What You Need to Know:
- Effective December 13, masks must be worn in all indoor public places unless businesses or venues implement a vaccine requirement. View New York State Vaccines News Site.
- All New Yorkers age 5 and older are now eligible for the vaccine. Learn more at New York COVID-19 Vaccine Site.
- Need help finding a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.? Call 800-232-0233 (TTY 888-720-7489 or visit the Vaccines Government site.
- All New York State residents 5 years of age and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Vaccine appointments are also available at local pharmacies, hospitals, and local health departments. To find vaccine locations near you, visit the Vaccines Government Site
- For more information on NYS vaccination efforts, visit New York Vaccine Site
- Mayor Patrick Madden encourages all Troy residents who qualify for the vaccine to schedule an appointment. Watch his video message in the following:
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice read the What to Do If You Are Sick (PDF).
For questions or concerns about the Coronavirus, call the NYS Department of Health hotline at 888-364-3065.
For important updates and information on Covid-19- including symptoms, steps to prevent illness, guidance for public gatherings, and common questions - please visit:
New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
Additional changes to City services and operations will be announced. Updates will be published through the City's community email service and official social media channels.
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State and federal officials have issued guidance on how the public can help limit the spread of COVID-19. The include preventative actions like washing your hands, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, avoid sick people, staying home when you’re sick, covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue. You should also clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.