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Recent COVID-19 news stories posted on North Country Now:

St. Lawrence County and municipalities may get emergency federal funding

Ogdensburg medical center hosting coronavirus Q&A Wednesday evening on Facebook Live

Potsdam Recreation Department cancels summer youth programming

Adoption numbers remain stable at Potsdam Humane Society during pandemic

• U.S. Customs and Border Protection extends closure of Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers

One new case of COVID-19 reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health Monday, June 1

Potsdam, Norwood municipal offices now open to the public

St. Lawrence County appoints reopening task force as phase two underway

• St. Lawrence County realtors now able to show homes in-person; Sandstone Realty opens branch office

Potsdam animal shelter adoption rate consistent through pandemic; pets still ready for adoption

Hair stylists in St. Lawrence County receive face shields as they prepare to reopen

St. Lawrence County dentists allowed to reopen today

One case of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County on Sunday

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLC Saturday; one case hospitalized

Potsdam researchers to study effects of COVID-19 on teaching

North Country to enter Phase 2, one new COVID-19 case Friday in St. Lawrence County, total positives at 201 out of 8,718 tested

April led to an additional 3,000 seeking unemployment as St. Lawrence County locked down

UPDATE: Governor reportedly changes course again, Phase 2 back on in St. Lawrence County

New COVID-19 case reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health; county hits 200 infections

Mohawk leaders decide to keep Akwesasne under state of emergency due to pandemic

Reps Stefanik, Ritchie rip Gov. Cuomo over decision to halt phase 2 of reopening local economy

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe reports fourth positive COVID-19 case in Akwesasne

Unemployment skyrockets in St. Lawrence County, hits 14 percent

Potsdam Chamber of Commerce cancels annual Summer Festival

Massena Meals on Wheels gets $25,000 to offset COVID-19 impact

No new COVID cases reported in St. Lawrence County on Wednesday; over 8,000 tested

Potsdam researchers will study mental health issues among rural EMS providers

No new COVID cases reported in St. Lawrence County for May 26

St. Lawrence County reps introduce bill to repeal prohibition of hairstyling on Sundays

• Canada reminds travelers of travel restrictions still in place since March

Canton village and town contract for deep cleaning of municipal building before reopening

CBSA: Travel restrictions in place at Massena, O’burg, other crossings through June

SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center to provide assistance to businesses with reopening

No new COVID-19 cases reported Friday; governor's social distancing orders still in effect for Memorial Day weekend

Town of Canton extends state of emergency for 30 days

Norwood Village Green postpones entire 2020 concert season

St. Lawrence County Public Health learns of no new COVID cases Thursday

Town of Stockholm has reusable face masks for residents, businesses

St. Law. County public health director among 58 urging 'caution, reason, patience' for Memorial Day weekend

Canton golf course now allowing one person per cart

CPH COVID-19 response gets $5,000 boost from Potsdam Teachers Union

Massena church causes controversy by holding drive-in worship service

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLC Wednesday; three people hospitalized

Town reopens Lisbon Campground; only self-contained campers allowed

United Helpers CEO says nursing homes in jeopardy of closing without state aid

Office for the Aging strongly urges older North Country residents to keep practicing social distancing

Public Health: Three new cases of COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County

Canton Cornell Cooperative Extension cancels 2020 camp season

Canton town wants to make USDA revolving loan available as COVID business relief

Dr. Williams: Potential COVID spike caused by Phase 1 St. Law. Cty. reopening wouldn't be detected until end of month

Rep. Stefanik cosponsors Advancing Connectivity During the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors Act

Public Health says no new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday, May 18

St. Lawrence County IDA offering assistance to businesses seeking to reopen

St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce shares reopening guide for businesses

St. Lawrence County officials: Social distancing orders still in place despite limited businesses reopening

Potsdam Central moving food pickup locations to adapt to warming weather

United Helpers has no timeline for when visitation will resume; appreciative of community support

