COVID-19 update: Three individuals recovered in Cortland County

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This is a press release from Cortland County Clerk of the Legislature Eric Mulvihill.

The number of Positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cortland County remains at 10 with three (3) individuals recovered. Cortland County health Professionals are currently monitoring 56 individuals in quarantine. As of this date, the Cortland County Health Department has received 333 negative test results from Health Care providers, and there have been no hospitalizations to date.

The Health Department does not have the ability to test for COVID-19. Testing is given through Health Care Providers in the community.

Cortland County residents who are experiencing coronavirus symptoms need to call their doctor, who will coordinate any necessary testing. For people who don’t have a primary-care physician, they can call Upstate Medical University at (315) 464-3979 or Cayuga’s Call Center at (607) 319-5708. If you are instructed by a medical professional to get tested, follow their instructions for a sample collection and then go directly to your home and DO NOT LEAVE YOUR HOME until you receive results from your provider.