COVID-19

The current total of laboratory confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Delaware County is (412).

Delaware county Public Health received 17 positives today. Multiple cases today and this week are linked to “living room spread” from Thanksgiving dinners and gatherings. To reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19; avoid small and large gatherings, wear a mask, wash your hands and maintain social distancing. If you are sick stay home, even with mild symptoms.

This week Public Health investigated cases associated with schools, workplaces and restaurants.  While there is currently no vaccine to prevent this virus, these simple steps can help stop the spread of this and other respiratory viruses:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands. Avoid close contact with people who are sick Stay home when you are sick-including mild symptoms. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. At the workplace and home clean high traffic surfaces often Avoid eating together in breakrooms High risk activities increase your chances of being exposed
Stay Safe, Stay Smart.

Public Health is requesting that if you were at the following locations to self-monitor for two weeks and if you become symptomatic to call Delaware County Public Health, at 607-832-5200.

  • T.A.’s Place Walton on 10/19, 10/24, 10/25
  • Gramma D’s 10/23, Walton on 10/24, 10/25
  • Circle E Diner, Hancock on 10/24
  • Danny’s Restaurant, Walton on 10/21, 10/26, 10/28

Delaware County NY COVID-19 Update

Date Lab reports received Today New Positive Cases Today Active Positive Cases Today Hospitalized Cases Today
Number In Mandatory Quarantine Today
12/4/2020 407 17 87 6 244

 

Date Total Lab Reports Total Positive Cases Cases Discharged/ Recovered COVID-19 Related Deaths
12/4/2020 32083 412 316 9

“Information will be updated daily.
Due to limited testing capability, the number of positive cases does not reflect current illness.”

If you have any questions please call Delaware County Public Health Services at 607-832-5200

COVID-19 Test Site Finder

Effective June 12, 2020, press releases from Delaware County Public Health will be prepared Monday-Friday.  Press releases will be done on weekends, only if a positive lab report for COVID-19 is received.

Interim Guidance for Graduation Celebrations During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency June 4, 2020

New: COVID-19 FAQ

We recommend if anyone has a fever, with cough or experiencing shortness of breath they should contact their health care provider to find out if they meet current criteria for testing. See detailed information below and for general questions about COVID-19.  Please call the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.

General Information

NYSDOH Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Cleaning and Disinfection Guidance
Public and Private Facilities-PDF
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/docs/cleaning_guidance_general_building.pdf

Schools PDF
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/docs/cleaning_guidance_schools.pdf

Non-Healthcare Settings-PDF
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/docs/cleaning_guidance_non-healthcare_settings.pdf

For home
Resources for Home
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html

Interim Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfection for Non-Healthcare Settings Where Individuals Under Movement Restriction for COVID-19 are Staying
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/docs/cleaning_guidance_non-healthcare_settings.pdf

For Healthcare Providers

CDC Information for Healthcare Providers
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/index.html

NYSDOH Information for Providers
https://health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/providers.htm

For Schools
Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/index.html

Resources for Institutes of Higher Education
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/colleges-universities/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fcommunity%2Fcolleges-universities.html

Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance
https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/docs/cleaning_guidance_schools.pdf

Workplaces
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

Travel
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

Additional Resources
CDC Recommendations
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fwhat-you-should-do.html#anchor_1580064337377

Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/index.html

What to Do if you are sick
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf

COVID-19 Fact Sheet
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts-h.pdf

Hand Sanitizer Fact Sheet
https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/pdf/hand-sanitizer-factsheet.pdf

Stop the spread of germs
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf

Protecting Yourself from COVID-19
https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/13067.pdf