The following cancellations, postponements and changes related to the COVID-19 outbreak were announced:

Organizations should send news of any changes to

Activities, meetings and events

Saturday’s Bread in Oneonta will continue but only take-out will be available. For details:

The Mount Upton Senior Citizens meetings, generally held on the second Tuesday of the month, will be canceled until further notice.

Tri-County Dance and Social Club dances are canceled until further notice. They were held Sundays at the St. James 'Episcopal Church in Oneonta. 

Family Resource Network’s Dragon Dates, Teen Scene and support group will be canceled further notice or will be held online. Workshops will take place online. Staff will still be available by phone at 607-432-0001.

The Chenango River Theatre, based in Greene, has canceled its season.

Word Thursdays, a program of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center of the Catskills in Treadwell, will be presented monthly online every second and fourth Thursday until further notice. For info:, 917-532-8652,

Businesses and organizations

Bainbridge Town Hall Theatre & Gallery announced the remaining shows and events of the spring season have been canceled or rescheduled for a later date. 

Cooperstown Concert Series has canceled its 2020-21 season.

The Cooperstown Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays. Only volunteers and the food pantry director may enter the pantry. Clients can wait outside, and the food will be packed up for them. People in need of food assistance are encouraged to call the Pantry at 607-547-8902 to set up a pick up time. No food donations will be accepted at the Pantry. Monetary donations may be made by PayPal on the pantry’s website,, or mail a check to the Food Pantry at 25 Church St., Cooperstown, NY 13326. 

Cooperstown Senior Center on Elm Street, behind St. Mary's Church, is closed until further notice.

Delaware Arc has closed all day programs.

Earlville Opera House will be closed until further notice, with all events postponed or virtual. For info:

Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center in Oneonta is closed. For updates, visit

Franklin Stage Company has canceled its 2020 season.

The Glimmerglass Festival will not host any live performances this summer.

The Helios Care Thrift Shop at 261 Main St. in Oneonta is closed.

Honest Brook Music Festival has canceled its 2020 season.

Old Stone Museum in Schoharie has postponed all upcoming events.

Oneonta Concert Association has canceled its season.

Otsego 2000 is asking people to call 607-547-8881 rather than dropping into the office.

The Susquehanna SPCA has limited adoptions and surrenders to appointments only. It’s New Leash on Life Thrift Shop will only offer online sales. For details, call 607-547-8111.

The UHS Delaware Valley Hospital Finance Department at 20 West St. in Walton is closed to the public.

Community services

A Neighbor Reach-Out program has been formed in the town of Fulton. For info: Shannon Hayes at  or 518 827-7595

A resource list for Oneonta area residents has been created by a Facebook group. See what is available at . To volunteer or ask for help:


Reduced hours and restrictions have been issued at most local governmental buildings. Check with the municipality before visiting.

Health care

Emergency services are advising people who call 911 to advise dispatchers if they or any members of their household are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19

All nursing homes and most medical institutions have instituted restrictions on visitors. Check with individual sites for details.

Check with your health care provider for new regulations and changes in times of operation.


Many libraries have begun limited operations or are offering online activities. Check with your local library for details.


Cooperstown All Star Village has canceled its 2020 season.

Cooperstown Dreams Park has canceled its 2020 season.

Headwaters Soccer Club has canceled its summer camp series for 2020

Oneonta Outlaws season has been canceled.

Fall high school sports will not begin until Sept. 21 at the earliest.


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