COVID-19 / Coronavirus Information and Updates

Health Notices / Press Releases

May 5, 2022

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Continues to Increase in Allegany County

05-05-22 ACDOH – Positivity Rate Continues to Increase

The Allegany County Department of Health is continuing to see an increase in the positivity rate of COVID-19 in Allegany County. According to the New York State Department of Health, the 7-day average for individuals testing positive is 8 percent as of April 30. Total cases for the week of April 18 through April 24 were 112 cases. The following week of April 25 through May 1 saw 140 total cases, the highest in Allegany County since February.

With this in mind, we recommend some actions that residents can take to protect themselves and their loved ones:

  • Get tested early and often if you have symptoms
  • The Allegany County Department of Health offers free rapid testing clinics for COVID-19 every week in Belmont. If you need at-home test kits, please contact our office at 585-268-9250 or check with your local library or local clerk’s office.
  • Wear a mask
    • Wear a mask (surgical, KN95, or N95 preferred) when feeling ill or when you may have come into contact with a positive COVID-19 case. We recommend that if you plan to attend large gatherings that you consider wearing a mask or at least testing before and after the event.

To view all upcoming clinics and to register for your appointment, please visit: https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/.  You can also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information or for assistance in registering.

April 25, 2022

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Increasing In Allegany County

04-22-22 ACDOH – COVID Positivity Rate Increasing

According to the New York State Department of Health, the COVID-19 positivity rate in Allegany County is increasing slightly week over week. The 7-day average for individuals testing positive is 7.7 percent as of April 21, up from 3.9 percent on April 14. After seeing the case total decrease for 10 straight weeks from January through March, we are now seeing the total case number increase for the last four weeks.

With this in mind, we recommend some actions that residents can take to protect themselves and their loved ones:

  • Get tested if you have symptoms
    • The Allegany County Department of Health offers free rapid testing clinics for COVID-19 every week in Belmont. If you have access to at-home test kits, test early and test often. If you need at-home test kits, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.
  • Wear a mask
    • Wear a mask (surgical, KN95, or N95 preferred) when feeling ill or when you may have come into contact with a positive COVID-19 case.  We recommend that if you plan to attend large gatherings that you consider wearing a mask or at least testing before and after the event.
  • STAY HOME WHEN FEELING ILL
  • Get boosted when eligible
  • Contact your healthcare provider to discuss eligibility for treatment options if you have tested positive for COVID-19
  • Get your COVID-19 booster dose (1st or 2nd) when eligible
    • The Allegany County Department of Health is now providing the 2nd booster dose at upcoming clinics in MayThe COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be held every Tuesday in May, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., at the County Office Building in Belmont.
  • Check the Community Transmission Rate where you will be traveling:

To view all upcoming clinics and to register for you appointment, please visit:

https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/.

You can also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information or for assistance in registering.

March 15, 2022

All Booster Clinic At Cuba Memorial Hospital

03-15-22 ACDOH – Cuba Clinic

Allegany County Department of Health will be offering an “All COVID-19 Boosters Clinic” at Cuba Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Please go to the websites listed below to register.

Moderna Booster (18 & Up): https://tinyurl.com/20220406ModBoost

J&J Booster (18 & Up): https://tinyurl.com/20220406JJBoost

Pfizer Booster (12 & Up):  https://tinyurl.com/20220406PfizerBoost

ACDOH also hosts rapid testing clinics at the Belmont Legion. Testing is every Monday and Friday at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. starting in April. Please go to https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-rapid-testing-dates-and-information/ to register for a rapid test.

Other COVID-19 vaccine clinics are offered by ACDOH and can be found at https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/. You can also check out the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information

March 7, 2022

Treatment Options For COVID-19 Now Available

03-07-22 ACDOH – COVID Treatment Options

As we continue to combat COVID-19 infections throughout the state and in Allegany County, we want to inform the public that there are treatment options available. Each of these treatments have proven to be effective against COVID-19 and are available throughout New York State. Treatments can be organized into three categories which are outlined below:

  • Pre-exposure Prophylaxis. To be given to those who are immunocompromised or otherwise unable to get the COVID-19 vaccine prior to being diagnosed. Product: Evusheld.
  • Monoclonal Antibody Treatment. Provided via IV soon after diagnosis (within 7 days of symptom onset). Currently authorized products include: sotrovimab & bebtelovimab (ONLY if none of the preferred therapies are available, feasible to deliver, or clinically appropriate)
  • Antivirals. Administered soon after diagnosis either via IV (within 7 days of symptom onset) or orally (within 5 days of symptom onset). Products include: remdesivir (IV), Paxlovid (oral) & molnupiravir (oral).

Since treatment options are now available and supply continues to increase, if a person tests positive for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the Allegany County Department of Health encourages individuals to speak with their Primary Care Provider to evaluate all treatment options as early as possible. The ACDOH does not have access to these options at this time and you are encouraged to speak directly with your healthcare provider.  Availability of these medications in Allegany County and surrounding areas (all except remdesivir) can be found using the COVID-19 Therapeutics Locator.

If you are looking for a COVID-19 vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, check out the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

February 25, 2022

Allegany County Department of Health: Board of Health Meeting

ACDOH BOH Agenda March 2022

Allegany County Department of Health

Board of Health Meeting

__________________________________________________________

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

7:00pm

(In-Person) Legislative Chambers – 2nd Floor

Room 221

AGENDA

                                    Tyler Shaw, Public Health Director

  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • COVID-19 Updates/Vaccination Updates
  • Board of Health By-Law Updates
  • Personnel Changes
  • Program Updates

April Worth, Director of Patient Services

  • LHCSA
  • Immunization Program
  • Reproductive & Sexual Health
  • TB
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Communicable Disease
  • Accidents/Incidents/Complaints

Charles White, Environmental Health Director

  • Rabies Updates
  • Lead Updates
  • BEHP Training

Old Business

New Business

General Discussion

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE ATTENDING THE ABOVE MEETING BY CALLING

585-268-9491 (If there is no answer, please leave a message) OR BY FAXING A RESPONSE TO 585-268-9264.

THANK YOU!

February 22, 2022

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Death Reporting

02 22 22 ACDOH COVID Related Reporting Update

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) will no longer report COVID-19 related deaths via press announcements. The ACDOH will continue to report COVID-19 related deaths on our daily stats updates, which may be found online at:  www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus along with other COVID-19 related information.

If you are interested in Statewide data that can also be narrowed down to Allegany County, please visit:  https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-data-new-york for additional information.  If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 or this press release, please contact the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250.

February 14, 2022

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

02 14 22 ACDOH COVID Related Death

A 96 Year-Old Female Allegany County Resident Passes Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) received notice and is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death. This death, a female age 96, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family during this very difficult time.

If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 or this press release, please contact the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250.

February 7, 2022

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

02 07 22 ACDOH Report Of COVID Related Death

A 90 Year-Old Female Allegany County Resident Passes Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) received notice and is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death. This death, a female age 90, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family during this very difficult time.

If you have any questions, please contact the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250.

February 7, 2022

Allegany County COVID-19 Antigen Home Test Kit Distributions

02 07 22 ACDOH COVID Home Test Kit Distribution

On Saturday, February 12, 2022, the Allegany County Department of Health will be distributing COVID-19 Antigen Home Test Kits to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Some masks and hand sanitizer will also be available on a first come, first serve basis. Each kit contains two antigen home tests, and one kit will be distributed per person, per car with a maximum of two kits per car.

When you arrive, please stay in your car; the kits will be distributed in a drive-through manner. Please go to the following locations for your free COVID-19 Antigen Home Test Kit.

Wellsville Fire Hall, 40 South Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895

  • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Alfred Fire Hall, 4 South Main, Alfred, NY 14802

  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Houghton Fire Hall, 9750 NY-19, Houghton, NY 14744

  • 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you have questions, call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

January 31, 2022

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

01 31 22 ACDOH Report Of COVID Related Death In Allegany County

A 78 Year-Old Male Allegany County Resident Passes Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death. This death, a male age 78, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

Register for your COVID-19 vaccination, contact your local pharmacy for a vaccine (differs location by location), or talk with your healthcare provider about vaccination or other alternatives if not able to get vaccinated.  If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

#GETVACCINATED

January 27, 2022

New York State Department of Health to Offer Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Cuba NY

01 27 22 ACDOH NYSDOH Pop Up Vaccine Clinic

WHERE: The Palmer Opera House, 12 West Main Street, Cuba, NY 14727

WHEN: Tuesday, February 1, 2022, 12:00 p.m. (Noon) – 7:00 p.m.

VACCINE Offered: Adult Pfizer, Pediatric Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson

If you are coming for a booster, you are encouraged to bring your CDC vaccination card from the previous dose(s) with you. Walk-ins are welcome however, registration online is encouraged.  Please use the link below that reflects the Pfizer vaccine dose you will be seeking.  Johnson & Johnson will be walk-in only.

Pfizer First Dose: 1st Dose (5 & Up) (2nd dose appointment is an automatic registration for the same time and location on Tuesday, February 22, 2022):bhttps://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D694F64E5AC50124E0530A6C7C16A046

Pfizer Booster Dose: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D6951FBB7E8402D6E0530A6C7C167D8A

Pfizer 3rd Dose for Immunocompromised: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D6953124477F019AE0530A6C7C1620E

Johnson & Johnson First Dose and Booster will be walk-in only.

Pfizer second dose appointments will be scheduled within 5 days of your first dose and will be set for 21 days from your first vaccination at the same time and location as your first appointment. Please take this into consideration when scheduling your first dose.  Thank you to The Palmer Opera House for hosting this event!

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

Allegany County Mask and COVID Home Test Kit Distributions

01 26 22 ACDOH Mask And Home Test Kit Distributions In Allegany County

Masks and COVID home test kits will be distributed through the Office of Emergency Services in Allegany County to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Each town will have access to the free masks and COVID home test kits. These limited supplies (The numbers were figured by population of the town) will be available to the residents of each town at their local library or town office on a first come first serve basis.

Saturday, January 29, 2022, all of the Allegany County Libraries will have free masks and COVID home test kits available to the individuals living in that township. Please check with your local library on their website or by calling for times they are open on Saturday.

The towns without libraries (Allen, Alma, Birdsall, Caneadea, Centerville, Clarksville, Granger, Grove, New Hudson, Ward, West Almond and Willing) will have free masks and COVID home test kits available to the individuals living in that township at the town office. If you live in one of these towns, see chart below, call or check their website for times and dates the town office is open.

Due to the amount of new cases and home test results being reported to the Allegany County Department of  Health (ACDOH) daily, the ACDOH has implemented an electronic COVID-19 Positive Home Test Reporting Form. The form is to be filled out and submitted by the positive case unless the case is a minor. If the case is a minor, a parent or guardian may submit a form on their behalf. Each positive requires a new form. Once submitted, a member of our team will get back to you for tracing purposes within 3 days. Please click on the following link

to access the form: https://hipaa.jotform.com/220054845953155

If you do not have a computer or internet access, you may call 585-268-9250 and leave your name, phone number, and that you need help reporting a positive COVID-19 test. We will return your call to help you submit a form. Please isolate and call people you have been in contact with, while waiting for a return call from a member of our staff.  The form can also be found on our website at: www.alleganyco.gov (red box on main page).

January 26, 2022

COVID-19 Clinics

01 26 22 ACDOH COVID Vaccination Clinics

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) will be holding the following COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Location:  County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813

To find and register for an ACDOH vaccine clinic go to  www.alleganyco.gov or use www.vaccinefinder.org to find a vaccine clinic, call your local pharmacy,  or call your healthcare provider. Please bring your insurance card and photo ID to the ACDOH clinic. All vaccines are FREE. Your insurance will only be billed for an administrative fee, and no one will receive a bill for these services. Please register for an appointment by using the registration links below. You can also call 585-268-9250 if you need help scheduling an appointment. Please share this information with family and friends.

Type of VaccineDate  TimeLink to Register
Pfizer Booster (12 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmPfizer Booster (12 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128PfizerBoost
Johnson & Johnson Booster (18 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmJ&J Booster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128JJBoost
Moderna Booster (18 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmModerna Booster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128ModBoost
Pfizer 1st Dose (ages 12+) (auto registered for 2nd dose 2/22/2022 )Tues. Feb. 1, 202210:00am-5:00pm1st Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/20220201Pfizer1st
Pfizer 2nd Dose (ages 12+)Tues. Feb. 1, 202210:00am-5:00pm2nd Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/20220201Pfizer2nd
Pfizer Booster (ages 12+)Tues. Feb. 1, 202210:00am-5:00pmBooster (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/20220201PfizerBoost  
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 1st Dose (auto registered for 2nd dose 2/22/2022)Tues. Feb. 1, 202210:00am-5:00pmPediatric (ages 5-11 only) https://tinyurl.com/20220201Ped
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 2nd DoseTues. Feb. 1, 202210:00am-5:00pmPediatric 2nd Dose (ages 5-11only) https://tinyurl.com/20220201Ped2nd
Moderna 2nd Dose (18 & Up)Wed.,  Feb. 2, 20221:00pm-5:00pm2nd Dose (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220202Mod2nd
Moderna 1st Dose (18 & Up) (auto registered for 2nd dose 3/8/2022)Tues. Feb. 8, 20221:00pm-5:00pm1st Dose (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220208Mod1st
Moderna Booster (18 & Up)Tues. Feb. 8, 20221:00pm-5:00pmBooster (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220208ModBoost
Moderna 2nd Dose (18 & Up)Tues. Feb. 8, 20221:00pm-5:00pm2nd Dose (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220208Mod2nd
Pfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up)Wed. Feb. 9, 20221:00pm-5:00pmPfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220209Pfizer2nd
Pfizer 2nd Dose Pediatric (5-11)Wed. Feb. 9, 20221:00pm-5:00pmPfizer 2nd Dose Pediatric 5-11 https://tinyurl.com/20220209Ped2nd
Johnson & Johnson 1st Dose (18 & up)Tues., Feb. 15, 20221:00pm-4:00pm1st Dose (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220215JJ
Johnson & Johnson Booster (18 & up)Tues., Feb. 15, 20221:00pm-4:00pmBooster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220215JJBoost
Pfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up)Tues., Feb. 22, 202210:00am-5:00pm2nd Dose 12 & Up https://tinyurl.com/20220222P2nd
Pfizer 2nd Dose Pediatric (5-11)Tues., Feb. 22, 202210:00am-5:00pmPediatric 2nd Dose https://tinyurl.com/20220222Ped2nd
Pfizer Booster (12 & up)Wed., Feb. 23, 20221:00pm-4:00pmPfizer Booster (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220223PfizBoost
Pfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up)Sat., Feb. 26, 20229:00am-12:00pm (Noon)2nd Dose (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220226Pfi2nd
Pfizer Booster (12 & up)Sat., Feb. 26, 20229:00am-12:00pm (Noon)Booster (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220226Boost
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 2nd doseSat., Feb. 26, 20229:00am-12:00pm (Noon)Peds. 2nd Dose (5-11only) https://tinyurl.com/20220226Peds

Get Vaccinated!

January 25, 2022

New York State Department of Health Vaccine Clinic in Houghton NY

01 25 22 ACDOH NYSDOH Pop Up Vaccine Clinic

WHERE: Nielson Physical Education Center – 7308 Campground Road, Houghton, NY, 14744

WHEN: Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 2:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

VACCINE Offered: Adult Pfizer, Pediatric Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson

If you are coming for a booster, you are encouraged to bring your CDC vaccination card from the previous dose(s) with you.

Walk-ins are welcome; however, registration online is encouraged.  Please use the link below that reflects the Pfizer vaccine dose you will be seeking.  Johnson & Johnson will be walk-in only:

Pfizer First Dose: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D65A006081B002BAE0530A6C7C16282A

Pfizer Booster Dose: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D65A1F9B11C8015CE0530A6C7C16A2B8

Pfizer 3rd Dose for Immunocompromised:

https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=D65B56DFE5BB02F8E0530A6C7C1624EF

Johnson & Johnson First Dose and Booster will be walk-in only.

Link for Location:  https://goo.gl/maps/dur68vw1YqzQFL5KA

Second dose appointments will be scheduled within 5 days of your first dose and will be set for 21 days from your first vaccination at the same time and location as your first appointment. Please take this into consideration when scheduling your first dose.  Thank you to Houghton College for hosting this event!

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

#GETVACCINATED

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January 19, 2022

One Additional COVID -19 Death in Allegany County

01 19 22 ACDOH COVID Related Death In Allegany County

An 86 Year-Old Female is the 90th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 90. This death, a female age 86, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster and many providers across Allegany County are providing vaccinations.  If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

January 18, 2022

Free COVID-19 At-Home Tests

01 18 22 ACDOH Free At Home COVID Test Kits

The Federal Government recently released the COVID-19 at-home test-ordering link.  Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four (4) free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests. The tests are completely free and orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.  Please consider placing an order for tests now so you have them when you need them.

Please visit www.covidtests.gov in order to place your order.  If you have any questions at all or do not have internet access, we are happy to assist by calling (585) 268-9250.

January 11, 2022

COVID-19 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 1.3.2021 1.9.2022

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from January 3, 2021, through January 9, 2022. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

  • COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
  • Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
  • Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
  • Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

One Additional COVID -19 Death in Allegany County

01 10 22 ACDOH COVID Related Deaths In Allegany County

A 50 Year-Old Female is the 89th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 89. This death, a female age 50 was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster now more than ever.  We continue to see hospitalizations and serious illness as a result of COVID-19 among the unvaccinated population.  The vaccines have been proven to reduce the incidence of hospitalizations and serious illness among those who are considered fully vaccinated.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

January 10, 2022

Updated Allegany County Mask Distributions

01 7 22 Updated Mask Distributions In Allegany County

Masks will be distributed throughout Allegany County to help with COVID-19 prevention.  Please see the list below of when and where your town will have access to free mask distribution. The masks will be available on a first come-first service basis as well as hand sanitizer and alcohol wipes. Please watch for later dates when COVID at-home test kits will be available. This information is available on the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov and the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page.

DateLocationTimeTowns included in each distribution site
Saturday, January 8, 2022AE Crandall Fire Company- 4 South Main St., Alfred, NY9:00am-11:00amAlfred, Andover, Almond, Ward, West Almond
Tuesday, January 11, 2022Andover Fire Company 60 S Main ST Andover, NY 148064:00pm-6:30pmAlfred, Andover, Almond, Ward, West Almond
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Birdsall Fire Company 9040 County Rd. 15B, Birdsall, NY4:00pm-6:00pmBirdsall, Grove, Burns  
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Cuba Town Hall 15 Water St, Cuba, NY4:00pm-6:00pmFriendship, Cuba, Clarksville, New Hudson
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Canaseraga Fire Company 10 Main Street, Canaseraga, NY4:00pm-6:00pmGrove, Burns, Birdsall
To be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedWellsville, Independence, Scio, Belmont, Willing
To be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedBolivar, Richburg, Genesee Alma

January 7, 2022

Updates on COVID Test To Stay (TTS)

01 07 22 ACDOH COVID 19 Test To Stay

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has updated the guidance for Test-To-Stay (TTS) for P-12 schools.  At this time, the Allegany County Department of Health has decided to adopt this guidance.  Individual School Districts can opt-in/out based on logistical means and other determining factors.

The complete guidance from the New York State Department of Health is available at: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/12/testtostay-memo_12-23-21.pdf

TTS is a strategy that allows asymptomatic unvaccinated school-based close contacts (e.g. students, teachers, school staff) to avoid school exclusion (but not other restrictions of quarantine) by testing negative through serial testing using rapid NAAT or antigen tests during a five-day period following exposure.

