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2022 News Archives

Liberty, NY – To meet exponentially rising demand for COVID-19 isolation and quarantine affirmation/release forms, Sullivan County Public Health Services today debuted a new test reporting portal for public use.

“In collaboration with our Information Technology Services team, we’ve developed a way for everyone to quickly and easily get the form they need to prove they have been or are…

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Sullivan County Fire Training Facility

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther are pleased to announce State approval of a $250,000 grant to rehab the County’s heavily-used fire training tower and to build an adjacent equipment storage facility.

“I am very happy to have worked with the Sullivan County Division of Public Safety in securing a $250,000 grant to upgrade and repair its fire tower and…

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Monticello, NY – Due to dangerous wind chills over the next two days, Sullivan County plans to open its two warming shelters tonight in Liberty and Monticello, continuing through the night of Tuesday, January 11:

  • United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty
  • Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson Street, Monticello

These facilities will…

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Liberty, NY – Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic situation, Sullivan County is announcing strategic changes to balance the responsibility to protect public health with enabling schools and workplaces to safely stay open.

“Through this change in our response strategy, we aim to clarify and simplify the continually evolving guidance from the State and Federal governments for…

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KN95 Mask Distribution

Monticello, NY – Thanks to efforts by Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Farney, Sullivan County has acquired 15,000 more KN95 masks, in addition to the 34,500 it received from the State earlier this month.

As a result, Community Resources Commissioner Laura Quigley is pleased to announce that another drive-thru pick-up event has been scheduled for 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, January 11 at the…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County plans to open its two warming shelters tonight in Liberty and Monticello:

  • United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty
  • Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson Street, Monticello

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

A comprehensive and interactive map of these…

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Test Kit

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Community Resources Commissioner Laura Quigley and Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Farney today announced that the County has received 3,388 at-home COVID-19 test kits from the State.

“Distribution has begun to all our local towns and villages,” affirmed Farney. “Officials from those municipalities are responsible for handing out the test kits and…

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KN95 mask distribution

Monticello, NY – Sullivan County Community Resources Commissioner Laura Quigley and Public Safety Commissioner Thomas Farney today announced that the County has distributed more than 21,000 of the 34,500 KN95 masks it received from the State last week and will continue to do so this week.

“Our drive-thru days at the Transportation Building attracted hundreds of people, and we’ve been…

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Monticello, NY – Properties in Sullivan County subject to this year’s tax foreclosure proceeding can be redeemed through April 30, 2022.

“The current redemption date is January 31,” explained County Treasurer Nancy Buck. “However, I extended it due to the relief that the State has just begun offering this week.”

The New York State Homeowner Assistance Fund is providing monetary…

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Monticello, NY – Sullivan County plans to open its two warming shelters tonight in Liberty and Monticello.

“We intend to operate the warming centers from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. on any night the National Weather Service forecasts an overnight low temperature of 15 degrees Fahrenheit or less. This provides a last-ditch supplement to the shelter services we already provide when temperatures dip…

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