This page acts as a central location for Franklin County's Covid-19 information and guidance. Check back here for regular updates to case statistics, and public communications from county officials. Please use the menu for guidance on specific topics.

For information and assistance, please contact the COVID-19 Call Center at 518-481-1111 or via email at Call Center hours are 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Friday.  Hours on December 24th (Christmas Eve) and December 31st  (New Year’s Eve) will be 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The call center is closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday), and holidays.

Hyper-Reach Notifications

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.

Covid-19 Cases are increasing in Franklin County. In order to reduce the spread of infection:
Reduce Gathering Sizes.
Comply with the face covering requirements of New York State.
Socially distance 6 feet and wear your face covering.
Wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.
Clean and disinfect surfaces.
Driver or ride share - keep face covering on in car or bus.

A chart showing total diagnostic tests over 60 days and the seven day average positivity rate over 30 days.

A chart showing active COVID-19 cases over 60 days.

COVID-19 Case Statistics As of 01/19/2021 :

Daily Statistics:

  • New Positives: 20
  • New Probables: 0
  • Active Cases: 231
  • Positivity Rate (01/17): 5.63%*
  • 7-day Average (01/17): 6.99%*
  • New Deaths: 0
  • New Recovered: 23
  • Individuals in Isolation/Quarantine: 779
Active Cases By Correctional Facility:
  • Bare Hill Correctional: 53
  • Franklin Correctional: 40
  • Upstate Correctional: 4

Cumulative Totals:

  • Cases: 1313
  • Confirmed Positive: 1184
  • Probable: 129
  • Deaths: 8
  • Recovered: 1074
* Positivity and testing statistics generated from NYS Department of Health COVID-19 Tracker (
As Of 1/04/2020, only active positive cases for correctional facilities reported directly to the Franklin County Department of Public Health are included in the active case counts and isolation numbers. Breakdowns of verified active cases for each correctional facility are provided for reference.

Franklin County Quarantines and Isolations By Town
COVID Franklin County Township Map