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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Health Officials: Wear Cloth Face Masks While in Public

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The federal Centers for Disease Control recommends wearing cloth face coverings whenever venturing out in public, to slow the spread of coronavirus.

In order to preserve surgical masks and  N-95 respirators, which are in short supply, for critical...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

EH Town Police Enforcing Gov. Orders on Business, Gatherings

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New York State on PAUSE Orders Have Been Extended through April 29: EH Town Police Department Enforcing

Under the New York State PAUSE Executive Orders, Governor Cuomo has imposed sweeping measures to protect public health and safety, including restriction...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Health Dept. Guidance for Businesses in Case of COVID-19

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Suffolk County Department of Health Guidance for employers if one of their employees tests positive-April 3, 2020

Suffolk County Health Department will investigate positive cases, we understand that employers may want to reach out to their employees before...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Red Cross Seeking Plasma Donations from Recovered COVID-19 Patients

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The Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 and may be able to donate plasma to help current patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections, or those judged by a healthcare provider to be at high risk o...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Resources for Business Owners Feeling the Economic Impact of Coronavirus

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County, State and Federal Programs are Designed to Help Business Owners Weather the Storm and Sustain Businesses During and After Coronavirus

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Landscaping Allowed for Maintenance Only, by Governor's Order

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New York State Ruling on Landscaping as of April 1, 2020:  Landscaping for maintenance and pest control ONLY has been deemed an essential business and may continue. Other than property maintenance, it has been determined that all new landscape pr...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Permits for Special Events On Hold Due to State of Emergency

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Due to the current State of Emergency and the associated social distancing mandates, the Town of East Hampton will not be processing or approving Special Event Permits until further notice.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing Opens in Riverhead

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A Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Facility Has Been Opened in Riverhead by ProHEALTH Urgent Care 

Drive-thru testing at the Riverhead ProHEALTH facility is by appointment only and is open to all, not limited to ProHEALTH Primary Care patients. Individ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Unemployment Assistance Available

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of th...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Recycling Center Permits Will Remain in Effect Beyond April 1 Expiration

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Upcoming expiration dates for all town-issued permits will be automatically extended until further notice, as town offices operate at reduced staffing levels due to coronavirus. 

This includes recycling center permits that are due to expire as of ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27: State Declares Halt to Construction : New Edict From Governor

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New, revised Guidance on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.6,  published Friday, March 27 at the Empire State Development Corporation website, following letter by East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc urging wider restriction...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

South Fork Commuter Connection Train Service Suspended

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Effective Friday morning, March 27th, the South Fork Commuter Connection (SFCC) train and bus service will be suspended until further notice.

The MTA/Long Island Rail Road has announced a reduction in their overall train schedule by 35%, due to a significa...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Press Release March 25: Stay Home is Message as Virus Spreads

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Residents and Visitors from Manhattan Urged to Follow White House Task Force Advice and Self-Quarantine for Two Weeks; Gov. Cuomo Bans All Gatherings;
Supervisor Van Scoyoc Asks for Compliance to Safeguard Community

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Non-Essential Business Closures Mandated by Governor to Keep Workforce at Home

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Under an Executive Order issued by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, all businesses designated "non-essential" by the state must cease operation by 8 p.m on March 22, 2020, an effort to keep the workforce at home to slow the spread ...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

EH Town Mobilizes Teams to Serve Seniors During Coronavirus Crisis

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Town collaborates with community volunteers and nonprofits; coordinated effort pairs providers with people needing support. Calls being made regularly to 500+ residents to insure safety, wellness -- meals, prescription pickups, transportation, provided.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

State of Emergency Declared; Town Offices Closed

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To limit person-to-person contact and community spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, East Hampton Town offices will close and meetings are canceled. Supervisor Van Scoyoc urges community to act responsibly and work together.

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