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Posted on: May 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Info & Resources

COVID19 Vaccine

Vaccine Information

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to New Yorkers over the age of 16 years old. To make an appointment, visit:

Walk-ins are accepted ONLY AT STATE-RUN SITES at this time. All other locations require an appointment.

You can learn more by visiting https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ and https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/vaccine.

Answers to common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine can be found on this FAQ page.

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Town Status Update

Town buildings remain partially closed to the public, though all essential Town services are available. You can submit a request online here to the appropriate department, who will contact you in response to your inquiry. Click here to find forms, applications and other documents.

If you do need to visit either Town Hall or the Town Hall Annex to drop off or pick-up anything related to a necessary service, there will be one entrance available to speak with a Public Safety officer. We ask that you contact the department that you need prior to your visit. To be connected with a specific department, please call (631) 957-3000.

If you are looking to obtain a Marriage License, please email marriageinfo@townofbabylon.com to schedule your appointment.  Please include the date of your wedding and contact information in your request.

Download the NYS COVID Alert App

To stop the spread of COVID-19, New York needs each of us to do our part. One way you can help yourself and your community is by participating in our newly launched mobile contact tracing app COVID Alert NY. Click here to learn more.

Business Assistance 

Knowing full well how important local business is to our community, the Town of Babylon and Babylon IDA have unveiled a variety of programs designed to lend assistance and provide necessary resources to these establishments and organizations during this difficult time. To learn more about these programs, please visit our COVID-19 Business Assistance page.

Mental Health Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has has many negative effects on us all, including mental health difficulties. If you or someone you know is in need of support, please reach out to New York Project Hope to learn how they can help at 631-471-7242 ext. 1800 or email projecthope@mhaw.org, conversations are free, confidential and anonymous.

United Way "Safe at Home for Seniors" Program

United Way’s Safe at Home for Seniors is a health and safety program in the Town of Babylon that alleviates the stress of older adults who are alone and sheltering-in-place. United Way is working in partnership with its network of agencies to connect seniors who are sheltering in place or isolated from family or a caregiver, with Bilingual Community Navigators. They act as helping hands managing everyday tasks such as grocery shopping and picking up prescriptions; making sure their homes have proper safety measures such as grab rails and working smoke detectors; and providing communication assistance, from connecting seniors with family members to scheduling their healthcare appointments, including registering for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

To learn more about Safe at Home, please visit www.unitedwayli.org/safeathome. 

COVID-19 Heroes

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Town of Babylon residents and essential workers have gone above and beyond to lend a helping hand to their neighbors during this difficult time. Learn their stories here.

Resources


General Information & Services

Coronavirus Information from New York State - 1-888-364-3065

COVID-19 Guidance and Isolation Information Specific to Suffolk County

Suffolk County Resources and Services

CDC - How to Protect Yourself and Others

NYS Email Updates

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Information

World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus Information

Case Number Tracking

Suffolk County COVID-19 Case Tracker

Suffolk County Health Bulletins

Testing Information

Find a Testing Site – New York State

New York State Contact Tracing

Reopening

NY Forward – Guidance from New York State on Phased Reopening

New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Wizard

File a Complaint with Suffolk County about a Non-COVID Compliant Business

Suffolk County Bureau of Public Health Protection

Travel

New York State Travel Guidance and Restrictions

Unemployment & Financial Services 

NYS Department of Labor

NYS Comptroller: COVID-19 Financial Survival Toolkit for New Yorkers

NYS Rent Relief Program

PPE

Long Island Personal Protective Equipment Provider Platform

Mental Health Services & Family Support

Red Cross Family Assistance Center for New York State Families - 585-957-8187

L.I. Against Domestic Violence - 631-666-8833

NYS Emotional Support/Mental Health: 1-844-863-9314

Food & Nutrition Services

Island Harvest - 631-873-4775 

COVID-19 Vaccine

NYS Vaccine Information

Suffolk County Vaccine Information

"Am I Eligible?"

Vaccine FAQs

VaccineFinder

CDC: When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated

New York Vaccination Hotline: 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829)

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