Dutchess County, Mid-Hudson Region
to Begin Re-Opening Process Tuesday
The Governor has given the green light for Dutchess County and the rest of the Mid-Hudson region to begin Phase 1 of the re-opening process on Tuesday, May 26th. County Executive Marc Molinaro has issued the following statement:
“Dutchess County and the Mid-Hudson Region, will officially begin Phase One reopening on Tuesday, May 26th. With the region having successfully met all of the health metrics to reopen and the balance of volunteer contact tracers conducting their online training this weekend, Governor Cuomo has given us the green light for Restarting Dutchess on Tuesday.
We now begin a new chapter. The work we all do going forward will determine our course forward. Businesses will be slowly reopening with strict health and safety plans in place that must be followed. Public health teams will be watching all of the data closely to protect our community health. Individuals must maintain their vigilance in protecting themselves and their families – wear face coverings when going out, maintain social distancing, and wash your hands. Continuing to make smart choices will protect our community.
We are exceptionally grateful to all those who have signed up to volunteer as contact tracers – it is critical the training is completed this weekend to ensure our reopening proceeds on Tuesday. Thank you for making our Tuesday reopening possible!”
(Please note: New York State has NOT authorized the Department of Motor Vehicles to reopen to the public. DMV remains closed under Executive Order through June 6th. No reopening date has yet been established.)