Helming Katko resources

Links from Congressman Katko 

https://katko.house.gov/coronavirus-information-and-resources/cyber-guide https://katko.house.gov/coronavirus-information-and-resources/small-business-resource-guide https://katko.house.gov/coronavirus-information-and-resources/seniors https://katko.house.gov/coronavirus-information-and-resources/resources-veterans



General updates and information regarding COVID-19 in New York State can be found at the New York State’s Department of Health’s website: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home or by calling the Novel Coronavirus Hotline at 1-888-364-3065. You can also reach out to your local county health department for information:

Mental Health resources

For unemployment information, New York State is waiving the seven day waiting period for unemployment insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) closures or quarantines. ​Applying for these benefits must be done online as all unemployment offices are closed. The link to apply for these benefits can be found here: ​https://www.ny.gov/services/get-unemployment

As updates are ever changing, please consider watching Governor Cuomo’s daily press conference for the most current updates. These press conferences can be viewed at: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news.

Additionally, I will be maintaining a link on my Senate website which will contain up to date information and resources from around the state and region. Please visit this page at https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/pamela-helming/coronavirus-resources.

Lastly, if you are an individual or group who is interested in helping with the State’s efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak, there are many different ways to help including:

I hope this provides some light on any questions and concerns that you may have. Please continue to check my facebook page in addition to my website for the latest updates. These are unprecedented times and it is vital that we work together. As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office whenever I may be of assistance.

Senator Helming Update (April 4, 2020)