New Milford reported another 19 positive cases of COVID-19 yesterday. The town is one of about a dozen identified by the state as hot spots for infection. On Wednesday, there were 23 cases, 5 identified on Tuesday and 36 reported over the weekend.
For the month of April more than 130 New Milford residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Mayor Pete Bass called on residents to continue to wear a mask, social distance and follow proper hand hygiene protocols.
The New Milford Health Department is booking appointments for April 17th for 16 and 17 year olds. A link to the clinic can be found on the town's website. Proof of age is required at the time of the appointment, whether it's a birth certificate, vaccination record, passport, or similar form of identification. A parent or guardian must be present.