ASSEMBLYMAN SCHMITT STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS PATIENT IN ORANGE COUNTY
Washingtonville, NY — (03/12/20) Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor) provided the following update on the Coronavirus outbreak:
“As of this morning there is a confirmed Orange County resident with Coronavirus. This individual is currently hospitalized and isolated. I have been in touch with Orange County Executive Neuhaus and Orange County Department of Health as we continue to fight this outbreak.
The health, safety and well-being of my constituents continues to be my main priority during this crisis. On a daily basis I have been in contact with the Governor’s office and local leaders and I have been in contact with the US Department of Homeland Security and White House. I will maintain my efforts around the clock for our district with partners at every level of government until this virus is defeated.
Members of the public should take the necessary steps to prevent further spread of this disease by washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, avoiding large crowds, and staying home if you are sick.
For additional information, or if you are experiencing symptoms, you can call the New York State Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 or the Orange County Health Nursing Hotline at 845-291-2330.
For non-emergency assistance and questions constituents can, as always, reach out to my office at email@example.com or 845-469-6929. I will continue to keep my constituents as up to date as possible during this time.”
Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!