Update from the Town of Newburgh

By Gil Piaquadio Supervisor
Posted 3/21/20

Governor Cuomo has issued a new executive order regarding allowable business activity and social distancing procedures. Here is what you need to know:

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Update from the Town of Newburgh

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Governor Cuomo has issued a new executive order regarding allowable business activity and social distancing procedures. Here is what you need to know:

- Governor Cuomo will sign an Executive Order mandating that 100% of the non-essential business workforce must stay home beginning Sunday, March 22 at 8PM. A list of essential businesses can be found via the following website:  https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026

- All barbershops, hair salons, tattoo or piercing salons, nail salons, hair removal services and related personal care services will be closed to the public effective Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m..

- New York will implement a 90-day moratorium on evictions for residential and commercial tenants.

- Casinos, gyms, theaters, retail shopping malls, and bowling alleys remain closed until further notice. - - Bars and restaurants are closed, but takeout can be ordered during the period of closure.

- All non-essential gatherings of individuals OF ANY SIZE for any reason are temporarily banned.

- "Matilda’s Law" has been enacted to protect New Yorkers age 70+ and those with compromised immune systems.  The following actions are recommended for those individuals: 

-Remain indoors

-Go outside for solitary exercise

-Pre-screen all visitors to your home by taking their temperature

-Wear a mask in the company of others

-Stay at least 6 feet from others at all times

-Do not take public transportation unless urgent and absolutely necessary

-Testing remains free for all eligible New Yorkers as ordered by a health care provider.

- Your local health department is your community contact for COVID-19 concerns.   The Orange County Department of Health can be reached at 845-291-2332. 

-The drive thru testing site at Anthony Wayne State Park REQUIRES you to make an appointment.  The number to schedule your appointment is 1-888-364-3065

- As always if you require assistance call the Town of Newburgh Police Dept. 845 564-1100 or dial 911

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