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Putnam County DMV Office Will Be Closed To The Public. All Scheduled Appointments Are Cancelled. The Putnam County Clerk’s Office Will Remain Closed To The Public

Please note that Executive Order 202.8 of NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo states the following to be in effect from March 20, 2020 until April 19, 2020: The extension of validity of any Driver’s License, Non-Driver Identification or registration expiring on or after March 1, 2020 The extension of validity of any temporary registration document issued […]

The County Clerk’s Office announces additional measures to reduce exposure to COVID-19 when conducting business at the County Clerk’s Office and DMV

Please be advised that in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the office of the Putnam County Clerk is embarking on additional measures to reduce exposure and encourage social distancing while providing necessary services to our customers. As such, we are urging all patrons to visit our offices only in an emergent situation. If […]

County Clerk’s Office asking patrons to forego office visits unless absolutely necessary. Patrons at all facilities including DMV will be limited to a maximum of 10 at any one time

From the Office of the County Clerk: Please be advised that in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with Executive Order of Putnam County Executive Maryellen Odell, the office of the Putnam County Clerk is embarking on all possible measures to reduce exposure and encourage social distancing while providing necessary services […]

The Putnam County Department of Health confirms 2 positive cases COVID-19 in Putnam County

COVID-19 MITIGATION IN PUTNAM First Lab Confirmed Cases in Putnam, New Executive Orders BREWSTER, NY— The Putnam County Department of Health (PCDOH) is confirming two positive cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County residents. The individuals have been quarantined at home and will continue to be monitored carefully. Contact tracing is underway and those that are […]

County Executive issues additional Emergency Orders prohibiting public gatherings or events of more than 20 people and prohibiting buffet style food operations

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has issued Executive Orders canceling or postponing all social, community, public gatherings or events, including Putnam County sponsored events where it is anticipated that more than 20 people will be in attendance and also ordering all food service establishments, including delis, supermarkets, grocery stores and catering facilities to cease all […]

All Putnam County Roadways Ordered Closed, Shelter Location

After discussing the current weather situation with Sheriff Robert Langley, Highway Commissioner Fred Pena and Bureau of Emergency Services Commissioner Ken Clair, County Executive MaryEllen Odell issued an executive order to ban all non-emergency traffic from roadways in Putnam County. “The snow is predicted to be very heavy with wind speeds increasing over the next […]

Villa Barone Hilltop Manor opens its doors to the community on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm offering hot soup, a chance to charge electronic equipment and warmth

As Putnam County endures another major winter storm within one week we continue to see an outpouring of compassion from the community. Villa Barone Hilltop Manor has invited the public to join them for warmth, food and conversation. Villa Barone Hilltop Manor is located at 466 Route 6 in Mahopac. The idea for a community […]

9,680 NYSEG customers remain without power-Overnight shelters available-www.putnamcountyny.gov

The Office of Emergency Management reports that as of 4:30pm 9,680 Putnam County NYSEG customers are still without power. This is down from a high of 25,700.  Crews from NYSEG and mutual aid response teams continue to work for full restoration. For Tuesday March 6, 2018 overnight shelters for individuals who can’t go to friends […]

All County Offices Open For Business As Usual, Monday March 5, 2018 Including Public Transportation

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell has announced that all Putnam County Government Offices will open on their normal schedule for Monday, March 5, 2018. This includes all Putnam County Public Transportation Services. “In order for us to continue to address the many issues facing our residents following this major Nor’easter, it is imperative that County […]

List of overnight shelters available for residents 3/4/18

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that there will be limited overnight accommodations for Putnam County residents who have been impacted by the storm and remain without power. Putnam County in partnership with the Putnam County Sherriff’s Department, the American Red Cross, Putnam Hospital Center and Garrison Fire Department will open two overnight facilities: Putnam […]