FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng, Matthew Leonenko and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead Extends State of Emergency
North Hempstead, NY - In the interest of preventing the spread of coronavirus, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth has extended the declaration of the state of emergency. All Town facilities will continue to remain closed to the public until Thursday, June 11. However, the Town reserves the right to reopen sooner depending on orders from Governor Cuomo. While all Town buildings are currently closed to the public, essential services are continuing to operate as the Town maintains the continuity of government with many of its employees working remotely. Please note that the Town's 311 Call Center remains open to callers seven days a week.
As of Monday, May 11 all of the Town’s parks including the Championship Golf Course at Harbor Links are open for passive use. Visitors are being advised that they must wear protective masks when in situations where they are unable to practice social distancing.
This declaration allows us the Town to implement public safety measures, purchase essential items and services quickly, and respond to emergency needs.
Nassau County's Office of Emergency Management has requested that anyone who observes people gathering and not complying with mandated social distancing regulations to please send an email to ShutDownEnforcement@nassaucountyny.gov.
For the latest Town updates, visit www.northhempsteadny.gov/coronavirus.