HEALTH EMERGENCY - COVID-19

Last update 3/6/2020 at 10am

 

 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBER

 

1-888-364-3065 NEW YORK STATE CORONA VIRUS HOTLINE

 

The situation is unfolding, and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.

 

If you think you are symptomatic – DO NOT GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM. Call your healthcare provider, tell them about your condition, and await further instructions before going to a healthcare facility. This will allow for time for the appropriate precautions to be taken.

The Westchester County Health Department is following CDC and New York State Department of Health protocols. With Coronavirus spreading globally, the CDC has issued travel health notices.  To date, Westchester County residents should avoid nonessential travel to China, Iran, Italy and South Korea given the number of cases in these countries. Older residents and those with chronic medical conditions should also consider avoiding travel to Japan. Before making travel plans, visit the CDC website as information is continuously being updated.

Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Novel Coronavirus

State Health Department Website - NY.Gov/Coronavirus - Provides Coronavirus Updates for New Yorkers and Guidance for Healthcare Providers

 

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Travel Information

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General Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (WHO)

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