Two new cases of COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County on Friday
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say there were two new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county on Friday, Oct. 16.
There are 12 active cases with none of them hospitalized.Go to https://www.stlawco.org/ 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 330 cases have been released from isolation and four have died of the illness.
County hospitals have performed 73,500 tests for COVID-19 as of Thursday, the most recent date for which data was available. So far, there have been a total of 346 confirmed coronavirus cases in St. Lawrence County.
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
"New York On PAUSE continues until Nov. 4, 2020 (as written in Executive Order 202.60), requiring postponement, cancellation, or restriction of all non-essential gatherings of more than fifty (50) individuals, and gatherings occurring indoors must not exceed 50% of maximum capacity, 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.