Updated September 15, 2021
The novel coronavirus (abbreviated COVID-19) was first detected in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and has now been detected around the world in all 50 of the United States. The COVID-19 landscape is rapidly changing and new information is being released daily. Samaritan encourages community members to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NYS Department of Health websites for the latest information.
COVID-19 Testing Information
Do you need a COVID-19 test? You have options. Whether you prefer drive-up testing or visiting your local urgent care facility, COVID-19 tests are available locally.
Samaritan Visitor Restrictions
All of Samaritan’s locations are currently under strict visitor restrictions.
Safety For Patients
At Samaritan, the health of our patients, staff and community always comes first. Though times are challenging, we’ve taken precautions to ensure our patients can still safely receive the care they need.
COVID-19 and Long Term Care Facilities
Samaritan understands that long term care residents and their families have heightened concerns about COVID-19, and we are here to alleviate those concerns as much as possible. Our two long term care facilities, Samaritan Keep Home and Samaritan Summit Village, are committed to the safety of residents and staff.
COVID-19 Donation Guidelines
As demand for medical supplies increases during the COVID-19 pandemic, medical providers facing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as masks, gowns, gloves and face shields. Many local doctor’s offices, long-term care facilities and hospitals are taking careful inventories, implementing stringent practices to preserve supply, and soliciting donations from community members and businesses.
Call Our COVID-19 Resource Line
If you have questions or concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) or think you have symptoms, please call Samaritan’s COVID-19 Resource Line at 315-755-3100. Medical professionals are standing by Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.