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COVID-19

 

COVID-19

 


Daily COVID-19 Update:

Last updated: January 15th after 3:00 pm
COVID-19 Daily Update

 

Click here to view the COVID-19 Cases by Town and Active Cases Maps

 


COVID-19 Vaccine Information  

Visit NY.GOV/Vaccine for detailed information on the COVID-19 vaccine, safety, and distribution. 

COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in phases based on need and risk. NYS is in Phase 1a and Phase 1b of the vaccination program.

To see if you are eligible to get the vaccine, visit: Am I Eligible to Receive the Vaccine? 

COVID-19 Daily Update

Quick Links: 

Press Releases:

  • Vaccination - St. Lawrence County Board of Health/Department of Health


COVID-19 Tools and Handouts 

Contact Tracing Tool for People Being Tested for COVID-19 

How to Calculate your Quarantine End Date When You Live with a Person who Tested Positive

I Just Got Tested: What Do I Do Now? 


COVID-19 Resources

Current COVID-19 Resources and Reopening Guidance

New York State COVID-19 Updates and Information

NYS Forward Website

CDC COVID-19 Website


Gym/Fitness Center Inspection Guidance: 

Please see the following guidance documents related to gym and fitness center reopening. The guidance documents can also be accessed at the NY Forward Website under phase four industries. 

Gyms and Fitness Center Summary Guidelines

Gyms and Fitness Center Detailed Guidelines and Affirmation

Business Reopening Safety Plan Template 

Gym and Fitness Center Reopening Inspection Process

Gym Face Covering Flyer

SLC Gym Reopening Fact Sheet


St. Lawrence County Testing Sites:  

Testing is being done through St. Lawrence Health System, Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, and Clifton-Fine Hospital. Testing is by appointment only. Please call the hotline numbers below if you have symptoms, you are an essential worker, or you 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: 315-379-8132

Travel Advisory (updated on 11/4/20) 

Governor Cuomo has announced new guidelines allowing out-of-state travelers to New York to "test out" of the mandatory 14-day quarantine. Travelers from states that share a common border with New York will continue to be exempt from the travel advisory; however covered travelers must continue to fill out the Traveler Health Form. Essential workers will continue to be exempt as well. The new protocol is effective Wednesday, November 4th, 2020. 

For any traveler to New York State from out of state, exempting the states that share a border with New York, the new guidelines for travelers to test-out of the mandatory 14-day quarantine are below: 

For travelers who were in another state for more than 24 hours: 

  • Travelers must obtain a test within three days of departure from that state. 
  • The traveler must, upon arrival in New York, quarantine for three days. 
  • On day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain another COVID test. If both tests come back negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test. 

For travelers who were in another state for less than 24 hours: 

  • The traveler does not need a test prior to their departure from the other state, and does not need to quarantine upon arrival in New York State. 
  • However, the traveler must fill out our Traveler Health Form upon entry into New York State, and take a COVID diagnostic test 4 days after their arrival in New York. 

Local health departments will validate tests, if necessary, and if a test comes back positive, will issue isolation orders and initiate contact tracing. The local health department must make contact with the state the traveler came from, to ensure contact tracing proceeds there as well. All travelers must continue to fill out our Traveler Health Form upon arrival into New York State to contribute to New York State's robust contact tracing program. 

Traveler Health Form: 

All travelers coming from designated states must complete the Traveler Health Form upon entering New York. Travelers who leave the airport without completing the form will be subject to a $10,000 fine and may be brought to a hearing and ordered to complete mandatory quarantine. Travelers coming to New York from designated states through other means of transport, such as cases and trainings, must fill out the form online. If a traveler needs assistance in locating the form, the traveler should call the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department for assistance. 

Traveler Health Form 

Additional Information: 

For general inquires contact the Hotline: 1-888-364-3065 or Ask a Question

To file a report of an individual failing to adhere to the quarantine pursuant to the travel guidelines click here or call 1-833-789-0470.

For information regarding exemptions for Essential Workers please go to the Exemptions section of the Travel Advisory Page

For more information on the travel advisory please go to the New York State COVID-19 Travel Advisory page

*Individuals may also contact the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department for questions or more information. 


File a Complaint

If you are aware of any non-essential gatherings or any non-essential businesses or entities operating in violation of "New York on PAUSE" you may call 1-833-789-0470 or choose from the appropriate complaint below: 

File a complaint about a business, location, or incident in your community. 

File a complaint against your employer or place of work. 


To Learn More 

Call the New York State Department of Health Hotline at 1-888-364-3065

Visit NYSDOH Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 webpage

Visit CDC Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 webpage 


COVID-19 Question and Answers

Are the College students counted in our St. Lawrence County numbers? 

How can I get tested? 

Can I get out of quarantine early? 

What are the time frames and end criteria for isolation and quarantine? 

The person who tested positive that I was in contact with was released from isolation, why am I still in quarantine? 

How can a case be new, but not active? 

Why is there a difference between State COVID-19 tracker data and the County data?


COVID-19 County Update Recorded Calls

Please click on the date below to view the recorded COVID-19 County Update Call.

March 12, 2020, March 19, 2020, March 26, 2020, April 2, 2020, April 9, 2020

April 16, 2020, April 23, 2020, April 30, 2020May 7, 2020, May 28, 2020

June 4, 2020, June 25, 2020, July 2, 2020, July 9, 2020July 30, 2020

August, 6th 2020, September 3rd 2020, September 17th, 2020, October 1st, 2020

October 15th, 2020, October 29th, 2020 , November 12th, 2020 , December 10th, 2020

January 11, 2020