Two New Positive Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Livingston County
Mount Morris, NY, May 4, 2020 — The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) reports two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of this morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to eighty-four.
According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, these individuals and any associated household members are now in the LCDOH quarantine process.
· Male in his 30s who resides in Mount Morris
· Female in her 80s who resides in Avon
Rodriguez stated that LCDOH will immediately begin outreach to identify close contacts and potential exposure areas per prescribed New York State regulations.
The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are:
Positive Test results: 84
Negative Test results: 1,142
LCDOH will continue to update these numbers daily on the County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.
LCDOH is reporting a recent cluster of cases associated with Star Headlight and Lantern Company located in Avon. More than five cases have been attributed to this worksite, which employs more than 150 workers. LCDOH is working closely with this employer on infection control practices and quarantine measures.
If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, please call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, please call LCDOH at 585-243-7270. Call 1-877-280-6775 if you would like general information on COVID-19 or to learn how to volunteer. Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times. This is a free and confidential service. Please call 585-243-7251, Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM. For COVID-19 information, visit Livingston County’s dedicated COVID-19 Webpage and join us on Facebook, Twitter, and our YouTube Channel.