July 22, 2021
COVID hospitalizations in New York State are at 483. Of the 93,174 tests reported yesterday, 1,584, or 1.70 percent, were positive. The 7-day positivity average was 1.50 percent. There were 105 patients in ICU yesterday, up five from the previous day. Of them, 34 are intubated. Sadly, we lost two New Yorkers to the virus.
As of 11am this morning, 74.1 percent of adult New Yorkers have received at least one vaccine dose, per the CDC. Over the past 24 hours, 29.397 total doses have been administered. To date, New York has administered 21,911,089 total doses with 67.6 percent of adult New Yorkers completing their vaccine series. See additional data on the State’s Vaccine Tracker.
Applications for the New York State Public Health Corps Fellowship Program are now open. This first-in-the-nation program, in partnership with Cornell University, will train up to 1,000 fellows as the next generation of public health workers—helping NY be prepared for the next public health crisis. Apply to be a fellow today.
The Canadian border will reopen to fully vaccinated U.S. citizens on August 9. The Canadian government is finally reopening its borders and an open border with our neighbors to the North means families will be reunited once again and much-needed relief to our border communities that depends on cross-border trade and supply chains.
Get digital proof of your vaccination with Excelsior Pass. Excelsior Pass is a free and voluntary platform for businesses & individuals that can be used to easily access secure proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test. Learn more about Excelsior Pass.
Outdoor dining rules have been extended for another year. Yesterday, the Governor signed legislation that allows bars & restaurants to continue using municipal spaces for outdoor dining. Outdoor dining was popular throughout the pandemic and was an important lifeline for many businesses.
There is no post-COVID recovery that doesn’t include helping small businesses. Business owners who experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for the State’s Business Recovery Fund. Learn more.
Remember, mental health resources are available for New Yorkers who need them. Even though it’s officially summer and New York continues to reopen and rebuild, we can’t underestimate the mental and emotional strain of the pandemic. New Yorkers can visit http://headspace.com/ny for free mindfulness resources or call our support hotline at 1-844-863-9314.
The Village of Maybrook wishes to say “thank you” to Maybrook Troop 236 Scout Tyler Allen for choosing his Eagle Scout Project in the village. Tyler Allen (seated on the right) painted 12 benches in the village that desperately needed to be repainted. Thank you Eagle Scout Candidate Tyler Allen and your fellow scouts for your hard work and enhancing our village!
Whether you expect to be here for a short time or for the rest of your life, we hope you find the Village of Maybrook to be a friendly, caring and supportive community where everyone is received warmly. Over the years we have gained an even greater appreciation for our community and its spirit. The community we have does not happen by accident. Positive accomplishments are realized by the constant efforts of your Village Board, community organizations, residents and village employees. Together we will continue to make Maybrook a better place to live, work and play. Our Village of Maybrook Website was created to improve communication and to inform residents of current events. Please visit and “LIKE” our Village of Maybrook Facebook Page as well!
Mayor Dennis K. Leahy