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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
A low-cost spay/neuter clinic has been planned in Fishkill on Thursday, March 19. Here’s an opportunity to have your private pets and feral/community cats spayed or neutered for just $70. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Paula at 845-206-9021.
BREWSTER, NY—Despite the rainy, cold weather, dozens of Putnam County employees from commissioners to clerks, came out on Go Red Day to honor Honorable Judge James F. Reitz who passed away suddenly from a fatal heart attack last June. His widow Barbara joined the group in support of Go Red Day, the first Friday of […]
For the most up-to-date travel information, please visit: cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers For local information from the Putnam County DOH, please visit: putnamcountyny.com/coronavirus Brewster, NY- With the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declaring the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a public health emergency, the Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) wants to assure residents that at this […]
A low-cost spay/neuter clinic has been planned in Fishkill on Thursday, February 20. Here’s an opportunity to have your private pets and feral/community cats spayed or neutered for just $70. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Paula at 845-206-9021.
County Employees to Gather on Court House Steps to Call Awareness to Heart Health Month BREWSTER, NY— On Friday, February 7, people in Putnam County and across the country, will be wearing red to raise awareness about how common cardiovascular diseases are and to call attention to the fact that more women die of these […]
What is a coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). What is a novel coronavirus? A novel coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain of coronavirus that […]
BREWSTER, NY— Radon is the number-one cause of lung cancer among people who don’t smoke. For residents who do smoke, the combination of the two may cause worse health results. Putnam has been classified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a “high risk” radon zone. This naturally occurring odorless gas can seep into homes. […]