Community Message Regarding COVID-19

Fri, MARCH 27 UPDATE

In accordance with the newest order from New York State Governor Cuomo, Green Chimneys School and public programs will remain closed through April 15.   


TUES, MARCH 17 UPDATE

In accordance with the order from New York State Governor Cuomo, Green Chimneys School and public programs will remain closed through March 31.   


SUN, MARCH 15 UPDATE

Due to the latest executive order suspending all daycare centers and school-aged care programs, Nature’s Nursery is closed for the week of March 16. This includes both our preschool and before & after school programs. 


Sat, March 14 Update

Due to the State of Emergency in Putnam County, Green Chimneys School is closed for the week of March 16th. Green Chimneys campuses are also closed to the public until further notice. Parents/guardians of Green Chimneys School students should see the COVID-19 Information for our school families.


As stated by the Office of the County Executive, there is a deep collective concern for the safety of our students, staff, and those in our respective communities.

Green Chimneys is continuing to work in close collaboration with the Putnam County Department of Health and state agencies for the most current information and best practices to reduce the risk to the Green Chimneys community.

Green Chimneys campuses and community program sites are closed until further notice. This includes Nature’s Nursery preschool and school-age programs, the Farm & Wildlife Center, Public Swim programs, Outdoor Education programs and activities at our Clearpool campus, and the Community Outreach Center in the Village of Brewster. We have also suspended all Volunteer activities.

We will continue to share information and updates on this page, as they become available.


For the most current information about COVID-19, you may visit the online resources below. For information specific to your own community, please contact your local health department.

Center for Disease Control 2019 nCoV website
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

NYS Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Hotline 1-888-364-3065

NYS Department of Health Novel Coronavirus Website
www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus

New York State Department of Health Local Health Departments
https://health.ny.gov/contact/contact_information

Putnam County Health Department
www.putnamcountyny.com/health/coronavirus


If you have questions about Green Chimneys activities or procedures, please contact
Jennifer Milillo at jmilillo@greenchimneys.org or 845.279.2995 x109