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Greene County COVID-19 Vaccination Progress

By the end of May, Greene County will have completed over 16,000+ COVID-19 inoculations. This is thanks to the efforts of our community healthcare workers and volunteers at the nearly 20 vaccination Points Of Distribution (PODs) throughout Greene. NYS has

Posted in Health Services

Greene County Honors Residents as Part of Older Americans Month in May

The Greene County Legislature proclaims May as Greene County Older Americans Month and takes this annual opportunity to express appreciation for the commitment and valued service of outstanding Senior Citizens. In conjunction with this, the Advisory Council to the Greene

Posted in County Services

New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements

Greene County Creates New Resource to Help Businesses Comply with NYS COVID Requirements As more and more New Yorkers are vaccinated and eager to gather, travel, and attend events & performances, NYS continues to issue specialized requirements for businesses to

Posted in Economic Development & Tourism

Greene County and the NYS Association of Counties

Greene County is participating member of the NYS Association of Counties whose mission is to represent, educate and advocate for Member Counties and the thousands of elected and appointed county officials who serve the public. NYSAC’s 2021 Key County Legislative

Posted in Government Operations

Greene County Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative Releases Draft Committee Report

On June 12, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Executive Order 203 requiring each local government with a policing agency to adopt a policing reform plan by April 1, 2021. In response to Executive Order 203, the Greene County Legislature convened

Posted in Police Policy Review Committee

Greene County Launches COVID Vaccine Notification Request Form on GreeneGovernment.com

Greene County has created a new COVID Vaccine Notification system to help expedite and organize requests to receive vaccinations under the NYS guidelines. The Vaccine Notification Request form at https://www.greenegovernment.com/covid-sign-up was created specifically for Greene County residents and those who

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Greene County Legislature Overcoming Obstacles to Obtaining COVID Vaccines

After significant effort by county leadership, the Greene County Department of Public Health has received our initial shipment of COVID Vaccine doses, and will begin administering this batch this week to individuals identified in Phase 1a of the NYS distribution

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Greene County Legislature Adopts 2021 Budget

During its Wednesday, November 18 regular session the Greene County Legislature voted to adopt a $112.6 million budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year.  The amount of revenue to be raised by tax levy will not increase from 2020, and nine

Posted in Finance

Greene County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will reopen on Monday, December 14 Amidst the Increase in Covid Cases

Greene County Emergency Operations Center in Greene County, New York

On December 14th, 2020, the Greene County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated in response to the predictions from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) that the number of positive COVID-19 cases will continue to rise. The County

Posted in Government Operations

Changes to Greene County Office Building Operations Beginning Monday, December 7th

Greene County Administrator Shaun Groden has announced that due to the continued increase in positive cases of COVID-19, beginning on Monday, December 7th, 2020, operational changes will be implemented across county office buildings. Greene County’s in-person workforce is being reduced

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