Everyone Can Vote Absentee in the June Democratic Primary

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Governor Cuomo announced that New York is looking at a regional approach when it comes to opening schools and businesses in light of the pandemic. Click here to read more.
Meantime, New Yorkers will be allowed to vote absentee in the Democratic primary on June 23rd. More info below.

For daily updates, check out https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.

New York has reopened enrollment for those who need health insurance. Click here for more information.

New York has established a free hotline for people to call and make an appointment with a volunteer mental health professional.
The number is 1-844-863-9314.

Click here to access the Westchester County Department of Health’s webpage for updated information about the virus and how to protect yourself. 
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Westchester County has childcare available for first responders, medical personnel and essential employees during the week in White Plains. The program has a wonderful, safe, engaging set-up for children 4-12, nurses on staff and is providing two meals, plus a snack. For information, email Rosie at Rvf1@westchestergov.com.

Ways To Help Those In Need:

According to the Governor’s office, New York police are reporting an uptick in domestic violence reports during the pandemic as people throughout the state shelter in place. Here are some Domestic Violence hotlines and resources:

New York State
 Call (800) 942-6906 for the NYS hotline to help you find safe shelter.
Westchester County

Hope’s Door, Inc. (888) 438-8700 – Provides both residential and non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.My Sisters’ Place (800) 298-SAFE/7233 – Provides both residential and non-residential domestic violence services. OCFS Licensed and Approved.

Westchester County Office for Women– Provides non-residential domestic violence services.

OCFS Licensed and Approved Family Helpline/Hotline  weekdays 9am – 5pm (914) 995-5972 Weekend and after hours (914) 995-2099 Spanish Language (White Plains) (914) 995–6581
Spanish Language (Yonkers) (914) 231-2882

Episode 36: Managing Anxiety In The Age Of COVID-19

Amy Gross, Clinical Psychologist and Certified Meditation Teacher, joins us to share strategies to manage our anxiety during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Click here to listen to the podcast.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
Join Amy for her meditation classes: pausetobepresent.com

New Yorkers Can Vote Absentee in the June Democratic Primary

This past week, Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order allowing everyone to vote absentee in the June 23rd Democratic primary if they wish to. Requests can by made by internet, fax, mail or in-person. If you want to vote absentee, check the box labeled “Temporary Illness or Physical Disability.”  
Important Dates:
Absentee ballot requests must be postmarked by May 29th and received by the Westchester Board of Elections by June 3rd.  
If you are not registered to vote, the deadline to register and to vote in the primary is May 29th.  
The last day for notification of a change address is receipt by the Westchester Board of Elections by June 3rd.  
The first day of early voting for the primary is June 13. 

Click hereto access is the form:

Our post carding efforts to elect Democrats around the country and help register new voters continues. Email communications@indivisiblewestchester.org to get started.We have sent thousands of postcards to voters!

Make sure to fill out your Census form today! Click here to get started and help NY get a complete count

What happened in Wisconsin this past week is an example of why all politics is local and why we must stand Indivisible and fight to keep democracy alive. 


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