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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/25/2020

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We were notified of 9 new cases since our update yesterday. Find our dashboard at https://arcg.is/1r1SzS. While our staff will be working on Thanksgiving and the following days, our next update is planned for Monday morning. We will provide an update soon...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Tips to help keep COVID-19 from being an uninvited guest at your Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a time when people typically gather with friends and family, but gatherings like these can easily spread COVID-19. With the virus spreading in our region, the safest way to celebrate the holiday is by limiting gatherings to people who live...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Flu season: your health is worth a shot

A flu vaccine can keep you from getting sick with flu, helping protect you, your loved ones, and the

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Flu season will be here soon so now is the time to get vaccinated. Influenza (flu) is a serious disease caused by a virus and it can make you feel miserable! Fever, cough, shaking chills, body aches, and extreme weakn...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/24/2020

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We were notified of 5 new cases of COVID-19 since our update yesterday. Visit our dashboard at https://arcg.is/1r1SzS for demographic information of positive cases, 7-day average percentage positive, and more. For tips to help keep COVID-19 from being an ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/23/2020

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We were notified of 23 new cases of COVID-19 since our update on Friday. Fourteen of the individuals had known contact with a prior positive case. Visit our new dashboard at https://arcg.is/1r1SzS for demographic information of positive cases, 7-day avera...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Public Exposure Risk Identified at Kookalaroc's Bar and Grill

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Schuyler County Public Health received notification today that two Kookalaroc's Bar and Grill employees have tested positive for COVID-19. During contact tracing, a public exposure risk was identified, and the business has been closed for disinfection per...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/20/2020

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We received 8 new cases since our update yesterday. Six of the cases had known contact with prior cases. Visit our new dashboard at https://arcg.is/1r1SzS for demographic information of positive cases, 7-day average percentage positive, and more.

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/19/2020

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We were notified of 4 new cases since our update yesterday. Two of the cases had known contact with prior cases. If you ate at Kookalaroc's Bar and Grill in the last 14 days, please view our press release from yesterday or visit our website for s...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/18/2020

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We were notified of 5 new cases since our update yesterday. Two of the individuals had known contact with prior cases. One individual is part of one of the workplace clusters identified over the weekend. The two workplace clusters identified over the week...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/17/2020

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We were notified of 6 new cases since our update yesterday. Four of the individuals were household contacts of prior positive cases and one of the individuals is an employee within one of the ongoing workplace clusters identified on Saturday.

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/16/2020

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We received 7 new cases since our update on Saturday. Contact tracing for the two workplace clusters we were investigating on Saturday has been completed. We worked closely with management at both workplaces to identify all individuals who may have been e...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/12/2020

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Please see below for today’s update. We received 8 new cases since our update Tuesday. Have questions about COVID-19 symptoms, where to get tested, or factors to consider before deciding to spend time with others? Find out more about these and other topic...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/10/2020

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Please see below for today’s update. Do you have questions about what constitutes a public exposure risk? Review the FAQ on our website: http://schuylercounty.us/166/Public-Health 

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/09/2020

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We were notified of 10 new cases since our update on Friday. One of the cases is a student at Hanlon who did not attend while potentially contagious. Four of the cases were previously identified as close contacts of prior cases and were already in quarant...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/06/2020

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Please see below for today's update. We have received notice of 7 new cases today, including 2 students from the Watkins Glen Elementary School. Contact tracing has been completed, no school or public exposures were identified. Three of the cases had know...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/05/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

We were notified of six new cases of COVID-19 today, including a student from Hanlon who attended school while potentially contagious. To view the COVID-19 FAQ for parents of children in school visit: http://schuylercou...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/04/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

We were notified of one new case of COVID-19 today. It was an individual who was a previously identified contact of a prior case and had been in quarantine.

Remember that this virus can spread rapidly if given the chance...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/03/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

Please remember to wear a mask and social distance whenever you are spending time with people you do not live with – even family and friends. And if you feel sick – even if you only feel a little sick – please stay home...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 11/02/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

We were notified of 8 new cases of COVID-19 since our update yesterday. One of the cases is a student at Watkins Glen Elementary School. Contact tracing is still ongoing for a couple of these cases. Contact Tracers are ...

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Posted on: October 31, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 10/31/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

We are providing a Saturday update as we were notified of 8 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday’s update. Contact tracing is still underway for these cases. Please remember that you are most likely to get COVID-19 fro...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 10/30/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

All of today’s cases were contacts of prior cases – with two of them linked to a recent family gathering. One of today’s cases is a student at Watkins Glen High School who attended class one day while potentially contag...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 10/29/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

Please remember to wear a mask and social distance whenever you are spending time with people you do not live with – even family and friends. We continue to see cases tied to family and social gatherings such as birthda...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 10/28/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

It is with heavy hearts that we are reporting the death of another community member due to COVID-19. The individual was a male in his 70s. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and loved ones.

Remember that this vi...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Update for 10/27/2020

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Please see below for today's update.

One of the positive individuals today is a student at BC Cate. The student attended school one day while potentially contagious. We collaborated with the school district to identify and quarantine classmates and staff w...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Well-Child Visits and Vaccines are still important during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Well-Child Visits and Vaccines are still important during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Schuyler County, NY, July 17, 2020– Schuyler County Public Health would like to remind residents to continue taking your children for routine well-child visits and va...

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