COVID-19 Community Resources for the Glens Falls, NY Area
Let's Get Through the Coronavirus Pandemic Together
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty in Glens Falls, NY and around the world. The situation continues to change every day, and many of us have questions about how to prepare and what resources are available. To help out local families and the community, we've compiled a variety of key resources for the Glens Falls Area.
Restaurants Open for Takeout & Delivery
Peruse our list of local restaurants that are open for takeout and delivery.
These eateries are also offering family-style meals to-go.
News About COVID-19 in NY State
Be informed about COVID-19 in NY State and preventive measures to take.
COVID-19 Updates from the City of Glens Falls
Stay updated on the current steps being taken by the City of Glens Falls to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Announcements from Local Counties
Information from Our Local Hospital & Health Organizations
Read Glens Falls Hospital's FAQ page for answers to your questions about COVID-19.
Irongate Family Practice has information for patients on their website homepage.
Learn about COVID-19 and how your Hudson Headwaters health center can help you.
News from Glens Falls Business Organizations
Downtown Glens Falls Collaborative: The collaborative will continue to make announcements on their Facebook page and highlight local businesses. Business owners can fill out their survey and note what services they are offering.
Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce: Learn about helpful webinars and stay updated on services from local businesses.
Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB: Get updates from Chamber members and business resources.
Updates from Local School Districts
Glens Falls City School District: Updates on Chromebook pickup, Internet and WiFi availability, and breakfast and lunch meals.
South Glens Falls Central School District: Updates on academics, Internet and WiFi, meals, the Backpack Program, and more.
Hudson Falls Central School District: Updates on the school closing, academic planning, and resources for parents.
Queensbury Union Free School District: Updates on the school closing, Chromebooks, meals, and more.
Lake George Central School District: Updates on the plan for learning resources, pickup of materials, internet, and breakfast and lunch for students.
Hadley-Luzerne Central School District: Updates on the school closing, meals for students, and other info on their centralized resource.
Corinth Central School District: Updates on school work, free meals for students, and more.
Fort Edward Union Free School District: Updates on the school closing, meal delivery for students, and educational materials.
Meals for Children Who Rely on Free/Reduced Lunch at School
Morgan & Co. Restaurant in Glens Falls is offering nutritious meals to go at no cost to kids in need. Email Steve Butters at email@example.com for more information.
Spectrum News has put together a list of sites throughout the Capital Region where families can get meals for their kids.
Educational Resources for Parents
KidsActivities.com put together a list of education companies that are offering free subscriptions due to school closings.
Community, Social & Government Services Near You
United Way has a robust website with information on everything from housing and food to health care and utility assistance. Visit their website or dial 2-1-1 to find services near you.
Looking for the nearest food pantry? Search on the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York's website using their "Find Nearest Agency" feature.
Here in Glens Falls, the Open Door Mission will continue to provide essential residential and shelter programs, as well as meals and a food pantry. Their programs include:
- Soup Kitchen: Open Door Mission will offer food at 47 Lawrence Street in Glens Falls. The Soup Kitchen is open Monday through Friday, 12:00pm-1:00pm, for food-to-go items.
- Churches and Restaurants: Both churches and restaurants are asked to provide brown bag lunches or hot meals to support our neighbors. To get involved, contact Program Director Jamie Munyon at 518-792-5900 ext. 300.
- Food Pantry: The food pantry will remain available to the community on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Those in need should call the office at 518-792-5900 to schedule a pickup time.
- Backpack Program: Open Door Mission remains committed to providing over 450 students with food. They are collaborating closely with schools on distribution in the midst of school closures.
For workers, the NYS Department of Labor is waiving the 7-day waiting period for unemployment assistance for people who are out of work due to COVID-19 closures or quarantines.
IMPORTANT FOOD PANTRY NOTES:
LEAP's Food Pantry has been relocated to the Washington County WIC Building (light yellow building). Visits are by appointment only. Please call 518-409-5199 to make an appointment and receive other services from LEAP.
Get Involved in Our Community
Meals on Wheels is looking for additional volunteers to help bring meals to the sick, elderly, and homebound. If you're interested in volunteering, you can fill out their application form here.
You can support homeless youth in the community by making a financial donation to the local WAIT House.
Join a Community Group on Facebook
A few Facebook groups have been created to address community needs in the Glens Falls Region. Do you have something to give? Know someone in need? Check out the Glens Falls Community Helps Group or the O'Brien's Angels Project.
Have you found any high quality resources we're missing? Email them to and we'll review them for possible inclusion on this page.