August 28, 2020 Update

Columbia County Department of Health

For Immediate Release: August 28, 2020
Please note, we have added a walk-up clinic on Tuesday, September 8th from 9-11 AM at JLE

For Immediate Release:

August 28, 2020

Columbia County Department of Health’s Mobile Testing Clinic Schedule

Please note, we have added a walk-up clinic on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 9-11 AM at the former John L. Edwards School, Hudson

Walk-up Clinic Schedule

Monday, August 31st 9-11 AM Walk-up Clinic (Sidewalk in front of John L. Edwards) Hudson

Tuesday, September 8th 9-11 AM Walk-up Clinic (Sidewalk in front of John L. Edwards) Hudson

These clinics are limited to 100 tests. Pre-Registration is not necessary.

Drive-thru Clinic Schedule:

​​​​​​​September 13th 9-11 AM Drive-thru clinic (Palatine Park, Germantown) **Pre-registration required** using this link:

The drive-thru clinic will have the capacity to accommodate 100 tests. Pre-registration is required for the drive-thru clinic using the link above.

Please see the following rules and details for all of the clinics above:

Please be sure to bring a form of photo identification.

Masks are REQUIRED for entry.

These tests will be nasopharyngeal swabs which are most useful to detect the virus in actively sick people. These are not antibody tests. The kits used at these testing sites are part of those purchased with the help of private donations to Columbia County.

Symptoms most typical of cases of COVID-19 include the following:



-Trouble Breathing

-Loss of Taste or Smell

-and/or any symptoms consistent with the CDC guidelines

We strongly recommend anyone feeling these symptoms be tested for COVID-19.

After leaving the test site, symptomatic residents should go directly home for mandatory quarantine until results are shared with them. Essential workers should plan on

quarantining outside of work and being extremely cautious around those they come into contact with.

It may take up to five days to receive the test results. Everyone who gets tested at the site will receive their results once they are processed by Wadsworth Laboratory in Albany.

Law enforcement will be on-site along with EMS services.

August 28, 2020 
Columbia County Department of Health Update
Active Cases : 7                                   Mandatory Quarantine: 38
New Cases: 0                                       Recovering (To Date) : 496
Total Cases (To Date): 540               PCR Tests (To Date) : 25,840
Currently Hospitalized: 1                  Precautionary Quarantine: 0
Currently ICU: 0                                 Deaths (To Date) : 37

August 28, 2020, Town Breakdown Confirmed Cases To Date
Ancram 4
Barnwell Nursing Home 142
Canaan 10
Chatham 25
Claverack 27
Clermont 8
Copake 23
Craryville 3
Elizaville 1
Gallatin 3
Germantown 4
Ghent 24
Greenport 40
Hillsdale 15
Hudson 30
Kinderhook 39
Livingston Hills Nursing Home 2
Livingston 18
New Lebanon 9
Niverville 2
Pine Haven Nursing Home 51
Philmont 9
Stockport 7
Stottville 1
Stuyvesant 18
Taghkanic 8
Valatie 17
Total 540

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