000 new cases were reported on Sunday, a 472% increase over the 346 new positive cases on June 26.
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Robert "Bob" Clemens Miller

March 9, 1943 - July 16, 2021. Robert "Bob" Clemens Miller, 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 16, 2021 at Auburn Community Hospital. Born on March 9, 1943 in Hudson County, NJ to the late Clemens Joseph Miller and Martha (Rowlands) Miller, he was an only child. He graduated from Westwood High School, Westwood, NJ, earned a B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering and pursued graduate studies from Newark College of Engineering (now NJIT), Newark, NJ. He was a Registered Professional Engineer.
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Most recent COVID-19 cases in Cayuga County are unvaccinated

Cayuga County's COVID-19 case total remains low, but most of the new positive cases are unvaccinated residents. The health department said Friday that from July 16-22 there were 16 new cases and 13 weren't vaccinated. That is in line with the nationwide trend that unvaccinated people are driving spikes in cases.
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Barbara J. Hopper

Barbara J. Hopper, 72, of Auburn, joined her husband, Glen W. Hopper in heaven on July 14, 2021. Additionally, she was predeceased by her mother, Betty Hess; a daughter, Joanne Hopper Scott and a brother, Robert Pillig. She is survived by her children: Tina (Tom) Hopper and Tracy (Rick) Franklin;...
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Cayuga County targeting younger population with COVID-19 vaccination efforts

The vaccination rates among older Cayuga County residents are high, but the same isn't true for younger age groups. The local health department is hoping that will change. Kathleen Cuddy, the county's public health director, testified at a Cayuga County Legislature Health and Human Services Committee meeting Tuesday that the department is "trying to be creative" in its outreach to young people.
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David C. Dudley

Jan. 21, 1943 - July 9, 2021. AUBURN — David C. Dudley, 78, of Turnpike Road, Auburn, passed away Friday, July 9, 2021 at Auburn Community Hospital. Mr. Dudley was born in Grantham, NC on Jan. 21, 1943 to the late Ira and Eula Sullivan Dudley. David proudly served our country with the United States Army.
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Active COVID-19 case count drops in Cayuga County

After ticking up in the last half of June, the number of Cayuga County residents with active cases of COVID-19 has gone down over the past week. The Cayuga County Health Department issued a situational report on the coronavirus Friday that said there are currently 10 residents in mandatory isolation with active cases of the virus. That total is down from 18 active cases reported in the department's update on July 2.
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The Rev donates tickets to Auburn hospital employees

The Rev Theatre Co. and its board of directors donated a block of tickets to opening night of "42nd Street," June 30 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, to Auburn Community Hospital employees. The theater company made the donation in recognition of the outstanding care the hospital and its employees provided to...