Latest Updates

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, […]

Ulster County Executive Ryan Announces Outdoor Dining Initiatives

Ulster County to offer county-owned lots for outdoor dining and encourages municipalities to suspend local ordinances that would hinder the economic recovery of the food service industry KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today during his Facebook Live Town Hall discussed Phase 2 reopening and outlined his Outdoor Dining Initiative. Through advocacy at […]

County Executive Ryan Signs New Housing Initiatives

County Executive Ryan and the Ulster County Legislature establish Housing Advisory Committee County Executive Ryan signs legislation that calls for expansion of the City of Kingston Land Bank into a county-wide land bank County Executive Ryan shares application information about the Ulster County Emergency Rental Assistance Program KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan today signed […]

Ulster County Executive Ryan Announces Testing Has Been Completed at Nursing Home Facilities

Testing completed in 13 of 13 facilities 1,233 residents have been tested KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today held a live briefing on COVID-19. County Executive Ryan announced that the Ulster County Health Department has now completed testing of all residents and staff at 13 of Ulster County’s nursing homes, testing 1,233 […]

County Executive Ryan Reminds Ulster County Businesses of Phase One Guidance

KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today visited Hamilton & Adams in uptown Kingston and participated in-store pickup which started on Tuesday through New York State’s Phase 1 reopening plan. Additionally, County Executive Ryan reminded Phase 1 Businesses about the current reopening guidance and offered assistance through the Ulster County Department of Economic […]

County Executive Ryan Discusses Plan to Safely Reopen County Government Departments

Reminds residents to take proper safety precautions and remain vigilant  KINGSTON, N.Y. –  Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today during his Facebook Live Town Hall with Dr. Carol Smith discussed plans for reopening County departments and reminded residents to take proper safety precautions.  “As a government, we are leading by example and finalizing our plans […]