The Center for Disease Control (CDC), New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) and the Greene County Department of Public Health stand ready to respond to any cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in our communities, minimizing the potential spread of the virus, and protecting high-risk individuals.
The EOC is operational and staffed from 9am to 5pm every day. Below are important phone numbers for municipalities and citizens to utilize.
ATTENTION: For Any Questions Regarding COVID-19 in Greene County, Call (518) 635-5165 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
During Greene County’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, county offices and departments have adjusted their schedules to comply with State & Federal regulations and guidance.
During a novel coronavirus briefing on Monday, March 16, 2020, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state will institute limits on mass gatherings, directing events with 50 or more individuals in attendance to be canceled or postponed.
Public health experts agree mass gatherings with people making sustained close contact are a place where the novel coronavirus can easily infect many people quickly and continue its spread.
In coordination with the governors of New Jersey and Connecticut to create a uniform approach to social distancing that will slow spread of COVID-19 throughout the tri-state area:
The following restrictions will be in place beginning at 8PM on Monday, March 16, 2020:
Unemployment benefits and employee rights have been expanded. Learn more about these programs.
Worried about a deadline that will be hard to meet while maintaining social distancing? Chances are, it may have been extended. Learn about extensions and postponements.
Find updates on the federal, state, and county levels. See all updates