Current Clinton County Operational Status

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AGING, OFFICE FOR THE

Clinton County Office for the Aging and NY Connects is providing service by telephone at 518-565-4620 from 8 am to 5 pm weekdays, excluding holidays. Information and assistance accessing programs and services is available, some staff working remotely. Face-to-face meetings are on an as-needed basis only.

Senior fitness programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension have been moved online as of April 6, 2020. The link for more information is http://cceclinton.org/fitness.

Exercise programs and congregate meals sites closed Monday, March 16th

Adult Day Program closed March 18th

AARP Tax Preparation Program held at the Senior Council is closed until further notice.
Senior Citizens Council has cancelled activities, but are available by phone and for the medical equipment loan program for emergencies

Senior Outreach Program through JCEO is still providing services with most staff working remotely, clients are primarily being assisted via telephone, face-to-face in person assistance is only available when there is no other means and will be limited to crisis situations involving food, heat, or medication

Rural Transportation Program through JCEO continues to provide transportation for seniors to medical appointments and kidney dialysis (KDU)

Personal care provided through North Country Home Services, for the Office for the Aging’s Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly Program, is continuing at this time.

Home delivered meals provided through the Senior Citizens Council are have continued, expanding to serve additional clients. No contact delivery is used whenever possible.

AIRPORT

The Airport administration office can be reached at 518-565-4795 and is open Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:00PM while operating under reduced staffing to comply with current directives.

Staff are cleaning the Airport to ensure a safe environment for airport stakeholders and traveling public.

Airlines continue to adjust their schedules and have canceled multiple flights for April.

Passengers should contact their airline for the most current flight information and other travel related questions.

Passengers can go to the Airport's website (www.flyplattsburgh.com) for links to the airline websites and other information.

The Airport Restaurant has suspended operations due to decreased passenger traffic.

BOARD OF ELECTIONS

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.

Absentee Applications and Registration Forms available outside our door and will be processed upon completion.

There will be no restrictions for voter ability to register, change political Party, change address or request absentee ballots for any of the upcoming Elections.

All visitors are required to wear a face mask.

Contact Number: 518-565-4740

CCPT

Some regular bus routes in Plattsburgh will be reopening for limited hours starting Monday August 3rd.

“Rural Zone” Dial-a-Ride service will be operating. Call 518-561-1452 to make arrangements.

Masks must be worn on the buses.

Check out the CCPT Facebook page for more information.

CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Contact Number:     518-565-4484

COUNTY CLERK

Office hours are 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday thru Friday. Masks are required.

Limited staff, expect delays/waiting in line. Social Distancing a must.

No recordings/filings after 3:45pm. Cash/Check/Money Order/Credit Cards accepted.

Passport applications are now accepted for processing. Very long turnaround time. Expect long delays.

Contact Number: 518-565-4701

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Office is staffed from 8-4 closing from 12-1 for lunch Monday thru Friday.

Contact Number: 518-565-4770

DMV

Office hours are 8am-3:30pm by appointment only. Face Masks are required.

Serving Clinton County residents only. If you live in another County, you need to go to your County’s DMV.

Call 518-565-4789, go to www.clintoncountydmv.setmore.com or email Deanna.rock@clintoncountygov.com to make an appointment.

If you need to come in for a Plate Surrender, Abstract, Registration Renewal that you got in the mail or Duplicate license, you DO NOT need an appointment. The person at the door will let you in.

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles website is http://DMV.NY.GOV

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

CCHD Office is open 8am-5pm.

They are encouraging the public to make appointments with the appropriate Division when possible.

Masks are required.

HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. 

Masks are required when entering the building.

Highway crews are working Monday-Friday from 6am-4pm.

HISTORIAN

Office is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12 to 5. 

Contact Number: 518-565-4749

She also available by appointment and email: Anastasia.Pratt@clintoncountygov.com

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Office hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F. Providing internal support as normal.

LANDFILL/CASELLA

All Convenience Stations are now open and operating at normal hours.

Station hours are listed here: https://www.clintoncountygov.com/landfill/drop_off_stations

LEGISLATURE

Offices are open 8am-5pm. Reduced staff will result in slower deliverables.

MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm for walk-ins, crisis and regularly scheduled face-to-face and televisual appointments. After hours televisual appointments are available.

NURSING HOME

operating 24/7

Visitation is not allowed.

Employees, vendors and contracted professional staff are being screened prior to access to the nursing home.

ONE WORK SOURCE

Office shut down operation effective 12pm on 3/26/2020

PERSONNEL

Hours of operation are 8-4pm

Please visit the website to apply for jobs and Civil Service exams: https://www.clintoncountygov.com/employment/job

PLANNING

Open 8am-5pm

Office remains open for all services. Recommend calling office in advance of arrival to ensure staffing availability.

Contact Number: 518-565-4711

PROBATION

Open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  Monday through Friday

All visitors are required to wear face masks and will undergo basic COVID screening questions. 

PUBLIC DEFENDER

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm.

Local Courts are reopening.

All visitors are required to wear masks and undergo basic COVID questions and temperature screening.

REAL PROPERTY

Office hours to 8am to 4pm

Office is closed to the public.  There is limited staff so please call 518-565-4760 during business hours for an appointment.

Our staff members that are Assessors in the Towns of Beekmantown, Champlain, Chazy, Dannemora, Peru and the City of Plattsburgh are currently completing their work either at home or out in the field on the public roadways evaluating the parcels visually when necessary. Our RPS Info Analyst is working from home. 

Clinton County Property Data:  https://clinton.sdgnys.com/index.aspx

SOCIAL SERVICES

Office hours M-F from 8am to 5pm

Operating with limited staff, all services being provided. 

Applications still being accepted for Food Stamps, Medicaid, HEAP and Public Assistance. 

All face-to-face interviews are waived and are conducted by phone. Homeless housing services are being provided.

Applicants are encouraged to apply: https://mybenefits.ny.gov

TREASURER

Open to General Public effective Monday, June 15, 2020, Office hours 8-5

Contact Number: 518-565-4730

VETERANS' OFFICE

Closed to Public. Please call for Service

Contact Number: 518-565-4720

WEIGHTS & MEASURES

Now doing office and outside work.

Contact Number: 518-565-4681

YOUTH BUREAU

Office is open Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm unless they are out doing programming.

Currently providing small programming throughout the County such as:  baseball/softball clinics, tennis clinics, and a “treasure hunt”.  

Sign up for these programs by calling the Youth Bureau, 518-565-4754.  Plans for a County soccer season are underway.