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLC Sunday; one person no longer hospitalized

• St. Lawrence County superintendents to discuss graduation plans as schools closed

Ogdensburg Coast Guard Auxiliary explains how social distancing will impact boating

• No new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday in St. Lawrence County; more than 5,000 people tested

• St. Lawrence County Public Health warns residents about childhood inflammatory disease related to COVID-19

North Country congresswoman seeks to aid farmers

• Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe responds to 'North Country reopening'

North Country beaches to reopen May 22

Trend continues in St. Lawrence County with no new COVID-19 cases reported Friday, May 15

Canadian government suspends service at small vessel reporting sites near St. Lawrence County

Mother and daughter duo develop and donate masks to Canton's elderly and disabled

Canton Chamber opts to cancel annual Dairy Princess Parade and Festival

O'burg bishop begins dialogue with priests about steps needed to reopen churches for public worship

 • Businesses must meet criteria to be able to reopen says St. Lawrence County Legislature Chairman

No new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday, May 14 in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence County jail visitation to remain suspended due to COVID-19 concerns

Travel advisory in St. Lawrence County to be lifted Friday, May 15

Sen. Ritchie asking Gov. Cuomo to include St. Lawrence County in 'Phase Two' of state's re-opening plan

Waddington Concert Series makes adjustments to schedule in light of COVID-19 pandemic

• Cuomo gives the nod to North Country to reopen

No new COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County Wednesday, May 13

Rotary Club of Potsdam cancels annual scholarship gala for BOCES

North Country Rep. Stefanik requests all inmates be tested for COVID-19 before transfers

Drive-in movie theater in Massena planning to re-open in coming weeks

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County Tuesday, May 12

More volunteers sought to reach out to Massena seniors during pandemic

Stefanik hosts roundtable with president at White House on reopening the country

Gov. Cuomo says state helping to develop national criteria for COVID-19 response

St. Lawrence Health System reminds residents of visitor restrictions at its facilities

Donation supplies reusable face masks for all North Country Kinney Drugs employees

 • St. Lawrence County Public Health reports two new cases of COVID-19 Monday, May 11

St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging has masks available

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLC Sunday; hospitalizations down to three

North Country Community Health Center gets funding to aid with COVID-19 testing

• Stefanik cosponsors act to help chambers of commerce amid pandemic

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in SLC Saturday; five cases hospitalized

Stefanik calls on congress to aid local governments in next relief package

One new case of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County May 8, total cases at 190

School finances and expenses largely unchanged during state-mandated closure says Potsdam principal

Massena mayor directing some essential village services to resume

Gillibrand calls for funding for Northern Border Regional Commission as part of pandemic relief

Potsdam Class of 1970 buys pizza for healthcare workers

• Rep. Walczyk, Sen. Griffo want investigation of unemployment benefit handling in wake of pandemic

St. Lawrence County funeral home director explains funeral services changes following COVID-19

Sen. Griffo requests State Liquor Authority provide credit to bars, restaurants closed due to pandemic

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County

Non-tribe members barred from hunting and fishing in Akwesasne until COVID-19 state of emergency is lifted

North County senator joins GOP call for probe of COVID-19 NY nursing home deaths

Retired Clarkson professor, administrator Dr. Herman Shulman dies of COVID-19

St. Lawrence County's state of emergency set to expire May 15, may not be renewed

Hospice’s ‘Coffin Club’ presentation focuses on funerals during pandemic

One new case of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services have recieved limited number of COVID-19 tests

Plan underway to reopen St. Lawrence County economy in coordination with other North Country counties

No new COVID-19 cases reported to St. Lawrence County on Monday

Governor announces new guidelines for re-opening state

St. Lawrence County board chair & North Country state GOP reps again ask gov. to reopen economy

Senator Gillibrand pushing for next relief package to include provisions from the Voter Empowerment Act

