Livingston County Administrator updates residents on coronavirus issues
Livingston County Administrator Ian Coyle took to YouTube Thursday to update residents on issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, ranging from testing to local food distribution.
Coyle said 635 people in Livingston County have been tested. That amounts to about one percent of the population.
He said that in partnership with Noyes Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center, efforts are underway to greatly expand testing.
``Right now, we have a curbside testing availability seven days a week. Work with your physician. You can call the health department, you can call Noyes Health. And people can get tested. There is a myth out there that people can't get tested for some reason. They certainly can. It is available and it is growing,” Coyle said.
Coyle said Livingston County is working with other partners to bring in about 6,000 test kits to its emergency operations center over the next two weeks for distribution.
He added that in response to the pandemic, the Livingston County Office for the Aging has expanded its meal program, and the county will be delivering hundreds of meals to those in need at events on April 29th and May 2nd.