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Officials Unveil New Village of Haverstraw Fitness Court

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HAVERSTRAW, NY – Assemblyman Ken Zebrowski, Senator James Skoufis, Village of Haverstraw Mayor Michael Kohut and Trustees joined together to unveil the new and future site of the Haverstraw Fitness Court.

View the full press conference below

 

 

 

Senator James Skoufis and Assemblymember Ken Zebrowski together secured $100,000 in funding for this project. The Fitness Court is a state-of-the-art, digitally connected platform for adults of all ages and abilities to develop healthy habits and maintain long-term wellness.

To donate, visit voh-ny.com

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Rockland County Executive Ed Day Releases Statement on COVID-19 Spike

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We are in continuous discussions with NYS and the Governor’s Office regarding what they can do to support our efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 locally. I thank NYS for sending additional testing machines and test kits to local providers. Increasing testing will help identify how serious the local situation is while allowing our contact tracing program to warn those who may have been exposed to take protective action, we continue to urge complete compliance with these efforts.

We are continuing to work closely with municipal, community and religious leaders throughout Rockland to remind residents of the need to stay at least 6 feet apart from other people in both indoor and outdoor spaces. And that this social distancing should be practiced in combination with everyday preventive actions including wearing masks, avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands, staying home when unwell, and frequently washing your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or using hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

It is concerning that the number of active cases continues to increase throughout Rockland and significantly increase within two zip codes within the Town of Ramapo. I am both privately and publicly urging local municipalities to utilize their employees such as building and fire inspectors and police in educational efforts. It is my expectation that appropriate enforcement action will be taken, as necessary. (i.e. building or fire code violations, summonses, etc.)

The Rockland County Department of Health is also responding to locations about which we receive COVID-19 related complaints to provide educational materials and guidance. We in government must focus all our energies on ensuring residents follow the commonsense precautions that limit the spread of this deadly disease.

To the residents of our County, we all need to take this situation seriously. By working together, we can limit the further spread of COVID and protect our families, friends, and neighbors. I strongly urge all Rockland residents to do their part.

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Rockland Health Dept. Issues Potential COVID-19 Exposure Warning in New City

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NEW CITY, NY – The Rockland County Department of Health has released a warning to all residents that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 attended three separate masses at the Gracepoint Gospel Fellowship Church, located at 384 New Hempstead Road in New City during their infectious period.

Anyone who attended the following masses should contact the Rockland County Department of Health to determine if they should quarantine:

Friday, September 18 from 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Sunday, September 20 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM
Wednesday, September 23 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

 

Contact Rockland County Department of Health Disease Control by calling 845-364-2997. If your call is not answered, please leave a message with your complete contact information and we will contact you as soon as possible.

** This article will be updated when more information is available. **

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