For those School Districts opting-in, the following guidelines must be followed:

*School Districts are to maintain a written policy that addresses each of the following:

  • The exposure must have occurred in the school setting and while both the positive and contact were consistently and properly masked.
  • The contact remains asymptomatic; if the contact develops symptoms, they must be immediately excluded from school.
  • The contact is tested a minimum of two times during the five-day period following exposure, per the table below.
  • The five-day period is measured in calendar days where the last date of exposure is considered day 0. The first test should be done as soon as possible after exposure is identified.
  • Includes actions to follow-up on transmission (e.g., contact tracing) in the event that an individual tests positive.
  • The test must be conducted—and the results received—before the school day begins by a Faculty/Staff member of the School District.
  • The contact is allowed to remain in school but must be quarantined outside of school (on weekends/holidays, after school/evenings; no community activities or extracurricular participation including clubs, sports, arts/performance activities, etc.).
  • Students may ride the bus but it is STRONGLY recommended that individuals participating in this program are not allowed to ride the bus to school in the case of a positive test result, and the parent/guardian must then pick up the child. If the student is negative, they may ride the bus home.
Minimum Testing Cadences
Day of First TestDay of Second TestDay of Third Test
02 or 35
135
245
35N/A
45N/A
5N/AN/A

For additional information please call your School District or visit the County webpage at www.alleganyco.gov and look under Coronavirus Information where you can find links to guidance documents and other helpful resources.

Three Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Allegany County 

01 07 22 ACDOH COVID Related Deaths

A 68 Year-Old Female is the 86rd, A 63-Year-Old Female is the 87th, and 68 Year-Old Male is the 88th   Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been three (3) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 88. These deaths, a female age 68, a female age 63, and a male age 68 were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster now more than ever.  We continue to see hospitalizations and serious illness as a result of COVID-19 among the unvaccinated population.  The vaccines have been proven to reduce the incidence of hospitalizations and serious illness among those who are considered fully vaccinated.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

New COVID-19 Positive Home Test Reporting Form

01 6 22 ACDOH Home Test Reporting Form Press Release

Due to the amount of new cases and home test results being reported to the Allegany County Department of Health daily, the ACDOH has implemented an electronic COVID-19 Positive Home Test Reporting Form.

The form is to be filled out and submitted by the positive case unless the case is a minor.  If the case is a minor, a parent or guardian may submit a form on their behalf.  Each positive requires a new form.  Once submitted, a member of our team will get back to you for tracing purposes within 3 days.  Please click on the following link to access the form:https://hipaa.jotform.com/220054845953155

If you do not have a computer or internet access, you may call 585-268-9250 and leave your name and phone number.   We will return your call to help you submit a form.  Please isolate while waiting for a return call from a member of our staff.

The form can also be found on our website at:  www.alleganyco.gov  under the Quick Links heading.

January 5, 2022

Allegany County Mask Distributions

01 05 22 ACDOH Mask Distributions In Allegany County

Masks will be distributed throughout Allegany County to help with COVID-19 prevention.  Please see the list below of when and where your town will have access to free mask distribution. The masks will be available on a first come-first service basis as well as hand sanitizer and alcohol wipes. Please watch for later dates when COVID at-home test kits will be available. This information is available on the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov and the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page.

DateLocationTimeTowns included in each distribution site
Wednesday, January 5, 2022Houghton Wesleyan Church 9712 State Rte. 19, Houghton, NY4:00pm-6:00pmAllen, Rushford, Granger, Angelica, Hume, Centerville, Belfast, Caneadea
Wednesday, January 5, 2022Canaseraga Fire Company 10 Main Street, Canaseraga, NY4:00pm-6:00pmGrove, Burns, Birdsall  
Saturday, January 8, 2022AE Crandall Fire Company- 4 South Main St., Alfred, NY9:00am-11:00amAlfred, Andover, Almond, Ward, West Almond
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Birdsall Fire Company 9040 County Rd. 15B, Birdsall, NY4:00pm-6:00pmBirdsall, Grove, Burns  
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Cuba Town Hall 15 Water St, Cuba, NY4:00pm-6:00pmFriendship, Cuba, Clarksville, New Hudson
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Canaseraga Fire Company 10 Main Street, Canaseraga, NY4:00pm-6:00pmGrove, Burns, Birdsall
To be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedWellsville, Independence, Scio, Belmont, Willing
To be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedBolivar, Richburg, Genesee Alma

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January 5, 2022

Updates on COVID-19 Guidance

01 05 22 ACDOH Updates On Isolation And Quarantine

New York State is experiencing record numbers of COVID-19 cases and extremely high hospitalizations that are stressing the healthcare system and public health response capacity.  The New York State Department of Health(NYSDOH) has updated the guidance for isolation, quarantine, and the definition of “Fully Vaccinated” following the updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Below is a basic overview of the new guidance. The complete guidance from the NYSDOH is available on the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov.

  • Healthcare workers:
    • Fully Vaccinated* healthcare workers-COVID-19 positive, with no symptoms or mild symptoms and improving, the guidance for isolation is now 5 days.
    • Un-boosted, Vaccinated healthcare workers-COVID-19 positive, with no symptoms or mild symptoms and improving, the guidance for isolation is now 5 days.
    • Not vaccinated healthcare workers-COVID-19 positive the guidance for isolation is 10 days or 7 days with a negative test and no symptoms or mild symptoms and improving.

*The above is based on whether the facility is in conventional, contingency, or crisis staff strategy (https://www.alleganyco.gov/wp-content/uploads/Healthcare-Setting-Return-to-Work-01_04_2022.pdf)

  • The General Public that tests positive for COVID-19 the isolation period has changed to 5 days (for most), where day 0 is day of symptoms starting or if no symptoms, the day the test was completed.
    • If no symptoms at the end of 5 days or if symptoms are improving, the isolation ends and the person should wear a well-fitting mask while around others for an additional 5 days.
    • Individuals who are unable to wear a well-fitting mask for 5 days after a 5-day isolation should also follow the regular 10-day isolation.

(https://www.alleganyco.gov/wp-content/uploads/NYS-Updated-Isolation-and-Quarantine-Guidance_01042022.pdf)

  • The General Public, if exposed to COVID-19, quarantine as follows, where day 0 is the last date of exposure:
    • If fully vaccinated* (with the booster at least 2 weeks before the first date of exposure) or not yet eligible for a booster, no quarantine is required but these individuals should wear a well-fitting mask while around others for 10 days after the last date of exposure.
    • If not fully vaccinated* quarantine for 5 days and wear a well-fitting mask while around others for an additional 5 days
    • If possible, test for COVID-19 at day 5.
    • If symptoms appear, quarantine and seek testing. In this situation, quarantine would end when the test is negative. If testing is not done, isolate according to the guidance for isolation.

*The definition of fully vaccinated for COVID-19 has changed to include a COVID-19 booster shot when you are eligible (18 years and older). You are eligible for your booster dose if you’re:

  • 16 years or older and it’s been at least 6 months since your initial Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine series
  • 18 years or older and it’s been at least 6 months since your initial Moderna vaccine series
  • 18 years or older and it’s been at least 2 months since your J&J vaccine

For additional information please visit the County webpage at www.alleganyco.gov and look under Coronavirus Information where you can find links to guidance documents and other helpful resources.

January 4, 2022

COVID-19 December 27 – January 2, 2022 Statistic Update

01 04 22 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 12.27.2021 1.2.2022

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from December 27, 2021, through January 2, 2022. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to a quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

COVID-19 December 20 – December 26, 2021 Statistic Update

01 04 22 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 12.20.2021 12.26.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from December 20 through December 26, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

December 22, 2021

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

12 22 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccination Clinics

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) will be holding the following COVID-19 vaccinations clinics. Location:  COVID-19 vaccination clinics are at the County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813

To find a ACDOH vaccine clinic go to  www.alleganyco.gov or use www.vaccinefinder.org to find a vaccine clinic, call your local pharmacy,  or call your healthcare provider. Please bring your insurance card and photo ID to the ACDOH clinic. All vaccines are FREE. Your insurance will only be billed for an administrative fee, and no resident will receive a bill for these services. Please register for an appointment by using the registration links below. You can also call 585-268-9250 if you need help scheduling an appointment. Please share this information with family and friends.

*  Saturday, January 8, 2021, clinic will allow walk-ins for Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson and Johnson Boosters only.

Type of VaccineDate  TimeLink to Register
Pfizer 1st Dose (ages 12+) (2nd dose January 19th )Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pm1st Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/2021122912Up
Pfizer 2nd Dose (ages 12+)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pm2nd Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/202112292nd
Pfizer Booster (ages 18+)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pmBooster (ages 18+) https://tinyurl.com/20211229Boost
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 1st Dose (2nd dose January 19th)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pmPediatric (ages 5-11 only) https://tinyurl.com/20211229Ped
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 2nd DoseWed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pmPediatric 2nd Dose (ages 5-11only) https://tinyurl.com/2nd-Dose
Moderna 1st Dose (18 & Up) (2nd dose February 2nd)Wed., Jan. 5, 20221:00pm-5:00pm1st Dose (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/202215Moderna
Moderna Booster (18 & Up)Wed., Jan. 5, 20221:00pm-5:00pmBooster (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220105Booster
Moderna 2nd Dose (18 & Up)Wed., Jan. 5, 20221:00pm-5:00pm2nd Dose (18 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220105Mod
Pfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up)Sat., Jan. 8, 20229:00am-11:00amPfizer 2nd Dose (12 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220118Pfizer2nd
Pfizer Booster (16 & up)Sat., Jan. 8, 2022*9:00am-11:00amPfizer Booster (16 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220108PfizerBoost
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11 only) 2nd doseSat., Jan. 8, 20229:00am-11:00amPfizer Pediatric 2nd Dose (5-11) https://tinyurl.com/20220118Ped2nd
Moderna Booster (18 & Up)Sat., Jan. 8, 2022*9:00am-11:00amModerna Booster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220108ModBoost
Johnson & Johnson Booster (18 & up)Sat., Jan. 8, 2022*9:00am-11:00amJ&J Booster Dose (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220108JJBoost
Johnson & Johnson 1st Dose (18 & up)Sat., Jan. 8, 20229:00am-11:00amJ&J 1st Dose (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220101JJ
Johnson & Johnson 1st Dose (18 & up)Wed., Jan. 12, 20221:00pm-5:00pm1st Dose (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220112JJ
Johnson & Johnson Booster (18 & up)Wed., Jan. 12, 20221:00pm-5:00pmBooster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220112JJBoost
Pfizer 1st Dose (12 & up) (2nd dose February 9th)Wed., Jan. 19, 202210:00am-5:00pm1st Dose (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220119Pfizer
Pfizer 2nd Dose (12 & up)Wed., Jan. 19, 202210:00am-5:00pm2nd Dose (12 & up) https://tinyurl.com/2022011912Up
Pfizer Booster (16 & up)Wed., Jan. 19, 202210:00am-5:00pmBooster (16 & up) https://tinyurl.com/20220119PBooster
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11only) 1st dose (February 9th)Wed., Jan. 19, 202210:00am-5:00pmPeds.1st Dose (5-11 only) https://tinyurl.com/20220119PedPfizer
Pediatric Pfizer (5-11only) 2nd doseWed., Jan. 19, 202210:00am-5:00pmPeds. 2nd Dose (5-11only) https://tinyurl.com/20220119Ped
Pfizer Booster (16 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmPfizer Booster (16 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128PfizerBoost
Johnson & Johnson Booster (18 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmJ&J Booster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128JJBoost
Moderna Booster (18 & up)Fri., Jan. 28, 20221:00pm-5:00pmModerna Booster (18 & Up) https://tinyurl.com/20220128ModBoost

December 21, 2021

COVID-19 December 13 – December 19, 2021 Statistic Update

12 21 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 12.13.2021 12.19.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from December 13 through December 19, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

December 21, 2021

Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing
12 20 21 ACDOH Rapid COVID Testing For The Holidays

Celebrate the holidays safely. Get tested after you travel and before seeing family. The Allegany County
Department of Health continues to offer FREE rapid drive-up COVID-19 testing at the Belmont American Legion
Post 808 located at 29 Schuyler Street in Belmont, NY, each Monday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Rapid
testing at the ACDOH clinics is FREE, your insurance card is not needed, and you will not receive a bill. Use one
of the links below to pre-register, visit the County website at www.alleganyco.gov, or call 585-268-9250 for
assistance with pre-registration for a FREE rapid drive-up testing clinic.

Date Location Time Pre-registration deadline*

Monday, December 20, 2021
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211220TEST
and pre-register for the event.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211222TEST
and pre-register for the event.

Monday, December 27, 2021
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211227TEST
and pre-register for the event.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY.
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211229TEST
and pre-register for the event.

Monday, January 3, 2022
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/202213TEST
and pre-register for the event.

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Belmont American Legion Post 808
29 Schuyler St.
Belmont NY
7:00am-9:00am Go to https://tinyurl.com/20220105TEST
and pre-register for the event.

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • You need a valid email address to register and get your test results!!!
  • If you are able please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message with your name and phone number and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • If you are being tested, please be prepared to isolate if your test results come back positive.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

December 21, 2021

Allegany County Reports Two Additional COVID Related Deaths

12 20 21 ACDOH Report Of COVID Death

A 88 Year-Old Male is the 81st and A 70-Year-Old Female is the 82nd Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been two (2) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 82. These deaths, a male age 88 and a female age 70, were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster now more than ever.  We continue to see a rising COVID-19 case count, hospitalizations, and serious illness as a result of COVID-19.  The vaccines have been proven to reduce the incidence of hospitalizations and serious illness among those who are considered fully vaccinated.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

A 88 Year-Old Male is the 81st and A 70-Year-Old Female is the 82nd Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been two (2) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 82. These deaths, a male age 88 and a female age 70, were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster now more than ever.  We continue to see a rising COVID-19 case count, hospitalizations, and serious illness as a result of COVID-19.  The vaccines have been proven to reduce the incidence of hospitalizations and serious illness among those who are considered fully vaccinated.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

A 88 Year-Old Male is the 81st and A 70-Year-Old Female is the 82nd Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been two (2) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 82. These deaths, a male age 88 and a female age 70, were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is important to get your COVID-19 vaccination and/or booster now more than ever.  We continue to see a rising COVID-19 case count, hospitalizations, and serious illness as a result of COVID-19.  The vaccines have been proven to reduce the incidence of hospitalizations and serious illness among those who are considered fully vaccinated.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

December 17, 2021

Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Allegany County

12 17 21 NR ACDOH NYSDOH Pop Up COVID Vaccination Clinic SAF V1

The New York State Department of Health will be sponsoring a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Allegany County
in partnership with the Allegany County Department of Health. The vaccinations will be offered Saturday, December
18, 2021 at the County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813.
All vaccine types will be offered as well as all approved age groups.

Please bring your insurance card and photo ID. All vaccines are FREE. Your insurance will only be billed for an
administrative fee and no resident will receive a bill for these services. Please register for an appointment by using
the registration links below. You can also call 585-268-9250 if you need help scheduling an appointment. Walk-ins
are welcome.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813.

Use the link below for the date and type of vaccine to register online.

Walk-ins Welcome.

Type of Vaccine Date Time Link to register

Johnson & Johnson 1st Dose (Ages 18+) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218JJ

Johnson & Johnson Booster (Ages 18+) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218JJBoost

Moderna Booster (ages 18+) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218ModBoost

Pfizer 1st Dose (ages 12+) (2nd dose 1/8/22) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218Pfizer

Pfizer 2nd Dose (ages 12+) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/202112182ndPfizer

Pfizer Booster (ages 16+) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218PBooster

Pfizer Pediatric 1st Dose (ages 5-11 only)
(2nd dose 1/8/22)
Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218PedPfizer

Pfizer Pediatric 2nd Dose (ages 5-11 only) Sat., Dec., 18, 2021 9:00am-
11:00am
https://tinyurl.com/20211218Ped2nd

About the COVID-19 Vaccine:

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective and highly recommended for all eligible New Yorkers five years of age and
older. Children and adolescents ages 5 to 17 are able to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which is available under Emergency Use Authorization for children ages 5 to 15 and is fully approved for those age 16 and older. All New Yorkers 18 and older can also receive the two-dose Moderna vaccine or the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

About the COVID-19 Booster:

All eligible New Yorkers are strongly encouraged to get their COVID-19 booster dose. You are eligible for your booster dose if you’re:

  • 16 years or older and it’s been at least 6 months since your initial Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine series
  • 18 years or older and it’s been at least 6 months since your initial Moderna vaccine series
  • 18 years or older and it’s been at least 2 months since your J&J vaccine

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250. Walk-ins are welcome.

Get Vaccinated!

December 17, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

12 16 21 ACDOH Report Of COVID Death

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one (1) additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 80. This death, a female age 92, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to the family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

The Allegany County Department of Health is making a plea to our County residents, if you have not been vaccinated yet, please get vaccinated.  If you have been vaccinated, please get your booster. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine has shown to reduce the risk of hospitalizations, serious illness and death.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

#GETVACCINATED

December 16, 2021

Allegany County Board of Legislators is Concerned for the Health and Safety of Allegany County Residents

12 15 21 ACBOL Press Release Re COVID Vaccinations

The Allegany County Board of Legislators is concerned for the health and safety of Allegany County residents. The Board encourages residents of Allegany County to get vaccinated to help reduce the number of COVID cases, overload at our hospitals, stress on our healthcare workers, and possible deaths. We are all in this together and together we can reduce the horrible impact of COVID in our communities.

December 14, 2021

COVID-19 December 6 – December 12, 2021 Statistic Update

12 14 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 12.6.2021 12.12.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from December 6 through December 12, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

December 8, 2021

Three Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Allegany County
12 08 21 ACDOH COVID Related Deaths In Allegany County

A 69-Year-Old Male is the 77th, a 68-Year-Old Male is 78th, and a 66-Year-Old Male is the 79th Allegany County Residents to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been three (3) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 79. These deaths, a male age 69, a male age 68, and a male age 66 were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

The Allegany County Department of Health is making a plea to our County residents, if you have not been vaccinated yet, please get vaccinated.  If you have been vaccinated, please get your booster. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine has shown to reduce the risk of hospitalizations, serious illness, and death.

COVID-19 is affecting younger and younger individuals and has impacted many of our loved ones, friends, and neighbors.  Our hospitals and emergency services are seeing all-time high numbers.  Help us to help you make Allegany County a safe and healthy place to live, work, attend school, visit and play.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

#GETVACCINATED

December 8, 2021

COVID-19 November 29 – December 5, 2021 Statistic Update

12 08 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 11.29.2021 12.5.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from November 29 through December 5, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

December 4, 2021

COVID-Related Facebook Live Stream Press Conference on December 7
12 03 21 COVID Related Facebook Live Stream Press Conf On 12 07 21 @ Noon

Due to the high COVID positivity rate, low vaccination rates, and an increase in hospitalizations and deaths across Allegany County, we will be holding a Facebook Live Stream Press Conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (Noon).

Please like the Allegany County Facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny ahead of time so you may tune-in to the Facebook Live Stream Press Conference.

We are requesting questions from the media ahead of time.  Please submit questions in writing to theresa.moore@alleganyco.gov by 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Monday, December 6, 2021.

We will do our best to include the information in the press conference that will be recorded and posted with the Live Stream Press Conference to the Allegany County Website at www.alleganyco.gov .  For those media outlets and individuals that do not have access to Facebook, we will post a link to the recorded session on our website.

December 2, 2021

Three Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Allegany County

12 02 21 ACDOH COVID Death

An 80-Year-Old Male is the 74th, a 66-Year-Old Male is the 75th, and an 84-Year-Old Male is the 76th Allegany County Residents to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been three (3) additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 76. These deaths, a male age 80, a male age 66, and a male age 84 were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

Our hospitals and emergency services are seeing all-time high positive COVID numbers. Getting the COVID vaccine has shown to reduce the risk of hospitalizations and serious illness by more than 89 percent. Our hospitals are seeing over 80 percent of the COVID patients are unvaccinated and have severe illness. We make this plea to our residents that if you have not been vaccinated yet, please get vaccinated.  COVID-19 has been affecting younger and younger individuals and has impacted many of our loved ones, friends, and neighbors.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

#GETVACCINATED

November 30, 2021

COVID-19 November 22 – November 28, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 11.22.2021 11.28.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from November 22 through November 28, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

November 30, 2021

COVID-19 November 15 – November 21, 2021 Statistic Update
COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 11.15.2021 11.21.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from November 15 through November 21, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

November 30, 2021

December COVID-19 Clinics
11 29 21 ACDOH December COVID Vaccination Clinics

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is asking County residents to help us slow the spread of COVID-19 by getting vaccinated and encouraging your family, friends, and neighbors to get vaccinated.

