How can you help your community?
Even if you are not on the frontlines, you can still do your part in helping your fellow New Yorkers to get through this pandemic.
Donate to the First Responders Fund and give back to our heroes on the frontlines.
Have you recovered from a confirmed case of COVID-19?
The New York State Blood center is looking for recovered COVID-19 patients to donate their plasma to use as a potential treatment for the novel virus.
If you had a confirmed case of COVID-19 and have been symptom free for at least 14 days, click here to learn how to donate.
Calling all Health, Mental Health, and Related Professionals
New York State is looking for qualified health, mental health, and related professionals who are interested in supporting the state’s response. If you are a health professional take this survey here
Join the COVID-19 Technology SWAT Team
The Governor is looking for highly-trained civic-minded technologists or company to assist in the State’s coronavirus response for 90-day service deployments.TEAMS WILL BE DEPLOYED ACROSS AREAS SUCH AS TECHNOLOGY, OPERATIONS, ANALYTICS AND COMMUNICATIONS. If you are qualified and interested in joining a Technology Swat Team click here.
Donate essential goods, services and space through the New York State COVID-19 Volunteer and Donation Assistance Program
Food Pantries need our help:
Donate to the Mary Brennan Inn Soup Kitchen who provides essential services to the homeless and impoverished.
Donate to Island Harvest, $50 provides 2 meal packs for those in need!
Support the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN) in their efforts to serve homeless Long Islanders by donating money or buying off of their Amazon Wish List!
Long Island Cares is accepting donations for their The Harry Chapin Food Bank
Do you have PPE equipment to donate?
County Executive Steve Bellone started a PPE Supply Drive to collect greatly needed gloves, N95 face masks, ear lobe face masks, gowns and gloves. Drop off locations are as follows. If you have a large donation, email us at Suffolk_Sheriff@suffolkcountyny.com and we will make alternative arrangements. Drop off locations are Monday-Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. Suffolk County Fire Academy 102 East Ave., Yaphank WESTHAMPTON DPW YARD 150 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton COMMACK DPW YARD 97 Crooked Hill Road, Commack