The past couple of weeks have taken a heavy toll. Our everyday routines have been uprooted and the rapidly changing recommendations have been abrupt and inconsistent. The emotional and financial impacts have been intense.
We want to assure you that the Mayor, Trustees and staff of the Village care deeply, and we are doing everything we can to help our residents, friends and families remain safe and well informed about the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit our community.
We have suspended the enforcement of all parking meters and alternate side parking regulations in the Village through March 28th. However, the Village will continue enforcing other parking regulations, like parking at a fire hydrant, blocking a bus stop or crosswalk, improper use of a handicapped or permit spot, and double parking.
The playground in Andrew J. Parise Park will remain closed until further notice. However, starting tomorrow our Village DPW will begin sanitizing all of the playground equipment. We want this heavily used amenity to reopen as soon as it is safe. We will also sanitize the park benches and gazebo railings regularly.
The best personal hygiene protection against the disease is to wash your hands often with soap and water for a least 20 seconds. This is the first line of defense to protect you and your family from COVID-19.
IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS, SUCH AS DIFFICULTY BREATHING, FEVER, AND A SORE THROAT, YOU SHOULD CONTACT YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FOR HELP.
Do not go to a hospital, urgent care center or doctor’s office. They may not be equipped to help you and you may be spreading the disease to other people. Call your doctor or the EMERGENCY HOTLINES. They are able to direct you to a testing location and arrange for testing and care.
NEW YORK STATE EMERGENCY HOTLINE (OPEN 24/7) 888-364-3065
NASSAU COUNTY HOTLINE (OPEN 9:00 am to 4:45 pm) 516-227-9570
We extend our sincerest wishes for good health for you and your families. If you have neighbors who live alone or are at high risk due to age or underlying illnesses, please check on them often. By helping each other, we are helping ourselves as well.