Children and adults ages 5 and up should get a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccination is the best way to protect children from COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children and adolescents age 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children. More than 11 million adolescents ages 12-17 have already received the COVID-19 vaccine, and children ages 5-11 are also eligible to get vaccinated. Let’s keep our children healthy and in school.

Everyone age 18 or older is eligible to receive a booster shot!  Consider getting your booster shot if you have already completed your original series. To find a vaccine clinic go to  www.alleganyco.gov, call a local pharmacy, or call your health care provider.  The Allegany County Department of Health is offering COVID-19 clinics in December.  Please bring your insurance card and photo ID. You must register online for an appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at County Office Building, Belmont, NY *MUST have appointment- use the link below for the date and type of vaccine to register online
Type of VaccineDatetimeLink to register
Moderna 1st DoseWed., Dec. 8, 20211:00pm-5:00pm1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/20211208Mod
Moderna BoosterWed., Dec. 8, 20211:00pm-5:00pmBooster https://tinyurl.com/20211208Boost
Moderna 2nd DoseWed., Dec. 8, 20211:00pm-5:00pm2nd Dose https://tinyurl.com/1282021MOD
Johnson & Johnson 1st DoseWed., Dec. 15, 20211:00pm-5:00pm1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/20211215JJ
Johnson & Johnson BoosterWed., Dec. 15, 20211:00pm-5:00pmBooster https://tinyurl.com/20211215Boost
Pfizer 1st Dose (ages 12+)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pm1st Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/20211229Pfizer
Pfizer 2nd Dose (ages 12+)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pm2nd Dose (ages 12+) https://tinyurl.com/202112292nd
Pfizer Booster (ages 18+)Wed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pmBooster (ages 18+) https://tinyurl.com/20211229Boost
Pediatric Pfizer (ages 5-11 ONLY) DoseWed., Dec. 29, 202110:00am-5:00pmPediatric (ages 5-11 only) https://tinyurl.com/20211229Ped

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.  Get Vaccinated!

November 29, 2021

Two Additional COVID -19 Deaths in Allegany County

11 29 21 ACDOH COVID Death

A 61-Year-Old Male is the 72nd and a 39-Year-Old Male is the 73rd Allegany County Residents to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there have been two additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 73. These deaths, a male age 61 and a male age 39 were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

“We are at a critical point in the pandemic where our emergency service resources are strained and our hospitalizations and deaths continue to increase and have reached an all-time high,” stated Public Health Director Tyler Shaw.  About 80 percent, or greater at times, of individuals hospitalized are unvaccinated with complications due to COVID-19.  We make this plea to our residents that if you have not been vaccinated yet, please get vaccinated.  COVID-19 has been a reality for the past two years and our friends, families, and neighbors have been effected by this virus.  The vaccine has been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalizations and serious illness so it is important now more than ever to GET VACCINATED.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov, see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page, visit www.vaccines.gov, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

November 24, 2021

Holiday Safety Tips: Recipe for a Happy and Healthy Holiday

11 23 21 ACDOH Recipe For Healthy Holidays 2021

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is asking County residents to help us slow the spread of COVID-19 during the Holiday season.  The Holidays are filled with large gatherings of family, friends, and people traveling long distances to celebrate together, big crowds of shoppers, and indoor Holiday events.

The ACDOH is asking County residents to help everyone have a happy and healthy Holiday and help us transition after this Holiday without COVID-19 spikes and family clusters.  Here are some steps to take this holiday season:

GET VACCINATED:  Children and adults ages 5 and up should get a COVID-19 vaccine. Everyone age 18 or older is eligible to receive a booster shot!  Consider getting your booster shot prior to the Holiday celebrations if you have already completed your original series. To find a vaccine clinic go to  www.alleganyco.gov, call a local pharmacy, or call your health care provider.

WEAR A MASK:  Wear a cloth or surgical facemask over your mouth and nose when grocery shopping, when in public indoor settings, or when serving food.

WASH YOUR HANDS:  Before eating or serving food; Keep hand sanitizer in your car for use after being in public. Wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before rinsing.  Use a paper towel to open the restroom door when leaving.

COMMUNICATE:  In advance with guests about your COVID-19 ground rules and the precautions you are taking. Cancel plans if you are sick, and STAY HOME. 

TEST:  If you are feeling ill or just want to know your status, seek testing before the Holidays and if possible, the morning of Thanksgiving.  STAY HOME if you are ill or test positive. Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing, Wednesday, November 24, 2021, Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211124TEST to register.

SMALLER GATHERINGS:  Consider having holiday meals with only the people who live in your household.  Have a virtual holiday meal with family and friends. Shop online to avoid crowded holiday shopping.

GET VACCINATED:  Vaccination is the best way to protect children from COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children and adolescents age 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for children. More than 11 million adolescents ages 12-17 have already received the COVID-19 vaccine, and children ages 5-11 are also eligible to get vaccinated. Let’s keep our children healthy and in school.

November 23, 2021

Two Additional COVID-19 Deaths in Allegany County

11 23 21 ACDOH COVID Death

A 53-Year-Old Male is the 70th and a 68-Year-Old Male is the 71st Allegany County Residents to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there have been two additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 71. These deaths, a male age 53 and a male age 68, were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask regardless of your vaccination status, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, stay home if you are ill, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, limit social gatherings to small intimate groups if possible, and GET VACCINATED.  The vaccine has been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalizations and serious illness so it is important now more than ever to GET VACCINATED.  If you have not received your booster dose yet, we highly recommend that you locate a vaccine by visiting www.vaccines.gov.

If you are looking for testing locations, please visit our website for free rapid testing clinics on Monday and Wednesdays each week through December 2021.  We ask the public to consider getting vaccinated in order to protect our school districts, hospitals, businesses, and communities.  If you have any questions about any of the COVID-19 vaccines, please contact our office at the number below.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov; see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page; or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

November 17, 2021

COVID-19 November 8 – November 14, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 11.8.2021 11.14.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from November 8 through November 14, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)
For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

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November 16, 2021

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5-11

11 16 21 ACDOH Upcoming COVID Vaccination Clinics Age 5 11

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering COVID-19 Pfizer pediatric dose vaccines for ages 5-11 only.  Please bring your child’s insurance card and proof of age (school ID, birth certificate, etc.). Parent or guardian must be present. Call your child’s healthcare provider with questions about COVID-19 vaccine or to schedule an appointment in their office. Parents that cannot make it to the night assigned to your child’s school district should check the other clinic dates for an available appointment. Let’s keep our students healthy and in school.

Pfizer 1st Pediatric Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5-11 only *MUST have appointment-use the link for your child’s school district below to register online
Location/School DistrictsDateTimeLink to Register
Allegany County Department of Health County Office Building Belmont, NY (for Genesee Valley Central School)Friday, November 19, 2021 (2nd dose 12/10/2021 same time and location)4:00pm-6:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/2021119Pfizer  
Wellsville Elementary School Multipurpose Room, Wellsville, NY (for Wellsville, ICS, Andover, Scio, Whitesville, & Bolivar Richburg Schools)Friday, November 19, 2021 (2nd dose 12/10/2021 same time and location)4:00pm-7:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/20211119Well  
Fillmore Central School Small Gym, Fillmore, NY (for Fillmore, Belfast, and Houghton Academy)Monday, November 29, 2021 (2nd Dose 12/20/2021 same time and location)4:00pm-7:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/20211129Pfizer
Cuba-Rushford Elementary School Auditorium Cuba, NY (for Cuba-Rushford and Friendship Schools)Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (2nd Dose 12/21/2021 same time and location)4:00pm-6:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/20211130Pfizer
Alfred-Almond Central School Distance Learning Room Almond, NY (for Alfred-Almond and Canaseraga Schools)Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (2nd Dose 12/21/2021 same time and location)4:00pm-6:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/20211130Alfred  

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

November 10, 2021

Allegany County is Not Adopting Test to Stay Pilot

11 10 21 ACDOH Allegany County NOT Adopting Test To Stay

The “Test to Stay” (TTS) program has been in the news and is being piloted in some areas of New York State. The “Test to Stay” program allows close school contacts to attend school but remain in quarantine outside of school hours if they test negative on each school day for seven days after exposure. The “Test to Stay” pilot program is not recommended by the New York State Department of Health at this time. Under the current New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) school guidance, unvaccinated close contacts of people with COVID-19 are not allowed to attend school and must stay home in quarantine.

The definition of a close contact in the classroom setting is any individual (student to student) who is less than 3ft for longer than a cumulative 15-minute period over 24 hours.  This close contact definition is not applicable to teacher-to-teacher or student to teacher and that definition is consistent with the CDC and is within 6ft of a confirmed positive case for longer than a cumulative 15-minute period over 24 hours.

After careful consideration, feedback from all of our school districts, and information gathering regarding the Test to Stay pilot program, Allegany County will NOT be adopting this program at this time.  We recognize the need to balance in-person learning with the safety of our schools and community and this decision was made with our current situation across all of the school districts in mind.  The current resources for the required rapid testing are not readily and equitably available across Allegany County.  We currently have the highest 7-day average for COVID-19 cases per 100K in the state.  We will analyze the data once our community spread is under control and consult with our school districts again after January 1, 2022, in order to reassess the situation and resources.

November 9, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Death Reported in Allegany County

11 09 21 ACDOH COVID Death

A 95-Year-Old Male is the 69th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 69. This death, a male age 95, was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, limit social gatherings to small intimate groups if possible,  and GET VACCINATED.  We have the highest case rate in New York State at this point in time so it is imperative that if you are sick or feeling ill that you stay home.  If you are looking for testing locations, please visit our website for free rapid testing clinics on Monday and Wednesday each week through December 2021.  We ask the public to consider getting vaccinated in order to protect our school districts, hospitals, businesses, and communities.  If you have any questions about any of the COVID-19 vaccines, please contact our office at the number below.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, go to www.alleganyco.gov; see the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook page; or call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

COVID-19 November 1 – November 7, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 11.1.2021 11.7.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from November 1 through November 7, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

November 5, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

11 05 21 ACDOH Rapid COVID Testing In November

News Release: Allegany County Department of Health Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

DateLocationTimePre-registration deadline*# tests
Wednesday, November 10, 2021Belmont American Legion Post 808 29 Schuyler St. Belmont NY7:00am-9:00amTuesday, November 9, at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211110Test and pre-register for the event.50
Monday, November 15, 2021Belmont American Legion Post 808 29 Schuyler St. Belmont NY7:00am-9:00amFriday, November 12, at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211115Test and pre-register for the event.50
Wednesday, November 17, 2021Belmont American Legion Post 808 29 Schuyler St. Belmont NY7:00am-9:00amTuesday, November 16, at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to https://tinyurl.com/11172021TEST and pre-register for the event.50
Monday, November 22, 2021Belmont American Legion Post 808 29 Schuyler St. Belmont NY7:00am-9:00amFriday, November 19, at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211122TEST and pre-register for the event.50
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Belmont American Legion Post 808 29 Schuyler St. Belmont NY7:00am-9:00amTuesday, November 23, at 12pm (Noon)* Go to https://tinyurl.com/20211124TEST and pre-register for the event.50

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • You need a valid email address to register and get your test results!!!
  • If you are able, please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message with your name and phone number, and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • If you are being tested, please be prepared to isolate if your test results come back positive.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

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November 2, 2021

COVID-19 October 25 – October 31, 2021 Statistic Update

11 02 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 10.25.2021 10.31.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from October 25 through October 31, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314

Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367

Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741

Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)

Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;

Website: www.alleganyco.gov

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny

https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

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October 28, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

10 28 21 ACDOH COVID Death

A 60-Year-Old Male is the 66th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19.
The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there
has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 66. This death, a male age 60,
was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, and
we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing
protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and GET
VACCINATED. We continue to see deaths across Allegany County as a result of or a consequence of COVID-

  1. We ask the public to consider getting vaccinated in order to protect our school districts, hospitals, businesses,
    and communities. If you have any questions about any of the COVID-19 vaccines, please contact our office at
    the number below.

If you are looking for a vaccination location, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health
at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

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October 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine-How many doses

10 27 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine How Many Doses

How many doses of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine do you need?  Three (3), if you are immunocompromised you can receive the additional dose for your 3rd dose.   Others will receive a booster as their 3rd dose.

How many doses of Johnson & Johnson COVDI-19 vaccine do you need?  Two (2), if you are immunocompromised you can receive the additional dose for your 2nd dose.   Others will receive a booster as their 2nd dose.

Link to eligible groups-Booster Doses | COVID-19 Vaccine (ny.gov)

Am I eligible for a booster dose?

At this time and in accordance with CDC guidance, the following groups of New Yorkers should receive their COVID-19 booster vaccine dose:

  • New Yorkers 18 years and older who received the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine two or more months ago
  • New Yorkers 65 years and older or residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna primary series (“mix and matching” is permitted.)
  • New Yorkers aged 50-64 years with underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series.

The following groups of New Yorkers may receive their COVID-19 booster vaccine dose:

  • New Yorkers aged 18–49 years with underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna primary series, based on their individual benefits and risks.
  • New Yorkers aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and trans-mission because of occupational or institutional settings, may receive a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna primary series based on their individual benefits and risks.

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October 26, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

10 26 21 ACDOH Report Of COVID Death

A 72-Year-Old Male is the 65th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community that there
has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our local total to 65. This death, a male age 72,
was due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, and
we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing
protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and GET
VACCINATED.

If you have general COVID-19 questions or are looking for a vaccination location, you may also call the
Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

GET VACCINATED

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October 26, 2021

Upcoming COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine Clinics

10 26 21 ACDOH Upcoming COVID Vaccination And Flu Clinics

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinics.  Please bring your insurance card and photo ID.

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at County Office Building, Belmont, NY MUST have appointment- call 585-268-9250 or use the link below to register online
Type of VaccineDatetimeLink to register
Moderna 1st dose (11/24/21 2nd dose)Wed., Oct., 27, 20219:30-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1027Moderna you are automatically registered for 2nd dose
Moderna Booster doseWed., Oct., 27, 20219:30-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1027Booster
Moderna 1st dose (11/29/21 2nd dose)Mon., Nov., 1, 20212:00-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1112021MOD you are automatically registered for 2nd dose
Moderna additional doseMon., Nov., 1, 20212:00-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1112021Add
Moderna Booster doseMon., Nov., 1, 20211:30-3:30pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1101Booster
Johnson & Johnson single doseSat., Nov., 6, 20219:00-11:00amhttps://tinyurl.com/1162021JJ
Johnson & Johnson Booster doseSat., Nov., 6, 20219:00-11:00amhttps://tinyurl.com/1106Booster
Johnson & Johnson single doseTues., Nov., 9, 20213:00-5:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1192021JJ
Johnson & Johnson Booster doseTues., Nov., 9, 20213:00-5:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1109Booster
Moderna 1st dose (12/8/21 2nd dose)Wed., Nov., 10, 20212:00-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/11102021MOD you are automatically registered for 2nd dose
Moderna additional doseWed., Nov., 10, 20212:00-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/11102021Add
Moderna Booster doseWed., Nov., 10, 20212:00-3:00pmhttps://tinyurl.com/1110Booster
Flu Vaccine Clinics at County Office Building, Belmont, NY MUST have appointment- call 585-268-9250 or use the link below to register online
TypeDateTimeLink to register online
FluFriday, Nov. 5, 20212:00PM to 6:00PMhttps://tinyurl.com/FLU1152021
FluWed., Nov.17, 20212:00PM to 6:00PMhttps://tinyurl.com/FLU11172021

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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October 26, 2021

COVID-19 October 18 – October 24, 2021 Statistic update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 10.18.2021 10.24.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from October 18 through October 24, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

October 20, 2021

Upcoming  COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

10 20 21 ACDOH Upcoming COVID Vaccination Clinics

Plan your trip, plan your vaccine. The holidays will soon be here and Allegany County residents will be planning travel and holiday visits with family and friends.  Help us to keep our communities safe and healthy during this upcoming Holiday season by getting vaccinated!

The Allegany County COVID-19 positivity rate yesterday was 10.9 percent with a 7-day average of 6.8 percent according to New York State.  These cases have exposures from family members, social events, and travel. Please consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself and those you love during the holidays.

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the County Office Building in Belmont, NY. Please bring your insurance card and photo ID.  We have added clinics with evening and Saturday hours.

Click one of the links below to schedule your vaccination appointment:

Moderna VaccinationMonday, November 1,  2 pm – 3 pmMonday, November 29,
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1112021MODYou are automatically registered for 2nd dose
Moderna VaccinationWednesday, November 10, 3 pm -5 pmWednesday, December 8,
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/11102021MODYou are automatically registered for 2nd dose
Johnson & Johnson VaccinationSaturday, November 6,  9 am -11 am
Single Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1162021JJNo second dose needed
Johnson & Johnson VaccinationTuesday, November 9,  3:00pm-5:00pm
Single Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1192021JJNo second dose needed

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated!

October 19, 2021

COVID-19 October 11 – October 17, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 10.11.2021 10.17.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts. The attachments give the data for the time period from October 11 through October 17, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process. The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

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October 18, 2021

A 77-Year-Old Female is the 64th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19

10 18 21 ACDOH Press Release COVID Death

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there
has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 64. We extend our deepest condolences
to her family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing
protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and GET
VACCINATED.

If you have general COVID-19 questions or are looking for a vaccination location, you may also call the
Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

GET VACCINATED

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October 14, 2021

ACDOH Holding a COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic October 27th, 2021

10 14 21 ACDOH Moderna Vaccination Clinic On 10 27 21

he Allegany County Department of Health is offering a COVID-19 Moderna vaccine clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont, NY. Please bring your insurance card and photo ID.

Click the link below to schedule your vaccine.

  Moderna VaccinationWednesday, October 27Wednesday, November 24
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1027Moderna2nd dose automatically registered

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated!

October 13, 2021

COVID-19 October 4 – October 10, 2021 Statistic Update

10 13 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 10.4.2021 10.10.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from October 4 through October 10, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

October 5, 2021

COVID-19 September 27 – October 3, 2021 Statistic Update

10 05 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 9.27.2021 10.3.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from September 27 through October 3, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

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October 5, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health holding a COVID-19 Pfizer Booster ONLY clinic

10 04 24 ACDOH COVID 19 Pfizer Booster Only Clinic On 10 19 21

The Allegany County Department of Health will be holding a COVID-19 Pfizer Booster only vaccination clinic on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the County Office Building clinic site in Belmont, NY.