St. Lawrence County Public Health Dept.: One new COVID case, six more recoveries

Volunteers calling 600 Massena area seniors daily to help them during pandemic

Family Assistance Center to offer support for those who have lost loved ones due to COVID-19

Residents coping with COVID-19 cabin fever with creativity to offer help, keep busy, connect with others

One new COVID case reported to St. Lawrence Cty. public health

• Massena, Ogdensburg come together as quarantine continues

St. Lawrence Health System is prepared to test for COVID-19

Ogdensburg mayor: Public sector must share same burden facing private sector as coronavirus hits local economy

All St. Lawrence County schools closed through academic year as precaution against COVID-19

Clarkson researchers get $200K in funding to study how talking contributes to COVID-19 spread

Three COVID-19 patients released from St. Lawrence County hospitals, three new infections reported

Massena mayor calling for community members to sound off with fire whistle every night to honor essential workers

Canton-based news organization at SLU posting audio diaries about COVID-19 pandemic

Public process of Potsdam DRI program temporarily stalled by pandemic lockdown

Governor releases guidelines for North Country re-opening plan for hospitals, businesses

St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging offering assistance to elders impacted by pandemic

SLC highway dept. dealing with social distancing as it turns focus to road work, bridge projects

Three new COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County; over 1,500 tested

St. Lawrence County hospitals get green light to resume elective outpatient treatment

Massena volunteers checking in with more than 600 seniors during pandemic

Town of Potsdam giving away masks

Clarkson staff, students make masks for college's essential employees and students on campus

Cuomo calls on federal government to provide a 50% pay bonus for essential public workers

One more death but no new COVID cases in St. Lawrence County reported Tuesday

State plans to direct insurers to provide cash flow relief to hospitals in response to COVID-19 crisis

One new case of COVID-19 reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health, 177 cases total countywide

St. Lawrence Health System emergency department taking safety precautions during coronavirus outbreak

Gov. Cuomo announces plan to re-open economy, starting with manufacturing & construction

Rose Hill in Massena adapting adolescent rehab services for pandemic

Five new COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County, one more recovery

Canton-based audio series explores “COVID-19 Diaries”

County public transportation system modified during social distancing

Nine new COVID-19 cases, 82 total recoveries in St. Lawrence County

Potsdam native sings for his quarantined neighbors in Spain

NY Attorney General James announces protection, support for small businesses

11 new COVID-19 cases reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health, eight hospitalized

County Board of Elections tasked with finding new polling places for upcoming elections

St. Lawrence County Public Transit waiving fare collection until June 1

Shirt drive underway to benefit St. Lawrence Health System workers

St. Lawrence County Community Services warns that opioid users have higher risk of COVID-19 complications

Ag Dept. outlines actions to help farms during pandemic

Masks required in Akwesasne when social distancing not possible

Potsdam Youth Baseball & Softball Association cancels season

Public Health: 6 new COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County, 9 hospitalized; 'very important' people stay home

Claxton-Hepburn in O'burg says they are 'ready to resume full scope of services'

St. Lawrence County jail inmates to make masks for officers, other inmates

New application available to St. Lawrence County residents to apply for unemployment benefits

COVID-19 infection reported at Canton senior rehab & care facility

Canton golf course re-opening under strict regulations

Town of Edwards extends state of emergency 'until further notice'

Assemblyman Walczyk's office praises governor's decision to take regional approach to reopening state

Contractors in Canton dealing with delays, modifications due to COVID-19 shutdown order

Rep. Stefanik urges Trump to grant waiver providing funds for FEMA work due to COVID-19 pandemic

Clarkson professor seeks participants for study to understand how COVID-19 impacts moods, lifestyles

17 new COVID-19 cases reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health, six hospitalized

10 residents, two staff at Lisbon IRA test positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence County survey respondents report more anxiety, loneliness during pandemic lockdown

Massena Central continues to make adjustments to online instruction, food distribution

