The Livingston County Department of Health is reporting six new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of this morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to one hundred and forty (140). Of these 140 cases, 121 have recovered and 11 are active.
According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, the new positive cases and any associated household members are now in the LCDOH quarantine process.
“As we are seeing an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, our message remains unchanged,” stated Rodriguez. “To slow the spread of this virus, all residents must remain vigilant – practice social distancing and limit gatherings, wear face coverings in public spaces, and continue proper handwashing.
This ‘new normal’ must be maintained even as we begin to reopen our economy and public life.” County Administrator Ian M. Coyle stated, “Please be smart and do your part. You are not only protecting yourself, but the immunocompromised, the elderly including those in places like nursing homes, and your fellow staff and residents of all ages who are more susceptible to the impacts of COVID-19.”
Anyone who visited the following location in Livingston County may have been exposed to COVID-19: Location: Springwater American Legion Post 905 7998 School Street Springwater, NY 14560 News from Livingston County, NY Potential Exposure: Thursday, July 2, 2020 Between 7:30PM – 9:00PM
Please immediately contact your health care provider ONLY IF you were at the Springwater American Legion Post 905 at this time AND if you are showing symptoms or have questions.
The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are: Positive Test results: 140 Negative Test results: 9,955 LCDOH will continue to update these numbers on a daily basis, weekdays only on the County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.
If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, please call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, please call LCDOH at 585-243-7270. Call 1-877-280-6775 if you would like general information on COVID-19 or to learn how to volunteer. Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times.
This is a free and confidential service. Please call 585-243-7251, Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM. For COVID-19 information, please visit Livingston County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage and join us on Facebook, Twitter and our YouTube channel.