DateVaccineTimeLocationLink to Register
Tues., Oct. 19, 2021Pfizer Booster10:00am-2:00pmCo. Office Bldg., Belmont, NYhttps://tinyurl.com/1019Pfizer

You must be eligible for the Pfizer booster vaccination which includes having the 2 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months prior to this Pfizer booster vaccination clinic. The CDC issued recommendations for a single booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19:

  • individuals 65 years of age or older
  • long-term care facility residents
  • Nursing homes (assisted living facilities, residential care communities, group homes, senior housing)
  • individuals age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions*
  • individuals age 18-49 with underlying medical conditions*, based on individual benefit and risk
  • individuals age 18-64 who are at an increased risk for COVID-19 exposure or transmission because of occupational or institutional setting including essential workers (frontline and non-frontline) (https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidanceessential-critical-infrastructure-workforce); unpaid caregiver of a frail or immunocompromised person; paid and unpaid workers who interact within <6ft of others; and live in a congregate setting (e.g. homeless shelter, correctional facility)

*For the purposes of booster dose eligibility, underlying conditions include cancer (current or in remission, including 9/11-related cancers); chronic kidney disease; Pulmonary Disease, including but not limited to COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities including Down Syndrome; Heart conditions, including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or hypertension (high blood pressure); Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including but not limited to solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes (Does not apply to those moderately to severely immunocompromised who are already covered under the eligibility for additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines 28 days after their second dose, as authorized by the FDA on August 12, 2021); Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2), Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2); Pregnancy; Sickle cell disease or Thalassemia; Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus; Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain); Neurologic conditions including but not limited to Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia; and Liver disease.

We ask that at this time, individuals do not mix vaccine types and if you have received Moderna or J&J for your initial vaccines that you wait patiently until such data is sufficient to approve booster doses for those vaccine types.

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated!

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September 30, 2021

COVID-19 Moderna Vaccine, Monday, October 11, 2021-Columbus Day

09 30 21 ACDOH Columbus Day COVID Moderna Vaccination Clinic

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering a COVID-19 Moderna vaccine clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont, NY. Please bring your insurance card and photo ID.

Click the link below to schedule your vaccine.

Moderna VaccinationMonday, October 11thMonday, November 8th
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1011ACDOH2nd dose automatically registered from 10/11/21

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

September 29, 2021

COVID-19 Pfizer Booster Dose

09 29 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Pfizer Booster

On September 24, 2021, under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the CDC issued recommendations for a single booster dose for:

  • individuals 65 years of age or older
  • long-term care facility residents
  • Nursing homes
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Residential care communities
  • Group homes
  • Senior housing
  • individuals age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions
  • individuals age 18-49 with underlying medical conditions, based on individual benefit and risk
  • individuals age 18-64 who are at an increased risk for COVID-19 exposure or transmission because of occupational or institutional setting.

For the purposes of booster dose eligibility, underlying conditions include:

  • Cancer (current or in remission, including 9/11-related cancers)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Pulmonary Disease, including but not limited to, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities including Down Syndrome
  • Heart conditions, including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including but not limited to solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes
    • Does not apply to those moderately to severely immunocompromised who are already covered under the eligibility for additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines 28 days after their second dose, as authorized by the FDA on August 12, 2021
  • Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2), Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease or Thalassemia
  • Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Neurologic conditions including but not limited to Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia
  • Liver disease

For the purposes of booster dose eligibility, ACIP gave the following examples of occupational and institutional settings:

  • Essential workers (frontline and non-frontline) https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidanceessential-critical-infrastructure-workforce
  • Unpaid caregiver of a frail or immunocompromised person
  • Paid and unpaid workers who interact within <6ft of others
  • Live in a congregate setting (e.g. homeless shelter, correctional facility)

We ask that at this time, individuals do not mix vaccine types and if you have received Moderna or J&J for your initial vaccines that you wait patiently until such data is sufficient to approve booster doses for those vaccine types.

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

September 28, 2021

COVID-19 September 20 – 26, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 9.20.2021 9.26.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from September 20 through September 26, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

September 24, 2021

Two additional COVID-19 deaths in Allegany County

09 24 21 ACDOH COVID Deaths

An 88-year-old female and a 91-year old male are the 62nd and 63rd Allegany County residents to pass away
as a result of COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there have
been two additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our total to 63. We extend our deepest condolences to
their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing
protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and get vaccinated.

If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at
(585)268-9250 for more information.

#GET VACCINATED

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September 22, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health offers flu shots

09 22 21 ACDOH Flu Clinics 2021

Pharmacies and healthcare providers throughout Allegany County continue to offer vaccinations including the flu shot. The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) encourages residents to visit their local pharmacy, healthcare provider, or one of our clinics for their flu shot this season. The Allegany County Department of Health will offer flu shot clinics at the ACDOH clinic located on the ground floor of the County Office Building, one clinic at the Office for the Aging Office, and one clinic in each legislative district in Allegany County.

  • Please wear a mask! Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups
  • Please wear short sleeves.
  • Please bring insurance cards with you. It is the responsibility of the insured to make sure the Allegany County Department of Health is within the insurance network and will cover the cost of the vaccine and administration fee. If insurance is not accepted, payment for the vaccine and administration fee will be billed to the patient. If you are paying cash:
    • High dose flu for ages 65 and over is $94
    • Regular flu is $49
  • Dates are dependent on the availability of flu vaccine
September: Immunization and Flu clinics –MUST have appointment-call 585-268-9250
TypeDateTimeLocation
FluTuesday, Sept. 28, 20211:30PM to 6:30PMHoughton Fire Hall, Houghton NY
October: Immunization and Flu clinics –MUST have appointment-call 585-268-9250
TypeDateTimeLocation
FluMonday, Oct.  4, 20212:30PM to 5:30PMAmerican Legion Post #1168, Friendship, NY
FluTuesday, Oct. 5, 202112:00PM (Noon)-2:00PMOffice for the Aging, Belmont, NY
FluTuesday, Oct. 12, 20212:30PM to 5:30PMBolivar Fire Hall, Bolivar NY
FluMonday, Oct. 18, 20212:30PM to 6:30PMAndover Fire Hall, Andover NY
FluWednesday, Oct. 20, 20212:30PM to 6:30PMAlmond Community Center, Almond NY

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with any questions or to make an appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccines Offered by Allegany County Department of Health

09 22 21 ACDOH Upcoming COVID Vaccination Clinics

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the County Office Building in Belmont, NY. Please bring your vaccination record card, insurance card, and photo ID.

Click the appropriate link below to schedule your vaccine.

Moderna VaccinationWednesday, September 29thWednesday, October 27th
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0929ACDOH2nd dose automatically registered from 9/29/21
Moderna VaccinationMonday, October 11thMonday, November 8th
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/1011ACDOH2nd dose automatically registered from 10/11/21
Moderna VaccinationFriday, October 15th
If you need an additional dose for immunocompromised personhttps://tinyurl.com/1015Mod3
Pfizer Vaccination                     Friday, October 1st
If you need an additional dose for immunocompromised personhttps://tinyurl.com/1001Pfiz3

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated!

September 21, 2021

ACDOH – J & J Vaccine at Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic

09 21 21 ACDOH J J Vaccine At The RAM Clinic

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering:

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

  • WHEN:
    • Saturday, October 9, 2021 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • WHERE:
    • Remote Area Medical (RAM) Free Clinic Genesee Valley Central School Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY
  • INSTRUCTIONS:
    • No appointment is necessary Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic No second dose is required Please bring your insurance card and photo ID Please wear your mask

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 vaccine questions, please call the
Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated!

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September 21, 2021

COVID-19 September 13 – September 19, 2021 Statistic Update

09 21 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 9.13.2021 9.19.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from September 13 through September 19, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

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September 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines Offered by Allegany County Department of Health

09 20 21 ACDOH Upcoming Additional Dose Vaccination Clinics

Please find the COVID-19 clinic schedules for the rest of September below. These clinics will be held at the
Allegany County Office Building in Belmont, NY. Please bring your vaccination record card, insurance card, and
photo ID.

Click the appropriate link below to schedule your vaccine:

Moderna VaccinationWednesday, September 29thWednesday, October 27th
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0929ACDOH2nd dose automatically registered from 9/29/21
Johnson & Johnson VaccinationWednesday, September 22nd
If you need Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/Sep22JJNo second dose needed

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine
registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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September 21, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health Canceling October Regular Immunization Clinics

09 20 21 ACDOH Canceling Reg. Oct. Immunization Clinics

Due to changes in staff at the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH), the October regular
Immunization Clinics will be canceled. The regular immunization clinics offer vaccines including but not limited
to: Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Polio, etc. The dates of the canceled clinics
are:

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Monday, October 25, 2021

Someone from the ACDOH clinic will call and reschedule anyone who has an appointment on these dates.
Pharmacies and health care providers throughout Allegany County continue to offer vaccinations. The Allegany
County Department of Health (ACDOH) encourages residents to visit their local pharmacy or healthcare provider
for needed immunizations (Tdap, MMR, Varicella, Polio, etc.).

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with any questions.

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September 17, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccines This Week

9 17 21 ACDOH Vaccines In Allegany County This Week

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 30 – Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont

Friday, September 17, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 11 – Moderna 1st dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont
  • ACDOH completed 1 – Moderna 2nd dose vaccination at the County Office Building in Belmont
  • ACDOH completed 2 – Moderna Additional dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont

The Allegany County Department of Health will provide a Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Cuba Garlic Festival. We have opened additional appointment slots!  Please follow the link to register https://tinyurl.com/CubaGarlic

There will also be another Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at the County Office Building in Belmont. Please follow the link to register https://tinyurl.com/Sep22JJ.

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Allegany County Dashboard Transitions Back to Daily Updates

09 17 2021 NR Covid 19 Data Dashboard Back To Daily Stats

Due to the increase of COVID-19 positive cases Allegany County will transition back to daily dashboard updates. This week will be the last weekly report (to be reported Monday, September 20, 2021). Next week, Tuesday, will begin the daily updates. We will continue to do daily updates Monday through Friday. Each Monday’s news release will include the weekend numbers and a recap from the previous week. This data will include the total number of new COVID-19 cases, break-through cases who are fully vaccinated, total number of individuals under isolation and quarantine, and more.

You can find this information by going to www.alleganyco.gov. On the right side of the main page, in the blue Quick Links Box, click on COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

The positive case counts are continuing to increase and we would like to remind the community about the importance of getting vaccinated, encourage others to get vaccinated, wear your mask, wash your hands, social distance, limit your social gatherings, and stay home if you are sick. Help keep Allegany County residents safe and healthy.

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with questions or to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine.

Finding a COVID-19 Vaccine and COVID-19 Test

09 17 21 ACDOH Finding A COVID Vaccine And Test

Belmont, NY – Are you looking for a COVID-19 vaccine or a COVID-19 test? The Allegany County Department
of Health would like to help.

  1. Check the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov if you have access to the internet. On the main
    page, you will find a blue box titled Quick Links and COVID-19 Information including COVID-19 vaccination
    clinic dates and links to register for an appointment.
  2. If you are looking for a COVID-19 vaccine, go to the county website using the information above,
    www.vaccinefinder.org, or www.vaccinehound.org. These websites will help you find a vaccination by location,
    type of vaccine, or within the time frame you need.
  • No access to the internet – call one of our local pharmacies to see if they have vaccine (Walgreens, Fishers Pharmacy in Wellsville, Alfred Pharmacy in Alfred, Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid, Wegmans, etc.)

3. If you are looking for a COVID-19 test, go to https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you and
search by your zip code to find a testing site near you. You should wait 3-5 days before being tested for COVID-
19 after you are in contact with someone who is COVID-19 positive and do not have any symptoms. There may
be an out of pocket cost; please be sure to ask these questions. Always call first, DO NOT just show up.

  • If you do not have access to the internet, call New York State Department of Health at -1-888-364-3065 to find a COVID-19 testing site near you.
  • Call your health care provider, local pharmacy, or visit the site above to find a COVID-19 test site near you. Remember to discuss insurance coverage or out of pocket cost for the test, especially if you do not have symptoms. Ask about the type of COVID-19 test you need for travel, school, worksite, etc. to make sure you get the test you need (Antigen, Molecular, PCR)
  • Purchase an over-the-counter COVID-19 test kit at a local pharmacy or retail store. Make sure it has FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) printed on the packaging. Prices range from $24 for 2 kits to $125 or more depending on the type of kit.
    • If you test positive on a home test kit, make sure to notify the Allegany County Department of Health and your health care provider.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the Allegany County Department of Health by email at
healthinfo@alleganyco.gov or by calling 585-268-9250. We are experiencing a large number of COVID-19 calls each day.
Please be patient and leave us a message; your call is important to us.

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September 16, 2021

Asking Allegany County Residents to Assist the Allegany County Department of Health

09 16 21 ACDOH Asking County Residents To Assist ACDOH

Belmont, NY – The Allegany County Department of Health is asking the public to please be patient while we
work on the increase in COVID-19 telephone calls. To answer some of the questions, here is some general
information:

  1. Remember to get vaccinated, encourage others to get vaccinated, wear your mask, wash your hands, social distance,
    limit your travel, and limit your social gatherings. Help keep Allegany County residents safe and healthy.
  2. Feeling sick? Have symptoms of COVID-19? Have you been exposed to a person who is positive for COVID-
    19? PLEASE STAY HOME and keep anyone else in your household home. Even if you or they are vaccinated
    for COVID-19, you may need to be tested for COVID-19, isolated, or quarantined. Call the Allegany County
    Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4. Leave a message and please be patient; we will call you
    back.
  • If you are waiting for isolation or quarantine orders by email and do not see them, check your junk email or spam email.
  1. Check the Allegany County website to get answers at www.alleganyco.gov if you have access to the internet. On
    the main page, you will find a blue box titled Quick Links and COVID-19 Information including COVID-19
    vaccination clinic dates and links to register for an appointment, the COVID-19 data dashboard, and the COVID-
    19 vaccination survey.

The Allegany County Department of Health would like to thank the residents and visitors to Allegany County for your
assistance with helping us respond to COVID-19 in Allegany County.

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September 15, 2021

Pharmacies and What Vaccines They Offer

09 15 2021 NR Pharmacies And Vaccines Offered

Pharmacy Vaccines 2021 22

The Allegany County Department of Health would like residents and visitors to know pharmacies in the area that
are offering Influenza and many other types of vaccines. The table offers information on the pharmacy location,
telephone number, types of vaccines they offer and whether they offer vaccines to walk-ins or by appointment.
This information is also available online at https://www.alleganyco.gov/departments/health/.

September 14, 2021

COVID-19 September 6 – September 12, 2021 Statistic Update

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 9.6.2021 9.12.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts. The attachments give the data for the time period from September 6 through September 12, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process. The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

September 13, 2021

Two Additional COVID-19 deaths in Allegany County

09 13 2021 NR COVID Death

A 90-year-old male is the 60th and a 96-year-old female is the 61st Allegany County residents to pass away
due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there
have been two additional COVID-19 related deaths bringing our local total to 61. These deaths, a male age 90
and a female age 96 were due to complications or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest
condolences to their families and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to use caution and follow COVID-19 protocols by
wearing a mask if you are not vaccinated, following social/physical distancing protocols, washing your hands
often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and getting vaccinated.

If you have general COVID-19 questions or are looking for a COVID-19 vaccine, please call the Allegany
County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250 for more information.

Get Vaccinated!

September 12, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccines This Week

09 10 21 ACDOH Vaccines In Allegany County This Week

Friday, September 10, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 12 – Pfizer 1st dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont
  • ACDOH completed 1 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccination at the County Office Building in Belmont
  • ACDOH completed 2 – Pfizer Additional dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont

Total Number of Vaccine Doses Administered by ACDOH to date: 12,612

The Allegany County Department of Health is hosting the following upcoming vaccination clinics

Moderna VaccinationFriday, September 17Friday, October 15th
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917Mod12nd dose automatically registered from 9/17/21
If you missed 2nd Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917Mod2
Additional Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917ModA
Johnson & Johnson VaccinationWednesday, September 15
Single DoseClinic FullNo second dose needed
Johnson & Johnson Vaccination  Saturday, September 18 At Cuba Garlic Festival
Single Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/CubaGarlicNo second dose needed

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

September 8, 2021

COVID-19 August 30 – September 5, 2021 Statistic Update

09 08 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 8.30.2021 9.5.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from August 30 through September 5, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

September 2, 2021

Increase in Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases in Allegany County

09 02 21 ACDOH Increase In Number Of COVID Positives In Allegany County

There has been a recent increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Allegany County. Allegany
County has gone from a substantial (orange) COVID community transmission rate to a high (red) transmission
rate. From Wednesday, August 25, 2021, to Tuesday, August 31, 2021, Allegany County reported 58 positive
COVID cases or a rate of 125.84 positive cases per 100,000 population. Allegany County Department of Health
(ACDOH) Public Health Director Tyler Shaw reports, “The positivity rate not only effects the individual and
possibly their families but also has second and third order effects within our communities for schools, businesses,
hospitals, and nursing homes.”

Many factors are possible causes to the increase in positive cases including larger gatherings throughout the
summer, travel outside of our state and area, COVID variants, not enough population vaccinated for COVID-19,
reopening of events and festivals, as well as more people returning to this County for vacations, to visit family,
work and school, and overall a more relaxed attitude about COVID-19.

Allegany County has only 40.9 percent of our total eligible population fully vaccinated according to the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as of August 31, 2021. Increasing the number of County residents who
are vaccinated will help to lower the COVID community transmission rate and help to combat future variants.
For individuals that are vaccinated, there is a decreased risk of being hospitalized. Getting vaccinated protects
others in your household and your community. Vaccinations are still available; go to www.vaccinefinder.org,
www.vaccinehound.org, or call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 for help finding a
vaccine.

According to James Helms, CEO at UR Jones Memorial Hospital, hospitalizations for COVID-19 at Jones have
definitely been increasing. “At this point, 26 percent of the current inpatients admitted to our hospital are COVID
positive and all but one was unvaccinated,” he said. “We are going to double the COVID positive admissions
today given the patients we have seen in our emergency room, adding potentially four more. Please help our staff
be available to help you by getting vaccinated.”

For the nursing staff, providing the care that COVID-19 patients require takes more time than other patients. “Not
just because of the level of care, but it also takes time to don and doff the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
before going into the room to provide that care.”

With the upcoming Labor Day weekend, the Allegany County Department of Health highly recommends that residents of the County take precautions. When traveling or attending parties or other large social gatherings, remember to wash your hands and use hand sanitizer in addition to wearing a mask, especially when social distancing cannot be maintained. When attending events or gatherings this weekend, choose those that are outside and limit time spent with those that are unvaccinated.

These precautions, in combination with getting vaccinated, are the best way to provide layered protection from COVID-19. You can call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 to register for an upcoming vaccination clinic.

Remember, if you are feeling ill or having any symptoms, a test may be necessary in order to collect close contact information. Please reach out to your primary care provider, check for testing sites by visiting this site: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you, or contact the Allegany County Department of Health if you do not have a primary care provider.

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September 2, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccines This Week

09 2 21 ACDOH Vaccines In Allegany County This Week

Friday, August 27, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 12 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 6 – Pfizer 1st dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont
  • ACDOH completed 20 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont

Total First Doses administered by ACDOH: 6,522
Total Second Doses administered by ACDOH: 6,075
Fully Vaccinated people in Allegany County according to the CDC: 16,424

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County
Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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August 31, 2021

COVID-19 August 23 – August 29, 2021 Statistic Update

08 31 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 8.23.2021 8.29.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from August 23 through August 29, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

August 27, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccines This Week

08 27 21 ACDOH Upcoming Vaccination Clinics

Friday, August 20, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 44 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 10 – Moderna 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Friday, August 27, 2021

  • ACDOH is giving Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

The Allegany County Department of Health is hosting several vaccination clinics in September for anyone that needs a 1st Dose, 2nd Dose, or Additional Dose vaccine for Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose for Johnson & Johnson.

You can register for these clinics by calling the ACDOH at 585-268-9250, or by going online to www.alleganyco.gov and typing “vaccine” in the search bar to find the most recent press release with vaccination
clinic dates and registration links, or follow us on Facebook to find the most current list of vaccination clinics. Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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August 26, 2021

Allegany County Department of Health Offers Flu Shots

08 26 27 ACDOH Flu Clinics 2021

Pharmacies and healthcare providers throughout Allegany County continue to offer vaccinations including the flu shot. The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) encourages residents to visit their local
pharmacy, healthcare provider, or one of our clinics for their flu shot this season. The Allegany County Department of Health will offer flu shot clinics at the ACDOH clinic located on the ground floor of the County
office building and one clinic in each legislative district in Allegany County.

