Local Resources during COVID-19

Community Resources during COVID-19

News and Updates 

For the latest updates on how the North Country has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, please consider visiting a local new site including NNY360 (Watertown Daily TImes), WWNYTV (Channel 7 News), or InformNNY (Channel 50).

Additional Links:
Samaritan Medical Center Facebook page
U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division Facebook page
Fort Drum Area Events Facebook page 
Jefferson County Public Health
NYSDOH Coronavirus Website
Centers for Disease Control 
World Health Organization

Health and Medical 

Samaritan Resource Line: (315) 755-3100, Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tricare Nurse Advice Line: 1(800) 874-2273 (Fort Drum MEDDAC Beneficiaries, option 1)
NYS DOSH Coronavirus Line: 1(888) 364-3065

Emergency Services

For all emergencies: call 9-1-1
Sackets Harbor Police Department: (315) 646-2023
Sackets Harbor Volunteer Fire Department: (315) 646-2770
Jeffson County Sheriff's DIspatch: (315) 788-1441
Jefferson County Office of Emergency Management: (315) 786-2654

Local Food Sources 

St Andrews Food Pantry--Contact Cecilia Perkins (315) 559-1516
Hours: Thursday 11:00 am -1:00 pm, Third Monday 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, Emergency by appointment 

Sackets Harbor School Breakfast and Lunch Program Contact-- Sheryl Crandall (315)-646-3575
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 am-12:00 pm serving Children 18 years and younger 

Sackets Harbor School Backpack Program Contact--Sheryl Crandall (315)-646-3575

Temporary Assistance 

Jefferson County DSS: (315)-785-3000 
Watertown Urban Mission(315)-782-8440 
Watertown Salvation Army(315)-782-4470  
United Way Community Economic Relief Fund: 1(866) 211-9966


Sackets Harbor Central School (315)-646-3575
Jefferson County Boces (315)-779-7000

Technology and Library Resources 

Hay Memorial Library: (315)-646-2228 
Wifi access in parking area no library card required  

North Country Library System  (315) 818-0660 Help Desk
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-3:30 pm
Audiobooks, E-books, online courses, etc., library card required, see website 

Spectrum: 1(844)-488-8395
Free internet for new cutstomes with K-12 and college students, terms apply 

Spectrum: 1(855)-707-7328
Income based internet service, terms apply