RISE’s Main Street Market Food Pantry Partners with Department of Health to Help Families Affected By COVID-19

Recently, the RISE Main Street Market Food Pantry received a call from the Department of Health, from their Community Support Specialist, asking if RISE’s food pantry might assist the Riverhead community. The New York State Contact Tracing Initiative is helping individuals and families who are unable to go out and purchase food because they have tested positive for COVID-19, or have been exposed to the virus, and are in quarantine.  These people cannot afford food delivery, so the D.O.H. called to...