St. Lawrence County Public Health reports 116 new COVID cases
St. Lawrence County Public Health reports 116 new COVID cases as of Tuesday, Nov. 23.
COVID by the numbers in St. Lawrence County:Total number of confirmed positives to-date: 14,233
Active cases: 588
Released from isolation: 13,503
Total number of tests performed to date: 453,742
% of Fully vaccinated in St. Lawrence County: 55.8
% of St. Lawrence County positivity rate: 6.68
In accordance with CDC guidance, the St. Lawrence County Public Health strongly urges and recommends you stay 6 feet away from others in the following situations to protect yourself and others.
Inside your home
·Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
·If possible, maintain 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) between the person who is sick and other household members.
Outside your home
·Remember that some people without symptoms may be able to spread virus.
·Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arm lengths) from other people.
·Keeping distance from others is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
For more information on how to protect yourself and others visit: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html.
The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department is currently holding COVID-19 Vaccination clinics every Monday and Wednesday at 80 St. Hwy 310, Suite 2, Canton. To make an appointment, call 315-229-3452.
Vaccinations are available at local pharmacies.
If you or someone you know is homebound and is interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, call Public Health at 315-386-2325.
The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department is currently holding COVID-19 Vaccination clinics every Monday and Wednesday at 80 St. Hwy 310, Suite 2, Canton, NY.
To make an appointment, please call (315) 229-3452 or click the links below.
The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department will also be holding the following Booster clinics at 80 St. Hwy 310, Suite 2, Canton, NY.
To make an appointment, please call (315) 229-3452 or click the links below:
Pfizer Booster Clinics - Appointments are required for the Booster Clinics.
Pfizer vaccine recipients 18 years of age and older who have completed their initial series of Pfizer at least 6 months ago and meet the eligibility criteria for a booster vaccination. To view these populations, please follow this link: CDC- Who is eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot
Testing is being done at the locations listed below. Some urgent cares and provider offices are also performing testing. Testing is by appointment only.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be distributed.
First dose appointments here: apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=CE52B30C5CFB0122E0530A6C7C163068
Second dose appointments: apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=CE52C14ACB6204E0E0530A6C7C165EB1
Booster doses for eligible New Yorkers: apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=CE52C938F70203E8E0530A6C7C169820
Call the hotline numbers below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. if you have symptoms or feel you should be tested:
· St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
· Claxton Hepburn Medical Center: 315-713-6655
· Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049
· Community Health Center of the North Country (Canton): 315-379-8132
New COVID-19 vaccinations clinics for children 5-11 years old children at the following locations.
Monday, Nov. 29
Colton-Pierrepont CS- https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=D0D9B39...
Monday, Nov. 29
Lawrence Ave Elementary School- https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=D0DD3A2...
Tuesday, Nov. 30
Canton Central School- https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=D0DD63C...