Department of Health continues COVID testing

Livingston County Photograph Livingston County Department of Health's community-based testing site is at 2 Murray Hill Drive. Testing is offered Monday through Friday by appointment.

MOUNT MORRIS — The Livingston County Department of Health is continuing to offer COVID-19 diagnostic testing on a limited basis. The county Department of Health works in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center to provide this testing.

The county’s community-based testing site is at 2 Murray Hill Drive.

Those wishing to be tested must call (585) 243-7270 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday to determine if they qualify for testing and to set up an appointment. No walk-ins are allowed.

“Our community-based testing site makes COVID-19 diagnostic testing more accessible to our residents. Increasing access to testing is essential to quickly identifying contacts and mitigating the spread of COVID-19,” said Livingston County Public Health Director Jennifer Rodriguez.

Livingston County Administrator Ian M. Coyle thanked the state Department of Health and its team at the Wadsworth Center for partnering with the county on a “much needed, vital service.”

Residents who may have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, should call their health care provider for an assessment of the symptoms.

Residents who may have had exposure to COVID-19, should call the county Department of Health at (585) 243-7270.

Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times. This is a free and confidential service. Call (585) 243-7251 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

For COVID-19 information, visit Livingston County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.

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