“New York on Pause” shutdown of nonessential businesses is extended until May 15th.
Governor Cuomo orders residents to wear masks in public.
For daily updates, check out https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home.
The Westchester County Department of Health has this tool to help you determine whether you are subject to an Order of Isolation, an Order of Quarantine, or if it is recommended that you Self-Quarantine.
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.
Westchester County has childcare available for first responders, medical personnel and essential employees during the week in White Plains. For information, email Rosie at Rvf1@westchestergov.com.
Here is a list of Westchester restaurants open for takeout curated by Andrea Stewart Cousins.
Ways To Help Those In Need:
- Feeding Westchester
- Donate to the New Rochelle Food Pantry
- Donate to WestCOP
- Donate to Family-to-Family
- Coronavirus Care Fund
- Donate to the National Domestic Workers Alliance Coronavirus Fund
- Masks are in short supply. Help out @ www.sewforny.org
- Call (914) 849-GIVE or email email@example.com to contribute to White Plains Hospital’s COVID-19 Relief Fund
- New York-Presbyterian Hospital, in addition to accepting masks, gloves and protective eyewear, would also accept funds for food for the health care workers and old iPads to help patients in hospitals stay connected with loved ones. You can email NYP at masks@NYP.net
- Greenwich Hospital has created a donation page for financial donations. Http://giving.greenhosp.org/giving/covid-19/support/funds/
- Additional ways to help locally
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 37: Local Food Banks in Need
Local food banks are overwhelmed by the Coronavirus. We talk to Indivisible New Rochelle member Rhiannon Navin who has been working tirelessly to feed people in New Rochelle since the outbreak began. Click here to listen to the podcast.
Help fund the effort in New Rochelle here.
In March, Feeding Westchester distributed 1.4 million pound of food – a 77% percent increase from the previous March.
Click here to watch a video from Feeding Westchester.
Let’s Take Back the Senate By Helping Flip the West
Join Flip the West’s webinar this Tuesday to hear Christina Soliz, Colorado Program Director for America Votes, give an exclusive look at Colorado’s political landscape and what it’s going to take to oust Republican Senator and Trump loyalist Cory Gardner. Find out more about Flip the West.
Webinar: Colorado Program Director for America Votes Christina Soliz Tuesday, April 21st, at 8:00 pm EST
Please RSVP on Zoom here.
Voting By Mail in the June Democratic Primary
Everyone can vote by mail 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 by mail – also known as voting absentee – check the box labeled “Temporary Illness or Physical Disability.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
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