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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 ...

OCO Thanks OneGroup for Retro Bowl Sponsorship

May 2, 2015 - more ...

May is Community Action Month

May 1, 2015 - Oswego County Opportunities celebrates Community Action Month
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OCO releases 2014 Annual Report

Apr 30, 2015 - more ...

Tree Planting Recognizes Oswego County Crime Victims

Apr 30, 2015 - The tree is meant to be a living sign of hope for those affected by crime that their community has not forgotten about them and supports them in their struggles to rebuild their lives.
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Oswego Health employees Go Blue for Cancer Services Program

Apr 29, 2015 - more ...

Head Start: Building together at 'My Guy and Me Night"

Apr 28, 2015 - more ...

G&C Foods feels strong connection with OCO's mission

Apr 27, 2015 - “We are proud to count such a caring and community-minded company as G & C Foods among our supporters,” said OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier.
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Fidelis sponsors OCO Rodeo Bowl

Apr 24, 2015 - more ...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Highlights Campus Sexual Violence Prevention

Apr 23, 2015 - Every two minutes, a woman is sexually assaulted in the United States. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s campaign focuses on campus sexual violence prevention.
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Tickets on Sale for OCO’s Rootin’-Tootin’ Raffle

Apr 22, 2015 - Here’s an opportunity to help people in crisis and have a chance to win prizes that promise to provide some rootin’-tootin’ good times!
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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
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
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:
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 ( to estimate their eligibility for tax credits; see:

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