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2020 News Archives

Livingston Manor, NY – An individual who received a positive COVID-19 test result today dined at the Arnold House, 839 Shandelee Road, Livingston Manor during their infectious period and may have unintentionally exposed others.

Sullivan County Public Health Services is advising anyone who was at the restaurant at the following date and time that they may have been exposed to…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Public Health Services is alerting anyone who visited the Sullivan County Government Center lobby in Monticello and who may have been in close proximity to the ballot-counting activity at the Board of Elections on the following dates and times that they may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19:

  • Monday, Nov. 16…
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Liberty, NY – The Disease Control (Epidemiology) team at Sullivan County Public Health Services is urging local residents who have come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19 to quarantine for the recommended 14 days.

The renewed urgency comes as cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus have spiked sharply both locally and Statewide. At the start of this week, 25…

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Liberty, NY – An employee at Casis Family Diner, 79 Sullivan Ave., Liberty, tested positive for COVID-19 today. The worker may have unknowingly exposed customers on the following days and times: 

  • Friday, November 6, between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 7, between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 8, between 6 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Thursday,…
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From the left, Monticello Kiwanians and Aktion Club Advisors Sheila Lashinsky and Kathy Garlick, Sullivan County Veterans Service Officer Stephen Walsh and Woodridge Kiwanian/Aktion Club Advisor Sue Kasofsky display some of the cards of appreciation that are being distributed to veterans locally and in regional VA medical centers.

Monticello, NY - The Sullivan…

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Monticello, NY – After November 27, Sullivan County’s WIC (Women, Infants & Children) Program will be run by Sun River Health (formerly Hudson River Healthcare), Public Health Director Nancy McGraw announced today.

“This transfer makes sense, as Sun River Health has 25 years’ experience in operating WIC programs in the Hudson Valley, and has a Federally Qualified Health Center in…

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Sullivan County Hazard Mitigation Plan

Monticello, NY – Did you know that Sullivan County recorded over $6.6 million in damages from floods between 1996 and 2018? Add in around another half-million dollars if you include hurricane damages.

“Flooding is our #1 natural hazard, but it’s not the only one, which is why we have been utilizing FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Plan process for the past two…

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Monticello, NY – Despite the deep and ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on Sullivan County, County Manager Joshua A. Potosek today presented a 2021 Tentative Sullivan County Budget to the Legislature that continues existing services and avoids layoffs.

“As proposed by my office, the 2021 Tentative Sullivan County Budget prioritizes what’s important to our residents: public transportation,…

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Liberty, NY – The 2020-2021 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) season is here.

“HEAP’s Regular component – offering a one-time payment to help buy fuel to heat a home – begins Monday, November 2,” notes Sullivan County Director of Temporary Assistance Giselle Steketee. “The Heating Equipment Repair & Replacement (HERR) and the Heating Equipment Clean & Tune (C&T)…

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Move Sullivan Tickets

Monticello, NY – Move Sullivan, Sullivan County’s year-old public transportation system, is about to take the next step forward.

“Thanks to the support of this Legislature, Move Sullivan buses have continued running throughout the pandemic, and I’m pleased to announce that, starting November 2, the routes will be expanded to meet public demand,” County Manager Josh Potosek explained.…

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