Town of Canton reopening Little River Boat Launch, Pyrites Boat Launch

St. Lawrence County hospitals may soon resume elective surgeries

Hospice still offering all of its main services AIM, bereavement resources and outreach

No new COVID-19 infections reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health

Health Board prez: St. Law. County's COVID peak still looms; social distancing preventing 'disastrous' hit on hospitals

Mental health and addiction treatment available from St. Lawrence County clinics by phone

St. Lawrence County correctional officer makes over 100 masks for inmates, officers at jail

Canton Virtual Tip Jar website supports local workers, businesses, others impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

North Country Sen. Griffo frustrated with state unemployment delays, 'ambiguous' executive orders

Public Health releases map of countywide COVID-19 distribution

Ten new cases of COVID-19 reported in St. Lawrence County, total confirmed cases at 128

St. Lawrence County doctor agrees that plans to reopen state should be by region, but only with expanded testing

Canton, Potsdam Central adjust to grading students for remainder of semester

Positive vibes in Potsdam

Alzheimer’s Association Central NY Chapter makes COVID-19 changes

Nine more in St. Lawrence County test positive for COVID-19, local hospitals now have hotlines to request testing

Seven more recover from coronavirus, three new positive cases in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence Health System to furlough 400 employees due to decreasing patient volume

Two more in St. Lawrence County test positive for COVID-19, 106 total with 57 recoveries

Massena town and village extend state of emergency until May 15

St. Lawrence County legislature chair, state reps want regional approach to re-opening state

St. Lawrence Health System has new hotline for people to request COVID-19 testing, drivethrough test sites open

Governor calls for contact tracing citizens in 4-step plan to reopen the state from COVID-19 pause

PAUSE restrictions extended to May 15 says governor

Four more in St. Law. Cty. recover from COVID-19, three new infections

PPE donation to Massena and O'burg hospitals

North Country Sen. Griffo calls on USDA to protect local farms

NY Sen. Gillibrand wants Postal Service funded in upcoming COVID relief package

St. Lawrence County hospitals can handle current COVID-19 cases, says health board president

10 more in St. Lawrence County finish COVID isolation, two new infections

St. Lawrence County Public Transit offering help with transportation

Massena Wellness Committee seeks volunteers to reach out to seniors by phone

 • Potsdam professor wants to know how coronavirus is impacting people's emotional well-being

• Ogdensburg City Manager says any plan to reopen economy here, must factor Canadians into equation

No new COVID-19 cases reported to St. Lawrence County Public Health today, April 14

St. Lawrence Health System has set up COVID-19 hotline

Health Board president: More people in St. Lawrence County should seek coronavirus testing

Ogdensburg reopens boat launch with permission from Empire State Development

Battery modification developed for St. Lawrence Health System positive air pressure respirators

ONNY cancels summer concerts in Potsdam, Watertown

• Assemblyman Walczyk called to active duty in US Army Reserve in response to COVID-19 pandemic

• St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office extends ban on county jail inmate visits until April 30

• Waddington town supervisor suspends Assembly campaign to return to National Guard

St. Lawrence County has one hospitalized COVID-19 patient as infections up to 99

Assemblyman Walczyk called to active duty in US Army Reserve in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Worker at United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Ogdensburg tests positive for coronavirus

Cuomo: NY will join multi-state council to decide how to reopen the economy

Massena, Ogdensburg hospitals receive cases of PPE donated from Ottawa group

Town of Canton extends state of emergency, spending & hiring freeze

St. Lawrence County now has 93 positive tests for COVID-19, three hospitalized

Clarkson students to help build websites for local businesses impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Massena law firm outlines CARES Act aid programs available to small businesses hurt by COVID-19 crisis

St. Lawrence County sees for more positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 88

St. Lawrence County legislators spar over proposed bill calling on feds for more PPE

