CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department on Saturday reported one new case of COVID-19 in the county. The total number of confirmed cases since March 25 is now at 198.
There have been a total of 178 people that have recovered from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus and have been released from isolation. There is one person being treated for the disease in the hospital.
The state Department of Health reports two COVID-19-related deaths in St. Lawrence County and a total of 7,491 people in the county have been tested.
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.