Coronavirus Information

This is a rapidly changing situation; please check the Rensselaer County webpage and Facebook page for updates regularly.


  • For any other questions not covered in the FAQs on this page, call the NY State Department of Health (NYSDOH) COVID-19 hotline at: 888-364-3065
  • Rensselaer County Test Result Information: 518-270-2659 (Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm)
    • On weekends, please leave a voicemail with your name and number and your call will be returned on Monday
  • Rensselaer County Department of Health Urgent After Hours Line: 518-857-4660
    • For Health Department issues that cannot wait for the next business day
  • Rensselaer County Department of Social Services: 518-266-7800 or 518-266-7850
  • Rensselaer County Department for the Aging: 518-270-2730 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday; 518-270-2767 after hours
  • Rensselaer County Mental Health Department 24 Hour Hotline: 518-270-2800
  • Rensselaer County COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Email
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