'Zoombombers’ interrupt online Canton town board meeting

St. Lawrence County now has 84 confirmed COVID-19 cases with five hospitalized

Claxton-Hepburn in O'burg laying off about 8 percent of employees

Town of Lisbon closes beach, campground, boat launch

HUD announces mortgage relief options for homeowners affected by pandemic

Department of Labor launches app to help with COVID-19-related spike in unemployment claims

Curbside service in Canton

Community Health Center of the North Country to receive $704,990 to fight COVID-19

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation offers tips on keeping first responders safe during COVID-19 pandemic

Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley encourages people to make healthcare wishes known to others

Madrid farmer who is Farm Bureau president wants USDA to issue direct relief payments to farms

St. Lawrence County up to 82 COVID-19 cases; O'burg has nearly tripled since April 1

Opinion: Ogdensburg mayor criticizes county's plan to establish quarantine site

Potsdam mayor urges residents to stay home, unless going out for essentials

Community Health Center of the North Country to receive $704,990 to fight COVID-19

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation offers tips on keeping first responders safe during COVID-19 pandemic

Health Department: Studies indicate most infected with COVID-19 are asymptomatic

• SLC health board president says region has sufficient supply of ventilators; ready for COVID-19 patient influx

St. Lawrence County now at 78 COVID-19 patients

Village of Potsdam offering COVID-19 Working Capital Loan Program to village businesses

St. Lawrence County Office for Aging offering telephone service for seniors dealing with isolation, depression

• Ogdensburg hospital reports first patient death related to COVID-19

• St. Lawrence County DA, county att'y will prosecute those not complying with PAUSE order

St. Lawrence County Sheriff issues countywide travel advisory due to growing COVID-19 spread

St. Lawrence County up to 70 coronavirus cases; eight hospitalized

Ogdensburg building will house local COVID patients who cannot or will not quarantine at home

Health board president: St. Lawrence County has 'most rapidly growing coronavirus incidence in the entire state'





























































St. Lawrence County Kinney Drugs locations to install acrylic shields in pharmacy drop-off, pick-up areas

Ogdensburg city manager urges residents to continue practicing social distancing, praises response

Positive COVID-19 cases up to 13 in St. Lawrence County; 5 cases involve SUNY Potsdam students

First case of coronavirus confirmed in Akwesasne

Positive COVID-19 cases jump to 11 in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence County grocers keeping essential goods flowing with curbside pickup

Attorney general, consumer protection agency warn of coronavirus scams, bogus coronavirus air filters

SUNY Canton and Potsdam postpone commencement due to COVID-19 crisis

Public health confirms COVID-19 cases in Massena, North Lawrence, O'burg, Potsdam, St. Regis Falls

Rep. Stefanik talks about relief funds for small businesses, self-employed on conference call

St. Lawrence County businesses can apply for COVID-19 relief program

National Grid rate increase delayed for North Country customers

Hopkinton food pantry closed

Free food available in Massena

Clarkson University employee tests positive for COVID-19

Ogdensburg city manager addresses rumor about city official contracting COVID-19

Overall unemployment insurance claims increase by over 520% over past year in NY due to COVID-19 pandemic

Digital streaming of Canton-Area Academic Possibilities Expo hosted by St. Mary’s set for April 4

North Country Rep. Walczyk calls on Gov. Cuomo to extend property tax deadline

Take-out business continues in Ogdensburg

St. Lawrence County college presidents, county officials issue statement about returning students

St. Lawrence Health System readies for COVID-19 cases, mental health pros offer strategies for pandemic-related anxiety

St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators to hold video conference meetings until further notice

Canton and Potsdam churches offering streaming sermons and virtual gatherings

Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed in St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence University employee tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence County launches sheriff's dept. app, opens emergency operations center

Because of COVID crisis, schools & local gov'ts looking at a year of uncertain state aid figures

