7/13/20 – McLaughlin Says Answers Needed from State and Facility Following Surge of COVID-19 Cases at Private Riverside Nursing Home

McLaughlin Says Answers Needed from State and Facility Following Surge of COVID-19 Cases at Private Riverside Nursing Home Dozens of Cases at Riverside Follows Outbreak at Private Diamond Hill Nursing Home Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin said answers are needed from the state and facility operators as to how another significant outbreak of cases has […]

5/19/20 – County and Capital Region Approved for Reopening: New York State on Tuesday approved the Capital Region, including Rensselaer County, for reopening at Phase One, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced

County and Capital Region Approved for Reopening: New York State on Tuesday approved the Capital Region, including Rensselaer County, for reopening at Phase One, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced The county and region start the first phase on Wednesday, meaning construction, agriculture, manufacturing, wholesale and retail limited to curbside pick-up or drop-off. “We welcome this […]

5/17/20 – Capital Region Qualifies for Reopening: The Capital Region, including Rensselaer County, has been qualified for reopening and the county will carefully begin moving into the next phase, said County Executive Steve McLaughlin

Capital Region Qualifies for Reopening: The Capital Region, including Rensselaer County, has been qualified for reopening and the county will carefully begin moving into the next phase, said County Executive Steve McLaughlin McLaughlin said the county will continue efforts to protect residents from COVID-19 while the reopening progresses. “We are committed to a reopening that […]

5/11/20 – State Reopening Plan Does Not Include Rensselaer County: Three regions of the state will be allowed to reopen by the Governor, but Rensselaer County’s region is not included, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced

State Reopening Plan Does Not Include Rensselaer County: Three regions of the state will be allowed to reopen by the Governor, but Rensselaer County’s region is not included, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced McLaughlin said he is disappointed the state did not allow the Capital Region, which includes Rensselaer County, to reopen for May 15. […]

5/11/20 – Second Week of Testing is Expanded: The second week of COVID-19 testing in Rensselaer County has been expanded, with Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center agreeing to host several clinic sessions this week, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced

Second Week of Testing is Expanded: The second week of COVID-19 testing in Rensselaer County has been expanded, with Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center agreeing to host several clinic sessions this week, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced The Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center testing will join testing being conducted by The IMA Group […]

5/11/20 – Second Week of Testing Underway: A second week of testing for COVID-19 is now underway in Rensselaer County, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced

Second Week of Testing Underway: A second week of testing for COVID-19 is now underway in Rensselaer County, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced The county has partnered with The IMA Group and Lab Corp to operate a testing facility at Hudson Valley Community College. The test facility will be open this week Monday through Friday […]

5/5/20 – Second Testing Site for County Starts Friday: A second COVID-19 testing site for Rensselaer County residents starts on Friday at Hudson Valley Community College with partners IMA Group and Lab Corp, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced

Second Testing Site for County Starts Friday: A second COVID-19 testing site for Rensselaer County residents starts on Friday at Hudson Valley Community College with partners IMA Group and Lab Corp, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced The first two days of the testing are designated for health care workers and first responders who are symptomatic. […]

5/5/20 – First Day of Testing in Rensselaer County A Success: The first day of testing in Rensselaer County was a success, with several dozen residents tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday

First Day of Testing in Rensselaer County A Success: The first day of testing in Rensselaer County was a success, with several dozen residents tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday The testing was done at the County Office Building in downtown Troy, with Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center testing 75 residents. The testing used all […]

5/1/20 – Rensselaer County Welcomes Test Sites: There will be two COVID-19 testing operations coming to Rensselaer County next week, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced on Friday

Rensselaer County Welcomes Test Sites: There will be two COVID-19 testing operations coming to Rensselaer County next week, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced on Friday The county will be partnering with Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center and the IMA Group with Lab Corp to operate testing sites at several locations in the county. “This […]