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United Way 2-1-1 Coronavirus info line comes to Putnam & SEVEN ADDITIONAL COVID-19 LAB CONFIRMED CASES IN PUTNAM

United Way 2-1-1 Coronavirus info line comes to Putnam: Important Coronavirus Questions – Call 2-1-1, Medical Questions – Call 9-1-1 Emergency Services and the Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) are asking residents to help reduce the incoming call volume now and in the coming weeks. Putnam County residents can now call the easy-to-remember 2-1-1 number for updated, non-emergent […]

COVID-19 Update 3/20/20 @12 PM

At this time we have no case numbers to report, we anticipate having new numbers to release this afternoon. The first step in sharing this information with the public is to make sure the affected individual has been notified. At this time, not all residents with positive results have been notified. As soon as this […]

ONE Additional COVID-19 Lab Confirmed Case in Putnam

In addition to this morning’s announcement of three new positive coronavirus cases, the Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) confirms an additional case, bringing the total count up to six confirmed positive cases in Putnam County. The individuals have been quarantined at home and will continue to be monitored carefully. Our communicable disease staff are […]

COVID-19 MITIGATION IN PUTNAM First Lab Confirmed Cases in Putnam, New Executive Orders

BREWSTER, NY— The Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) is confirming two positive cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County residents. The individuals have been quarantined at home and will continue to be monitored carefully. Contact tracing is underway and those that are found to have had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case will be notified […]

Health Department Urges “Call Before you Go,” Holds Daily Coronavirus Briefings with County Agencies

For the most up-to-date information for Putnam County, please visit www.putnamcountyny.com/health/coronavirus BREWSTER, NY—With the community spread of Coronavirus in neighboring Westchester County, the PCDOH is educating the community on the importance of calling before arriving at the doctor, emergency room or urgent care if you suspect you may need medical attention related to exposure to […]