  • Please wear a mask!
  • Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups
  • Directions for entering the County Office Building will be given when you make your appointment
  • Please wear short sleeves.
  • Please bring insurance cards with you. It is the responsibility of the insured to make sure the Allegany County Department of Health is within the insurance network and will cover the cost of the vaccine and administration fee
  • If insurance is not accepted, payment for the vaccine and administration fee will be billed to the patient
  • If you are paying cash:
    • High dose flu for ages 65 and over is $94
    • Regular flu is $49
  • Flu Vaccines are NOT FREE!
  • Flu vaccine will be offered at immunization clinics if vaccine is available
  • Dates are dependent on the availability of flu vaccine
September: Immunization and Flu clinics –MUST have appointment-call 585-268-9250
TypeDateTimeLocation
ImmunThursday, Sept. 2, 20219:00AM to 3:30PMCounty Office Building clinic, Belmont NY
ImmunFriday, Sept. 3, 20219:00AM to 3:30PMCounty Office Building clinic, Belmont NY
ImmunTuesday, Sept. 7, 20219:00AM to 3:30PMCounty Office Building clinic, Belmont NY
ImmunMonday, Sept.13, 20219:00AM to 3:30PMCounty Office Building clinic, Belmont NY
ImmunTuesday, Sept. 21, 20219:00AM to 3:30PMCounty Office Building clinic, Belmont NY
FluTuesday, Sept. 28, 20211:30PM to 6:30PMHoughton Fire Hall, Houghton NY
  October: Immunization and Flu clinics –MUST have appointment-call 585-268-9250
TypeDateTimeLocation
FluMonday, Oct.  4, 20212:30PM to 5:30PMAmerican Legion Post #1168, Friendship, NY
FluTuesday, Oct. 5, 202112:00PM (Noon)-2:00PMOffice for the Aging, Belmont, NY
FluTuesday, Oct. 12, 20212:30PM to 5:30PMBolivar Fire Hall, Bolivar NY
FluMonday, Oct. 18, 20212:30PM to 6:30PMAndover Fire Hall, Andover NY
FluWednesday, Oct. 20, 20212:30PM to 6:30PMAlmond Community Center, Almond NY

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with any questions or to make an appointment.

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August 26, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Death in Allegany County

08 26 21 ACDOH COVID Death

A 73-year-old male is the 59th Allegany County residents to pass away due to complications from COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 59. This death, a male age 73, was due to a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-
19 virus, and get vaccinated.

If you have general COVID-19 questions or are looking for a COVID-19 vaccine, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

Get Vaccinated!

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August 24, 2021

Additional Dose for COVID-19 Vaccine Offered by Allegany County Department of Health

08 24 21 ACDOH Upcoming Additional Dose COVID Vaccination Clinics

There are multiple upcoming vaccine clinics at the Allegany County Office Building in Belmont, NY. These will include the additional dose for immunocompromised individuals, which should be the same vaccination as you received for your first two doses.

If you had the Pfizer vaccine for your first two doses, then it is recommended that you get Pfizer for your additional dose. If you had the Moderna vaccine for your first two doses, then it is recommended that you get
Moderna for your additional dose. Your additional dose must be at least 28 days after your 2nd dose. At this time, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is not authorized for an additional dose. Please bring your vaccination record card, insurance card, and photo ID.

Click the appropriate link below to schedule your vaccine appointment for first, second, or additional dose. All Vaccine Clinics are at the County Office Building in Belmont, NY, unless otherwise noted.

Pfizer Vaccination Wednesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 22 (2nd dose)
If you need 1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/0901Pfizer 2nd dose automatically registered from 9/1/21

Pfizer Vaccination Wednesday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 29 (2nd dose)
If you need 1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/0908Pfizer 2nd dose automatically registered from 9/8/21
Additional Dose https://tinyurl.com/0908PfizA

Pfizer Vaccination Friday, September 10 and Friday, October 1 (2nd dose)
If you need 1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/0910Pfiz1 2nd dose automatically registered from 9/10/21
If you missed 2nd Dose https://tinyurl.com/0910Pfiz2
Additional Dose https://tinyurl.com/0910PfizA Registration link released at a later date.

Moderna Vaccination Friday, September 17 and Friday, October 15 (2nd dose)
If you need 1st Dose https://tinyurl.com/0917Mod1 2nd dose automatically registered from 9/17/21
If you missed 2nd Dose https://tinyurl.com/0917Mod2
Additional Dose https://tinyurl.com/0917ModA Registration link released at a later date.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccination
Wednesday, September 15
Single Dose https://tinyurl.com/Sep15JJ
No second dose needed

Johnson & Johnson Vaccination
Saturday, September 18 At Cuba Garlic Festival
Single Dose https://tinyurl.com/CubaGarlic
No second dose needed

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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August 24, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Statistics August 16 – August 22, 2021 Statistic Update

08 24 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 8.16.2021 8.22.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from August 16 through August 22, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

August 19, 2021

Additional Dose for COVID-19 Vaccine Offered By Allegany County Department of Health

08 19 21 ACDOH Upcoming Additional Dose COVID Vaccination Clinics\

There are multiple upcoming vaccine clinics at the Allegany County Office Building in Belmont, NY. These will include the additional dose for immunocompromised individuals, which should be the same vaccination as you received for your first two doses.

If you had the Pfizer vaccine for your first two doses, then it is recommended that you get Pfizer for your additional dose. If you had the Moderna vaccine for your first two doses, then it is recommended that you get Moderna for your additional dose. Your additional dose must be at least 28 days after your 2nd dose. At this time, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is not authorized for an additional dose. Please bring your vaccination record card, insurance card, and photo ID.

Click the appropriate link below to schedule your vaccine appointment for first, second, or additional dose.

Pfizer VaccinationFriday, September 10Friday, October 1
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0910Pfiz1Not available on this date.
If you need 2nd Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0910Pfiz2
Additional Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0910PfizARegistration link released at a later date.
Moderna VaccinationFriday, September 17Friday, October 15
If you need 1st Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917Mod1Not available on this date.
If you need 2nd Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917Mod2
Additional Dosehttps://tinyurl.com/0917ModARegistration link released at a later date.

Please share this information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions or for help with vaccine registration, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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August 18, 2021

FDA Authorizes Additional Vaccine Dose for Certain Immune Compromised Individuals

08 18 21 ACDOH Additional Dose Of COVID Vaccine

The FDA has recently authorized an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine for certain immune compromised
individuals. This amendment applies only to Moderna and Pfizer vaccine, not Johnson & Johnson. The additional
dose should be administered at least 28 days after the completion of the primary two dose series. People with
immunocompromised conditions include:

  • Active or recent treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies
  • Receipt of solid-organ or recent hematopoietic stem cell transplants
  • Severe primary immunodeficiency including asplenia and renal disease
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blockers, and other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory

The FDA and CDC authorized the additional third dose because immunocompromised people are more likely to
have breakthrough cases, accounting for 44 percent of hospitalized breakthrough cases in the US. Lower vaccine
effectiveness was another reason with 59-72 percent effectiveness among immunocompromised people vs. 90-94
percent among non-immune compromised people after the second dose.

Emerging data suggests that an additional dose will enhance overall vaccine effectiveness in immune
compromised individuals. This is different from a booster dose, which is needed when the initial vaccine series
is effective, but immunity may wane over time. The FDA and CDC have not yet established a timeline for a
COVID-19 booster shot and information on that will be coming soon.

For more information regarding whether or not you are immunocompromised, please speak with your Primary
Care Physician or search online for “general best practices for vaccination of people with altered
immunocompetence.” The Allegany County Department of Health will release more information when we have
vaccination clinics available for the additional third dose for immunocompromised individuals.

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August 17, 2021

Substantial Transmission Rates in Allegany County

08 13 21 ACDOH Substantial Transmission Rates

Allegany County has gone from a moderate rate of COVID transmission to a substantial rate. Substantial rate of
COVID transmission means there is 50 to 100 cases per 100,000, or a positivity rate between 8 percent and 10
percent. Substantial Transmission of COVID rates in Allegany County for Thursday, August 5, 2021, to
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, were 26 positive cases of COVID or a rate of 56.41 positive cases per 100,000
population.

The majority of positive cases in Allegany County have been household transmissions. This means one or more
people in the household are positive and pass COVID on to others in the household. Allegany County residents
living in a household with a positive case should, if possible, practice social distancing, wear a mask, use a
different bathroom, and clean and sanitize after the person in isolation.

The CDC recommendations for individuals in communities with substantial transmission rates are to follow
healthy hygiene practices, stay at home when sick, practice physical distancing to lower the risk of disease spread,
and wear a mask (especially when physical distancing cannot be maintained).

Allegany County School Districts will be recommended to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) and New York State Education Department (NYSED) guidelines this fall.

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County
Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

August 17, 2021

Covid-19 Weekly Statistics August 9 – August 15, 2021 Statistic Update

08 17 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 8.9.2021 8.15.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from August 9 through August 15, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

August 11, 2021

Covid-19 Weekly Statistics August 2 – August 8, 2021 Statistic Update

08 11 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 8.2.2021 8.8.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from August 2 through August 8, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

August 6, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided July 30 – August 6th and Upcoming Vaccination Dates
08 06 21 ACDOH Upcoming Vaccination Clinics

Friday, July 30, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 45 Pfizer 1st dose and 21 Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Monday, August 2, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 23 – Johnson and Johnson single dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 6 – Moderna 2nd dose vaccinations at the Whitesville Fire Hall in Whitesville.

Friday, August 6, 2021

  • ACDOH is holding a Pfizer vaccination clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Total 1st Doses as of Monday, August 2: 6,459* given by Allegany County Department of Health.
Total 2nd Doses as of Monday, August 2: 5,981* given by Allegany County Department of Health.
*These numbers do not include vaccinations given the week of August 2 through August 6.

Our next round of community clinics: The Allegany County Department of Health will be offering a Pfizer Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at the County Office Building in Belmont from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Please bring some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birthdate verification when arriving for your vaccination.

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

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August 3, 2021

COVID-19 July 26 – August 1, 2021 Statistic Update

08 03 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 7.26.2021 8.1.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from July 26 through August 1, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

July 29, 2021

Vaccination Rates in Allegany County

07 29 21 ACDOH Vaccination Rates

As of July 27, 2021 Allegany County has a vaccination rate of 38.3%. The overall vaccination rate in the United States is 56.9%, and for New York State, it is 62.4%. Lower vaccination rates in a community mean that Covid-19 can spread more easily, and those communities are more vulnerable to variants and surges in COVID-19 cases, especially with the more contagious Delta Variant.

Becoming fully vaccinated has been shown to prevent severe illness, hospitalization, and death; it also helps reduce the spread of the virus in communities. Unvaccinated individuals should consider getting vaccinated and continue masking until they are fully vaccinated. This is urgent because the highest spread of cases and severe symptoms is happening in places with low vaccination rates.

According to the CDC, if you are vaccinated, your risk of infection is about 3.5 times lower, your risk of getting ill from COVID-19 is over 8 times lower, and your risk of hospitalization or death is 25 times lower.

It’s important to remember that even though there have been recent increases in cases, those cases are experiencing less severe symptoms and across the country deaths are down 70% from last summer. This is further proof that becoming fully vaccinated is the best thing you can do to protect yourself, your community, and those around you.

The vaccination rates throughout Allegany County range from 15.7% to 99% based on Zip Codes. More information can be found online at https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/vaccination-rates-zip-code.

Please continue to wash your hands and wear a mask if you are unvaccinated to keep you and your family healthy. Please call me at 585-268-9437 to register for a vaccine, check our website for upcoming clinics, or call your local pharmacy or Primary Physician for information on getting the vaccine.

Get Vaccinated!

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July 27, 2021

COVID-19 July 19 – July 25, 2021 Statistic Update

07 27 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 7.19.2021 7.25.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from July 19 through July 25, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Dates

07 26 21 ACDOH Upcoming Vaccination Clinics

Allegany County Department of Health will be hosting a Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic on Monday, August 2nd from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register, visit www.alleganyco.gov, or find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page to register yourself for a time that works for you.

Please bring your insurance card and some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birth date verification when arriving for your vaccination. Please share this information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

We are also offering Moderna and Pfizer vaccines if you are not interested in Johnson & Johnson.

Belmont: Pfizer Vaccine 7/30/21 at the County Office Building Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Second Dose on 8/20/2021  
Belmont: Moderna Vaccine 7/27/2021 at the County Office Building Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Second dose on 8/24/2021  

July 23, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided July 19 – July 23

07 23 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccinations This Week

Monday, July 19, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 1 – J&J single dose vaccination at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 9 – Moderna 2nd dose vaccinations at Fillmore Fire Hall in Fillmore.

Friday, July 23, 2021

  • ACDOH is offering J&J single dose vaccinations at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica.

Our next round of community clinics: The Allegany County Department of Health will be offering Moderna vaccinations on Tuesday July 27, 2021, and Pfizer vaccinations will be available on Friday July 30, 2021. Both will be at the County Office Building in Belmont. Call 585-268-9250 or go online to alleganyco.gov and find the link under “UPCOMING COVID-19 ACDOH VACCINATION CLINICS” to register.

Please bring some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birth date verification when arriving for your vaccination.

Please share the information with family and friends. For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Revised COVID-19 July 12 – July 18, 2021 Statistic Update

07 23 21 REVISED COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 7.12.2021 7.18.2021

The data from the previous press release was reviewed and the quality review process found that there was a typographical error in the vaccination numbers. The corrected numbers are present in this press release. We will continue to review data for integrity and issue the best data that we have available for the public.

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from July 12 through July 18, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

July 22, 2021

National Immunization Awareness Month-Let’s Get Back on Track

07 21 21 ACODH National Immunization Month 2021 Article

During COVID-19 many of us fell behind on doctor visits, physicals, health screenings, and immunizations.  Let us help you get back on track!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). During NIAM, the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) encourages you to talk to your healthcare professional to ensure you, your child, and your family are up to date on recommended vaccines.  Consider putting vaccinations at the top of your back to school checklist.

Parents have the power to protect their children from 14 serious and sometimes deadly diseases, including measles, before they turn 2 years old. When children are not vaccinated, they are at increased risk and can spread diseases to others in their family and community. This includes babies who are too young to be fully vaccinated and people with weakened immune systems due to cancer and other health conditions.

Some vaccine-preventable diseases, like chickenpox and pertussis (whooping cough), remain common in the United States. Since 2010, the CDC saw between 10,000 and 50,000 cases of whooping cough each year in the United States. The deaths related to whooping cough each year occur in young babies. The most common diseases are not as prevalent in this country because of vaccinations. The 2019 measles outbreak is a key reminder of how quickly diseases can spread when children aren’t vaccinated.  Some infections that are prevented by preteen vaccines, like HPV which can lead to serious health problems later in life. Over 34,000 men and women in the United States are diagnosed with cancers caused by HPV each year.

For school age children, parents should remember compliance with New York State immunization requirements is mandatory for school enrollment. School age children need boosters for four vaccines between the ages of 4 to 6 (DTaP-diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis; chickenpox, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) and polio. Older children, like preteens and teens, need Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), meningococcal conjugate, and HPV (human papillomavirus) is recommended when they are age 11 to 12.  A yearly flu vaccine is recommended for all children 6 months and older. Please frequent the Allegany County Department of Health website page for a comprehensive list of vaccination clinics.

Child off to college or their chosen career?  Parents of young adults should send them off to the future fully protected by making sure they are up to date on all vaccines recommended for them.  Even healthy young adults need protection from diseases like the flu, whooping cough, meningitis, and HPV.

Remember, adults need vaccines too.  This is the perfect opportunity to make sure adults are protected against diseases like flu, whooping cough, tetanus, shingles, and pneumonia. The specific vaccines adults need are determined by factors such as age, lifestyle, pre-existing health conditions, locations of travel, and previous vaccines.  All adults should talk to their healthcare providers about which vaccines are right for them.

No one wants to pass on a serious illness to someone they care about, so take charge of your health and help protect those around you by asking about vaccines at your next doctor’s visit. National Immunization Awareness Month provides an opportunity to remind Allegany County residents about the importance of vaccinations and for all ages to “catch-up” on their vaccinations.

The Allegany County Department of Health is offering the following immunization clinics to assist County residents vaccinate their children before school begins in September.

The Allegany County Department of Health immunization clinics are held in Belmont at the County Office Building:

Tuesday, August 3, 2021                    9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Tuesday, August 10, 2021                  9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Wednesday, August 25, 2021             9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Monday, August 30, 2021                  9:30 am to 3:30 pm

  • Insurance companies will be billed (please bring insurance cards with you); if you have no insurance or are underinsured, a sliding fee scale is available.
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or official guardian NO EXCEPTION
  • Please call 585-268-9250 for appointments only. NO WALK IN SERVICE.
  • You will be given instructions for entering the building when you make your appointment.
  • Please wear a mask (bring it with you)!

For additional information or to make an appointment,  please contact the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

July 20, 2021

COVID-19 July 12 – July 18, 2021 Statistic Update

07 20 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 7.12.2021 7.18.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from July 12 through July 18, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

July 15, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided July 9, 2021

07 15 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

Friday, July 9, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 21 – Pfizer 1st dose vaccinations at County Office Building in Belmont.

Friday, July 9, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 19 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at County Office Building in Belmont.

Our next round of community clinics: The Allegany County Department of Health will be offering Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the Allegany County Fair near the first aid station. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single dose for individuals aged 18 and up; you will NOT need to pre-register for this clinic.

The dates and times will be Monday, July 19, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and Friday, July 23, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Please bring some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birthdate verification when arriving for your vaccination.

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

07 15 21 ACDOH Upcoming Vaccination Clinics Revised 07 14 21 Press Release

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register, visit www.alleganyco.gov, or find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page to register for a time that works for you.

Angelica: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

7/19/21 at the Allegany County Fair

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

7/23/2021 at the Allegany County Fair

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Belmont: Pfizer Vaccine 7/30/21 at the County Office Building Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Second Dose on 8/20/2021  
Belmont: Moderna Vaccine 7/27/2021 at the County Office Building Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Second dose on 8/24/2021  

Walk-in vaccinations at the fair, no appointment necessary. Please bring your insurance card and some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birthdate verification when arriving for your vaccination. Please share this information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Get Vaccinated To Protect Yourself from COVID-19  

07 14 21 ACDOH Protection From COVID

The Allegany County Department of Health has recently seen an increase of three COVID-19 cases this week. This is an expected uptick following the July 4 gatherings after having only two cases in the previous two weeks. Further information will be released next week on Monday.

With the new cases, it is a good time to remind everyone that COVID-19 is still a risk.  Remember, COVID-19 spreads person to person with close contact primarily through respiratory droplets.  Getting yourself and encouraging your family members to get vaccinated will help prevent catching and possibly spreading the virus. No vaccine is 100 percent effective, but the COVID-19 vaccine has been shown to decrease the rate of hospitalizations and severe symptoms if you are vaccinated compared to those who are unvaccinated.

Another concern are variants of COVID-19. The most contagious right now is the Delta variant. The WHO estimates the Delta variant is 55 percent more transmissible than the Alpha variant, which was itself around 50 percent more transmissible than the original virus that causes COVID-19. The Allegany County Department of Health has not identified any cases of the Delta variant to date. However, the Delta variant is likely circulating within our community, and all of the vaccine research so far has shown some promise for protection against the variants.

Please continue to wash your hands and wear a mask if you are unvaccinated to keep you and your family healthy.

The best way to prevent COVID-19 is by getting vaccinated. Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register. You can also find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page or alleganyco.gov website under County Government Notices / Press Releases to register for a time that works for you.

