COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The virus causing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is not the same as the coronaviruses that commonly circulate among humans and cause mild illness, like the common cold.
Visit Washington County Department of Public Safety-Coronavirus-Information for the most up to date information in Washington County.
If you have questions about the Coronavirus, you can call the New York State Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
Are you experiencing anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency? Office of Mental health is there to help.
Text: Got5 to 741741
Visit : https://omh.ny.gov/
Addiction doesn’t take time off, and neither does the Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction to alcohol, substances, or gambling, treatment is available all across New York State.
Smoking/vaping or the use of opioids or methamphetamines have an affect on your lungs. Continued use can make some NYers more vulnerable if exposed to COVID-19.
Call New York State’s Hopeline at 1-877-846-7369. Text: 467369.
The Hopeline is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
All calls are toll-free, anonymous and confidential.
Hopeline staff can answer your questions and help you find treatment in your area. Information and resources are also available on their website: OASAS.ny.gov
The Economic Development has posted important information related to State and Federal business help during CV-19 on their web page:
Please note there is NO Walk-In Clinic on the following dates:
March 17, 2020
March 24, 2020
March 31, 2020
June 16, 2020
September 15, 2020
November 3, 2020
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for the future, and our voice in government.
For the first time, in 2020 the U.S. Census Bureau will accept responses online. The process will be quick and secure. You can respond to the census in less time than it takes to finish your morning coffee. You’ll still be able to respond by mail.
Learn more about the importance of the 2020 Census and how to participate, visit: https://2020census.gov./
Washington County Public Health has partnered with local EMS, Police and Fire Departments to provide Reflective Safety Vests to Washington County Residents.
You are more likely to be seen when wearing a reflector than any color clothing. (See Chart for Colors and distances.)
Click here to get the Safety Vest Program:Safety Vest Program Flyer Opens a New Window.
People typically think of Health as our physical health, such as eating right, getting exercise, weight, blood pressure etc. However, Wellness includes a variety of topics that integrate our Whole Person, including physical, mental, social and emotional well being.
Our Health and Wellness Page has resources for the following topics:
Visit it today: Health and Wellness Resources Opens a New Window.