February 19, 2021 2:26 PM
Livingston County COVID-19 Response
as of 2/19/21
• There have been 3,513 confirmed cases in Livingston County. Visit www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19 for more detailed information.
• Weather conditions continue to delay shipment of our COVID-19 vaccine.
• Livingston County Department of Health is currently vaccinating essential workers in phase 1b with very limited vaccine supply. Once the vaccine supply increases, we will be able to expand the list to include individuals with chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes, heart conditions and lung diseases.
• Watch the Livingston County Department of Health website for updated vaccine clinic information and availability at www.livingstoncounty.us/vaccine
• The Open Enrollment Period for uninsured New Yorkers has been extended through March 31, 2021. New Yorkers can apply for coverage through NY State of Health or directly through insurers.
• There is a new COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Dashboard that will update New Yorkers on the distribution of the vaccine including the number of doses received by the state, a breakdown of first or second doses, and the number of persons vaccinated with the first and second doses in each region.
• The New York State Department of Health has adopted the updated guidance from the CDC to include a 10-day quarantine option for those who do not show symptoms. The official guidance can be found here.
• The Livingston County Department of Health continues to offer COVID-19 diagnostic testing on a limited basis by appointment only. Please call (585) 243-7270 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to determine if you qualify for testing.
• Residents can check the number of positive cases in school districts. A dashboard for public viewing is available at https://schoolcovidreportcard.health.ny.gov/.
• Testing is available to all New Yorkers statewide. Visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing for more information.
• Livingston County Mental Health has 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.