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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Keeler Declares State of Emergency

Mayor Bill Keeler has declared a State of Emergency due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State of New York and across the United States. There are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the City of Cohoes.

Cohoes city services are continuing to function, though the City Hall building is closed to the public. The city has established an email address for people to easily contact Cohoes City Hall:  Residents with questions about city business may also call the Mayor’s office at 518-233-2119.

Information also is available via the City of Cohoes website ( and via the City of Cohoes Facebook page (   Mayor Keeler has encouraged residents to stay connected to City of Cohoes notification services, For general news people can go to the City of Cohoes website to sign up for general notifications via this link, or go here to sign up for emergency notifications via this link.

Mayor Keeler also has encouraged all to follow the Center for Disease Control’s website at for updates, particularly on preventative measures.

Attached here is the declaration.  

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