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New York State

  • Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions: With 70% of NY'ers aged 18 or older having received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination, industry-specific guidelines are now optional across commercial and social settings.

  • Employees Granted Time Off to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.2588-A/A.3354-B) granting public and private employees time off to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Under this new law, employees will be granted up to four hours of excused leave per injection that will not be charged against any other leave the employee has earned or accrued.

  • Governor Cuomo Signs Extension of the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020: The Act extends the moratorium on COVID-related residential evictions until August 31, while also providing foreclosure protections to homeowners and small landlords. Many New Yorkers have faced economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic through no fault of their own, and this legislation helps ensure that no one is forced out of their home during this incredibly difficult period.

  • NY Project Hope: Helping New Yorkers understand their reaction and emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through an emotional support helpline, educational materials, and trusted resources, NY  people can manage the changes brought on by COVID-19.

  • NYS Office of Children and Family Services: News and updates, training webinars, letters to childcare providers, and additional resources for managing COVID-19.

  • NYS myBenefits: An online tool for New York State residents where they can check eligibility for multiple human services benefit programs and apply online for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

  • nystateofhealth: As part of the State's ongoing response to the pandemic, the open enrollment period for uninsured New Yorkers is extended through December 31, 2021. New Yorker's can also utilize COVID Alert NY which helps you get timely updates from around the state on COVID-19.

  • AHI Telehealth & COVID ResourcesTelehealth and telemedicine throughout the nine-county North Country region. As well as telehealth-related resource documents for the benefit of regional organizations.

  • OMH Emotional Support Hotline:  1-844-863-9314


New York City

  • Official Website of the City of New York: The latest guidance from the NYC Health Department and what NYC residents need to know about COVID-19.

  • Text COVID to 692-692 to be enrolled in Notify NYC and get the latest updates on the coronavirus in New York City. You can also text COVIDESP to the same number and get the updates in Spanish.


Puerto Rico


U.S. Virgin Islands


Support Hotlines / Textlines

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline:  1-888-364-3065

  • OMH Emotional Support Hotline:  1-844-863-9314

  • AARP Friendly Voice Hotline for seniors who are feeling isolated:  1-888-281-0145

  • Text FRONTLINE to 741-741 to be enrolled in free crisis counseling and get support for dealing with anxiety, stress, fear, isolation, or other difficult emotions you are experiencing during coronavirus.


 Additional Resources

  • FEMA Region II Webinars: FEMA will be hosting a number of webinars for Region II about the following topics; COVID-19 and Funeral Assistance, Paratransit Seervices, Promoting Resiliency through Community Gardening, Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns, Reporting Child Abuse in NJ, & The Role of Local Governments during a Federally Declared Emergency.

  • University of Missouri CARES Engagement Network: Resources that use real-time and national secondary source data to highlight the impact of COVID-19.

  • Community Commons Peer-to Peer Resource Sharing: This resource comprises submissions from fellow Community Commons members in response to COVID-19.

  • Active Minds: Mental health resources and community support amid the Coronavirus Pandemic.