BABYLON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)Babylon has a new initiative to keep its town clean and to support local businesses.

Crews are installing 15 public hand sanitizer stations to be placed around town.

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Local leaders also say the town is distributing $200,000 worth of personal protective equipment to businesses or reimbursing supplies already purchased in order to keep employees and customers safe.

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“If you are able to take somebody’s mind off of getting a mask or hand sanitizer and let them focus on the things that they do best — providing services, providing food — that’s a better time suited,” County Legislator Jason Richberg said.

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Long Island entered Phase Two last week, allowing outdoor dining and some retail stores back open.