2021 Covid-19 Resources

Jawonio Safety Plan Updated 01/19/2022

Family Communications & Policies

Visitors Policy:

Visitors are allowed at our group homes in designated areas with a prior appointment. All visitors will be screened prior to the visit. iPads and laptops are available for virtual visits as well.

(Please note that additional safety precautions will be put in place as required by the NYS Department of Health and the Office of People with Disabilities (OPWDD) which may impact visitation.)

Our facilities in Rockland and Westchester will accept visitors who must be screened upon arrival.

Programs and Services

Preschool and Early Intervention services are being provided both in person with Covid-19 safety protocols in place.

PROS Behavioral Health Programs are being providing both in person and via TELE-HEALTH: For information about mental health services email Paul Lovejoy, LCSW-R, Director of Behavioral Health Services at: paul.lovejoy@jawonio.org

Jawonio Day Services are being provided on site in-person as well via tele-practice.


Access the All Staff Virtual Town Hall on Covid-19 Vaccines meeting notes and recordings by clicking below.

Jawonio Program's Reopening Plans


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Our Contingency Plan for Remote Learning.

Vaccine Information

New York State has declared that front line workers who work in OPWDD and OMH programs are the priority in Phase 1A of vaccine distribution. The priority is for those essential staff providing direct care services to our individuals in LTCF are eligible to get the vaccine in this first phase. Please see the list of locations where you can get vaccinated in our area:

Helpful Articles & Videos

Wear Your Mask Correctly

Wash Your Hands Properly

How To Socially Distance