International shipping continues at Ogdensburg crossing

Potsdam's Big Spoon kitchen changing meal pickup locations

Village of Waddington joins county officials' call for residents to stay home

Temporary closures at some St. Lawrence Health System practices

Steel bridge competition at SUNY Canton canceled

Free meals for kids at Burger King

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg taking precautions in response to COVID-19 pandemic

St. Lawrence County Free Trader stops publishing due to financial issues caused by coronavirus pandemic

New Hope Community Church in Potsdam hosting online services on Sundays

State reminds SLC residents that unsolicited telemarketing calls during state of emergency are illegal

Rep. Walczyk calls on governor to waive excise tax on small businesses that helped during COVID-19 crisis

Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory to present live streaming worship services Sundays

Hopkinton Food Pantry cancels clothing distribution until further notice

Ogdensburg declares 'state of emergency' sets up emergency operation center

IDA Works with North Country Alliance to Create Covid-19 Emergency Working Capital Loan Program

St. Lawrence County Public Health director: 'Please don't panic,' county has 'processes in place'

Local health officials say person who tested positive was self isolating, urge public to use caution

Public health director, sheriff, county administrator to give Facebook Live COVID-19 see video here

SLC Public Health: 31 quarantined, 130 negative tests in addition to 1 positive

First confirmed COVID-19 case in St. Lawrence County

Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County providing programs online

New takeout window in Ogdensburg

St. Law. Cty. funeral directors say visitation restrictions are now slightly relaxed

St. Lawrence County chamber hosting virtual conference with congresswoman on small business COVID-19 concerns

Hospice closes their Potsdam center to outside visitors

SUNY Canton offering virtual services for potential and accepted students

Community Health Center of the North Country getting $58,174 toward coronavirus response

Sustainability Day & Green Living Fair rescheduled to Nov. 6 and 7 in Canton

St. Lawrence University postpones in-person commencement

Emmanuel Congregational United Church of Christ in Massena to live stream its services

Canton Village Water and Sewer Department assures residents of water safety during pandemic

Colton Town closes all non-essential offices and departments

Meals distributed to Edwards-Knox students

Public Health update: 30 quarantined, no confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County

Depeyster Town Clerk's office now closed

Medical supply donation in Potsdam

St. Lawrence County crafters 'in full force production' of face masks to help with shortage

Massena town, village placing further limits on officials interacting with public; essential services still available

Despite office closures, Norwood officials available by phone to help residents

Ogdensburg City Manager Sarah Purdy to give daily updates on COVID-19 and city services

Free meals for Canton Central students

Curbside pickup service of books, movies at Massena Public Library discontinued

NCNow Survey: 35% of respondents say they are avoiding crowds in response to COVID-19 crisis

U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspends Trusted Traveler Program enrollment center operations

Massena Emergency Operations Center opens as central command for COVID-19 crisis

Massena churches adapt to 'pause' order by hosting services online as live streams

Colton Primary Care not accepting walk-ins

• Still no confirmed COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County; 195 tested, 21 quarantined

More than 200 students to remain at SUNY campuses in Canton and Potsdam

Massena village researching videoconferencing options for future meetings

Canton village board to host March 30 meeting online

SOAR organization in Potsdam cancels spring semester of classes

St. Lawrence County Public Health: No confirmed COVID-19 cases yet; maintain social distancing in all activities

Massena Town Clerk's Office closed to public until further notice

St. Lawrence Health System suspending some outpatient services in Canton, Potsdam

Clarkson University extends deadline for fall 2020 deposits

St. Lawrence County Funeral Directors Association: No visitations, viewings or funerals due to COVID-19 concerns

1844 House in Potsdam ceases take-out program as state tightens coronavirus restrictions

St. Lawrence County public transit temporarily reduces its service

Many St. Lawrence County banks close lobbies, but keep drive-thrus, ATMS open in response to COVID-19

Drive-up COVID-19 testing now available in Watertown

Northern Credit Union offering COVID-19 ‘financial relief loans’

