GENESEO — On March 14, David LeFeber, Chairman of the Livingston County Board of Supervisors, signed a State of Emergency declaration in order to take additional actions to deal with COVID-19. The State of Emergency will be in effect for 30 days and may be extended at that time.


On Wednesday, LeFeber signed Emergency Order 2020-1 as part of the declaration. The Order directs the following related to COVID-19 testing in Livingston County:


Any person who is tested for COVID-19 must return home immediately following completion of the test and remain indoors at home until the test result is returned and further instruction from the Livingston County Department of Health is provided. The tested person must immediately let the Livingston County Department of Health know about the pending test by calling 585-243-7270; and


Every medical provider that orders or prescribes a test for COVID-19 must immediately report this action to the Livingston County Department of Health by calling 585-243-7270.


Additional directives pertain to county procurement, contracting, and redeployment of staff during this emergency situation.


This Emergency Order takes effect immediately and may be renewed in five day increments.