Town Closes Playgrounds, Limits Senior Services

The Town of Huntington has closed its playgrounds at parks and  beaches as efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 continue.

Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci delivered a robocall Friday night telling residents of the latest town developments.

Parks, including golf courses, remain open for now.

Other changes:

HART Fixed Route Service will move to a Saturday schedule, which runs from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, for all weekday routes until further notice; fixed routes do not operate on Sundays. Paratransit service will continue to operate unaffected by these changes.  Call HART at (631) 427-8287, the main Town switchboard at (631) 351-3000 or email [email protected].

The Highway Department will handle only emergency operations. Report road emergencies, such as downed trees, flooding, and downed stop signs online at or by phone at (631) 499-0444.

Report safety issues related to traffic signals, traffic control signage and/or street lighting online at using our At Your Service portal or by calling the Public Safety 24-Hour Emergency Hotline: (631) 351-3234.

Senior Division changes: Home Delivered Meal Delivery program will change starting Tuesday: the last day for single hot and frozen meal delivery will be Monday. As of  Tuesday, five (5) frozen meals will be delivered on Tuesdays only; the Senior Center has stopped taking new signups for the program.

Due to reduced staffing and to ensure you are connected to the appropriate Town staff, please call the main Town switchboard at (631) 351-3000 Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM to be connected to any Department or email a department directly at Service requests and issues may be reported online using our Huntington At Your Service feature

The Senior Division’s Residential Repair Services and Expanded In-Home Services for the Elderly Program is limited to emergency calls only. Please call the Senior Center Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at (631) 351-3253.

Information on closures, cancellations and measures the Town of Huntington has taken to combat the spread of Coronavirus or about services available online, by phone or by email, as well as information and resources for communities, schools, businesses, healthcare professionals and individuals from the Red Cross, the CDC, New York State Department of Health, Suffolk County Department of Health Services, and Northwell Health Huntington Hospital, can be found at

COVID-19 Resources


Leave a Reply