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ARPA funds could have helped the community The U.S. Treasury awarded Sullivan County $14,000,000 in COVID-19 Relief Funds. The county received $7,000,000 this year and will receive $7,000,000 in … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The numbers keep going up. As of the August 12 health and family services committee meeting, Sullivan County public health director Nancy McGraw reported, 12 people had been … more
For so many people, rolling up their sleeves to receive a greatly awaited stab at the Coronavirus was a no-brainer. more
I am writing in response to the June 3 opinion piece put forth by Michael Oates of the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation (HVEDC) with regards to the temporary waiving of the COVID-19 … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The public safety committee is just one committee that meets on Thursdays at the Sullivan County Government Center. You can stream the meetings, or go in person. You can even give public comment. more
While the Biden administration’s support of a patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines is a noble sentiment, the situation is far more complex and could result in long-term problems with innovation, … more
Honestly, I don’t get it. I’m not sure if it’s generational, if I’ve become old and befuddled, or if I’m just plain stupid. Perhaps it’s a combination of all … more
MILFORD, PA — The Pike County Commissioners have announced that the PA Department of Health will be increasing its allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine to the rural county. Last Monday, Wayne … more
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HARRIS, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services and Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills continue to partner to mount clinics to get COVID-19 vaccine out to residents. As of Friday, … more
“Four hundred and eight thousand, six hundred and eighty-seven Americans are dead. Americans. Americans. Americans.” Toni Young, founder and executive director of the Washington, … more
Since my last article, published in December, regarding COVID-19, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are now being administered nationally. In Sullivan and surrounding counties, our local first … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — “Thank God I was wrong,” said county treasurer Nancy Buck. Sales tax, she reported, was up for the year—much better than what she was predicting earlier … more
Dr. Susan Bailey, an allergist/immunologist in Texas and the president of the American Medical Association, has reassured many people that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe. When your patients have … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — As cases spike throughout the U.S., you might be looking for a test. If you don’t have insurance, here are a couple of options: Sun River Health in Monticello and … more
Our daily lives continue to be directly affected by the pandemic. The increasing amount of new infections and hospitalizations have reached a crisis level that is once again overwhelming the capacity … more
For better or worse, the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the devastating impact health inequities have on people of color, especially members of the Black and Hispanic/Latino communities. Mentions of … more
We are all aware of how the COVID-19 virus has spread worldwide and that each day the world discovers how persistent this pandemic has become. We are averaging at least 40,000+ newly reported cases … more
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