Latimer: Westchester County Center cancels vaccine appointments for Tuesday
Westchester County Executive George Latimer has declared a state of emergency for Westchester County due to the nor’easter. Latimer said that the state of emergency would last until Feb. 4 at the earliest.
He also gave a update on a number of issues regarding COVID-19 and the nor'easter.
- There are 609 new cases in the county and a total of 10,546 active cases. A total of 1,906 deaths have occured during the pandemic.
- The vaccination center at the Westchester County Center was closed today, and all appointment have been canceled tomorrow. Latimer says those appointments wil lbe given priority when rescheduling.
- High school sports are set to resume this week. He says schools will be given test kits to monitor the athletes.
- Health officials are looking at distancing regulations in schools, but says the county doesn't have the final decison.
- Schools won't be able to open to in-person learning on a consistent basis until teachers and staff are vaccinated.
- This storm system is going to be a multi-day event. People should stay home because the storm is going to get worse.
- While the airport is open, the are no flights scheduled at this time. Bee-Line bus and Paratransit service is suspended for the day. No decision about buses has been made yet for tomorrow.
- While the airport is open, there are no flights scheduled at this time. Bee-Line bus and Paratransit service is suspended for the day. No decision about buses has been made yet for tomorrow.
- There will be no Metro-North service after 3 p.m.
- Only absolutely essential county employees are required to work.
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