All museums and other institutions have announced temporary closures

  • The Brooklyn Museum, Transit Museum, Brooklyn Children’s Museum and most Manhattan museums have closed
  • The Environmental Education Center in Brooklyn Bridge Park is closed
  • Both Brooklyn Historical Society locations in DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights are closed
  • The Brooklyn Public Library has closed

Public schools are closing as of March 16th. After the closure of Brooklyn Friends, St’ Ann’s and Poly Prep, the following private schools and preschools have been closed or will close on Monday out of an abundance of caution (no complete list):

  • Plymouth Church School in Brooklyn Heights
  • Packer School in Brooklyn Heights
  • Building Bridges Preschool at Cadman Plaza
  • Brooklyn Heights Montessori School in Cobble Hill
  • Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Preschool in Brooklyn Heights
  • Open House Nursery School in Boerum Hill
  • Basis School in Red Hook
  • Brooklyn Preschool of Science in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope
  • Red Hook Playgroup

The following private programs are offering camp during school closure:

First restaurants closing temporarily:

Time Out Market in DUMBO will be temporarily closed as of March 16

First cases in our community (no complete list, updated 3/14):

  • A parent at PS 58 has tested positive for Covid-19 (see below from PS 58 principal)
  • A DUMBO resident has tested positive for Covid-19

Mommypoppins has put together a Coronavirus guide with 100’s of at-home activities.

This article is being updated daily due to the rapidly changing situation.