The Saratoga County Department of Public Health Services today announced the most current stats* on COVID-19 in Saratoga County.
• Confirmed cases of COVID-19: 514
• Deaths: 17
• Recovered cases: 463
• Active cases: 35
• Hospitalizations: 2
• Total tested: 18,584
*Please note that the deaths, recovered cases and active cases, when added together, do not equal the total number of confirmed cases. That is because one of the previously reported deaths happened out of the state, but was never counted as a confirmed case within the county.
Also, the Saratoga County Public Health Services COVID-19 Hotline is now staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Residents can reach a public health specialist at 518-885-2276.
DMV Offices to Reopen Monday
Saratoga County Clerk Craig A. Hayner today announced the Saratoga County DMV will offer limited in-person appointments to Saratoga County residents beginning Monday, June 15, 2020. At this time, all appointments will be scheduled at the Ballston Spa and Clifton Park locations only. Per Executive Order, the Wilton DMV office will remain closed to the public until restrictions on interior mall stores are lifted.
To make an appointment, please call (518) 383-2480, extension 3921. Saratoga County DMV’s hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Free, Six-Week "Coping Circles" Group Chat
New Yorkers are coping with a lot. Coping Circles are free, six-week support and resilience groups, held by video or phone, facilitated by licensed mental health professionals.
Learn more and sign up at here: https://rc-1.nyspi.org/surveys/?s=44YWTJMF3T for a Coping Circle, including specialized circles for:
• Health care workers and first responders
• Survivors of COVID-19 infection
• Job loss due to COVID-19
• Loss of a loved one to COVID-19
Feeling stressed by the COVID-19 epidemic? You are not alone. Call the New York State Emotional Support Helpline 7 days a week, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. at 1-844-863-9314.
County Reopening Website
Remember to visit the County’s new COVID-19 reopening website: http://www.saratogacountyny.gov/county-reopening The website will be updated regularly with information pertaining to when certain businesses may begin to reopen.
Data Dashboard enhanced
The dashboard now includes more comprehensive information and charts on positive cases. A link to the data dashboard, which is updated on weekdays, can be found at the top of the Saratoga County Department of Public Health Services’ COVID-19 website, located here.