Grant to Oneida County Sheriff’s Office to Help Keep Elderly Safe
Oneida County (WIBX) – The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant to acquire 16 more wristbands that will help track people with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other related disorders.
According to Sheriff Rob Maciol, the personalized wristbands emit a continuous radio signal that allows officers to quickly locate a missing or wondering person. 16 Oneida County residents are already using wristbands provided by the sheriff’s office. The grant is from The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc.