Entries by Brian K. Austin

Putnam County Prepares to Reopen Economic Development Arm Urges Residents to Stay Loyal and Shop Local

In an effort to help small businesses reopen and recover from the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 shutdown, the Putnam County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) has formed an advisory committee of local small businesses to help provide, share and disseminate information as we accelerate toward a post-Coronavirus world. The PCEDC’s Small Business Advisory Committee […]


The Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) is fielding many questions regarding testing. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.     What are the different testing options?  There are three types of COVID–19 tests: diagnostic (or PCR), antibody (or serum) and antigen. Diagnostic tests were the first COVID–19 tests available and […]