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Feeling sick and concerned? Here's who you should call first

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WHECTV
Updated: March 12, 2020 03:26 PM
Created: March 12, 2020 01:25 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, which include fever, cough and shortness of breath, here are the steps that doctors and public health officials recommend you take.

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Are sick and concerned? Call your doctor first. 

If you do not have a doctor, call the Monroe County Health Department hotline at (585) 753-5555 or email covid19@monroecounty.gov. You can also call the UR Medicine hotline at (888) 928-0011.

If you live outside Monroe County, call your doctor first.

Here are the numbers to public health departments: 

  • Ontario County Public Health: (585) 396-4343
  • Livingston County Public Health: (585) 243-7299
  • Wayne County Public Health: (315) 946-5749
  • Orleans County Public Health: (585) 589-3278 or OCPublicHealth@orleanscountyny.gov    
  • Genesee County Public Health: (585) 344-2580 x 5555 or Health@co.genesee.ny.us

If you are not sick but have basic questions about COVID-19, call the New York State Hotline at (888) 364-3065. 

URMC has also created a website with coronavirus information.

Click here for News10NBC's full coverage of the coronavirus.


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