COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
Franklin County Public Health holds Pfizer Bivalent Booster COVID vaccination clinics every Monday and Wednesday in the Franklin County Courthouse for those aged 5 and older. Please call us at 518 481-1710 to schedule an appointment.
To find other vaccination locations near you go to https://www.vaccines.gov/
Who is eligible for COVID vaccine?
Click here for up to date COVID vaccination guidance from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/stay-up-to-date.html
Testing for COVID-19 is an essential tool to slow the spread of the disease. Get tested when you’re preparing to travel, think you’ve been exposed, feel sick or have symptoms, or just want peace of mind. It’s important to know for sure so you don’t pass COVID-19 on to others.
- Adirondack Health
Contact - 518 897-2462 or https://www.adirondackhealth.org/covid-testing
Cost: $80 without insurance or testing order.
Results typically available within 48 hours.
- Alice Hyde Medical Center
Contact: 518 483-3000 or https://www.alicehyde.com/COVID-Testing
Cost: A physician's order is required for all COVID tests. All patients appearing for COVID testing should bring their insurance card with them to their appointment. Insurance will be billed at the time of testing.
Results typically available within 48-72 hours.
- Kinney Drug Store
Malone (3400 State Route 11) 518 483-4110, Saranac Lake 518 891-3132 or https://www.kinneydrugs.com/pharmacy/covid-19/covid-19-testing/
Results within 2-3 days.
- Mountain Medical Urgent Care
Malone 518 521-3322, Saranac Lake 518 897-1000 or https://www.mountainmedical.net/
Type: PCR and Rapid Cost: Insurance will be billed, price varies by test for uninsured. For travel or event testing - $130 for PCR Rapid or $100 for Rapid Antigen. Results by the end of the day.
Malone 518 483-9090 or https://www.walgreens.com/topic/promotion/covid-testing.jsp?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_brandstory_main_01.09.2022
Type: PCR and Rapid
Results for PCR within 48 hours/Rapid within 2 hours.
Please note: Franklin County Public Health will no longer collect positive COVID-19 at-home test results after 12/15/2022.
It is important to report your positive test result to your health care provider to determine if further evaluation and/or treatment is necessary. If you do not have a health care provider, please contact Community Health Center of the North Country in Malone at 518 483-0109 or Hudson Headwaters Health Network in Tupper Lake (518) 359-7222 or Saranac Lake (518) 891-3845 to find a provider.
On August 22, 2022, Governor Hochul updated COVID-19 guidance for schools. Click here: Schools & Youth | Department of Health (ny.gov)
for more information, updated guidance, and FAQs.
The Hyper-Reach Notification Service allows citizens to receive notifications in the event of local emergencies or community alerts. To receive this notifications via your cellphone, follow this link.
Take action to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 based on the COVID-19 Community Level in your area.
Know your COVID-19 Community Level: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html
All of us - vaccinated and unvaccinated - are empowered to help stop the spread by following the COVID-19 safety guidelines we’ve practiced since the start of this pandemic:
People may choose to wear a mask at any time,
(Wearing a mask in indoor public spaces is especially important when the Community Level is High or when people have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19)
Continue to wash your hands frequently,
Sanitize high touch areas in your home,
Reduce gathering sizes and visit outdoors whenever possible,
If you feel sick, stay home,
If unvaccinated, please get vaccinated!
Please note: The graphs, statistics, and map below will no longer be provided after 12/15/2022.
If you would like to view updates for Franklin County COVID-19 information, please visit the websites below:
COVID-19 Data in NY https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-data-new-york
CDC COVID-19 Tracker CDC COVID Data Tracker: Home