County Executive Ryan Calls for Federal Coronavirus Assistance

KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan during his live Facebook briefing today called on Senate leadership to include federal assistance for local governments. While the House passed significant aid for state and local governments in the HEROES Act, which would provide direct relief for counties, there is growing concern that the Senate coronavirus relief bill […]

Ulster County Economic Development Alliance Launches NY Forward “Ulster Equity” Loan Program

KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced during his Facebook Live Briefing today that Ulster County’s women and minority-owned businesses, along with businesses in low- and moderate-income census tracts, are now eligible for $2 million dollars in loan funding. The monies, targeted at stabilizing small businesses and non-profits hit by the impact of […]

Ulster County Announces “Get Tested Week”

County Executive Ryan urges Ulster County residents to get tested for COVID-19 KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced during his Facebook live briefing today that next week, July 12th-19th, will be Ulster County “Get Tested Week.” “Get Tested Week” aims to encourage residents to get tested for COVID-19. All Ulster County residents are […]

County Executive Ryan Announces COVID-19 Rapid Response Plan

Ulster County has implemented a rapid response plan in anticipation of a potential surge in cases KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Ulster County has developed and implemented a COVID-19 Rapid Response plan in order to stay ahead of reports across the nation indicating an increase of COVID-19 cases. On Wednesday, […]

County Executive Ryan Announces Changes to COVID-19 Testing Sites

Nuvance transitions from mobile testing to on-site testing The site has conducted over 7,500 tests since it opened on March 23rd Ulster County has tested over 33,000 residents to date  KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Nuvance/Health Quest will be transitioning their mobile testing sites to on-site testing. As Nuvance […]

County Executive Ryan Establishes Recovery Service Center to Support Ulster County Residents

Recovery Service Center Will Provide Assistance for County Government Services During Designated Operating Hours and 24/7 Virtual Assistance KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Ryan during his Facebook Live briefing announced the launch of the Ulster County Recovery Service Center. The program will support members of the community on a wide range of issues and […]

County Executive Ryan Announces Formation of Housing Advisory Committee

The committee will address affordable housing needs and recommend strategies that the County can respond with, in conjunction with municipal, business, and community partners. KINGSTON, N.Y. –  Recognizing the current shortage of housing across a wide range of affordability levels and housing needs, the impact this shortage has on the Ulster County economy and communities, […]