As of 3:30 pm on March 17, 2020, Columbia County has 0 positive cases of COVID-19, 4 individuals under mandatory quarantine, 22 individuals under precautionary quarantine. We have received 32 test results completed for Columbia County residents, all with negative results. We continue to work closely with our local healthcare partners and community members on a case by case basis to evaluate testing criteria as issued by the CDC and NYSDOH.
New information was released today by New York State issuing information on actions to offset the economic impact of closures. The Federal Government held a press conference addressing testing. You can find more information by following these links State Federal. CCDOH staff continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation at the global, federal, state and local levels.