See if you may be Eligible to Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine
New York Vaccination Hotline: 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)
The Schoharie County Department of Health is working closely with state and local partners to monitor the continuously changing landscape of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread that is affecting our state, and the globe, at this time. Knowledge about this virus and its spread is constantly evolving. Risk is still low, Public Health is working to reduce the spread. We recommend if anyone has a fever, with cough or experiencing shortness of breath they should contact their health care provider.
See detailed information below and for general questions about COVID-19 please call the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
3/18/2020 Schoharie County Department of Health Press Release
Schoharie County currently has one confirmed, positive case of COVID-19. Public Health is working to reduce the spread. We recommend if anyone has a fever, with cough or experiencing shortness of breath they should contact their health care provider to find out if they meet current criteria for testing.
For all Bassett patients, the Bassett Triage Line for COVID-19 can be reached at (607) 547-5555.
For general questions about COVID-19, please call the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
Schoharie County Health Dept FaceBook Page
COVID testing information
Call the sites below or visit:
Rapid Test – Well Now Urgent Care (Oneonta) – (607) 376-5346
Bassett COVID-19 Hotline – (607) 547-5555
SUNY Albany – 1-888-364-3065
CVS Pharmacy in Cobleskill – (518) 234-8150
May 11 2020 COVID-19 Reopening Statement
5/1/2020 Extended Closure of Schoharie County Facilities Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
NYSAC – New Public Service Announcement Salutes County Workers on the Front Lines of COVID-19
April 9, 2020 Non-Essential One-Person Businesses and Campgrounds
3/27/2020 Third Schoharie County COVID-19 Case
3/25/2020 Schoharie County Department of Health Update
3/23/2020 Message to Schoharie County Residents & Visitors
Schoharie County COVID 19 Planning
U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance
03/18/2020 Press Release, First Confirmed COVID-19 Case
03/17/2020 Press Release, County Office Closure
03/16/2020 Press Release, State of Emergency
Schoharie County State of Emergency
Schoharie County COVID-19 Task Force Report
Departments with specific COVID-19 Information
Department of Social Services
Below are some helpful resources that may assist you with questions regarding the current statewide COVID-19 mandates.
Empire State Development: https://esd.ny.gov/
GUIDANCE FOR DETERMINING WHETHER A BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IS SUBJECT TO A WORKFORCE REDUCTION UNDER RECENT EXECUTIVE ORDERS: https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026
Every business is strongly urged to maintain social distance to the extent possible, even if designated essential.
Requests by businesses to be designated an essential function as described above, should only be made if they are NOT covered by the guidance.
Essential Business Request: https://esd.ny.gov/content/request-designation-essential-business-purposes-executive-order-2026
COVID-19 SBA Disaster loans: https://esd.ny.gov/resource-guide-covid-19-sba-disaster-loans
Information regarding NYS Unemployment Insurance: https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm
Information regarding NYS Shared Work Program: https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/employerinfo/shared-work-program.shtm
Federal Income Tax Filing Extension: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-day-now-july-15-treasury-irs-extend-filing-deadline-and-federal-tax-payments-regardless-of-amount-owed
NYS Department of Health/Supply information: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
Interested in producing COVID19 Products for NYS? email: COVID19supplies@esd.ny.gov
For the latest information and guidance for your family, friends, and businesses please bookmark and refer often to the following websites:
New York State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Announcements and directives from Governor Cuomo’s office specific to New York
As an individual, you can protect yourself and your environment from the spread of COVID-19.
For general information about COVID-19 please see links below:
How to Clean and Disinfect Your Home
As a member of the community, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and those around you.
Please see below for specific guidance:
Health Care Providers
Information for Healthcare Professionals
NYSDOH Information for Providers
Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School COVID-19 information
Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs
Resources for Institutes of Higher Education
Cleaning and Disinfection Guidance
NYS Department of Education COVID-19 Information
Guidance for Businesses and Employers
Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfection of Public and Private Facilities
COVID 19 Information for Travel
Resources for Community and Faith Based Leaders
Protecting yourself from COVID-19