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City of Port Jervis COVID-19 Action

Posted on: March 15th, 2020

UPDATE:                                Do YOU need something and can’t get out? – contact us by calling or texting 845-341-3135 or by email at info@portjervisny.gov


2020 Mar 26 – Small Business Help?  Click here: https://www.portjervisny.org/news/city-news/small-business-help/ The City of Port Jervis Limited State of Emergency has been extended until April 30, 2020.  This may be lifted before this time but appears to be the threshold at which the state is looking to see things go back to normal. 2020 Mar 26 Mayor Decker Limited State of Emergency Extension RE COVID19 FINAL

2020 Mar 25 – Small businesses, here is a link to hopefully help you get the help you need. https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

2020 March 24 – Parks are OPEN as is the Watershed Park for Hiking and Biking.  Please be mindful of your social distancing (6′ is best).  “Shared Work” program in which private employers can keep all of their employees working, if they are essential, but limit their hours.  They would then be eligible for partial unemployment.


The City of Port Jervis has waived penalties for taxes due on April 30th for 45 days.  Additionally, the city has waived penalties for water/sewer due on April 30th for 30 days.  While we hope you can pay these bills in a timely manner, we understand that this is a unprecedented occurrence out everyone’s control.


2020 March 23 – Do you have a temperature?  The threshold being used as one symptom of COVID-19 is 100.4 degrees.


2020 March 19 – If you observe price gouging in Orange County call 845-360-6070


Businesses with questions for Orange County can talk to Bill Fiorvanti at 845-360-0231.  Leave a message and he will get back to you. BUT… you still want to register your business by calling 845-802-9150 for disaster relief.  That must be done NOW!


2020 March 18 – If you need assistance with Food, Prescriptions, Depression or anything else please call 800-832-1200


If you are a small business affected by executive orders, you MUST register your business by calling 845-802-9150 to help for relief later

If you need unemployment, the 7 days are waived, go to https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm for more information.

If you feel ill – contact your regular physician.  They will ask you a series of questions.  If they feel you might have COVID-19 they can register an appointment for you at the tent located in front of WMC/BonSecour’s hospital at 160 East Main Street.  They will give you a date and time.  They will NOT accommodate walk-ins.


If you need something picked up at the market or prescription medication.  Please call 845-341-3135 and I will arrange to do it for you.


2020 Mar 15 Mayor Decker Public Statement and Limited State of Emergency Implementation RE COVID19 FINAL

2020 Mar 15 City of Port Jervis Declaration of State of Emergency FINAL

2020 COVID19 – Port Jervis Municipal Building Door Signs 

Mayor’s Video