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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

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Town Hall Closed to the Public, and Services Announcement: Last Updated 4/20/2020, 4:53 pm: Click HERE to View Details

As news concerning the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to emerge, the Town of Islip is reminding residents that they can stay informed on the evolving situation via the Suffolk County Health Department’s webpage located at www.suffolkcountyny.gov/health. Find links relevant to travel, health care providers, symptoms and prevention, as well updated information on all news related to the spread of the virus as it becomes available. For questions or concerns, call New York State’s Novel Coronavirus Hotline 1-888-364-3065

TOWN OF ISLIP CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES: Last Update: Friday, May 1st 3:36pm pm

All 13 Long Island Town Supervisors Announce Coordination of Summer “Re-Opening”

The Suffolk County Supervisors Association, led by Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer, announced a joint planning effort with the three Nassau County Town Supervisors to explore areas of possible coordination of summer programs and facilities across all 13 Towns, officially known as the Nassau/Suffolk Joint Summer Operations Task Force.

Town Implements Reopening Measures at Public Marinas

Effective Monday, April 20, 2020, all Town boat launch ramps and marinas are open. The Town of Islip Public Safety Harbormasters, Park Rangers, and Marina Guards will patrol marinas and encourage attendees to maintain social distancing. Residents are advised to wear a face covering when they are unable to maintain social distancing.

Town Boat Launches Reopen

Our residents have demonstrated that they can be vigilant in observing the critical social distancing guidelines, which will likely remain in place going forward. We have come through a lot, and there’s still more ahead. However, in response to the guidelines we have been seeking, we have just received the following update to NYS Essential Business Guidance pertaining to marinas.

Officials Warn of COVID-19 Scams

The Office of Inspector General recognizes that we are facing unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the largest financial assistance bill to date, includes provisions to help small businesses. Fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud, and phishing.

New York State Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings for Public and Private Employees Interacting with the Public

For all essential businesses or entities, any employees who are present in the workplace shall be provided and shall wear face coverings when in direct contact with customers or members of the public. Businesses must provide, at their expense, such face coverings for their employees. This provision may be enforced by local governments or local law enforcement as if it were an order pursuant to section 12 or 12-b of the Public Health Law. This requirement shall be effective Wednesday, April 15 at 8 p.m.

The Importance of Face Masks

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter explains the importance of face masks and shares some web resources that show you how to make your own.

Supervisors Band Together to Request Relief For Second Half Property Tax Payment

Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and all the members of the Town Board, are joining with Suffolk County Towns in requesting an Executive Order to allow residents to pay the second half of their property tax bills up to August 1, without penalty or interest, in response to the financial calamity residents are experiencing due to the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Testing Site Opens in Brentwood, Friday April 10th

As of Friday, April 10th, Coronavirus COVID-19 Testing will be available by appointment only at an outdoor testing facility located at the Brentwood Recreation Center, at 99 3rd Avenue in Brentwood. Testing will be by appointment only. If you believe you or someone in your family may have the virus, please call 845-553-8030 to inquire about an appointment.

Governor Increases Fines for Social Distance Violations

NOTICE FROM NYS:

Governor Cuomo has announced the State is increasing the maximum fine for violations of the State’s social distancing protocol from $500 to $1,000 to help address the lack of adherence to social distancing protocols. The Governor reminded localities that they have the authority to enforce the protocols.

Red Cross Seeks Plasma from Recovered COVID-19 Patients

The American Red Cross is looking for plasma donations from fully recovered COVID-19 patients. Fully recovered COVID-19 patients may be eligible to help those currently sick via the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Program.

A Message from Islip Supervisor, Angie Carpenter


This is an unprecedented time for us all…in the Town of Islip, in our Country and all over the world…everything is changing, sometimes by the minute, and as your Supervisor I will continue to share the information as we receive it.

Myself and my fellow Town Board members want you to know that your health and safety is our first priority.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, we are all finding ourselves impacted on many different levels. Fear and anxiety for our health, our loved ones, our jobs; transitioning to a new way of working and living; balancing work with childcare; homeschooling while schools are closed – and so much more.

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Actualizaciones del horario de compras de minorista de comestibles para personas de la tercera edad: 20 de marzo de 2020

  • Dólar General: 8 a 9am – Diario
  • Stew Leonard: 7:30 am a 8:00 am – Diario
  • Stop and Shop: 6:30 am 7:30 am – Diario
  • Uncle Giuseppe’s: 7:00 a 8:00 am – Diario
  • Giunta Meat Farm: 6: 30 a 7: 30 – lunes, miércoles, viernes
  • Target: 8 a 9am -los miércoles
  • Walmart 6 a 7am – los miércoles

A Message from Islip Supervisor, Angie Carpenter

As you know, this is an unprecedented time for us all and everything is changing, sometimes by the minute.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, we are all finding ourselves impacted on many different levels. Fear and anxiety for our health, our loved ones, our jobs; transitioning to a new way of working and living; balancing work with childcare; homeschooling while schools are closed – and so much more.

