NEW ROCHELLE, NY and WHITE PLAINS, NY — March 3, 2020 —At the direction of New York State, Westchester County Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler has directed that Temple Young Israel in New Rochelle halt all services immediately and for the foreseeable future due to potential COVID-19 exposure connected to the man who tested positive today.
Additionally, congregants of the Temple who attended services on February 22nd, and a funeral and a Bat Mitzvah at the Temple on February 23rd must self-quarantine until at the very earliest March 8th. Those who do not self-quarantine will be mandated to by the County Department of Health to do so.
The situation is unfolding, and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Westchester County Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler Directs Temple Young Israel in New Rochelle to Halt Services
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SOURCE: Catherine Cioffi | Communications Director | Office of Westchester County Executive George Latimer