Pelham Manor elections postponed from Wednesday to April 28 following Cuomo’s executive order

Pelham Manor elections postponed from Wednesday to April 28 following Cuomos executive order

Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the Village of Pelham Manor.

The Village of Pelham Manor continues work proactively with other officials and agencies at all levels of government to keep residents as safe as possible during the COVID-19 outbreak. Village offices and our police, fire and public works departments are working under a well-developed emergency plan.

At our direction, Shore Park, a popular gathering place, is closed until further notice.

The Governor’s executive order issued yesterday postponed village elections until April 28, 2020.

The Governor also directed gyms, movie theaters and restaurants to close, effective 8:00 p.m yesterday, under his order. Restaurants may offer take-out and delivery service with a waiver permitting carryout alcohol. Supermarkets, pharmacies and gas stations may stay open.

The Chief Administrative Judge of New York State closed all town and village courts. All court appearances are adjourned until at least May 4, 2020. Court emergencies should be taken to the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains.

New York State has opened a drive-through testing facility at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle. If you are experiencing symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath), please call the Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are not accepted. Please do not visit a doctor’s office or an emergency room without calling ahead first.

Please continue to follow the guidance issued by the CDC and the NYS and Westchester County Departments of Health. Practice social distancing, and stay home to the extent possible. As a reminder, senior citizens, those with compromised immune systems and those with underlying illnesses are most at risk. For convenience, the NYS Department of Health’s Coronavirus web page link and the “Protect Yourself from COVID-19” guidance are below:

We will continue to monitor events and take additional action as circumstances necessitate.