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Restaurant Roundup winner announced

Jun 11, 2015 - more ...

Assemblyman Barclay Recognizes Cancer Services Partnership Program

Jun 9, 2015 - more ...

Fulton Community Garden Ready to Take Root

Jun 9, 2015 - more ...

OCO Summer Food Service Program Providing Free Meals for Oswego County Children

Jun 8, 2015 - more ...

Rootin'-Tootin' Raffle Winners Announced

Jun 6, 2015 - more ...

'A Stitch in Time": OPTIONS helps craft baby slings

Jun 5, 2015 - more ...

Community Garden gets boost from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Employees

Jun 4, 2015 - more ...

OCO Board of Directors to meet June 17

Jun 3, 2015 - The next meeting of the Board of Directors for Oswego County Opportunities takes place on Weds., June 17, at 8:00 am.
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Fulton Head Start launches 50th anniversary celebration

May 28, 2015 - more ...

OCBC and OCO host Baby Shower

May 26, 2015 - "It was a wonderful learning experience for our mothers and an excellent way to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding..."
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New Name and Logo Energizes OCO Discovery Learning Center

May 19, 2015 - more ...

OCO Honors Nutrition Services Volunteer Joyce Farrell

May 14, 2015 - more ...

OCO Installs New Slate of Officers for Board of Directors

May 13, 2015 - more ...

Oswego County Opportunities Welcomes Eight New Employees

May 12, 2015 - more ...

OCO Salutes Distinguished Volunteer Recipient

May 11, 2015 - more ...

OCO Cancer Services and Peaceful Remedies to host Ladies Nite at the Spa

May 8, 2015 - more ...

It's Community Action Month

May 7, 2015 - OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier shares some thoughts on the mission and vision of community action and how it helps fight poverty.
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OCO Welcomes New Board Member

May 6, 2015 - more ...

Retiring Board Member thanked for service

May 5, 2015 - more ...

OCO Recognizes Kristin LaBarge with Whelahan Award

May 4, 2015 - more ...
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NY STATE OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES 2015 HEALTH AND DENTAL PLANS

NY State of Health, New York State’s official health plan marketplace, has announced the insurers offering health and dental plans to individuals and small business owners in 2015.

Oswego County
Individual Marketplace: Medical Plans
• Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Fidelis Care
• Health Republic
• MVP
Individual Marketplace: Dental Plans (adult/family dental as well as pediatric dental)
• Delta Dental
• Dentcare
• Healthplex
• Solstice
Small Business Marketplace: Medical Plans
• Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Health Republic
• MVP
Small Business Marketplace: Dental Plans (adult/family dental as well as pediatric dental)
• Delta Dental
• Dentcare
• Healthplex
• Metlife
• Solstice

An interactive county map and other information showing the health and dental plans that will be offered on the Marketplace in 2015 is available at: info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/PlansMap
Plans offered in NY State of Health will continue to be available in four easy-to-compare metal tiers (platinum, gold, silver and bronze). Plans on the Marketplace will cover doctor’s visits; hospital stays; emergency care; maternity and newborn care; mental health and substance abuse disorder services; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; laboratory services; preventive and wellness services; chronic disease management and pediatric dental and vision. Some plans will offer additional benefits such as adult dental and vision. Additional details about the plans offerings will be available in October 2014.

Individuals and families with incomes at or below certain levels ($46,680 for individuals and $95,400 for a family of four) may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of federal tax credits to help them pay for the monthly cost of coverage. In 2014, nearly three-quarters of individuals and families qualified for this financial assistance. New Yorkers may use the calculator on the New York State of Health website (nystateofhealth.ny.gov) to estimate their eligibility for tax credits; see: info.nystateofhealth.ny.gov/calculator

The next open enrollment period for individuals and families begins on November 15, 2014 for coverage starting on January 1, 2015. Enrollment in Medicaid and Child Health Plus is open all year. Small businesses with 50 of fewer employees can enroll anytime during the year.

For more information, visit the NY State of Health website at nystateofhealth.ny.gov.