Town of Wilton New York
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Town Resources & Updates


State of Emergency Extension Executive Order (4/20/20)

Supervisor John J Lant has extended the Town of Wilton State of Emergency an additional thirty (30) days effective April 20, 2020.


A Letter From The Supervisior (4/16/20)

The Wilton Town Board recently made the difficult decision to close Gavin Park and cancel or suspend all programs until further notice, including the summer recreation program. The members of the board were unanimous in making this decision.


A Letter From The Supervisior (4/7/20)

In order to maintain the safety and wellbeing of all of our residents and staff the following is an updated list of our closures and helpful information.


Town State of Emergency Executive Order (3/20/20)

Supervisor John J Lant has declared a State of Emergency for the Town of Wilton as of 5:00 PM March 20, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


All Town Buildings Are Closed to the Public

  • Wilton Town Hall
  • Wilton Town Court
  • Wilton Highway Department
  • Wilton Senior Center
  • Wilton Recreation/Gavin Park

Abbreviated Staff and Hours

Town Hall, Court and Highway Departments are working with abbreviated staff and hours. Please call if you need assistance. If there is no answer, leave a message. You may also email staff as most have access to their emails. The main number is 518-587-1939.


Gavin Park

Gavin Park is open for limited activity. The Administrative Building, gymnasiums and Splash Park remain closed. If you have any questions regarding activities at Gavin Park please call the Park directly at 518-584-9455. Thank you


Dog Licensing and Handicap Parking Permits

Dog licensing and handicap parking permits may all be mailed to 22 Traver Road.


Building Permits

Building permit applications are available online.


Tax Bills

As of April 1, tax bills must be sent to the Saratoga County Treasurer.  The phone number is 518-884-4724.


Senior Assistance

Due to the closure of the Wilton Senior Center, if any Senior needs assistance please call Town Hall at 518-587-1939 extension 239 and we will do our best to help you. 

If you know an elderly resident who needs help getting groceries, please follow the link below.  You can also volunteer by following the link.   

https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/office-for-the-aging/

The Wilton Food Pantry is offering curbside pickup only.  

Walmart and Market 32 offer grocery delivery through a third-party vendor.  They also offer curbside pickup. Target offers curbside pickup


Restaurant Takeout

Many local restaurants are offering delivery and take out. Please support our local businesses when you can.  The Saratoga Chamber has a great list of local restaurants offering takeout and their contact information.

https://www.saratoga.org/


Links to resources provided by County, State and Federal governments are provided here for your convenience. To obtain the most current and complete information pertaining to any specific government, please refer to material provided by that government.


Saratoga County Resources

24-hour Emergency Line: 518-584-7460.


Saratoga County COVID-19 Data Dashboard

The dashboard now includes more comprehensive information and charts on positive cases.


COVID-19 Testing Sites

Information on Saratoga County COVID-19 Testing sites.


Saratoga County Update (5/7/20)

Ballston Spa, NY — The Saratoga County Department of Public Health Services today announced that there are 370 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Saratoga County and 8 of those individuals are hospitalized at this time. 


Saratoga County Call First!

If you believe you have been exposed or that you have symptoms of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), CALL YOUR DOCTOR.  Please do not walk into your doctor’s office or to the Emergency Room and risk exposing the staff and other patients. If you arrive to Saratoga Hospital, you will be directed to a safe entry at a nearby testing location.


Saratoga County Public Health Services Response to COVID-19

http://townofwilton.com/wilton/assets/File/Saratoga-County-Public-Health-Services-COVID-19.pdf


Saratoga Department of Public Health

https://www.saratogacountyny.gov/departments/publichealth/


New York State Resources

NYS Novel Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065  


New York Forward - A guide to reopening New York & building back better.

https://forward.ny.gov/


Regional Monitoring Dashboard

https://forward.ny.gov/regional-monitoring-dashboard


Executive Orders from the Office of the Governor

https://www.governor.ny.gov/news


NYS Department of Health

https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/


New York State Department of Labor

https://www.labor.ny.gov/home/


Unemployment Insurance

https://www.labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

Governor Cuomo has waived the seven-day waiting period for new unemployment claims.

Due to enormous volume there will be considerable wait time. Please be patient; everyone who is entitled will get their benefits.
THE BEST WAY TO FILE YOUR UI CLAIM IS ONLINE HERE
Please do not call the Telephone Claims Center unless you are instructed to call to complete your application. If you are instructed to call to complete your claim, the only valid number is 1-888-209-8124.

The Department of Labor is implementing a new more efficient filing system based on the first letter of the applicant’s last name (alphabetical order).
A – F : Monday
G – N : Tuesday
O – Z : Wednesday
Missed your day : Thursday and Friday
Filing later in the week will not delay payments or affect the date of an individual’s claim, since all claims are effective on the Monday of the week in which they are filed.

Department of Labor is also extending filing hours as follows:
Monday through Thursday 8 am to 7:30 pm.
Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Saturday 7:30 am to 8:00 pm.


Limited State Debt-Collection Relief

NY Attorney General James (“AG”) and Governor Cuomo announced that from March 16, 2020 through April 15, 2020, the AG will halt the collection of medical and student debt owed to the State of New York. People who owe other types of debts to the State of New York can file an application for relief with the AG’s office.

More information is available here:
https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/2020/attorney-general-james-and-governor-cuomo-temporarily-suspend-state-debt


New York State Paid Family Leave

In response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York State, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has guaranteed workers job protection and financial compensation in the event they, or their minor dependent child, are subject to an order of mandatory or precautionary quarantine or isolation issued by the state of New York, the Department of Health, local board of health, or any government entity duly authorized to issue such order due to COVID-19.

Most employees will get financial compensation by using a combination of benefits. These benefits are not available to employees who are able to work through remote access or other means.

As always, Paid Family Leave can also be used to care for a family member with a serious health condition.

More information is available here:
https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/COVID19


New York State Agency Guidance Information

Guidance and updates from various New York State agencies can be found here:
https://nysaflcio.org/covid-19-nys-agency-guidance


Federal Cares Act

The federal CARES Act was signed into law March 27, 2020. The Act provides enhanced Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for New Yorkers. Here’s what you need to know.

https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/cares-act.shtm


National Resources


U.S. Small Business Administration Coronavirus Relief Options

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html


World Health Organization (WHO)

www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

 

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