Livingston County received a lot fewer at-home COVID-19 test kits than it expected, so the county is cancelling a planned countywide distribution event this Saturday.
Instead, according to a news release:
Livingston County did receive approximately 2,800 at-home test kits, which will be divided up and delivered to each town for distribution to their residents on a first come, first served basis. The County will also distribute around 1,000 KN95 masks to each town.
“At-home test kits are currently in short supply within our area, throughout the state, and across the nation,” said Livingston County Administrator Ian M. Coyle. “We want to get this limited supply to our communities as quickly as possible.”
Please check with your local Town Hall for information on how to receive an at-home test kit and KN95 mask.
The community test kit and mask distribution events specific to residents of ZIP codes 14486, 14533, 14545 and 14846 are scheduled for today, January 6, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the York Town Hall, Scottsburg Community Center, and Portage Town Hall. The supplies for these events were provided separately by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) as part of a State-recommended distribution plan for target communities with low vaccination rates. For more information on today’s events, please click here.
The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) urges anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 using an at-home test to report it on the Livingston County website here so that issuance of an order of isolation can be expedited.
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