COVID Alert NY App

New York launched a new Exposure Notification App so New Yorkers can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and receive exposure alert notifications without compromising privacy or personal information.

Community Drive-Thru Flu Clinics

The Columbia County Department of Health has received the seasonal flu vaccine and has scheduled community drive-thru clinics for all Columbia County residents 2 years and older who would like a flu shot. Pre-registration is required to receive your Flu shot on the date you want to attend. If you do not register ahead of time, you cannot be vaccinated at that clinic. A separate registration form must be completed for each individual. Photo ID is required for each adult vaccinated.

Community Partnership Mass Food Distribution Monday, August 31 at 10:00am

Come receive food, fresh fruits and vegetables, and other items August 31, 2020, 10:00 AMWhile supplies last!Columbia County Fairgrounds182 Hudson Ave, Chatham, NY Please do not arrive before 10:00 AM Arriving early will cause traffic and crowding Food will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM If you are driving, stay in your car If …

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Community Partnership Mass Food Distribution Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00am

Come receive food, fresh fruits, vegetables and other items.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:00 am until food is gone.
Columbia County Fairgrounds. 
182 Hudson Avenue, Chatham, NY

Please do not arrive before 10:00am.
Arriving early will cause traffic and people creating large crowds.

Greener Pathways Mobile RV Unit Narcan Training Wednesday, May 6, 2:30-4:30pm at Ghent Town Hall

Greener Pathways will be parked at Ghent Town Hall offering Narcan training and a kit, resources and a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate will be on hand to talk to anyone about Substance Use Disorder affecting you or a loved one. Stop on by and learn more about our services. All people visiting the RV must …

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Limited Supply of Free Liquid Hand Sanitizer and Face Masks for Ghent Residents

The Town has a limited amount of LIQUID hand sanitizer and face masks (NOT MEDICAL GRADE) to distribute for free to Ghent residents who have been unable to obtain them elsewhere. Both will be distributed on Saturday, April 25th, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (or until we run out) in the parking lot of Ghent Town Hall.

The Ghent Food Pantry is Open

The Ghent Food Pantry is open Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-Noon. No paperwork is required. We have placed a table on the porch of the Town Hall with a grocery order on it and an ice chest has the meat, eggs, oleo etc. for that order. The Pantry puts a milk card in each order. There is also a packet of cleaning supplies. The table will be right inside the door in inclement weather.

Notice to Ghent Residents: 2nd Distribution of Hand Sanitizer

The Town has a limited amount of LIQUID hand sanitizer to distribute for free to Ghent residents who have been unable to obtain it elsewhere. The hand sanitizer will be distributed on Saturday, April 4th, from 12:00 pm – 2:00pm (or until we run out) in the parking lot of Ghent Town Hall.