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Greene County Launches COVID Vaccine Notification Request Form on

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 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 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

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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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Local Restaurant Exposure to COVID-19

As part of Greene County’s continuing effort to keep our residents and visitors safe, please be advised that 2 patrons who dined in, have now tested positive and if you had in-person service in the Barnwood Restaurant in Catskill. NY

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Bars, Restaurants and Gyms in NYS Must Close at 10:00 PM Amid COVID Uptick

Effective November 13th, all bars, restaurants, gyms as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishments statewide will be required to close at 10pm. A few things to note: Restaurants and bars can continue curbside pickup (food only) after 10:00 PM Gyms

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Greene County Calls for Governor to Take Immediate Action to Get COVID-19 Outbreak at Greene Correctional Facility Under Control


As directed by the Greene County Legislature, Chairman Patrick Linger and Greene County Administrator Shaun Groden are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) to immediately take aggressive actions to

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Live Media Event on COVID Response at NYS Prisons In Greene County Set for 1 PM Tomorrow

Members of the Press and Broadcast Media serving the Greene County market are invited to attend a live media conference tomorrow, Wednesday, October 20, at 1 PM outside the Water Street entrance to the Greene County Office Building behind 411

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Greene County Public Health COVID Testing Pod for Employees of NYS Prison at Greene Correctional Facility

On Monday, October 19th, our Public Health Department will be setting up a COVID-19 Testing Pod for employees of the NYS Prison at Greene Correctional Facility. Public Health officials offered to provide employee testing on-site at the prison at the

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County Officials Take Action in response to new Positive COVID Cases within Greene Correctional Facility NYS Prison Population.

According to the NYS Forward website, 345 tests were done in Greene County on October 12th and 41 of those tests were positive. This is a daily average number of 11.9%, which is much higher than our total average of

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