While we can’t control the external factors around us, we can control our response to COVID-19.

Supervisor, Town Board Warn Against Scammers During COVID-19 Spread

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the emerging Coronavirus situation. The senior population in particular has been targeted by scammers and phishing schemes.

Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board are reminding residents to remain vigilant during these times and to continue to exercise smart and informed internet practices.

Town Playgrounds, Golf Courses Closed

To ensure residents’ health and safety, Town of Islip playgrounds and golf courses are closed until further notice, effective Friday, March 20th, 2020. Signage is posted at all Town playgrounds.

Sanitation collection continues as scheduled.

Over 60 Can Shop Early at Stop and Shop

Customers who are 60 years of age and older can shop daily from 6 am to 7:30 am at Stop and Shop beginning Thursday, March 19th.

“We’re making the decision to offer this every day of the week to allow for community members in this age category to shop in a less crowded environment, which better enables social distancing. They’ll also be shopping prior to any other customers entering,” according to Stop and Shop officials.

First Drive-Through Appointment Only COVID-19 Test Facility Opens in Suffolk

Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and members of the Town Board announced that the first drive-through COVID-19 testing facility is now open in Suffolk County. Testing is being conducted at Stony Brook University, and is by appointment ONLY.

“If you believe you may have coronavirus, please schedule an appointment for drive-through testing,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter

CDC Provides Coronavirus (COVID-19) Informational Videos

View important Coronavirus information and safety tips from the Centers of Disease and Prevention (CDC) including: 6 Steps to Prevent COVID-19; COVID-19: What Older Adults Need to Know; Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019; 10 Things You Can Do to Manage COVID-19 at Home.

Governor Sends Letter of Important Coronavirus Information to the Supervisor

Dear Angie,

I write to update you on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

During this pandemic, I cannot implore you enough to social distance — which means limiting all in-person social interactions as much as possible. Experts agree that staying apart is critical if we want to reduce the strain on our health care system and slow the spread of this virus to save lives.

Good Samaritan Physician Addresses Town Employees

Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter invited Christopher C. Raio, MD, Chairman of Emergency Medicine, Good Samaritan Medical Center to Islip Town Hall, to address employees and provide information about COVID-19 prevention, symptoms and protocols.

Town Offices Closed to Public & Services Update

Town of Islip Offices located at 655 Main St. (Town Hall), 401 Main St. (Town Hall West), the offices in 40 Nassau Ave., One Manitton Court and 50 Irish Lane (Brookwood Hall), will be CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC as of Monday, March 16, 2020.

Appointments can be made under limited emergency circumstances and only to address services that cannot otherwise be addressed online or by mail.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Cancelations

Be advised, the Bay Shore/Brightwaters St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, March 14, as well as the Bayport/Blue Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade scheduled for Sunday, March 15th, have been CANCELED.

Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter will host a Coronavirus panel discussion

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, joined by Good Samaritan Hospital’s Dr. Christopher Raio, Chair of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Eric Decena, Associate Chair of Emergency Medicine and Kathy DiBenedetto, RN, Director of Infection Prevention, discuss Coronavirus facts, education and hygeine.

Joining the Supervisor will be , all with Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip.

Islip Town Continues COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

Town of Islip officials are following federal, state and county guidelines to ensure residents’ safety. Additional Purell hand sanitizer dispensers have been installed throughout Town of Islip facilities, including Town Hall and all Town Recreation and Senior Centers.

The frequency of cleaning Town facilities has been significantly increased, including door knobs, railings, etc. Residents are encouraged to visit the Town’s website and conduct business online to the extent that they can, to download applications, licenses, permit requirements, or pay taxes online.

ALL Senior Centers CLOSED Pending Further Notice

Out of an abundance of caution, and in accordance with CDC recommendations to “cancel gatherings of more than 10 people for organizations that serve high-risk populations” Town of Islip officials have closed all Senior Centers beginning Fri. March 13, until recommendations change.

March Town Board Meeting LIVE Streamed

Town of Islip officials have postpone the Women’s History Celebration previously scheduled for the Tuesday, March 10th, Town Board meeting, and will reschedule that celebration for a later date.





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