Coronavirus Cancels NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade; No Visitors in the Rockland County Jail

No word yet on the status of the Pearl River St. Patrick’s Day Parade, even though many parades around the country have been cancelled, including the 258 year-old New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the first time in its history. Events are being drastically cut back or cancelled in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus. Governor Andrew Cuomo is leaning on 28 private labs to boost their capacity to get testing done. He’s also looking to keep crowds, and the potential to spread the virus, down…

At the Rockland County Jail, sheriff Lou Falco was the first in the state to restrict visits for inmates…

Robin Friehling of the New York Blood Center was a guest on “Michael’s Gifts” with Roxanne Watson yesterday and said blood drives are being cancelled in the short-term, resulting in the loss of thousands of donations, and they desperately need blood right now…

Visit NYbloodcenter.org to see if you can donate blood at a local blood center. If you are concerned about symptoms or travel, call the Department of Health’s coronavirus hotline at 1-888-364-3065. Click here for the Rockland County Health Department’s coronavirus website.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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