All residents of New York state who are over 2 years old and medically capable are required to wear a face covering in a public place where social distancing is not maintained, including on public transport, as per executive orders 202.17 and 202.18. Read the Guidance from the New York Department of Health
The Center for Disease Control (CDC), New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Greene County Public Health Department 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 Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.
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:
Our local community is strong and there are many ways to help our businesses remain open after the pandemic. Find take-out and other services on Buy in Greene.
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