July 14, 2021

COVID-19 July 4 – July 11, 2021 Statistic Update

07 14 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 7.5.2021 7.11.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from July 5 through July 11, 2021. Weekly updates are also available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

Additionally, no data was recorded or posted on 7/5/2021 due to the Federal Holiday Observance.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

July 12, 2021

COVID-19 J&J Vaccines to be Offered at County Fair

07 12 21 ACDOH County Fair Vaccinations

The Allegany County Department of Health will be giving Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the Allegany County Fair near the first aid station. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single dose for ages 18 and over. You will NOT need to pre-register for this free clinic. Please bring your insurance card and some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birth date verification when arriving for your vaccination.

Monday, July 19, 2021

  • ACDOH will offer Johnson & Johnson vaccinations at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday, July 23, 2021

  • ACDOH will offer Johnson & Johnson vaccinations at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided July 6 – July 9 and Upcoming Clinics

07 09 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 6 – Moderna 1st dose vaccinations at Whitesville Fire Hall in Whitesville.

Friday, July 9, 2021

  • ACDOH hosted a Pfizer vaccination clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Our next round of community clinics: The Allegany County Department of Health will be giving Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the Allegany County Fair near the first aid station. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single dose and you will NOT need to pre-register for this clinic.  For other vaccination clinics, please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register or find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page to register for a time that works for you.  Please bring some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birth date verification when arriving for your vaccination.

Please bring some form of identification (Passport, Learner’s Permit, Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, Other form of Government ID) for birth date verification when arriving for your vaccination.
  • Belmont: Pfizer Vaccine

7/30/21 at the County Office Building

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Second dose on 8/20/2021

https://tinyurl.com/ACDOHpfizer7-30

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

July 7, 2021

Accessing Allegany County Coronavirus Information Updates

07 07 21 ACDOH How To Find Covid 19 Data Dashboard

The alleganyco.gov home page has been switched back to “Discover the Wilds” in the green box, where COVID links were previously housed. All the COVID links are still active and being updated. You will now find them under the “How Do I” tab under the main menu at the top of the page and select “COVID-19/Coronavirus Information and Updates,” rather than the box on the home page.

The information regarding COVID-19 will now be updated on a weekly basis. Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250, and press #4 with questions or to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 June 28 – July 4, 2021 Statistic Update

07 07 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 6.28.2021 7.4.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from June 28 through July 4, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

Additionally, no data was recorded or posted on 7/5/2021 due to the Federal Holiday Observance.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

July 2, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided June 28 – July 2

07 02 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 13 – Moderna 1st dose vaccinations at New Hudson Fire Hall in Black Creek.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 23 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register or find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page to register for a time that works for you.

  • Whitesville: Moderna Vaccine

7/7/21 at the Whitesville Fire Hall

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Second dose on 8/4/2021 https://tinyurl.com/whitesvillenyvaccine

  • Belmont: Pfizer Vaccine

7/9/21 at the County Office Building

Time:  9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Second dose on 7/30/2021 https://tinyurl.com/ACDOHpfizer7-9

June 30, 2021

Allegany County Dashboard Transitions From Daily To Weekly Updates

06 30 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Data Dashboard

Throughout the pandemic, Allegany County has been updating the COVID-19 statistics on a daily basis. This data shows the total number of new cases each day, total number of individuals under quarantine, information regarding vaccinations, and more. Starting Tuesday, July 6, 2021, and then every Monday/Tuesday thereafter, Allegany County will update the data on a weekly basis.

You can find this information by going to www.alleganyco.gov and then clicking on the blue COVID-19 Data Dashboard button. The positive case counts are continuing to slow, and we thank the community for their efforts throughout the pandemic to help keep our residents safe and healthy.  We hope this trend continues in the right direction, and you can do your part by getting yourself vaccinated.

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with questions or to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine.

Upcoming ACDOH Community Clinics Scheduled

06 30 21 ACDOH ACDOH Vaccine Clinics

Thursday, July 1, 2021

  • The ACDOH is conducting a 2nd dose Pfizer vaccination clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont, New York. If you have been waiting for the Pfizer vaccine, missed a Pfizer 2nd dose appointment previously, or have been waiting for a 2nd dose, please call the Health Department to get registered.

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option # 4, to register OR follow the link below to register yourself for a time that works best for you.

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 June 21 – June 27, 2021 Statistic Update

06 30 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 6.21.2021 6.27.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from June 21 through June 27, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

June 25, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided June 21 – June 25

06 25 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

Friday, June 18, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 19 – Pfizer 1st dose vaccinations at County Office Building in Belmont.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 28 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at Cuba-Rushford Central School.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 10 – Moderna 1st dose and 2 – Moderna 2nd doses at the Fillmore Fire Hall.
  • ACDOH completed 39 – Moderna 2nd Doses at the Belfast Fire hall.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 43 – Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations at Cuba-Rushford Central School.

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register or find the link on the Allegany County Department of Health Facebook Page to register yourself for a time that works for you.

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

June 23, 2021

Help Children Return Safely to School – Get Caught Up on Recommended Vaccines

06 22 21 ACDOH Childhood Call To Action

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many children have fallen behind on receiving recommended vaccines. The CDC data shows an overall drop of 14 percent in vaccinations with the measles vaccination rates declining about 20 percent.  We all want our kids to be safe and protected from preventable diseases. With the school year coming to an end, it is important to start to think about next school year and the required immunizations that your child may need in order to attend daycare and PreK-12. The best way to make sure your child is up to date with their vaccinations is to check with your Healthcare Provider, Pediatrician, or the Allegany County Department of Health.  Please see the attached routine immunization schedule for the Allegany County Department of Health.

In addition to regular vaccinations, parents and legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12-17, can enter their student who has received at least their first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win a four-year, full-ride scholarship (including tuition, room-and-board, and expenses) to any NYS public college or university (SUNY or CUNY). Currently, the only vaccine approved under an Emergency Use Authorization for individuals age 12-17 is Pfizer.  The Allegany County Department of Health will be hosting a Pfizer Vaccination Clinic on Friday July 9, 2021, at the County Office Building in Belmont from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Routine immunization schedule for Allegany County Department of Health:

All clinic times offering the back to school vaccines are 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and are located in Belmont at the County Office Building.

  • 7/6
  • 7/28
  • 8/3
  • 8/10
  • 8/25
  • 8/30

June 22, 2021

COVID-19 June 14 – June 20, 2021 Statistic Update

06 22 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 6.14.2021 6.20.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from June 14 through June 20, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Be A Part of New York’s Safe Reopening with Excelsior Pass

06 21 21 ACDOH COVID Excelsior Pass

Excelsior Pass is a free, fast, and secure way to present digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results. The pass will support a safe reopening of New York so businesses and venues can validate your pass to ensure you meet vaccination or testing requirements before entry. New York State residents who received their vaccine or a negative test in NYS can go to epass.ny.gov to get their pass for free, or download the Excelsior Pass Wallet app to their phone and follow the instructions to retrieve.

Participation is voluntary, your privacy is protected, and there is no health information shared. Think of it as a mobile airline boarding pass, but for your vaccine. You don’t need a smart phone; Excelsior Pass will work with any type of phone or you can print it out. The pass is good for 365 days, starting the 15th day after your final dose. If you have your pass from receiving a negative test result, it is good for three days from a PCR and 6 hours from an Antigen test. If your test has expired, you need to get a new test; and if your expiration date on your vaccination has expired, then redo your Excelsior Pass for the most up to date expiration date.

Currently the Excelsior Pass is only available to individuals who were vaccinated or had a negative test in the State of New York. If you are a New York State resident but were vaccinated outside of New York, then you can contact your NYS healthcare provider directly to input your vaccine information into the secure New York databases. You will then be able to retrieve your Excelsior Pass from epass.ny.gov at any time.

For more information about the Excelsior Pass and how it works you can go online to:  https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/excelsior-pass

June 18, 2021

Notice of Delay in Dashboard Data Reporting Today

06 18 21 ACDOH Covid Dashboard Stats

On Friday, June 18, the Allegany County Dashboard Data will be released later in the day/night than the normal time. To view the COVID-19 Statistics on the County Dashboard go to alleganyco.gov and then click on COVID-19 Data Dashboard. You will find information regarding the most recent COVID-19 statistics.

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccines Provided June 14 – June 18

06 18 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

This week the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has completed multiple immunization clinics and has several community clinics upcoming for COVID-19.

Monday, June 14, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 10 Johnson & Johnson vaccinations.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 46 Pfizer 2nd dose vaccinations and 10 Johnson & Johnson vaccinations.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 280 Pfizer 2nd dose and 5 Pfizer 1st dose vaccines.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • ACDOH completed 110 Pfizer 2nd dose vaccines.

Friday, June 18, 2021

  • ACDOH is hosting a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont.

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register.

  • Fillmore on 6/23/21 at the Fillmore Fire Hall from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 7/21/2021
  • New Hudson/Black Creek on 6/30/21 at the New Hudson Fire Hall from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 7/28/2021
  • Whitesville on 7/7/21at the Whitesville Fire Hall from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 8/4/2021

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250; and for the Allegany County waiting list, please call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

June 17, 2021

ACDOH Offers COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine at Belmont Clinic

06 17 21 ACDOH Pfizer Vaccinations At Belmont Clinic

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Belmont Clinic on the ground floor of the County Office Building on the dates listed below:

Pfizer Vaccine for ages 12 and up at the Belmont Clinic in the County Office Building

  • 1st Dose Friday, June 18, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • 2nd Dose is Friday, July 9, 2021, same times
  • 1st and 2nd Doses Friday, July 9, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • If 1st dose on 7/9, then 2nd dose is Friday, July 30, 2021 same times
  • 1st and 2nd Doses Friday, July 30, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    • If 1st dose on 7/30, then 2nd dose is Friday, August 20, 2021, same times

Any students, staff or faculty who missed their 2nd dose of Pfizer this week please call ACDOH at 585-268-9250 and register for Thursday, July 1, or Friday, July 9, to get your 2nd dose of Pfizer.

Remember! Parents and legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12-17, can enter their student who has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win a four-year, full-ride scholarship (including tuition, room-and-board, and expenses) to any NYS public college or university (SUNY or CUNY).

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with questions or to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.

June 15, 2021

COVID-19 June 7 – June 13, 2021 Statistic Update

06 15 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 6.7.2021 6.13.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from June 7 through June 13, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

June 11, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided June 8 – June 11

06 11 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

This week the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has completed multiple immunization clinics and has several community clinics upcoming for COVID-19. For the total number of vaccinations given by the Allegany County Department of Health go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on the blue button “COVID-19 Data Dashboard.”

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

  • ACDOH completed a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont (10 shots).

Tuesday, June 9, 2021

  • ACDOH completed a 2nd Dose Moderna clinic at the American Legion in Friendship (21 shots).

Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • ACDOH completed a Pfizer COVID-19 clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont (22 shots).

Friday, June 11, 2021

  • ACDOH completed a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont (20 shots).

Our next round of community clinics: Please call 585-268-9250, option 4, to register.

  • Fillmore on 6/23/21 at the Fillmore Fire Hall from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 7/21/2021
  • New Hudson/Black Creek on 6/30/21 at the New Hudson Fire Hall from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 7/28/2021
  • Whitesville on 7/7/21at the Whitesville Fire Hall from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Second dose on 8/4/2021

Please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and for the Allegany County waiting list please call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

June 10, 2021

NYS Updates Guidance on Pre-K thru 12 In-Person Instruction, Child Care, and Camps

06 09 21 ACDOH School Guidance Updates

On June 7, 2021, “Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that school districts can choose to lift the requirement that their students must wear masks outdoors. Guidance on mask use indoors remains in place. This change aligns New York State’s guidance on schools with CDC guidance on summer camps, where even unvaccinated students are not currently required to wear masks outdoors.” https://www.governor.ny.gov/news

Please follow any guidelines that your school district, child care, or camp has set in place.

For a full update on Pre-K thru 12 schools, please visit:
https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/Pre-K_to_Grade_12_Schools_MasterGuidance.pdf

For a full update on Child Care, Day Camp, and Overnight Camp Programs please visit:
https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/Child_Care_Daycamps_Detailed_Guidelines.pdf

June 8, 2021

COVID-19 May 31 – June 6, 2021 Statistic Update

06 08 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 5.31.2021 6.6.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 31 through June 6, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.  The COVID-19 Dashboard and weekly update press releases utilize New York State fatality data, and may differ from Allegany County Health Department reported data.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

June 4, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided June 1 – June 3

06 04 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

This week the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved out into communities, schools, and the ACDOH clinic in Belmont to increase the number of Allegany County residents who are vaccinated for COVID-19.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

  • Cuba Rushford Central School offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for students age 12 and up and staff (29 shots). Immunization clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont offering J and J COVID-19 vaccine (10 shots).

Thursday, June 3, 2021

  • Cuba Rushford Central School offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for students age 12 and up and staff (43 shots).
  • Immunization clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont offering J and J COVID-19 vaccine (24 shots).

The total number of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations given in Allegany County Schools by the Allegany County Department of Health is 495 first doses. For the total number of vaccinations given by the Allegany County Department of Health go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on the blue button “COVID-19 Data Dashboard”.

The Allegany County Department of Health would like to thank all the county residents who were vaccinated; school administration, staff, parents, and students who assisted or were vaccinated; Allegany County agencies and businesses who assisted us with vaccination clinics, marketing and recruitment; and all the volunteers who made reaching these numbers possible.

Our next round of community clinics (Fillmore on 6/23/21; New Hudson/Black Creek on 6/30/21, and Whitesville on 7/7/21) have just been released please share the information with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and for the Allegany County waiting list please call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

New Sites Offered for COVID-19 Vaccinations in Allegany County

06 04 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccination Sites

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations in 3 additional locations.  You must call the Health Department for an appointment at 585-268-9250 and press #4.

SAVE THE DATES
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
-Fillmore Fire Hall, 24 South Genesee Street, Fillmore, NY – 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., by appointment
-2nd dose at Fillmore Fire Hall, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
-New Hudson Fire Hall, 8597 State Route 305, Black Creek, NY – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., by appointment
-2nd dose at New Hudson Fire Hall, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Wednesday, July 7, 2021                                                                           

  • Whitesville Fire Hall, 496 Main Street, Whitesville, NY – 4:00 p.m.to 6:00 p.m., by appointment
    -2nd dose Whitesville Fire Hall, Wednesday, August 4, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Please remember, for all ACDOH COVID-19 vaccination clinics:

  • You must call to make an appointment. Call 585-268-9250 and press #4.
  • Please wear a mask!
  • Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups.
  • Please wear short sleeves.
  • Please bring picture ID and insurance cards with you.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are in isolation or quarantine.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are ill and/or having COVID-19 symptoms

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with any questions or to make an appointment.

June 3, 2021

Allegany County Offering COVID-19 Vaccine 2nd Dose in Schools

06 03 21 ACDOH 2nd Dose Allegany County Offering COVID Vaccine In Schools

Save the date. Remember the 2nd Dose.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) wants to remind parents and guardians about the 2nd dose for the students age 12 and up who were vaccinated at Allegany County schools.

Do you have a student age 12 and up who received a COVID-19 vaccination at your school district?

Remember the date of their second dose (21 days after the 1st dose).  ACDOH has arranged with the schools to return for the second dose on these dates:

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

  • Bolivar Richburg Central School at 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

  • Wellsville Central School at 8:30 a.m.
  • Alfred Almond Central School at 9:00 a.m.
  • Scio Central School at 12:30 p.m.
  • Fillmore Central School at 1:00 p.m.
  • Belfast Central School at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • Friendship Central School at 8:00 a.m.
  • Bolivar Richburg Central School at 9:30 a.m.
  • Whitesville Central School at 9:30 a.m.
  • Andover Central School at 11:00 a.m.
  • Genesee Valley Central School at 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

  • Cuba Rushford Central School at 11:30 a.m.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

  • Cuba Rushford Central School at 11:30 a.m.

Remember! Parents and legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12-17, can enter their student who has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win four-year full-ride scholarships (including tuition, room-and-board, and expenses) to any NYS public college or university (SUNY or CUNY).

Please call your school district or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with questions.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

ACDOH Reporting Two Additional COVID Related Deaths in Allegany County

06 03 21 ACDOH COVID Deaths

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there has been two additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 58. Both deaths, a male age 86 and a female age 80 were due to or a consequence of COVID-19. We extend our deepest condolences to their families, and we ask that you respect the families’ privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and get vaccinated.

If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

June 2, 2021

COVID-19 May 24 – May 30, 2021 Statistic Update

06 02 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 5.24.2021 5.30.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 24 through May 30, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Allegany County Offers COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccinations at Belmont Clinic

06 02 21 ACDOH Pfizer Vaccinations At Belmont Clinic

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Belmont Clinic on the ground floor of the County Office Building on the dates listed below:

  • Pfizer Vaccine for ages 12 and up: Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) – 5:00 p.m. at the Belmont Clinic in the County Office Building (2nd dose is Thursday, July 1, 2021 same times)
  • Pfizer Vaccine for ages 12 and up: Friday, June 18, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Belmont Clinic in the County Office Building (2nd dose is Friday, July 9, 2021, same times)

Remember the date of your second dose of Pfizer is 21 days after the 1st dose. You will automatically be registered for your second appointment and your time will remain the same for the second dose date.

Remember! Parents and legal guardians of any New Yorker, ages 12-17, can enter their student who has received at least their first COVID-19 vaccine dose, for a chance to win a four-year, full-ride scholarship (including tuition, room-and-board, and expenses) to any NYS public college or university (SUNY or CUNY).

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250, and press #4 with questions or to schedule an appointment for your COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.

June 1, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccinations Provided May 24-May 27

05 28 21 ACDOH ACDOH COVID Vaccines This Week

This week the Allegany County Department of Health has moved out into communities and schools with smaller vaccination sites to increase the number of Allegany County residents who are vaccinated for COVID-19.

Monday, May 24, 2021

  • Immunization clinic at the County Office Building in Belmont offering J and J COVID-19 vaccine (15 shots).

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

  • Bolivar Richburg Central School offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for students age 12 and up and staff (47 shots).

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

  • Allegany County schools offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for students age 12 and up and staff.
  • Wellsville Central School-122
  • Scio Central School-24
  • Belfast Central School-20
  • Alfred Almond Central School-34
  • Fillmore Central School-59
  • Community site at Belfast Town/Fire Hall offering Moderna vaccine-39

Thursday, May 27, 2021

  • Allegany County schools offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for students age 12 and up and staff.
    • Friendship Central School-17
    • Whitesville Central School-8
    • Andover Central School-22
    • Genesee Valley Central School-39
    • Bolivar Richburg Central School-31

The total number of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations given in Allegany County schools this week by the Allegany County Department of Health is 423 first doses. For the total number of vaccinations given by the Allegany County Department of Health go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on the blue button “COVID-19 Data Dashboard”.

The Allegany County Department of Health would like to thank all the County residents who were vaccinated; school administration, staff, parents, and students who assisted or were vaccinated; Allegany County agencies and businesses who assisted us with vaccination clinics, marketing and recruitment; and all the volunteers who made reaching these numbers possible.

We will be putting out our next round of community clinics next week so watch for our press release and share it with family and friends.  For COVID-19 questions please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and for the Allegany County waiting list please call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

May 25, 2021

COVID-19 Weekly Statistic Update May 17 – May 23, 2021

05 25 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 5.17.2021 5.23.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 17 through May 23, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

May 20, 2021

Allegany County Offering COVID-19 Vaccine in Schools

05 20 21 ACDOH Allegany County Offering COVID Vaccine In Schools

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH), CA BOCES, and Allegany County Schools are working together to offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students age 12 and up in each of the twelve Allegany County public school districts including the Belmont BOCES site.  The first dose will be offered on either Wednesday, May 26, or Thursday, May 27.  A plan is in the works to vaccinate students at schools located near each other on the same day using several teams of ACDOH staff.

