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If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call your healthcare provider for instructions. They may ask you to come in or they may tell you to manage your care from home. For tips on caring for yourself at home, click here. They may also recommend you visit Cayuga Health and Tompkins County’s new testing site in Ithaca. Learn more about it by clicking here.

If you develop emergency warning signs of COVID-19, get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs may include: trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion or inability to arouse, or bluish lips or face.

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    Daily COVID-19 Update for 04/04/2020

    Click here for the daily COVID-19 update for April 4, 2020. Read on...

Find the New York State County by County Breakdown of Positive Cases by clicking here.

View the below image for what you need to know now that there are confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our community.

COVID-19 in the community infographic

For a PDF version of the above image, click here.

Where can I find out more about COVID-19?

  • Want to learn about the symptoms, how it spreads, and tips to stay healthy? Click here.
  • Looking for tips for older adults and individuals who are more likely to get seriously sick from COVID-19? Click here.
  • Have questions about what happens when a Schuyler County resident is tested for COVID-19? Click here.
  • Feeling stressed or anxious? View our infographic for tips to take care of yourself and numbers you can call for support. Click here.
  • Wondering what activities you should avoid to help stop the spread? Click here.
  • Visit the New York State Department of Health’s website found here
  • Call the New York State Department of Health 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065
  • Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website found here
  • Call Schuyler Hospital’s COVID-19 Hotline at 607-535-8602. Available Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4:30 PM.
  • Call Guthrie’s COVID-19 Information Lines at: 
    • 844-357-2840
    • 800-836-1925

Working hand in hand with the community 

to prevent, promote and protect.

Last updated 04/02/20 dd