A message from County Executive Latimer

September 4, 2020

Dear Chappaqua Central School District Community,

The safety of our students and our entire school community continues to be our highest priority. Please see the following notice from the office of Westchester County Executive, George Latimer.

If you have any questions concerning the information presented, please reach out to the Westchester County Department of Health at (914) 813-5000 or visit health.westchestergov.com.


Christine Ackerman, PhD
Superintendent of Schools


Westchester County Executive


September 4, 2020


Press Briefing Video

(White Plains, NY) - The Westchester County Department of Health has been notified that a second priest has tested positive for COVID-19 at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, located at 431 Bedford Road in Pleasantville. To date, 2 priests and one church staffer have tested positive.

Anyone who attended the following services must quarantine, as required by the New York State Department of Health, for 14 days (regardless of a negative COVID-19 test) from that last visit to the Church during these days:

  • August 24 – Morning Mass
  • August 26 – Morning Mass
  • August 29 – First Communion Ceremonies and ALL MASSES
  • August 30 – ALL MASSES

Phelps Hospital
701 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Open Saturday, Sunday, Monday from 9am to 4:30pm
Patient will drive to Phelps Hospital and go towards the Emergency Department, then they will see signs for the
testing tent. Stay in car and drive in that direction until you reach the site.
Patient will identify themselves as part of the Church cluster for testing.
No appointment necessary.

Contacts of contacts, meaning secondary exposed people, are currently not at risk and do not have to quarantine. 

The County is currently working closely with the Church, the Archdiocese of New York, the Pleasantville School District and the Village and will continue to update the public as information becomes available.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) New York State Hotline:
The New York State Department of Health has set up a hotline at (888) 364-3065 where Department of Health experts will be available to answer questions regarding COVID-19.

COVID-19 Hotline numbers for the public:
People under self-quarantine and medical providers seeking information: (866) 588-0195
People inquiring about testing: (888) 364-3065

General Information: call 211