Do you have a student age 12 and up?  Check their back pack and take home folder for more information.  Here is what you are looking for:

  • Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccine Access for Persons age 12 to 17
  • Safety and Effectiveness Q & A
  • Vaccine Consent Form
  • Pfizer Fact Sheet

These forms are also available to print from the Allegany County website at : https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-information/student-vaccination-forms/

Parents don’t miss your opportunity to have your student(s) age 12 and up vaccinated for COVID-19 at their school.  Participating schools will be sending home a packet including a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine fact sheet, a registration form, and a vaccine consent form.

Watch for the packets at the end of this week.  Turnaround time is quick; if you are interested, get the forms completed and back to school on Monday, May 24.  Schools will be giving the ACDOH a count on Tuesday.  Make sure you have your paperwork turned in to be counted.  Schools that do not have enough interest may not be added to the schedule on these two days.

Remember if your student(s) has dose one of Pfizer on May 26 or May 27, they will need the second dose in 21 days.  ACDOH will arrange with the schools to return for the second dose on Wednesday, June 16, or Thursday, June 17.

Please call your school district or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 with questions.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  

May 18, 2021

Get Vaccinated!COVID-19 May 10 – May 16, 2021 Statistic Update

05 18 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 5.10.2021 5.16.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 10 through May 16, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Allegany County Seeing an Increase in COVID-19 Positive Cases

05 17 21 ACDOH Allegany County COVID 19 Positive Cases

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has seen a small increase in COVID-19 positive cases: from May 10  through May 17 there was a total of 62 cases; from May 2 to May 9 a total of 49 cases; and as previously reported 50 cases during the 3-day period from April 30 to May 2.

We are also seeing an increase in positive cases in a younger population. Allegany County statistics show the 20-29 age group has the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases (669 total cases as of May 9); the second group is age 50-59 (479) and the third group is age 10-19 (449).  The overall increase in positive COVID-19 cases has been attributed to contact with a positive case in the household, family gatherings, and contact to a positive case at school including sports teams. The largest increases in cases continue to be within the largest populated areas of the county.

ACDOH has completed one community COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Friendship at the American Legion and vaccinated 23 individuals.  Thank you to the Friendship American Legion for hosting the clinic. The next community clinics will be in Bolivar Fire Hall on May 19 and Belfast Town/Fire Hall on May 26.

We are asking county residents to help us stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • Remain diligent and continue to wear a mask, social distance, wash hands often and get a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Get everyone, who is age 12 and over, in your household vaccinated.
  • Encourage your extended family, co-workers, friends, neighbors and those in your community to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Remember to get your second dose if you have Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
  • Remember you need 14 days after your last COVID-19 vaccination to have full vaccine coverage.

If you have general COVID-19 questions or need a COVID-19 vaccination, call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 and press #4.

NYS to Adopt CDC’s New Mask and Social Distance Guidelines

05 17 21 ACDOH NYS Changes To Follow CDC 

Effective Wednesday, May 19, 2021, NYS will adopt the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new mask and social distancing guidelines for fully vaccinated individuals.

Consistent with CDC recommendations:

  • Immunocompromised and unvaccinated individuals should continue to wear masks and social distance
  • Masks will still be required on public transportation, at nursing homes, homeless shelters, correctional facilities, schools and health care facilities
  • Individual private venues may impose additional requirements.
  • CDC requirements will be posted on the New York State Department of Health’s (NYSDOH) website.

Reopening announcements

  • May 19, 2021, most capacity restrictions are lifted – restaurants, museums, retail, offices, etc.
  • Outdoor food beverage curfew lifted today; indoor curfew lifted May 31, 2021
  • Outdoor gathering limit is already increased to 500; indoor limit increased to 250
  • Indoor residential gathering limit increased to 50

Other updates

  • County fairs open to capacity for 6′ social distancing
  • Local DOH issues permit; NYSDOH approval is required for events with 5,000+ attendees
  • Private operators and government owned venues can issue additional guidelines.

For more information, go to the NYSDOH website to see the CDC requirements at

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

For information about COVID-19 vaccine in Allegany County call 585-268-9250.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

Update: Where are COVID-19 Vaccines Available in Allegany County

05 17 21 ACDOH Where Vaccine Is Offered In Allegany County

The list below gives dates, times, and locations for the different types of COVID-19 Vaccines available in Allegany County.

Janssen/ Johnson & Johnson Vaccine (one dose vaccine for ages 18 and up)

  • Allegany County Department of Health, Monday, May 24, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Tuesday, June 1, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Wednesday, June 3, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Tuesday, June 8, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Friday, June 11, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Monday, June 14, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    • 9:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Alfred Pharmacy, 36 North Main Street, Alfred NY-call 607-587-9222 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 10 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1540 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 110 Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1232 for an appointment
  • Fisher’s Pharmacy, 138 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-2611 for an appointment

Moderna Vaccine (2 dose vaccine for ages 18 and up)

  • Allegany County Department of Health, Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • Bolivar Fire Hall, 460 Main Street, Bolivar, NY-4:00pm to 6:00pm, call 585-268-9250 for an appointment
    • 2nd dose at Bolivar Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 same time as first dose appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    • Belfast Fire Hall, 11 Merton Avenue, Belfast, NY-4:00pm-6:00pm, call 585-268-9250 for an appointment
    • 2nd dose Belfast Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 same time as first dose appointment
  • Alfred Pharmacy, 36 North Main Street, Alfred NY-call 607-587-9222 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 10 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1540 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 110 Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1232 for an appointment
  • Fisher’s Pharmacy, 138 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-2611 for an appointment
  • Cuba Hospital, 140 West Main Street, Cuba, NY-call 585-968-2000 for an appointment

Pfizer Vaccine (2 dose vaccine for ages 12 and up)

  • Call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250
  • Thank you to those who participated in our survey, it helps us to plan future need in Allegany County. We will post dates as soon as we have vaccine available along with locations.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

May 17, 2021

Where are COVID-19 Vaccines Available in Allegany County

05 14 21 ACDOH Where Vaccine Is Offered In Allegany County

The list below gives dates, times, and locations for the different types of COVID-19 Vaccines available in Allegany County.

Janssen/ Johnson & Johnson Vaccine (one dose vaccine for ages 18 and up)

  • Allegany County Department of Health, Monday, May 24, 2021
    • 9am-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Tuesday, June 1, 2021
    • 9am-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Tuesday, June 8, 2021
    • 9am-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Monday, June 14, 2021
    • 9am-3:30pm at County Office Building, Belmont NY-Call 585-268-9390 for an appointment
  • Alfred Pharmacy, 36 North Main Street, Alfred NY-call 607-587-9222 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 10 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1540 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 110 Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1232 for an appointment
  • Fisher’s Pharmacy, 138 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-2611 for an appointment

Moderna Vaccine (2 dose vaccine for ages 18 and up)

  • Allegany County Department of Health, Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • Bolivar Fire Hall, 460 Main Street, Bolivar, NY-4:00pm to 6:00pm, call 585-268-9250 for an appointment
    • 2nd dose at Bolivar Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 same time as first dose appointment
  • Allegany County Department of Health, Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    • Belfast Fire Hall, 11 Merton Avenue, Belfast, NY-4:00pm-6:00pm, call 585-268-9250 for an appointment
    • 2nd dose Belfast Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 same time as first dose appointment
  • Alfred Pharmacy, 36 North Main Street, Alfred NY-call 607-587-9222 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 10 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1540 for an appointment
  • Walgreen Pharmacy, 110 Bolivar Road, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-1232 for an appointment
  • Fisher’s Pharmacy, 138 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY-call 585-593-2611 for an appointment
  • Cuba Hospital, 140 West Main Street, Cuba, NY-call 585-968-2000 for an appointment

Pfizer Vaccine (2 dose vaccine for ages 12 and up)

  • Call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 to inquire as we are planning

Complete the survey below to let us know you are interested in Pfizer for your 12-15 year old

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XVQTRDS

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” sooner!  Get Vaccinated!

May 14, 2021

No Quarantine Required for COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Individuals

05 13 21 ACDOH Health Advisory Updates For Quarantine

No quarantine for those who are fully vaccinated, says the New York State Department of Health.

If you are exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19 and you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, you do not need to quarantine for 10 days if you are fully vaccinated. This moves us toward getting Allegany County and New York State “Back to Normal” sooner.

Please note if you have been positive in the past for COVID-19 you only have a 90-day period of time that you do not need to quarantine for 10 days if you are exposed to a positive COVID-19 person.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccinations call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4.

Let’s Get Allegany County “Back to Normal” Sooner! Get Vaccinated!

ACDOH Schedules Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Bolivar and Belfast

05 13 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccination Sites

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations in 2 additional locations.  You must call the Health Department for an appointment at 585-268-9250 and press #4.

SAVE THE DATES

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
-Bolivar Fire Hall, 460 Main Street, Bolivar, NY-4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., by appointment
-2nd dose at Bolivar Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
-Belfast Fire Hall, 11 Merton Avenue, Belfast, NY-4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., by appointment
-2nd dose Belfast Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Please remember, for all ACDOH COVID-19 vaccination clinics:

  • You must call to make an appointment. Call 585-268-9250 and press #4.
  • Please wear a mask!
  • Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups.
  • Please wear short sleeves.
  • Please bring picture ID and insurance cards with you.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are in isolation or quarantine.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are ill and/or having COVID-19 symptoms

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with any questions or to make an appointment.  

May 11, 2021

COVID-19 May 3 – May 9, 2021 Statistic Update

05 11 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 5.3.2021 5.9.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 3 through May 9, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Positive Cases on the Rise

05 04 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Positive Cases Increasing

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is seeing a small increase of COVID-19 positive cases. April 30 saw 18 new positive cases, May 1 had 15 new positive cases, and May 2 had 17 new positive cases for a total of 50 new positive COVID-19 cases in a 3-day period. We are also seeing an increase in positive cases in a younger population including cases severe enough to be hospitalized.

As COVID-19 moves into the second year we must remain diligent and continue to wear a mask, social distance, wash hands often, and get a COVID-19 vaccine. This increase of positive COVID-19 cases has been attributed to spread through family members and family gatherings.  As the weather is getting warmer, summer events are being scheduled, people are traveling again, and businesses are opening up. We are asking County residents to help us stop the spread of COVID-19.  ACDOH is asking County residents to continue having small events with those in your household. Here are some activities you might want to consider to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in Allegany County:

  • Get everyone, who is age 16 and over, in your household vaccinated.
  • Encourage your extended family, co-workers, friends, neighbors, and those in your community to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Get your second COVID-19 vaccine dose if you have Moderna or Pfizer.
  • Remember you need 14 days after your last COVID-19 vaccination to have full vaccine coverage.
  • Attend outdoor events remembering to wear your mask and keep a social distance, especially if unvaccinated.
  • Continue to use social media to contact family and friends that do not live in your household.
  • Have a virtual dinner and share recipes with friends and family so everyone can enjoy their favorites.
  • Shopping online rather than in-person or using a curbside pick-up.
  • Watching sports events, parades and movies from home.
  • Remember if anyone has symptoms of COVID-19 or comes in contact with a positive case, they should isolate and get tested for COVID.
  • Always remember, when shopping in a store, to wear a mask covering your nose and mouth, keep a social distance of six feet, use hand sanitizer, and try to shop when the stores are not as busy.

All of these suggestions will help protect your family, relatives, friends, neighbors, co-workers, the elderly, and staff and students in your local school. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

COVID-19 April 26 – May 2, 2021 Statistic Update

05 04 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 4.26.2021 5.2.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from April 26 through May 2, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

May 3, 2021

ACDOH Provides an Update on COVID-19 Quarantine Procedures

05 03 21 ACDOH Health Advisory Updates For Quarantine

The New York State Department of Health has issued update to the health advisory for quarantine. This guidance update aligns with the New York State Travel Advisory that went into effect on April 10, 2021, and aligns with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements and recommendations for domestic and international travel released April 2, 2021.

Quarantine Requirements:

Fully vaccinated individuals exposed to COVID-19 who are asymptomatic (having no symptoms of COVID-19) do not need to quarantine after exposure to COVID-19.

Fully vaccinated individuals exposed to COVID-19 who have COVID-19 symptoms must isolate themselves, talk to their healthcare provider about concerns, and be tested for COVID-19.

Recently recovered individuals exposed to COVID-19 who are asymptomatic (having no symptoms of COVID-19), who have been recently diagnosed with laboratory confirmed COVID-19, and have since recovered, are not required to retest and quarantine provided the new exposure is within 3 months after the date of symptom onset from the initial COVID-19 infection or date of first positive diagnostic test if asymptomatic during illness.

Individuals who are neither fully vaccinated nor recently recovered and are exposed to COVID-19:

  • Individuals who have been exposed to someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, who are not fully vaccinated or have not recovered from COVID-19 in the previous 3 months, are required to quarantine for 10 days after exposure.
  • Testing is not required to end quarantine if no symptoms have been reported during the quarantine period. However, a test should be sought immediately if any symptoms develop during the 14 days after exposure.

The Allegany County Department of Health will continue to identify individuals who may have been exposed to COVID-19. Contract tracing interviews now include questions about vaccination status and previous COVID infection. Contact tracers may validate reports of vaccination status in NYSIIS or CIR, the statewide immunization registry, during the interview. Fully vaccinated individuals do not need to quarantine after exposure.

This guidance applies only to asymptomatic individuals who have been exposed to COVID-19 and who have not tested positive as a result of a recent exposure. Consistent with ongoing NYSDOH requirements, individuals who test positive for COVID-19 must isolate.

COVID-19 travel advisory from the New York State Department of Health is available at https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory

Additional information is available on the New York State Department of Health website at https://www.health.ny.gov/

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccines Offered at New Sites in Allegany County

05 03 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccination Sites

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations in 3 additional locations.  You must call the Health Department for an appointment at 585-268-9250 and press #4.

SAVE THE DATES

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

-Friendship American Legion Post 1168, 29 Depot Street, Friendship, NY-4:00pm-6:00pm, by appointment
-2nd dose at Friendship American Legion, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

-Bolivar Fire Hall, 460 Main Street, Bolivar, NY-4:00pm to 6:00pm, by appointment
-2nd dose at Bolivar Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

-Belfast Fire Hall, 11 Merton Avenue, Belfast, NY-4:00pm-6:00pm, by appointment
-2nd dose Belfast Fire Hall, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, same time as first dose appointment

Please remember, for all ACDOH COVID-19 vaccination clinics:

  • You must call to make an appointment. Call 585-268-9250 and press #4.
  • Please wear a mask!
  • Social distancing will apply at every clinic. Each group of household members will be asked to remain at least 6 feet from other groups.
  • Please wear short sleeves.
  • Please bring picture ID and insurance cards with you.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are in isolation or quarantine.
  • You cannot attend the clinic if you are ill and/or having COVID-19 symptoms

Please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 and press #4 with any questions or to make an appointment.

April 28, 2021

Update on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

04 26 21 ACDOH 2nd Update J & J COVID Vaccine

On April 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution, which New York State followed.

On April 23, following a thorough safety review, the CDC and FDA lifted the recommended pause on the J&J vaccine and said that the United States can resume use of the vaccine for adults. New York State’s independent Clinical Advisory Task Force additionally reviewed the data and also recommended that the use of the J&J vaccine can resume. Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker issued a statement saying, “The data has shown the vaccine’s known benefits far outweigh the potential and extremely rare risks.” We will continue to communicate regular updates, and we urge anyone with questions about the COVID-19 vaccines to speak with their healthcare provider.

The Allegany County Department of Health will continue to provide updates as they are made available from New York State, the CDC, or the FDA.

April 27, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update, April 19 – April 25, 2021

04 27 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 4.19.2021 4.25.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from April 19 through April 25, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

April 22, 2021

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccine in Allegany County Update

04 22 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccine In Allegany County

Allegany County Residents, are you or someone you know looking for a COVID-19 vaccine?

If you are you interested in the COVID-19 vaccine, but this week does not work, you can add yourself to our waiting list:

  • Go to the Allegany County website at alleganyco.gov
  • Click on the vaccine waiting list.
  • Answer a few questions.
  • Submit your information to the waiting list.

Struggle using a computer? No internet access? You can call our office at the number below, and we can add you to our waiting list or help you get an appointment.

you can call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or

the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

April 21, 2021

Looking for a COVID-19 Vaccine in Allegany County?

04 20 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccines In Allegany County

Allegany County Residents, are you or someone you know looking for a COVID-19 vaccine?

Walgreens in Wellsville, at both locations, has COVID-19 vaccine appointments. You can make an appointment online or by calling the local Walgreens store.

Do you want to add your name to the Allegany County COVID-19 vaccine waiting list?

  • Go to the Allegany County website at alleganyco.gov
  • Click on the vaccine waiting list.
  • Answer a few questions.
  • Submit your information to the waiting list.

Or

If you do not have access to the internet,

you can call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or

the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

April 20, 2021

COVID-19 Update, April 12 – April 18, 2021

04 20 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 4.12.2021 4.18.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from April 12 through April 18, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Allegany County COVID-19 Waiting List

04 20 21 ACDOH Allegany County COVID 19 Vaccine Waiting List

Are you still in need of a COVID-19 vaccine?

We are reaching out to people who have not received their COVID-19 vaccine and are still interested.  If you have been added to the Allegany County COVID-19 waiting list and have not received your vaccine, please call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390. Vaccine appointments are available in Allegany County.

Do you want to add your name to the Allegany County COVID-19 vaccine waiting list?

  • Go to the Allegany County website at alleganyco.gov
  • Click on the vaccine waiting list.
  • Answer a few questions.
  • Submit your information to the waiting list.

Or

If you do not have access to the internet,

you can call the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or

the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

April 16, 2021

ACDOH Provides COVID-19 Rapid Test Results to Date

04 16 21 ACODH COVID Rapid Testing Results

Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) provided FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Testing on the following dates in Allegany County.

DateSiteNumber testedNumber of positive tests
10/19; 10/20 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Belmont BOCES1633
10/20; 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Wellsville Kmart1308
10/24; 10/25; 10/27; 10/29Belmont BOCES76223
11/6; 11/17; 11/19; 11/23; 11/25Belmont BOCES69472*(8 duplicates)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Wellsville School16414
Thursday, December 3, 2020Bolivar Richburg Central School14127* (2 duplicates)
Monday, December 7, 2020Belfast Central School13313
Wednesday, December 9, 2020Cuba Rushford Central School14529*(1 duplicate)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Andover Central School979
Thursday, December 17, 2020Alfred Almond Central School13514
Wednesday, December 23, 2020Scio Central School20720
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Scio Central School20430
Saturday, January 9, 2021Scio Central School31053
Monday, January 18, 2021Scio Central School984
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School8810
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Scio Central School6413
Thursday, February 25, 2021Scio Central School737
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Kmart Garden Center Wellsville231
Wednesday, April 7, 2021Kmart Garden Center Wellsville213
Wednesday, April 14, 2021Kmart Garden Center Wellsville201

*Duplicates have had a previous positive test.  The duplicate positive cases may continue to test positive outside of their infectious period.

For more information about COVID-19 testing and vaccine, call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press option #4, send an email to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov, or go to www.alleganyco.gov.

April 14, 2021

Update on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

04 14 21 ACDOH Update On J&J Vaccine

The New York State Department of Health has released the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued statements for individuals receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine:

  • For people who got the J & J COVID-19 vaccine more than a month ago, the risk to them is very low at this time.
  • For people who recently got the J & J COVID-19 vaccine-within the last few weeks-they should be aware of any symptoms.
    • If you have received the J & J COVID-19 vaccine and develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath, you should contact your healthcare provider and seek medical treatment.
  • Importantly, there are three vaccines available. We are not seeing these events with the other two vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer).
  • People who have vaccine appointments with the other two vaccines should continue with their appointment. The New York State Department of Health’s partners will work with those scheduled to receive the J & J vaccine in the days ahead to reschedule.

