GENESEE-ORLEANS PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE (4 New Positive Cases Reported in Orleans, 2 for Genesee)

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments have received 6 more COVID-19 cases.  Orleans has 4 new positive cases (bringing the total to 225) and Genesee has 2 (bringing the total to 188).  

“Contact tracing has been initiated and all who have had direct contact with the individuals will be notified by Health Department staff.  Three of the Orleans County individuals are residents of Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and one is a community resident.  The two individuals from Genesee County are both community members.

“There is currently no further information to release on ages and location.  Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon. 

“Now that we are in Phase 2 we ask residents to continue social distancing, mask wearing, and proper hygiene even in the company of whom we trust the most- family, friends, and co-workers.  We also ask residents to be respectful of the business owners and wear masks while you are in their establishment.  If you are unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition, call the business and ask for curbside delivery.  We can all show people that we care and respect them by continuing these practices to keep everyone safe.”