Information from the NYS Department of Health
LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 24, 2020 AT 4:22 PM
What You Need to Know
A new Micro-Cluster Strategy is addressing COVID-19 hot spots that have cropped up across the state.
Bars, restaurants and gyms, as well as any State Liquor Authority-licensed establishment, must close in-person service from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily.
Indoor and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to no more than 10 people.
New travel guidelines are in effect that allow out-of-state travelers to “test out” of the mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Go to New York's COVID Report Card to find COVID-19 positive case data for every school district in the state.
To report violations of health and safety restrictions and requirements for businesses, gatherings and individuals, please choose the appropriate link below:
Go to forward.ny.gov to find: guidance and maps for the Micro-Cluster Initiative; regional dashboards for monitoring how the virus is being contained; and information on loans for small businesses.
New Yorkers without health insurance can apply through NY State of Health through December 31, 2020; must apply within 60 days of losing coverage.
Health care workers can text NYFRONTLINE to 741-741 to access 24/7 emotional support services. Any New Yorker can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
Information from the Sag Harbor School District
LAST UPDATED: NOVEMBER 11, 2020 AT 5:46 PM
November 11, 2020
Dear Sag Harbor Schools Community:
As we approach Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, please be reminded that New York State and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have established travel restrictions for states and countries. The restrictions are updated regularly and can be viewed at the links below.
Please take the time to review the guidelines above so that you are familiar with the implications associated with travel to certain areas.
Thank you for your continued cooperation in keeping your children and the rest of our school community safe.
Superintendent of Schools
Screening for all students, faculty, staff, and, where practicable, visitors, contractors, and vendors, must be completed using a questionnaire that determines whether the individual has:
(a) in the last 14 days been designated a contact of a person who tested positive for Covid-19 by a local health department;
(b) tested positive through a diagnostic test for COVID-19 in the past 14 days;
(c) has experienced any symptoms of COVID-19, including a temperature of greater than 100.0°F, in the past 14 days; and/or
(d) has traveled anywhere beyond NY and it’s contiguous states (NJ, PA, CT, MA, VT) where they are subject to a NY State travel quarantine, in the past 14 days?
INFORMATION AND UPDATES ON THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
March 6, 2020 Letter to Families - Spanish
October 1, 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
COVER COUGHS AND SNEEZES (FOR YOUNG CHILDREN)
WASH YOUR HANDS! (FOR KIDS)
WASH YOUR HANDS (FOR OLDER KIDS AND ADULTS)
NYSED has added a webpage dedicated to COVID-19 updates and information (Please see link below). This is a one stop shop for all guidance that the Department of Ed. has issued.
What is the Stigma and What Causes it?
CDC's dedicated 2019-nCoV website
Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Prevention: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Prevention, Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
New York State Department of Health
NYSDOH's dedicated 2019-nCoV website
NYSDOH directory of local health departments
New York State Center for School Health website
How to Talk to Your Children about Coronavirus