2/26/21 – Rensselaer County Earns Special Funding from Federal Government for Health and Safety Work at Van Rensselaer Manor

Rensselaer County Earns Special Funding from Federal Government for Health and Safety Work at Van Rensselaer Manor Rensselaer County has earned special funding from the federal government for meeting health and safety standards at the county nursing home, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced today. The county is being awarded $422,000 from the federal government for […]

2/17/21 – Important Notice Regarding Postponement of Second Vaccines Scheduled for This Week

Important Notice Regarding Postponement of Second Vaccines Scheduled for This Week Residents who were scheduled to receive their second shot of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine this Thursday through Sunday are now advised by the Health Department of a postponement. The postponement is because the county has not yet received the supply of second shot vaccines. […]

2/16/21 – Rensselaer County Ready to Serve as a State Mass Vaccination Site, Says McLaughlin

Rensselaer County Ready to Serve as a State Mass Vaccination Site, Says McLaughlin Rensselaer County is ready to further expand a county mass vaccination site and partner with the state to deliver vaccines on a county and regional basis, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced today. The announcement came after the Governor asked for counties to […]

2/8/21 – Following Merger of Other Supermarkets, McLaughlin Invites Wegmans to Look at Rensselaer County and Region

Following Merger of Other Supermarkets, McLaughlin Invites Wegmans to Look at Rensselaer County and Region Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin is inviting western New York supermarket chain Wegmans to consider establishing stores in the county, following the merger of two major supermarket chains. McLaughlin said the entry of Wegmans into the Rensselaer County and regional […]

2/1/21 – Rensselaer County Completes Second Successful COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic, McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Completes Second Successful COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic, McLaughlin Announces County Again Delivers 100 Percent of Vaccines During Five Days of Second Clinic, But McLaughlin Says More Vaccines Are Needed Quickly Rensselaer County again delivered 100 percent of vaccinations received by the county during a five-day clinic at Hudson Valley Community College last week, […]

1/28/21 – Rensselaer County Approves Return of School Sports, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Approves Return of School Sports, County Executive Steve McLaughlin Announces Rensselaer County Executive Steven McLaughlin and Public Health Director Mary Fran Wachunas have issued a statement of support for the return of scholastic sports next month in the county, following a directive from the state empowering counties to decide the issue. McLaughlin and […]

1/25/21 – Rensselaer County Completes Vaccination Clinic, With 100 Percent of Vaccines Delivered in Three Days, McLaughlin Announces

Rensselaer County Completes Vaccination Clinic, With 100 Percent of Vaccines Delivered in Three Days, McLaughlin Announces Rensselaer County successfully completed a three-day vaccination clinic at Hudson Valley Community College on Saturday, County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced. The county was able to provide all the vaccination doses provided by the state in just 72 hours. The […]