CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department on Tuesday reported three new cases of COVID-19, breaking the county’s seven-day streak. The total number of confirmed cases since March 25 is now at 197.
To date, 170 people have recovered from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus and have been released from isolation, and there are three people hospitalized.
There have been two deaths attributed to the disease in St. Lawrence County, according to the state Department of Health.
The state Department of Health also reports that 6,132 people have been tested so far in the county.
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.