Hello to all of our Patrons and Friends!
We hope that all of you are safe and healthy during this health crisis we find ourselves in. We will get through this together and hopefully we will be back to serving your library needs when it is safe and practical. We miss you! Another reason for this post is to remind you all that the 2020 U.S. Census is still going on and to also remind you it is very important that you complete your census on-line, it is mandated by the Constitution, it is important because an accurate count decides how over $800 billion dollars is distributed across the country and reaches us here in the North Country. PLEASE spread the word to all your friends and neighbors to complete this vital task. Below are the most current statistics as it relates to Warren County and the related towns.
Warren County: 39.5%
Stony Creek: 24.6%
Lake George: 27.6%
Lake Luzerne: 31.7%
Glens Falls: 51.8%
Please get the word out – we will need federal funds in the upcoming years.
Click on the link below to go to the 2020 Census on-line:
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new coronavirus (2019 Novel Coronavirus or COVID19) was first detected in China in December and is now spreading across the world, including New York State. For more information, call the New York State Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
CDC Important Information
For important updates and statistics on what is happening nationally, you may visit the following:
• CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
• USA.GOV: https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus
• White House: www.whitehouse.gov
For updates on what is happening in New York, you may visit the following:
• State Department of Health: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
• State Department of Education: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/schoolhealth/schoolhealthservi ces/coronavirus.html
• Governor: https://www.governor.ny.gov/
What the Legislature has Done:
On Wednesday, the state Legislature convened to take up legislation aimed at providing paid leave to individuals who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19). This new legislation provides paid leave benefits to public and private sector employees in New York State who are subject to a mandatory or precautionary quarantine or isolation due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Governor’s Executive Orders
90 Day Mortgage Relief
The governor has announced a 90-day mortgage relief program for New Yorkers, including waived mortgage payments for people facing financial hardship because of COVID-19.
All non-essential business and non-profit entities are ordered to reduce staff by 100%. Essential business entities include:
- infrastructure programs,
- manufacturing (food processing and pharmaceuticals),
- banks and related financial institutions, and
- mail and shipping services, etc.
For a full list of up-to-date news, closures, and executive orders pertaining to New York and the coronavirus, please use this link: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.
For more information on this or any other state issue, please contact my district office at 140 Glen Street, Suite 101, Glens Falls, NY 12801, email@example.com, 518-792-4546.
Good Morning Patrons & Friends!,
I am posting some web site links pertaining to the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. I know this may seem repetitive, but the more informed you are the better. I have also included some Fact Checking sites that you may also find helpful. Stay home, stay well and we will see you on the other side of this!