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Greene County Legislature Seeks Mask and Testing Mandate Relief for School Districts

After County Administrator Shaun Groden heard the concerns of School Superintendents for districts serving county students, Vice-Chairman Matthew Luvera issued an official request for relief from NYS requirements to Governor Kathy Hochul. The February 16th letter requests “an urgent end”

Posted in Legislative Actions

NYS Officially Lifts Most COVID-19 Restrictions

As of June 16th, New York State is officially lifting most COVID-19 restrictions, as 70% of the NY adult population has received at least the first dose of the vaccine.   The State’s health guidance and New York Forward industry-specific

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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

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 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

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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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

Posted in Public Safety