CANTON — Only one person remains in a St. Lawrence County hospital being treated for COVID-19 as of Friday, and no new cases were reported.
Of the 197 positive cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus reported since March 25, 177 of them have recovered and have been released from isolation.
The state Department of Health reports that 7,158 people have been tested in the county for COVID-19 as of Thursday.
People with symptoms should contact their health provider or one of the several hotlines established in St. Lawrence County. Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health System and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg. Testing is by appointment only. People who believe they need testing should call the numbers below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.:
— St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
— Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049
— St. Lawrence County Public Health Department: 315-229-3448
The Ogdensburg Respiratory Clinic is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; the Canton Respiratory Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and the Nursing Advice Hotline is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
To make an appointment at either respiratory clinic location, call the Nursing Hotline at 315-713-6655.