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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Request your free COVID-19 at-home tests today

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Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-?home COVID-?19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. There is a limit of one order per residential address. Order your tests now so you have them when you need t...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Volunteers needed for Westchester County vaccine clinic

Westchester County Executive George Latimer is announcing the County’s partnership with Volunteer New York! to assist in recruiting and training volunteers for the County Center’s vaccine clinic.

Those interested in participating can vi...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Updated COVID information from Westchester County

City Update

From Westchester County:

COVID PCR TESTING SITE OPENING AT SUNY PURCHASE JANUARY 7

Testing will occur at The Performing Art Center at: 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577

Hours of Operation 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Sign ups for tests are currently av...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: December 27, 2021

COVID-19 testing at County Center

Westchester County has partnered with partnered with Quadrant Bio Sciences to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing at the Westchester County Center starting Wednesday, December 29. This testing is appointment only – walk ins will not be accepted. &am...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Utility Moratorium Expires Soon- resources

As the expiration of the utility moratorium approaches, Westchester County’s Department of Social Services has prepared a list of resources for residents in need of relief. 

o   ConEd’s moratorium will end on January 2...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public Health Update

City Update

This message was sent Citywide on Monday, December 10 at 4:00 pm. Para Español  - Puede seleccionar la idioma preferido en la parte superior de la página Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging 

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: November 17, 2021

“Vaccine Referral Rewards" Program Offers Incentives for Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccination

The City of New Rochelle today announced the launch of the “Vaccine Referral Rewards” program. The program aims to incentivize residents to refer their family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and others in their personal network to get the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Behind on rent? NYS program can help with funds and eviction protection

New York State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is ongoing, offering relief to households which are behind on their rent. More than $1 billion in ERAP relief and resources is available through community organizations to help New York...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Vaccine Virtual Town Hall for Parents and Teens

Covid announcement

Hosted by #VaxUpWestchester and Westchester Youth Congress, this live Q&A will cover questions or concerns about the COVID vaccine.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Update - Vaccine Pop-up

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This NewRoAlert was sent citywide on July 21. Subscribe now to receive phone/text/email messaging

This is the City of New Rochelle. 

COVID rates are once again rising here in New Rochelle and across our region as the highly-contagious delta variant...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: May 26, 2021

NYS Announces "Get a Shot to Make Your Future" College Scholarship Lottery

12- to 17-year-olds who get vaccinated can have names entered into random drawing for a full scholarship to SUNY or CUNY beginning May 27. Ten winners per week for five weeks; full scholarship includes tuition, room and board.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Emergence Broadband Benefit helps families to afford internet service

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classroo...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Vaccines Available Locally

Vaccine accessibility has increased significantly, and appointments are now readily available in New Rochelle and across Westchester.   

Currently, Narayan Pharmacy, New Rochelle Prescription Center, CVS, Montefiore New Rochelle, Stop &am...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 28, 2021

NYS mass vaccination sites open to walk-ins 4/29

Update from New York State:

It's critical for us to make the vaccine as accessible as possible and provide all opportunities for New Yorkers to get vaccinated. Beginning Thursday, April 29, all New York State mass vaccination sites will open to el...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: April 13, 2021

FEMA Announces Financial Assistance for COVID-19 Funeral Expenses

FROM FEMA: 

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the vi...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Vaccine Eligibility Expanded

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a new expansion of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in New York. Beginning Tuesday, March 30 at 8 a.m., all New Yorkers 30 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. Beginning April 6, universal elig...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Free Transportation to Vaccine Appointments for Seniors and Disabled Residents

County paratransit will provide free transportation to all seniors and disabled constituents who need a ride to their vaccination appointment

o   All reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance, in order to allow tim...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 3, 2021

NYS Vaccination Site Added March 3

New York State and FEMA have opened up a COVID-19 vaccination site at the New York National Guard Armory, 2 Quincy Place, Yonkers, NY 10701 on March 3rd. Eligible Westchester residents can book appointments via the NYS Vaccination hotline at 1 (833) 697-4...

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Coronavirus Newsflash
Posted on: March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Reflections- Community Video