St. Lawrence County Public Health officials state 11 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported to them, bringing the county’s amount to 162.
The favorable cases in St Lawrence County, since April 24, are located in Hammond, Fowler, Ogdensburg, Oswegatchie, Macomb, Lisbon, Canton, Potsdam, Pierrepont, Colton, Hopkinton, Lawrence, Stockholm, Norfolk, Louisville, Brasher, and Massena.
Of those cases, 80 have finished compulsory seclusion (the term utilized for quarantine by the Public Health Department when someone tests favorable), and are doing well. The Public Health Department said 8 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county.
As of April 23, 1,319 individuals have actually been evaluated for COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County, according to the general public Health Department.
ll people have actually been separated and are being kept track of by the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department. The Public Health Department is also contacting anyone who might have been in contact with these individuals to identify whether quarantine or screening may be required.
The St Lawrence County Emergency Operation Center is open and operational from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
” COVID -19 materials are being paid out as they are received. We are receiving shipments from New york city State as they become available. All demands are being addressed with some constraints,” according to Matthew Denner, emergency situation services director.
With another week quickly approaching this Sunday we would ask that everyone please usage social distancing.
– Stay at least 6 feet from each other
– Do not gather in groups
– Stay out of crowded locations and avoid mass gatherings
This virus is thought to spread out generally from individual to person.
– In between people who remain in close contact with one another within 6′).
– Through breathing beads produced when a contaminated individual coughs, sneezes, or talks.
– These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of individuals who neighbor or perhaps be
breathed in into the lungs.
– Some recent research studies have suggested that COVID-19 might be spread by people who are not
COVID-19 symptoms include: cough, fever, difficulty breathing and pneumonia.
Checking is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Evaluating is by visit only. Call the hotline numbers listed below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. if you have signs or feel you must be tested:
– St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
– Claxton Hepburn Medical Center: 315-713-6655
– St. Lawrence County Public Health Department: 315-229-3448