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 Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Takeout & Delivery
News About COVID-19 in NY State
Be informed about COVID-19 in NY State and preventive measures to take.
See a list of essential businesses.
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
Tri-County United Way: This nonprofit works with dozens of agencies and charitable organizations in Warren, Washington, and Northern Saratoga Counties to pool efforts in fundraising and support. If you live in one of those counties, please take their survey which will be used to support local families through this time and beyond.
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 2020 fall reopening plan development.
South Glens Falls Central School District: Timeline and further information on reopening school.
Hudson Falls Central School District: Reopening update from Superintendent.
Queensbury Union Free School District: Updates on school reopening and further information.
Lake George Central School District: Survey results, re-entry update, and further information.
Hadley-Luzerne Central School District: Announcements, updates, and further information.
Corinth Central School District: Frequentyly asked questions on remote learning and more.
Fort Edward Union Free School District: Updates and links on counseling tips and more.
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 seven-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
Funds, Donation Requests & Fundraisers: Support our local community - here are some area groups who could use assistance
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.