Office for the Aging
NY State has launched a website to help seniors gain information and access to vaccinations in their communities. COVID-19 Vaccine | COVID-19 Vaccine (ny.gov)
To find out if you are eligible for a vaccine and where to find appointments, click on the blue button that says CHECK ELIGIBILITY or use this link: https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
For those without internet, use the NYS Call Center: Ph: 833-697-4829
Information for Cayuga County Health Department Vaccines:
PLEASE NOTE: These links are for your information. Vaccination site appointments fill up very quickly, sometimes within hours of being offered. Please be patient as it may take some time to be able to secure an appointment.
The Cayuga County Office Building is closed to the public. All Office for the Aging inquiries should be made by phone at 315-253-1226 or e-mail.
Meals on Wheels will be delivered on a normal schedule as long as possible. Congregate nutrition sites at Boyle, Mercy, Stryker, and Schwarts Towers apartment buildings are closed, but registered congregate participants 60 and over can still request a daily meal. All program participants are encouraged to have a supply of shelf stable meals on hand in case of service disruption. For Senior Nutrition Program questions, please call 315-253-1550.
The office continues to provide contracted aide service and case management services for clients and is still accepting referrals for those 60 and over who need help in the home and meet program eligibility.
The NY Connects program provides free, unbiased information about long term care services and supports for people of all ages and income levels. Our goal is to help individuals live as independently as possible while meeting the medical, social and functional needs that arise from aging or disability. For NYConnects long term care options counseling and benefits eligibility assistance call 315-253-1226.
Browse our programs and services in the blue menu to the left. Click the + sign to expand the categories. As always, please call or email us if you have any questions or need more information. You will be referred to the appropriate staff person to address your inquiry.