Updated: Nov 19, 2020
City of Mount Vernon Covid-19 Updates
Westchester County Covid-19 Updates
A novel coronavirus called COVID-19 has been detected in millions of people worldwide. Cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in New York State, including Westchester County, and it is expected that more cases of COVID-19 will be identified in the future. For a current COVID-19 case count in New York State with a breakdown by county, visit the NYSDOH COVID-19 Tracker. Information and guidance about COVID-19 for health care providers can be found on our Physician's Corner.
If you need to know whether you should quarantine or self-isolate, use our Quarantine or Self-Isolate tool. This tool will ask a series of questions to help determine whether you are subject to an Order of Isolation, an Order of Quarantine, or if it is recommended that you Self-Quarantine. Guidance will be given based on your answers.
New York City Covid-19 Updates
The New York State Contact Tracing Program is a nation-leading initiative to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and make it safer to begin to return to normal again.
Our plan focuses on getting people back to work and easing social isolation without triggering renewed spread of the virus or overwhelming the hospital system.
A travel advisory is in place for those returning from travel to states that have significant community-wide spread.
Center for Disease Control Covid-19 Updates
Watch for symptoms
People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
Fever or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Muscle or body aches
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting