Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19 in Ulster County. Both were males: a 49-year old from the town of New Paltz and a 55-year old from the town of Plattekill. For reasons of privacy, specific information was not provided.
The Community Pharmacy Association of New York State announced today that its members will offer free home medication delivery (in-person
Effective this morning, the Mohonk Preserve in Gardiner is closed to the public until further notice. In a release, the
The shelter is concerned it could face an influx in the number of animals due to pet owners being unable to care for them.
Based on an increase of confirmed cases of Coronavirus/COVID-19 with three confirmed and an escalation of residents in mandatory and precautionary quarantine, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro declared a State of Emergency for Dutchess County, effective at 2 p.m. today. The state of emergency expedites the county’s sharing of resources and ability to better respond to this evolving situation.
The two new cases were related to the two previous cases in the towns of Rochester and Shawangunk. As a result, the county executive announced the suspension of in-person county services at departments like the DMV, the formation of a health and safety task force to advise on the developing issue, and the strong recommendation that non-essential indoor gatherings be postponed for the next two weeks.
“Our first priority is the safety of artists, patrons, staff, and the broader community,” writes Executive Director Chris Silva. “All health authorities clearly emphasize social distancing as the best way to deter the spread of COVID-19; therefore, we have decided to postpone all events at Bardavon and UPAC for a minimum of 30 days.”
A list of local events that have been cancelled, and other related info.
Bard College will hold its 160th commencement on Saturday, May 23. A total of 445 undergraduate and 163 graduate degrees will be
Approximately 21 new citizens representing 19 countries will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth, at a naturalization ceremony at the Ulster County Courthouse on Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m.