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Town of Babylon News

Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Info & Resources

COVID19 Vaccine

Vaccine Information

New York State has announced that those individuals looking to see if they are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine may do so via the following methods:

If you are eligible, vaccinations are done at designated sites by appointment only. You can learn more by visiting this page: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

You can find answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine on this FAQ page.

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Town Status Update

The Town of Babylon remains under a State of Emergency as declared by Supervisor Schaffer on March 13th and town buildings remain partially closed. However, all essential Town services are available. You can submit a request online here to the appropriate department, who will contact you in response to your inquiry. Click here to find forms, applications and other documents.

If you do need to visit either Town Hall or the Town Hall Annex to drop off or pick-up anything related to a necessary service, there will be one entrance available to speak with a Public Safety officer. We ask that you contact the department that you need prior to your visit. To be connected with a specific department, please call (631) 957-3000.

If you are looking to obtain a Marriage License, please email marriageinfo@townofbabylon.com to schedule your appointment.  Please include the date of your wedding and contact information in your request.

Board Meetings

All board meetings are being held remotely until further notice due to COVID-19. Click here to learn how to participate in any of these meetings. For information on previously held meetings, please visit this page. Previous board meetings can be viewed here.

Drive-Through Tax Payments

Tax Receiver Jennifer Montiglio's Office is officially accepting tax payments via a drive-through system at Town Hall Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Residents should enter the western parking lot via N. Indiana Avenue, where you will be directed by signage and Public Safety Officers.

***In-person payments are for check or cash ONLY***

While paying via www.officialpayments.com, the mail or by calling 1-800-272-9829 is quicker and easier, we are committed to providing viable payment options for all of our residents.

If you are paying in-person, we ask that you wear a face covering to protect both yourself and our employees. Thank you for your cooperation.

Download the NYS COVID Alert App

To stop the spread of COVID-19, New York needs each of us to do our part. One way you can help yourself and your community is by participating in our newly launched mobile contact tracing app COVID Alert NY. Click here to learn more.

Business Assistance 

Knowing full well how important local business is to our community, the Town of Babylon and Babylon IDA have unveiled a variety of programs designed to lend assistance and provide necessary resources to these establishments and organizations during this difficult time. To learn more about these programs, please visit our COVID-19 Business Assistance page.

COVID-19 Heroes

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Town of Babylon residents and essential workers have gone above and beyond to lend a helping hand to their neighbors during this difficult time. Learn their stories here.

Resources


General Information & Services

Coronavirus Information from New York State - 1-888-364-3065

COVID-19 Guidance and Isolation Information Specific to Suffolk County

Suffolk County Resources and Services

CDC - How to Protect Yourself and Others

NYS Email Updates

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Information

World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus Information

Case Number Tracking

Suffolk County COVID-19 Case Tracker

Suffolk County Health Bulletins

Testing Information

Find a Testing Site – New York State

New York State Contact Tracing

Reopening

NY Forward – Guidance from New York State on Phased Reopening

New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Wizard

File a Complaint with Suffolk County about a Non-COVID Compliant Business

Suffolk County Bureau of Public Health Protection

Travel

New York State Travel Guidance and Restrictions

Unemployment & Financial Services 

NYS Department of Labor

NYS Comptroller: COVID-19 Financial Survival Toolkit for New Yorkers

NYS Rent Relief Program

PPE

Long Island Personal Protective Equipment Provider Platform

Mental Health Services & Family Support

Red Cross Family Assistance Center for New York State Families - 585-957-8187

L.I. Against Domestic Violence - 631-666-8833

NYS Emotional Support/Mental Health: 1-844-863-9314

Food & Nutrition Services

Island Harvest - 631-873-4775 

COVID-19 Vaccine

NYS Vaccine Information

"Am I Eligible?"

Vaccine FAQs

New York Vaccination Hotline: 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829)

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