24 new cases of COVID-19 in SLC since Saturday; hospitalizations down to three
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say there were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county on Monday, and another 17 over the weekend, for a total of 24 since Friday.
There are 109 active cases with three of them hospitalized.Go to https://www.stlawco.org/covid-19-daily-update-center to check out the COVID-19 Cases by Town map layouts. Public Health will also post the maps on their Facebook page, @SLCPublicHealth.
Health officials said 7,208 cases have been released from isolation and 96 have died of the illness.
County hospitals have performed 308,677 tests for COVID-19 as of Sunday, the most recent date for which data was available. So far, there have been a total of 7,208 confirmed coronavirus cases in St. Lawrence County.
First dose vaccinations for Pfizer will be ending at the SUNY Potsdam Mass Vaccination Site on Friday, May 7. They still have numerous appointments available daily until that time. Appointments can be made by visiting https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ Walk-ins are also being accepted. Beginning May 8, the SUNY Potsdam site will be offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on a walk-in basis.
Coronavirus vaccinations are offered at clinics, with more information available at https://www.stlawco.org/covid-19-daily-update-center#pods
If you or someone you know is homebound and is interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, call Public Health at 315-386-2325.
To be added to a contact call list when appointments become available, go to https://stlawco.org/Departments/PublicHealth/CovidContactList
COVID-19 testing is done through local hospital systems by appointment only. Call the 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 in Canton: 315-379-8132
"New York On PAUSE continues until May 19th 2021 (as written in Executive Order 202.102), requiring postponement, cancellation, or restriction of all non-essential gatherings of more than 10 (ten) individuals at private residences, and other gatherings occurring indoors must not exceed 50% of maximum capacity up to 50 people, provided the region has reached Phase 4 of the State’s reopening, and provided that social distancing, face covering, and cleaning and disinfection protocols required by the Department of Health are adhered to. Businesses or entities in industries open for Phase One, Two, Three and Four must be operated subject to the guidance promulgated by the Department of Health. If you are aware of any gatherings greater than 50 people or any businesses or entities operating in violation of the state's regional phased reopening plan call 1-833-789-0470 or go to: https://mylicense.custhelp.com/app/ask to file a complaint," Public Health said.