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189 Main St, Suite 500
Oneonta, NY 13820
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Otsego County offers both excellent health care and excellent sports/exercise/wellness resources.

Personal Health & Wellness

For a relatively small region, Otsego County boasts an incredible resource in Cooperstown's Clark Sports Center.  The Center, which is undergoing a $20 million expansion due to be completed by the end of 2016, features (or will feature):
  • A 25-yard, 8-lane competitive swimming pool
  • A regulation gym floor
  • An 8-lane bowling alley
  • A 36-foot rock-climbing wall
  • A large fitness center with up to date machines
  • A spinning room
  • A yoga and Pilates room
  • Child care and children's after-school activities

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Otsego County also boasts a very active YMCA in Oneonta, with classes, swimming and weights, and excellent facilities like the Oneonta Tennis Club, which operates year-round.  Both Cooperstown and Oneonta are home to several tae kwon do studios, yoga studios and private fitness studios that offer classes and private instruction.

Healthcare Facilities

Bassett Health Center- The Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services to people living in an eight county region covering 5,600 square miles in upstate New York. Bassett Medical Center is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, which offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer care and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties.Around the region, the network provides primary, preventive and outpatient care at 25 health centers and operates 13 school-based health centers. In addition to the Bassett Medical Center, our hospitals include A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta, O'Connor Hospital in Delhi, Tri-Town Regional Hospital in Sidney, Cobleskill Regional Hospital and Little Falls Hospital. Outpatient specialty care is available throughout the region with Bassett specialists seeing patients at many of our health centers and Bassett-affiliated sites.

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Data Name Value
Premature Age Adjusted Motality 310
Poor Physical Health Days per Month 3.7
Poor Mental Health Days per Month 4
Fair/Poor Health 15%
Smokers 18%
Obesity 26%
Excessive Drinking 20%
Diabetes 9%
Inactivity 20%
Population to Primary Care Physician 861:1
Data Name Value
Population < Age 65 Insured 91.80%
Population < Age 65 Uninsured 6.40%


Hospital Name Type Owner ER
Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial Hospital Acute Care Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Other Yes
Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital Acute Care Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Private Yes
Data Name Value
Drinking Water Violation Yes
Fine Particulate Matter - Average daily PM25 N/A
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