Schenectady County COVID-19 Update

Schenectady County COVID-19 Update

Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) has confirmed that an individual later diagnosed with COVID-19 rode CDTA Bus Route 370 at 7:05am on August 12 and 13. Members of the public who rode the bus during those time periods mentioned may have been exposed and should monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 for 14 days from that date. If symptoms do develop, stay home and call your doctor, and SCPHS at (518) 386-2824 option 2, for further guidance.

If you are elderly, have underlying medical conditions, or are immunocompromised, call your doctor early even if your illness is mild. In an emergency call 911. Testing is also widely available, and anyone can get tested for COVID-19 by visiting one of the clinics listed at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you.

Schenectady County’s no-cost community testing is available in August on Mondays from 10am to 2pm at Bridge Community Center, 735 Crane Street, and on Thursdays from 2-6pm at Schenectady Islamic Center Parking Lot, 89 North Brandywine. Call (518) 419-0370 to register.

Protect yourself and others by wearing a face covering while in public when social distancing is not possible, especially on public transport, in stores, on crowded sidewalks, or when working and have direct contact with members of the public. Continue to wash your hands often, cover coughs and sneezes, and disinfect surfaces frequently.

Additional Resources

NYS DOH Online Assessment: https://covid19screening.health.ny.gov/

Schenectady County COVID-19 Data Dashboard: https://arcg.is/HTfCr

 


 

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