Dutchess Business Notification Network Update for Monday, June 15

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Update for Monday, June 15

  • The state has released interim guidance for special education services during COVID-19. That guidance can be found HERE.
  • In today’s (Monday) press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo said gatherings of up to 25 individuals will be allowed beginning in Phase Three.
  • Governor Cuomo also reiterated that if restaurants and bars do not follow the social distancing regulations, their liquor license can be revoked. He also called on local officials to fully enforce the social distancing regulations after complaints of both individuals and businesses ignoring the regulations were made to the state.
  • Dutchess County Clerk Brad Kendall has officially opened the DMV in Poughkeepsie by appointment only. This is the only DMV office currently open in Dutchess County. More information can be found on the County’s website HERE.
  • The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) will host a webinar with DEEOIC Director Rachel Pond and Deputy Director Doug Pennington. They will discuss a number of recent actions and initiatives. You can register for the webinar HERE.
  • The state has announced that low-risk youth sports can resume, beginning July 6th, as long as the region is in Phase 3 of reopening. Guidance on what classifies as a “low-risk youth sport” has not yet been issued.

If you have any questions regarding the information in this notification or any other business related concerns and suggestions, please email Contact@DutchessBNN.com. Please do NOT contact elected officials regarding information in this email as they are currently inundated with handling the government response to this crisis. This network was created to help coordinate responses and share the burden, and we ask that you please contact us with any questions or concerns so our elected officials can focus on their task at hand. Thank you for your continued support through this time.