“As the information regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been dispersed throughout the world, the Putnam County Commissioner of Health has assured the public that the Department of Health is working around the clock to keep our residents safe and healthy. This message was sent out to local leaders in our community:

"As of March 10, 2020, there are ZERO cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County. The PCDOH is working closely with NYSDOH to conduct testing in Putnam County. Testing for COVID-19 follows strict guidelines and testing is being prioritized at the State level. The PCDOH is committed to informing the public if a case of COVID-19 in Putnam County is brought to their attention, but again, at this time, there are NO cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County. It is important to remember that the PCDOH is recommending the same precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as one would do for the flu. Please practice basic hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette and cleaning guidelines daily.

For residents who have questions we are encouraging them to visit the PCDOH website and follow our social media sites for the most current local information. The CDC and NYSDOH website are also reliable sources of information. If after exhausting these options residents still have questions, they can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. These questions and answers will be placed on the website so that all residents can see what is being asked and what guidance is being given."

The Village of Brewster will be keeping the public informed through our Facebook page, website and e-mail that are sent out. If you would like to receive e-mails from the Village of Brewster on this and other matters, please e-mail the Village Clerk, Michelle Chiudina, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please use the websites below to see the information regarding COVID-19 and how best to seek assistance or health care if a resident is concerned that they may have been exposed. The PCDOH in constant contact with the NYSDOH and the CDC regarding updates to monitoring and testing guidelines.

For the most up-to-date local information:
www.putnamcountyny.com/health
www.facebook.com/putnamhealthny
www.twitter.com/putnamhealthny
www.instagram.com/putnamhealthny

For more information:
CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
NYSDOH https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/

Those who feel sick should stay home and if you feel sick enough to go to the doctor, Urgent Care or Emergency Room, please call before you go. If you need emergency personnel such as EMTs or Police, please inform the operator of anyone who is sick and their symptoms at the emergency site.

The Village of Brewster would like to stress that the safety and health of the community is a top priority for the PCDOH and please know that these organizations at the County, State and Federal level are working nonstop to ensure our health and well-being.”

Contact Information

Village of Brewster
Village Office & Village Court
50 Main Street
Brewster, New York 10509

Village Office Phone: (845)279-3760 Fax: (845)278-7653

Village Court Phone: (845) 279 4020

Village Police: (845) 279-3618 (rings to State Police)

Police@brewstervillage-ny.gov

Officer on Duty Phone Number for Non-emergencies: 914-804-8442

Hours of Operation

For the Village Hall and Village Court

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: (Tuesday after Memorial Day until Friday before Labor Day)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.