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COVID-19 Updates: Check Frequently for New Info

Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended the mandated school through the end of the academic year. 

We will regularly update this page as more information and resources become available. Please check back frequently. 

Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately.

UPDATED Schools Closed for Remainder of Year (posted May 10, 2020)

FAQs: Important Updates & Topics (updated April 10, 2020)

School Closure Extended to 4/29 & Regents Canceled (posted April 6, 2020)

Tips for Supporting Your Child's Academics at Home (posted March 31 • 7:30 PM)

Schools Closed through 4/15 (posted March 27 • 2:06 PM)

Update on Confirmed Case, Meals, Distance Learning & More (posted March 20 • 3:30 PM)

Confirmed Case in Highland; All Buildings Closed on 3/20 (posted March 19, 2020 • 5:57 PM)

District Announces Plans for Handling District Learning (posted March 19, 2020 • 1:30 PM)

Delivery of Meals to Students w/ Bus Stop Locations (posted March 16, 2020)

Mental Health Resources (posted March 13, 2020 • 3:00 PM) 

County Executive Closes all-Ulster Schools for Two Weeks (posted March 13, 2020 • 2:05 PM)

District Plans 1/2 Day Staff Development to Create Instructional Materials for Possible Closure (Posted March 11, 2020)

COVID-19 Precautions Being Taken in the District (posted March 5, 2020) 

NYSED Guidance on COVID-19 (posted February 16, 2020)


In our continued efforts to ensure the health and safety of our students, staff, and community, here is a list of resources and guidance for local, state, and national municipalities.

Ulster County Department of Health and Mental Health: 845-340–3150 
Ulster County COVID-19 Hotline: 845-443-8888
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: 1-800-232-4636

In addition, New York State has established a COVID-19 Hotline, which can provide additional information: 1-888-364-3065

The CDC has a plethora of resources regarding COVID-19 such as their CDC-INFO forum, which is now open 24/7 for questions related to COVID-19.

Also, subscriptions to receive updates from the CDC newsletter are also available.


Find tips to help children cope from the National Association of School Psychologists here.   

Additional Resources: 
World Health Association 
Real-time COVID-19 tracking site
NYS COVID-19 website
Ulster County COVID-19 website
CDC COVID-19 website
CDC Information on Handwashing

The Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program asked us to share their contact information. This is a very stressful time for everyone and they are particularly concerned about an increase in domestic violence. If anyone needs support, they are here to help. Call 845-340-3442. They are available 24/7. You are not alone. 

  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault
  • Cyber Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Rape
  • Homicide
  • Robbery
  • Human Trafficking
  • DWI Injuries
  • Other Violent Crimes

Crime Victims Assistance Program Information