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ROSCOE, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who attended a private family picnic at the Roscoe Firemen’s Field on Saturday, July 25, that they may have been exposed to COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus). more
ELDRED, NY — After receiving four violation notices from the Town of Highland regarding the absence of NYS Board of Health permits, the siting of residential trailers on the premises, the … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Highlands School District has announced its plan for returning to school in the fall. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday, July 29 the district … more
YULAN, NY — After months of adherence to stay-at-home guidance, bans on large gatherings, social distancing and the wearing of masks to stop the spread of COVID-19, some residents have sounded … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Temperature checks. COVID-19 screening questions. Social distancing. Masks when that’s not possible. Plenty of PPE for everyone. Disinfected buses. If a school … more
Walking around these days is different. We stop to chat with neighbors at a greater distance. Masks (which we* hope you’re all wearing) add visual dialogue and have kicked our … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Now that the curve has been flattened, PA counties have moved into the green phase and many people have resumed living their lives as normal—most conversations about … more
REGION — When the New York State Department of Health closed sleep-away camps to slow the spread of coronavirus, that affected dozens of camps in our region alone.  But camps are about … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Small signs with black letters line the roadside along State Route 652 between Narrowsburg, NY and Beach Lake, PA. They contain two words only: “No … more
UPDATE: June 16 from Director of Communications Dan Hust via email: "As there has been some confusion, please note that yesterday's Public Health Advisory referred ONLY to Broadway Barber Shop at 456 Broadway in Monticello. The business known as The Barbershop located at 462 Broadway in Monticello is unrelated to this advisory. more
LIBERTY, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services is pleased to announce that the County improved its overall level in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings and … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Gov. Cuomo said on May 22 that he would not be willing to send his children to day camp this year, and he wouldn’t expect others to do so, but he did not say whether … more
Do the days matter anymore? For a while, I’d lost track, then oscillated between thinking every day was Friday or Saturday. Now, I’m back to wondering about each one … more
Grey Towers won’t open for Memorial Day Weekend MILFORD, PA — For the first time in more than 20 years, Grey Towers National Historic Site won’t be opening the mansion doors for … more
Contact tracers LIBERTY, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw announced on May 15 that the State of New York has launched an urgent effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — On a conference call on May 6, Sullivan County Public Health Director Nancy McGraw said that under current conditions, she is opposed to the opening of the many summer … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Donning masks and gloves, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Sullivan County Program Managers Martin Colavito and Thomas Bosket, in partnership with Sullivan Allies … more
HONESDALE, PA — “Consumers” is the official term to describe the folks enrolled in Wayne County’s psychological rehabilitation program. Director Kim Follmer doesn’t like … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the wake of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under President Barack Obama, dozens of new insurance companies sprang up in 2014 partly because of a feature of … more
Meet Jane. She had a job and, like 30 million+ other U.S. residents, she lost it. Today, she woke up with a dry cough and a slight fever. She has no insurance. What happens if she gets really … more
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