COVID-19 Response

“Walking in the Shadow:Healing Together as a Greater Westchester Jewish Community”

Thank you to the enormous response to the special community healing program held in June and to all the participants.
If you missed the memorial event, click here for a link to the entire program.
Click here for the list of names that were submitted and click here to read the touching submissions sent by loved ones.

COVID-19 Community Update and Helpful Resources

How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask

CDC has updated its mask-wearing guidance. CDC recommends that you wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others. Masks help stop the spread of COVID-19 to others.

Overview

  • Wear masks with two or more layers to stop the spread of COVID-19
  • Wear the mask over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
  • Masks should be worn by people two years and older
  • Masks should NOT be worn by children younger than two, people who have trouble breathing, or people who cannot remove the mask without assistance
  • Do NOT wear masks intended for healthcare workers, for example, N95 respirators
How to Select
When selecting a mask, there are many choices. Here are some dos and don’ts.

 

How to Wear

Do wear a mask that:

  • Covers your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
  • Fits snugly against the sides of your face 

 

How to Clean

Masks should be washed regularly. Always remove masks correctly and wash your hands after handling or touching a used mask.

  • Include your mask with your regular laundry
  • Use regular laundry detergent and the warmest appropriate water setting for the cloth used to make the mask 
  • Use the highest heat setting and leave in the dryer until completely dry