Public Safety

Greene County Legislature Obtains Over 1,000 COVID-19 Test Kits from NYS

Working toward the safe reopening of our county businesses, the Greene County Legislature has secured over 1,000 COVID-19 test kits from the New York State Department of Health. The Greene County Public Health Department (GCPHD) in partnership with Greene County

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Governor’s NY Forward Reopening Plan

The Governor outlined guidelines that will help regions create individual plans based on facts and data to reopen New York. See: What are the 10 regions of the state? The state will monitor core factors to determine if a region

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Governor Outlines Plan to Reopen New York State

Under the project title “Moving New York Forward”, on May 4th the Governor issued a plan that focuses on getting people back to work and easing social isolation without triggering renewed spread of the virus or overwhelming the hospital system.

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Greene County to Distribute Cloth Masks to Public

Free Masks in Greene County

Greene County will be distributing cloth masks to the public on Monday May 4th from 10 am to noon at: Windham Wastewater Treatment plant on South Street Hunter town offices on Route 23A Village of Coxsackie offices on Mansion Street

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Greene County Gratefully Receives COVID-19 Test Kits and PPE from Ulster County

On April 14th, Greene County Legislature Chair Pat Linger personally received 25 COVID-19 test kits as well as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to administer the tests from Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan. Ulster County has offered assistance to

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DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Kaaterskill Falls

Part of Ongoing Efforts to Reduce Density During New York State’s COVID-19 Response The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the temporary closure of Kaaterskill Falls, the viewing platform, and connecting trails beginning Monday, April 6.

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Greene County Transit will be On-Call Route Service Beginning Friday, March 27, 2020. 

Greene County Transit will be dropping down to an On-Call Route Service beginning Friday, March 27, 2020.  Call (518) 943-3625 to schedule public transportation up to 5PM on the day before the ride is needed.  This will be the most beneficial

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A Message to Residents from Patrick S. Linger – Chair, Greene County Legislature

A Message to Residents from Patrick S. Linger – Chair, Greene County Legislature “Be Prepared, Not Scared” Dear Friends,   This is an unsettling time for our country and our community, as we are in a public health emergency due

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In-Person Workforce for Essential Services Only

Issued By NYS Executive Order 202.8 Effective on March 22 at 8 p.m.: All businesses and not-for-profit entities in the state shall utilize, to the maximum extent possible, any telecommuting or work from home procedures that they can safely utilize.

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Greene County Press Release (COVID-19) – March 20th, 2020_Updated March 23rd

Legislature Chairman Patrick S. Linger 411 Main Street Suite 408 Catskill, NY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE March 20, 2020 (Updated March 23, 2020)   A Message to Our Visitors, Weekenders and Second Homeowners Catskill, NY – The Greene County

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