The Saratoga County Department of Public Health Services today announced the most current stats* on COVID-19 in Saratoga County.
• Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 484
• Deaths: 16
• Recovered cases: 434
• Active cases: 35
• Hospitalizations: 6
• Total tested: 12,197
*Please note that the deaths, recovered cases and active cases, when added together, do not equal the total number of confirmed cases. That is because one of the previously reported deaths happened out of the state, but was never counted as a confirmed case within the county.
Resources for Individuals & Families
Saratoga County has compiled a list of resources for individuals or families that need assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes food bank information, health hotline numbers, and family, pet and community resources. The full list can be found here: https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/…/COVID-19-Resources-Flyer…
Dental offices can reopen this week
Dental offices are allowed to open this week. Health and safety plans to open need to include appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Dental offices should check with their professional organizations, such as the Fourth District Dental Society, to source PPE: https://www.4thdds.org/
Facebook Live event
Officials from Saratoga County and community partners will be hosting a Facebook Live event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to answer questions from residents related to COVID-19. The hour-long event will be hosted on the Saratoga County Office of Emergency Services Facebook page and feature:
• Gary Dake – President, Stewart's Shops
• Andrew Jarosh – Saratoga County Treasurer
• Frances Kelly, RN – Contact Tracer for Saratoga County
• Bruce Potter – Superintendent, Mechanicville City School District
Community members can submit questions in advance or view the stream here: https://www.facebook.com/SaratogaOES/
County Reopening Website
Remember to visit the County’s new COVID-19 reopening website:http://www.saratogacountyny.gov/county-reopening The website will be updated regularly with information pertaining to when certain businesses may begin to reopen.
Data Dashboard enhanced
The dashboard now includes more comprehensive information and charts on positive cases. A link to the data dashboard, which is updated on weekdays, can be found at the top of the Saratoga County Department of Public Health Services’ COVID-19 website, located here: https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/publichealth/…/