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New Location for Feb 6 Test Kit Distribution

CHANGE IN LOCATION NOTICEFree At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits and KN95 Masks Available This Sunday, February 6thAll – Please be advised that due to the inclement weather conditions that are impacting the accessibility of the fairgrounds, this event is being relocated to the Red Hook Senior High School. Formal press is forthcoming from the County, shortly, but I wanted to be sure you were aware. Same time, same process, just a new location!

Town Board Workshop on the Proposed Comprehensive Plan

This is a meeting for the Town Board to discuss the first two chapters of the proposed Comprehensive Plan. You are welcome to observe, by joining this Zoom Meeting. We will not be taking comments from the public at this workshop.

To join by computer or mobile device:    To join by telephone:   For higher quality, dial a number based on your current location. Dial:
US: +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 Meeting ID: 894 4700 9708    

Covid Test Kit and Mask Distribution

This coming Monday morning, January 31st, at 9:30 a.m. there will be a test kit and mask distribution at the Stanford Town Hall upper parking lot, hosted by Congressman Antonio Delgado and New York State Assemblywoman Didi Barrett. The distribution will be first come, first served – and residents of Dutchess County are eligible. There will be about 200 kits for distribution.

Zoom Meeting tonight for Town Board

The final 2021 Abstract will be approved at this meeting along with a few other items of business. You can join by going to the home page on this website and signing in. It will begin at 7:00 and should not be a long meeting

Latest on COVID home testing kits


Good Afternoon, Supervisors and Mayors  –

We have been advised by New York State that test kits will now be exclusively distributed to schools through BOCES, prior to any distribution to counties and local municipalities. This process is contrary to the original plan that we were advised of. We expect to have more information from the state by close of business on Monday, and will provide an update as soon as credible information is received. In the meantime, Dutchess County is exploring sourcing and purchasing test kits for immediate distribution.

I will send this information out in a newsletter, so if you are have not already signed up, please do so on our home page Thank you all for your patience.