September 17, 2020 Update

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 CHAIRMAN’S PRESS RELEASE INDOOR MEETING SEASON IS HERE With Labor Day and chillier weather driving meetings of local agencies indoors, the Columbia County Health Department has recently seen an uptick in telephone calls seeking guidance on how to safely conduct in-person meetings. “People are asking if it’s okay to be in a room with a group of people and … {Read more...}

September 14, 2020 Update

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CHAIRMAN’S PRESS RELEASE GOVERNOR CONSIDERING MANDATORY VACCINATIONS As schools return to session and life begins to move indoors following a summer of outdoor activities, Governor Cuomo has stated that he may consider making the flu vaccine mandatory for all school-age children. No final decision, however, has yet to be announced. “My office and the county Department of Health have … {Read more...}

Gallatin Census Days on September 12th and 19th

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If you haven't already completed your 2020 US Census Questionnaire, the Mobile Census Unit will be at the Gallatin Transfer Station tomorrow, Saturday, September 12th from 9:00 am t 11:00 am to answer your questions and help you fill out the questionnaire using their secure tablets.  If you can't get there tomorrow, they will be at Gallatin Town Hall parking lot on Saturday, September 19 from 9:00 … {Read more...}

September 11, 2020 Update

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Columbia County Department of Health Update Active Cases : 1                                   Mandatory Quarantine: 13 New Cases: 0                                       Recovering (To Date) : 496 Total Cases (To Date): 547               PCR Tests (To Date) : 28,769 Currently Hospitalized: 0                  Precautionary Quarantine: 0 Currently ICU: 0                                … {Read more...}