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COVID-19 Daily Update

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COVID-19 vaccines - including booster doses and pediatric doses for 5-11 year-olds - are free and widely available statewide through pediatricians, doctors, healthcare providers, pharmacies, local health departments, Federally Qualified Health Centers, rural health clinics and other locations across New York State. Visit or text your zip code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233 to find locations near you.

      Updated Mask Guidance for K-12 Schools - 3/2/22 

Press Releases

April 28, 2022: NYSDOH Ends COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Case Investigating Program Thursday, April 28

April 22, 2022: SLC Public Health Urges Residents to Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccinations

January 21, 2022: St. Lawrence County Public Health Updates COVID-19 Contact Tracing Process

November 22, 2021: NYSACHO Recognizes National Public Health "Thank You" Day

November 4, 2021: St. Lawrence County Public Health Department starts Pfizer clinics for children ages 5-11

February 12, 2021: Individuals with Comorbidities & Underlying Conditions Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

January 28th, 2021: Guidance for Higher Risk Sports 

January 12th, 2021: Vaccination 

Daily Update

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Effective April 29th, 2022, if you are between the ages of 5-64, you will not receive a phone call if you test positive. After June 30th, 2022, the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department will no longer be contacting individuals who test positive for COVID-19. Individuals will still be notified of their positive test result by the place where they were tested, but they will no longer receive a phone call from a St. Lawrence County Public Health or New York State case investigator.

Please continue to report positive home test results to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department using the online form found on our website. If you are unable to access the online form, please call the department during business hours, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm, and we will assist you.


Determining St. Lawrence County's COVID-19 Community Level

COVID-19 Daily Update

Ask a Doc - Local Providers Call Back Individuals to Respond to COVID Questions

Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in collaboration with its healthcare partners across the region, has launched a new initiative for North Country residents to submit their COVID vaccine-related questions online to be answered by a call-back from a local medical provider.

Click here to ask your question.

COVID-19 Tools and Resources 

I Just Got Tested: What Do I Do Now? 

New York State COVID-19 Updates and Information

CDC COVID-19 Website

Call the New York State Department of Health Hotline at 1-888-364-3065

St. Lawrence County Testing Sites  

Testing is being done through St. Lawrence Health System, Claxton Hepburn Medical Center, and Clifton-Fine Hospital. Testing is by appointment only. Please call the hotline numbers below if you have symptoms, you are an essential worker, or you feel you should be tested: 

  • St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
  • Claxton Hepburn Medical Center: 315-713-6655
  • Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049 
  • Community Health Center of the North Country: 315-379-8132


COVID-19 County Update Recorded Calls

Please click on the date below to view the recorded COVID-19 County Update Call.

2022 Update Calls

January 4, 2022, February 8, 2022