Wyoming County COVID-19 Vaccination Update:
The Health Department will have the Johnson & Johnson vaccine available for anyone 18 years of age and older who would like to walk-in and receive the single dose vaccine Wednesday August 4th from Noon to 3pm at the Health Department. Please bring a copy of your health insurance card if you have one.
If you have questions or would like more information, call the Health Department: (585) 786-8890.
NEW: With vaccination rates increasing, COVID-19 activity is declining statewide and many restrictions have been lifted in New York State (visit HERE for more information on current guidelines). Wyoming County will be issuing situational updates weekly. Call the Health Department with specific questions at 585-786-8890.
To see how the COVID-19 vaccine is administered throughout the state go to: COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker.
New York State launched the Excelsior Pass, (www.epass.ny.gov/home) a voluntary, free, fast and secure way to present digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results. It can be printed or stored digitally on a smartphone. Businesses and venues can scan and validate your pass to ensure you meet any COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements for entry. Adults may hold passes for accompanying minors.
For updated Traveler Guidance go to https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory. Regardless of quarantine status, all individuals exposed to COVID-19 or returning from travel must:
- Continue daily symptom monitoring through Day 14;
- Continue strict adherence to all recommended non-pharmaceutical interventions, including hand hygiene, and the use of face coverings, through Day 14 (even if fully vaccinated);
- Must immediately self-isolate if any symptoms develop and contact their healthcare provider or the local public health authority to report this change in clinical status and determine if they should seek testing.
Free COVID-19 rapid testing will be available by appointment at the Health Department each week. Register for an appointment HERE.
To continue the fight against COVID and prepare for the next public health emergency, the State announced the launch of a free, online Citizen Public Health Training course for New Yorkers. This innovative course, delivered by the New York State Department of Health in partnership with Cornell University and supported by the State University of New York, will prepare and equip New Yorkers to become NYS Citizen Public Health Leaders and build an informed network of community health leaders across the state. Enroll today.
COVID-19 Vaccination in NY State
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for three COVID-19 vaccines.
- NY State Vaccine Website
- V-Safe Smartphone App - after vaccination health checker
- Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
Contact Tracing, Isolation and Quarantine for COVID-19
Novel Coronavirus Hotline: Call 1-888-364-3065 for Information about Coronavirus
Schools & Child Care Providers
- School Report Card
- Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Childcare Programs and K-12 Schools to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC)
- NYS School Guidance
- Information about Corona Virus for Child Care Providers from (OCFS)
- FAQs about Monitoring and Movement Restrictions (NYSDOH)
- CDC Info for Travelers (CDC)
- Restricted States and travel guidance