Livingston County has issued a number of items related to the COVID-19 response. Among them include that the County will begin Phase I. This allows certain businesses to re-open its doors.
Other notices include:
· Next round of drive-thru food distribution events has been scheduled for May 16 and May 20. Pre-registration is required by calling 585-243-7110 Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 4:00PM or via online at
· Two additional cases were reported in Livingston County bringing the total to 103. Visit www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19 for more detailed information.
· Livingston County met the 7 out of 7 benchmark requirements for Phase 1 re-opening and will be ready on May 15th. Business included within this phase are landscaping and gardening businesses, curbside retail, forestry, fishing, construction, manufacturing and recreational activities such as tennis and drive-in movie theaters.
· County leaders and health experts want to remind residents that it is safe to call 9-1-1 for health emergencies and to pay attention to your symptoms. Seeking medical attention at first warning is critical to effective treatment.
· Governor Cuomo announced that schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year.
· New York State is expanding diagnostic testing criteria to allow all first responders, health care workers and essential employees to be tested for COVID-19 even if they aren’t symptomatic.
· Limited COVID-19 testing is available for Livingston County residents at curbside testing locations. If you have a fever and/or a cough and want to get tested, call the Livingston County Department of Health at 243-7299 or call your doctor.
o Please note that this is not an antibody test, which is a blood test that looks for antibodies that are created in your body after you have had COVID-19.
· Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times. This is free and confidential. Please call 243-7251 Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM -5:00 PM.
· For more information on local resources please visit 211lifeline.org, call 2-1-1 or access the COVID-19 community support map at www.thelcn.com