August 26, 2020
Workforce Development & COVID-19
Today’s Update

OneWorkSource is working hard to keep you updated daily
with local info on COVID-19 & the workforce.

Check out our website for our daily newsletters and other information to stay informed.

Stay healthy!
For those in need of communication; the Lifeline program from NYS is supported by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and provides subscribers monthly telephone service, broadband Internet access service, or voice-broadband bundled service from participating carriers.

Click here for more information
Fall Employment Information
Local ETS will be Staffed with Recruiters

With over 150 jobs available in our area ETS has decided to have all recruiters on deck for walk in clients!

Find their contact information as well as other job information here.
Set up an appointment here.

Day Care Info

CARES Scholarship-financial assistance for child care for the children of essential workers and select provider supplies to remain open
All parent referrals are being conducted via telephone or scheduled by appointment only.

All in home Intensive Technical visits to Providers have been canceled until further notice.  

Providers can receive assistance via email or telephone, ( or 518-561-6310).   
For Providers who participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), the site visit deadline has been pushed out to 180 days.  (This is the maximum number of days allowed before CACFP considers this a finding when reviewing the program).

For more information on Providers with child care openings, please contact 518-561-6310 or

Pooled COVID-19 surveillance testing approved on SUNY Plattsburgh campus

Plattsburgh, N.Y. (WWTI) — Following a visit from the State University of New York Chancellor, SUNY Plattsburgh has announced a rigorous testing method for COVID-19.

Chancellor Jim Malatras joined SUNY Plattsburgh President Alexander Enyedi to announce the launch of pooled surveillance testing on the universities campus, tremendously expanding testing capabilities.
According to SUNY, this testing method was developed at SUNY Upstate Medical University and approved by the New York State Department of Health.

This testing method will allow 10 to 25 people to be screened in one COVID-19 test by conducting saliva tests rather than swabs. Individuals administer tests themselves and submit samples to medical personnel.

More Info here.

Webinars: Did you miss a webinar?
You can find them all at the North Country Chamber of Commerce website.
Governor Cuomo issues a daily update on COVID-19, including policy updates, resources, and ways you can help. Sign up here for the latest COVID-19 updates from New York State.