County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that the Ulster County Department of Health is now actively seeking doctors, nurses, and
Notably, the declaration responds to the concerns expressed by many upstate residents about second-homeowners fleeing the epicenter of infection in New York City to seek shelter in more rural areas, using Airbnbs and similar short-term lodging, thus potentially infecting the Hudson Valley more widely.
In addition to the announcement on permits, County Executive Pat Ryan, together with HealthAlliance director Kevin Doyle, discussed local testing, hospitalizations and hospital prep.
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.
In less than a week of frantic activity, 340 face masks have already been manufactured and delivered, mainly to Ulster County’s drive-through COVID-19 testing center at Tech City site in the town of Ulster.
An employee at Woodland Pond who worked in the retirement community’s Assisted Living unit has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement last night from CEO and president Michelle T. Gramoglia.
The Community Pharmacy Association of New York State announced today that its members will offer free home medication delivery (in-person
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan yesterday confirmed the first death of an Ulster County resident related to COVID-19. The individual was a 76-year-old male from the town of Plattekill who passed away at Vassar Brothers hospital in Poughkeepsie.
Ulster County will increase its hospital beds from about 100 to 335 by adding 235 beds at the Mary’s Avenue campus of HealthAlliance in Kingston.
“It’s like Woodstock 99 for four months….” says Michael Berg, Executive Director of Family of Woodstock, which began its mission back in 1970 with the goal of helping its communities with “any problem under the sun…” And now, a new one, the Corona virus pandemic which has the non-profit organization, which runs shelters, provides emergency food pantries, domestic violence services, court advocates, counseling, hotlines and child care supports, up and running around the clock.