Sheriff reminds residents of Gov. Cuomo's 'pause' order, 10-point plan

16 quarantined, 174 tested for COVID-19, no postive results in St. Lawrence County

•  No positive COVID-19 tests yet in St. Lawrence County, despite confusion over dated address  

147 tested in St. Lawrence County, no positive results; Cuomo ‘pauses’ all non essential in-office work statewide

Most St. Lawrence County food pantries still open, some with pick-up or drive-thru options

St. Lawrence County Public Transit continues to operate, following cleaning guidelines from CDC

Stefanik calling for halt of U.S. pharmaceutical production in China, urges Trump to ramp up production of PPE

Northern NY Community Foundation to award $50,000 to local agencies for essential COVID-19 needs

• More COVID-19 closures in St. Lawrence County

Easy options exist to broadcast municipal meetings as public barred from entering town halls

Massena DPW worker safety during virus outbreak a concern

Gov. Andrew Cuomo orders 100 percent of non-essential employees to stay home from work

Gouverneur declares state of emergency, police trying to limit in-person contact

Massena Board of Education passes resolutions regarding COVID-19 response

Massena Electric temporarily suspends disconnect activities through April 30 due to COVID-19

Hopktinton shuts down muncipal buildings

Massena school trustee: COVID-19 crisis brings state school aid uncertainty









St. Lawrence County Public Health: Use social distancing to prevent virus spread

Many restaurants still offering take-out, delivery

COVID-19 creating uncertainty for school state aid, says Massena finance chairman

Dollar General stores devoting first hour of opening to senior citizens

St. Lawrence County legislators practice social distancing

Fort Drum employee tests positive for COVID-19

Massena Central distributing Chromebooks to students for remote lessons









Stores limiting purchases of sanitizers, water, toilet paper

Web pages set up promoting restaurant take-out services

Toilet paper sold out at many St. Lawrence County stores as shoppers prepare for COVID-19 threat

Efforts underway to increase COVID-19 testing in St. Lawrence County

Norwood, Richville village elections postponed

Canada closes borders to international travelers, Americans exempted 'at this time'

St. Lawrence County organizations, churches, businesses adjust to changes with cancelations, new services

Schools working to feed students during school closure, but online learning may be difficult

Price Choppers halt 24-hour operation to increase sanitizing, restocking

Local retailers increase sanitizing efforts, work to keep shelves stocked

Nicandri Center in Massena, online programs being offered

Madrid Park Community Building closed, events canceled

Libraries in Potsdam, Canton, Heuvelton to closed due to COVID-19 threat; Children's Museum closes

All St. Lawrence County colleges cancel on-campus classes for all or most of semester

Rensselaer Falls mayor calls on health, education workers to volunteer locally

Bored at home? Potsdam Public Library says read, listen to books online

SUNY Potsdam limiting group events of more than 50 people, commencement decision unknown

Potsdam bans large group gatherings

Shoppers find empty shelves when buying sanitizer, tissues

Town of Potsdam declares state of emergency

Salmon River Central to provide breakfast, lunch to students who receive free meals despite school closures

Events businesses, organizations close, cancel events

Massena, O'burg, N-N, Potsdam schools trying to stay ahead of OVID threat (March 13 story)

Utilities barred from shutting off service due to financial hardship

Ogdensburg Expo, many other events canceled

Hospitals in Potsdam, Massena, Gouverneur encourage preventative measures

Claxton-Hepburn implements visitor restrictions; Lockwood, Dobisky centers closed in Ogdensburg

County census results could be affected

Canton's Peter Rabbit in Park canceled

Canton food pantry to remain open, many other events canceled

Inmate visits banned at county jail

Canton creates special COVID-19 web page

IDA trying to help county businesses during economic slowdown prompted by COVID-19 threat

Rep. Stefanik votes 'yes' on packages to combat coronavirus, support families

Congressional candidates responde to COVID-19 threat