The Westchester County Department of Health has been notified that a priest and a staff member at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, located at 431 Bedford Road in Pleasantville, have tested positive for COVID-19. The two individuals have potentially exposed many people over four days of services.
Anyone who attended the following services must quarantine, as required by the New York State Department of Health, for 14 days (regardless of a negative COVID-19 test) from that last visit to the Church during these days:
- Aug. 24 – Morning Mass
- Aug. 25 – Morning Mass
- Aug. 29 – First Communion Ceremonies
- Aug. 30 – All Masses, Except for the 9 a.m. Mass
Contacts of contacts, meaning secondary exposed people, are currently not at risk and do not have to quarantine.
The County is currently working closely with the Church, the Archdiocese of New York, the Pleasantville School District and the Village and will continue to update the public as information becomes available.
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) New York State Hotline
The New York State Department of Health has set up a hotline at (888) 364-3065 where Department of Health experts will be available to answer questions regarding COVID-19.
COVID-19 Hotline numbers for the public:
People under self-quarantine and medical providers seeking information: (866) 588-0195
People inquiring about testing: (888) 364-3065
General Information: call 211