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Today, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Sam Hall, announced the formation of the “Restarting Washington County” Advisory committee, consisting of local leaders in our communities, regional Chamber of Commerce and other local officials to help all those organizations and businesses in Washington County preparing to return to business, when the time is right.
The Advisory Committee will be tasked to serve as a resource for our local businesses and organizations in our communities, providing insight, direction and support as they plan for the return of business / activities in the future. As the Governor’s plan to re-open New York State has been released, there are many things that can be addressed through the planning and preparation process ahead of time in our communities, businesses and organizations.
The appointed Advisory Committee members are as follows:
Also assigned to the Advisory Committee to provide professional guidance and support are the following County officials:
The Advisory Committee will work in coordination with Governor Cuomo’s regional task force and the Governor’s Guidelines for the Phased Re-Opening of our area, facilitating communications and providing guidance to help ensure the safe reopening of businesses / organizations throughout the process.
Yesterday, the Governor announced the state will be monitoring four core factors in each region to determine eligibility for re-opening:
Public Health and Public Safety of every member, visitor and business in our communities must remain paramount throughout the re-opening process in order for our Restarting efforts to be successful.
It’s critical we all continue doing our part to help keep EVERYONE in our communities, our essential personnel and First Responders as safe and healthy as possible:
Check our information site at washingtoncountyny.gov/coronavirus for the latest, up to date COVID-19 information from our County Operations. You can also follow our Public Health & Public Safety Departments on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and information on COVID-19 in our communities.
The safety and health of everyone in our communities matter – please keep doing your part!