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Posted on: March 21, 2020

[ARCHIVED] RIOC Daily Update: What You Need to Know from NYS

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Here is the latest update from New York State for March 24, 2020

Governor Cuomo’s Daily Remarks

Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo reminded New Yorkers to thank the healthcare workers and other professionals who are doing ’God’s work’ during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • VIDEO of the Governor’s remarks is available on YouTube here and in TV quality (h.264, mp4) format here.
  • AUDIO of today’s remarks is available here.
  • PHOTOS will be available on the Governor’s Flickr page.

RIOC Updates

 Senior Shopping Bus Discontinued Until Further Notice

The shopping bus to Queens will be discontinued until further notice. The food markets and restaurants that remain open on Roosevelt Island continue to receive regular deliveries of food and goods. All stores also make home deliveries as well.


MSKCC Children’s Center Remains Open

The day care center is open from 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM. We are serving families of first responders. Our plan is to remain open to service the families of our MSKCC employees.


Roosevelt Island Services Continue

Please keep in mind that our Red Bus Service may be operating on a Weekend Schedule, but our Public Safety Officers, Grounds Personnel and Facilities Staff are working constantly to maintain the quality of life on Roosevelt Island.

Farmer’s Market Returns This Saturday

Please watch out for more information on the farmer’s market in tomorrow’s advisory.


RI Senior Center Road Runner Classes

The Senior Center’s Road Runners Walking Group meets each day in front of the Senior Center (546 Main Street) at 10:00 AM for a daily walk around the island. All participants keep safe social distances from each other. All are welcome.


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