The Allegany County Department of Health will continue to provide updates as they are made available from New York State, the CDC, or the FDA.

April 13, 2021

Statement From New York State Health Commissioner Regarding Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

04 13 21 ACDOH NYS Regarding J J Vaccine

Today, April 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement recommending a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine out of an abundance of caution.  New York State will follow the CDC and FDA recommendation and pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine statewide immediately today while these health and safety agencies evaluate next steps.  All appointments for the Johnson & Johnson vaccines today at New York State mass vaccination sites will be honored with the Pfizer vaccine.

Dr. Howard Zucker reported, “As the CDC and FDA have said, any adverse events related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine ‘appear to be extremely rare’ and, ‘People who have received the J & J vaccine who develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination should contact their health care provider.’

Dr. Zucker is in constant contact with the federal government, and updates will be made available to New Yorkers as more information becomes available.

The Allegany County Department of Health will continue to provide updates as they are made available from New York State.

COVID-19 Vaccine Available in Allegany County

04 13 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccine In Allegany County

Let’s keep Allegany County moving forward toward reopening our County, our schools, our businesses and our lives.  We need to use all the tools we have so we stand the best chance of getting our families, communities, schools, and workplaces “back to normal” sooner. Help us by wearing a mask, washing your hands often, social distancing, AND getting your COVID-19 vaccine.  Lead the way! Encourage your co-workers, family, friends, and community to get vaccinated.

In Allegany County, there are still plenty of appointments available for the COVID-19 vaccine. If you are looking for an appointment to be vaccinated:

  • Go to urmc.rochester.edu/jones-memorial-hospital.aspx or call the UR Jones Memorial Hospital (JMH) at 585-596-4028 for an appointment for their Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Thursday, April 15, and Friday, April 16.
  • Call the Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) at 585-268-9250 or go to alleganyco.gov to be added to the Allegany County waiting list. The hospitals, ACDOH, and local pharmacies have been using this waiting list to assist Allegany County residents in making vaccination appointments and for planning future needs for vaccine amounts.

Have questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine?  Get answers at www.ny.gov/vaccine  or www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/vaccines .

COVID-19 April 5 – April 11, 2021 Statistic Update

04 13 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 4.5.2021 4.11.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from April 5 through April 11, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

Daily statistics data for Saturday, April 10, 2021, will not be available in the original format for this update, as staff was not available on this date.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.
If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

April 9, 2021

Appointments Still Available for Allegany County Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing on April 14, 2021

4 9 2021 NR Rapid Testing April

Appointments Still Available for Allegany County Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Wednesday, April 14, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, April 13th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test, if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

April 8, 2021

ACDOH Provides COVID-19 Rapid Test Results to Date

04 08 21 ACDOH COVID Rapid Testing Results

Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) provided FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Testing on the following dates in Allegany County.

DateSiteNumber testedNumber of positive tests
10/19; 10/20 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Belmont BOCES1633
10/20; 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Wellsville Kmart1308
10/24; 10/25; 10/27; 10/29Belmont BOCES76223
11/6; 11/17; 11/19; 11/23; 11/25Belmont BOCES69472*(8 duplicates)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Wellsville School16414
Thursday, December 3, 2020Bolivar Richburg Central School14127* (2 duplicates)
Monday, December 7, 2020Belfast Central School13313
Wednesday, December 9, 2020Cuba Rushford Central School14529*(1 duplicate)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Andover Central School979
Thursday, December 17, 2020Alfred Almond Central School13514
Wednesday, December 23, 2020Scio Central School20720
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Scio Central School20430
Saturday, January 9, 2021Scio Central School31053
Monday, January 18, 2021Scio Central School984
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School8810
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Scio Central School6413
Thursday, February 25, 2021Scio Central School737
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Kmart Garden Center Wellsville231
Wednesday, April 7, 2021Kmart Garden Center Wellsville213

*Duplicates have had a previous positive test.  The duplicate positive cases may continue to test positive outside of their infectious period.

For more information about COVID-19 or for those without internet access to register for a FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Test call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press option #4 or send an email to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov

April 7, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduled April 9, 2021, Registration Now Open

04 07 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccine Link Open

The Allegany County Health Department has COVID-19 vaccination appointments available for anyone 18 years of age and older. The vaccine being provided at no-cost is Johnson & Johnson, and the link is now open to make an appointment.

Allegany County Health Department River Walk Plaza
121 Bolivar Road
Wellsville, NY 14895 (former K-Mart location)
100 Johnson & Johnson (one dose) vaccine appointments for clinic-Friday, April 9, 2021
Time:  8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

To make an appointment, go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on “Vaccine Registration” button or follow this link: https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=BF4F4C87E85B0BE0E0530A6C7C160BA0

New this week: ALL individuals age 18 and over are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
If you do not have access to the internet or need help registering for an appointment, please call 585-268-9250 and we would be happy to assist you.

April 6, 2021

National Public Health Week April 5 – 11, 2021

04 06 21 ACDOH National Public Health Week April 2021

We may be physically distant from each other, but now it’s more important than ever to come together. Making communities safe and healthy is public health’s top priority. COVID-19 has made that even more important.

In the midst of the most challenging public health crisis of our lifetimes, it’s more important than ever to celebrate public health.  Help us continue to thank public health for all the hard work everyone’s doing to keep our communities safe.

Working together, we can build healthier communities and eventually, the healthiest nation. We need your help to get there.

For more information about the Allegany County Department of Health go to www.alleganyco.gov or call 585-268-9250.

“Public Health: Starts Here” in Allegany County

Remember:

  • Public Health is at Work-Contact tracing positive COVID-19 cases and identifying exposures to protect the community.
  • Public Health is at Work- Rapid testing for COVID-19 at drive-thru testing clinics.
  • Public Health is at Work-Getting shots in the arms of Allegany County residents with COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Public Health is at Work-When you hear a story about someone who was bitten by a bat while they were sleeping. The Health Department was there to have the bat tested for rabies and get them the rabies vaccinations they needed. Remember to Catch that Bat!
  • Public Health is at Work-When you eat in a restaurant in Allegany County. That restaurant was inspected and issued a permit to operate by the Health Department’s Environmental Health program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When you find a pharmacy to go to for a vaccination or flu shot or your child has a vaccination for school at the Health Department.
  • Public Health is at Work-When a pregnant mom or mom of a new baby tells you they had a healthy pregnancy, their baby was born healthy, and they are successfully breastfeeding thanks to the Health Department’s WIC program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When you hear about a child who has a developmental delay or severe disability and received services through one of the Health Department’s Children’s Services Programs.
  • Public Health is at Work-When you drink water from a public water supply. That water is safe to drink and protected thanks to your local water operator and the Health Department’s Environmental Health program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When your family or friends work in an environment without cigarette smoke. Clean indoor air was enforced by the Health Department’s Environmental Health program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When a public health emergency hits Allegany County. The Allegany County Department of Health’s Emergency Preparedness program is ready to help.
  • Public Health is at Work-When a store owner or farmer tells you they have revenue from the Health Department’s WIC program benefits being used at their store or farmers market.
  • Public Health is at Work-When a family with young children tells you they have nutritious food to eat thanks to the Health Department’s WIC program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When your child or grandchild eats a lunch at school or swims in the school pool. That cafeteria and pool have been inspected by the Health Department’s Environmental Health program.
  • Public Health is at Work-When someone tells you they were tested and treated for an STI and learned about their birth control options. The Health Department’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Program is providing clinic services and education.
  • Public Health is at Work-Your child is protected from Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP or Tdap); Hepatitis B; Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR); Polio; and Varicella (Chickenpox) from vaccinations. The Health Department’s Immunization Program is working.
  • Public Health is at Work-When you have children and grandchildren who have been tested for lead at age 1 and again at age 2. The health department is working with health care providers and county residents to promote lead testing and prevent lead poisoning.
  • Public Health is at Work-When someone asks you, “What does the Allegany County Department of Health do for Allegany County?” and you can answer that question.
  • Public Health is at Work-Public health starts here building bridges to better health in Allegany County.

COVID-19 March 29 – April 4, 2021 Statistic Update

04 06 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 3.29.2021 4.4.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from March 29 through April 4, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

Daily statistics data for Saturday, April 3, 2021, will not be available in the original format for this update as staff was not available on this date.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

April 5, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID-19 Rapid Test Appointments Still Available April 7 and April 14

04 05 21 ACDOH COVID Rapid Testing Clinics April 7 & 14

Appointments Still Available for Allegany County Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Wednesday, April 7, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, April 6th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50
Wednesday, April 14, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, April 13th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able, please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message, and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

March 31, 2021

Thank yous from ACDOH

Big Weekend Results

March 30, 2021

LINK OPEN NOW: Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination

03 30 21 ACDOH COVID Vaccine PSA

The Allegany County Health Department has COVID-19 vaccination appointments available for any eligible person.  Link open now to make an appointment.

Allegany County Health Department

River Walk Plaza
121 Bolivar Road
Wellsville, NY 14895
(former K-Mart location)

290 Moderna First-Dose vaccine appointments for clinic-Friday, April 2, 2021.

Must be available for second dose on Friday, April 30, 2021.

537 Moderna Second-Dose vaccine appointments on Friday, April 2, 2021 (moved to Wellsville location).

(ACDOH still holding COVID-19 vaccination clinic even though County Offices are closed on April 2, 2021).

To make an appointment go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on COVID-19 Vaccine Registration button or  https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=BEC403131DAF0CF8E0530A6C7C16C631

New this week:  All individuals age 30 and over are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine regardless of occupation or any health conditions.  If you work in a job that is public facing and/or you cannot social distance at work, you are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.

If you are not sure if you are eligible to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine,  please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.   If you do not have access to the internet or need help registering, please call 585-268-9250.

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccinations for April 2, 2021 Have Moved to a New Location

03 30 21 ACDOH Second Dose Clinic Moved To New Location April 2nd

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved the COVID-19 second dose clinic on Friday, April 2, 2021, to the Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, April 2, 2021Keep the appointment time you are registered for.Change of location for the second dose COVID-19 clinic Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

*ACDOH is still holding the vaccination clinic even though County Offices are closed on Friday, April 2, 2021.

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic and have a question, please call 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 Statistic Update Tuesday, March 30, 2021

COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 3.22.2021 3.28.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from March 22 through March 28, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

March 23, 2021

Pre-Registration Online for Allegany County Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

03 23 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing March And April

FREE Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing!

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Wednesday, March 31, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, March 30th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50
Wednesday, April 7, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, April 6th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50
Wednesday, April 14, 2021Old Kmart Building-Garden Center Wellsville, NY4:00pm-5:00pmTuesday, April 13th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.50

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message, and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccinations for March 26, 2021, Have Moved to a New Location

03 22 21 ACDOH Second Dose Clinic Moved To New Location March 26

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved the COVID-19 second dose clinic on Friday, March 26, 2021, to the Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 26, 2021Keep the appointment time you are registered for.Change of location for the second dose COVID-19 clinic Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic and have a question, please call 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 March 15 – March 14, 2021 Statistic Update

03 23 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 3.15.2021 3.21.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from March 15 through March 21, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

March 22, 2021

LINK OPEN NOW: Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination

03 22 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will now be vaccinating anyone who currently is eligible.

DateLocationTimeVaccine Type# doses
Thursday, March 25, 2021Old Kmart Building,121 Bolivar Rd, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 148958:00 am-4:00 pmPfizer800
Friday, March 26, 2021Old Kmart Building,121 Bolivar Rd, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 148958:00 am-4:00 pmModerna670
Saturday, March 27, 2021Old Kmart Building,121 Bolivar Rd, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 148958:00 am-4:00 pmPfizer1000
Sunday, March 28, 2021Old Kmart Building,121 Bolivar Rd, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 148958:00 am-12:00 pmPfizer540

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

ELIGIBILITY UPDATE THIS WEEK: *age 50 and over are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.

If you work in a job that is public facing and/or you cannot social distance at work, you are eligible to receive the  COVID-19 vaccine. Minors Age 16 and over who are eligible (based on job or medical condition) for Pfizer vaccine will need a parent or legal guardian present at the clinic.

Step 1: How do you get an appointment?

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register is posted and open on the www.alleganyco.gov  website.

  • Go to alleganyco.gov
  • On the main page click the blue button titled “Vaccine Information”
  • Go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION
  • Pick a time for your appointment and enter your information. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 2: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or it can be completed at your vaccination site.

Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic. Vaccine is available at no out of pocket cost to you.

If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

March 19, 2021

One Additional COVID-19 Related Death Reported in Allegany County

03 18 21 ACDOH COVID Deaths

A 91-year-old Male is the 56th Allegany County Resident to Pass Away as a Result of COVID-19.

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 56. He was a 91-year-old male who was unable to overcome his illness despite aggressive medical treatment. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, wash your hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and get vaccinated once you are able and eligible.

If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

Allegany County Offices and Facilities Closed Good Friday, April 2, 2021

03 18 21 Allegany County Press Release County Offices Closed 04 02 21

All Allegany County offices will be closed for business on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.

This closure includes the Landfill and Transfer Stations, and those facilities that would normally be open on Saturday will resume services on Saturday, April 3.

The Allegany County Health Department’s second-dose COVID vaccine clinic scheduled for April 2, 2021, at the old Kmart in Wellsville will continue as scheduled.

March 17, 2021

Where in Allegany County, NY are COVID-19 Vaccines Provided? – Corrected

03 17 21 ACDOH Where To Get Your COVID 19 Vaccine Corrected Press Release

The Allegany County Department of Health would like Allegany County residents to know where they can go to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. To determine if you are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine at this time, go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ , click on “Am I eligible,” and complete the form. Upon submission, it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please note this form is not a registration for a vaccine appointment. If you would like to sign up for the Allegany County waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine, go to www.alleganyco.gov and click on the vaccine waiting list. If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance. The Allegany County waiting list is shared with all eligible COVID-19 vaccine providers.

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination for Anyone Eligible

03 15 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic March 19

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will now be vaccinating anyone who currently is eligible.

DateLocation
Friday, March 19, 2021Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility (Do this step before the link is posted)

  • Go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
  • Click on “Am I eligible”, complete the form and submit to determine eligibility. Please print or take a picture/screen shot of it on your cell phone and bring it with you to the clinic.
  • THIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step 2: How do you get an appointment?

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov  website at 5pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.

  • Go to alleganyco.gov
  • On the main page click the blue button titled “Vaccine Information”
  • Go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION
  • Pick a time for your appointment and enter your information. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or it can be completed at your vaccination site.

Step 4: Bring Proof you are eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine to the Clinic.

  • Bring your print out or a picture/screen shot on your phone of your “Am I eligible” Form to the clinic.
  • Bring your work ID, a letter from your employer or a pay stub to show employment (if you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students).
  • Bring a note from your doctor or medical information showing proof of a qualifying condition.
  • Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic.

For a more detailed list of those eligible go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

March 16, 2021

Allegany County Offices Closed on Friday, April 2, 2021-Allegany County Department of Health will have COVID-19 2nd dose clinic will continue as scheduled

03 15 21 ACDOH County Offices Closed 2nd Dose Clinic April 2

The Allegany County Offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021. The Allegany County Department of Health’s (ACDOH) COVID-19 second dose clinic will continue as scheduled on Friday, April 2, 2021, at the Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, April 2, 2021Appointment time you registered for will remain the sameOld Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic and have a question, please call 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 March 8 – March 14, 2021 Statistic Update

03 16 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 3.8.2021 3.14.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the period from March 8 through March 14, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.
If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny

https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

March 12, 2021

Changes to the Allegany County Waiting List

03 12 21 ACDOH Changes To COVID Vaccine Waiting List

The online waiting list for Allegany County has been updated to include eligible County residents age 18 and over. Allegany County residents who are currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccine and age 18 and over can go to the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov and click on the vaccine waiting list. They will need to answer a series of questions and then submit their information to the waiting list. Adding their name to the waiting list is not a guarantee of vaccine at this time.  County residents should continue to check the website and try to register for the Health Department’s clinics. The Allegany County Office for the Aging and the Department of Health will continue to use this centralized waiting list to help register eligible individuals for vaccine at locally owned pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics.

To determine if you are eligible go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov and click on “Am I Eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission it will advise if you are eligible or not.  This form is not a registration for a vaccine appointment.

If you have not yet signed up to be on the Allegany County waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine and would like to do so, you can register on the www.alleganyco.gov website.

If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

March 11, 2021

Changes to the Allegany County Waiting List

03 11 21 ACDOH Changes To COVID Vaccine Waiting List

The online waiting list for Allegany County has been updated to include county residents age 18 and over. Allegany County residents age 18 and over can go to the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov and click on the vaccine waiting list. They will need to answer a series of questions and then submit their information to the waiting list. Adding their name to the waiting list is not a guarantee of vaccine at this time.  County residents should continue to check the website and try to register for the Health Department’s clinics. The Allegany County Office for the Aging and the Department of Health will continue to use this centralized waiting list to help register eligible individuals for vaccine at locally owned pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics.

If you have not yet signed up to be on the Allegany County waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine and would like to do so, you can register on the www.alleganyco.gov website.

If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

March 9, 2021

COVID-19 March 1 – March 7, 2021 Statistic Update

03 10 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 3.1.2021 3.7.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from March 1 through March 7, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3:00 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

The Allegany County Department of Health found that the numbers posted on the dashboard on Friday, March 5, for Aggregate Total of Recovered Positive Cases (ACDOH), Individuals in Active Quarantine/Isolation (ACDOH), and Aggregate Total of People Released from Quarantine/Isolation (ACDOH) were in need of revision. After undergoing quality review, the department provided the corrected numbers on the dashboard on Monday, March 8, and in this Weekly Statistic Update (numbers denoted in red) for March 1 through March 7.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny

https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination for Anyone Eligible Scheduled for March 12, 2021

3 9 2021 NR COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic March 12

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will now be vaccinating anyone who currently is eligible.

DateLocation
Friday, March 12, 2021Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility (Do this step before the link is posted)

  • Go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
  • Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page or take a picture/screen shot of it on your cell phone and bring it with you to the clinic.
  • THIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step 2: How do you get an appointment?

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov  website at 5pm on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.

  • Go to alleganyco.gov
  • On the main page click the blue button titled “Vaccine Information”
  • Go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION
  • Pick a time for your appointment and enter your information. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or it can be completed at your vaccination site.

Step 4: Bring Proof you are eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine to the Clinic.

Bring your print out or a picture/screen shot on your phone of your “Am I eligible” Form to the clinic.

  • Bring your work ID, a letter from your employer or a pay stub to show employment (if you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students).
  • Bring a note from your doctor or medical information showing proof of a qualifying condition.
  • Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic.

Eligible New Yorkers are:

  • Individuals Age 60 (beginning Wednesday, March 10, 2021) and older who reside in New York
  • First Responder; Fire; Police; Public Safety
  • P-12 Schools (public or non-public) faculty or staff; In-person college faculty and instructors
  • Employees or Support Staff of licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Setting
  • Public Transit Employees; Public facing grocery store workers
  • Individual living or working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter
  • High-risk hospital and FQHC staff, including OMH psychiatric centers
  • Health care or other high-risk essential staff and residents in LTCFs and long-term, congregate settings overseen by OPWDD, OMH, OCFS, OTDA and OASAS
  • County Coroner or Medical Examiner/Licensed funeral director, or owner, operator, employee,
  • Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers
  • Restaurant employees, including workers in permitted soup kitchen and congregate meal programs; Restaurant delivery workers; Public facing hotel workers; For-hire vehicle drivers
  • New Yorkers age 18 and older with the following conditions qualify for the vaccine: Cancer; Chronic kidney disease; Pulmonary Disease: COPD, asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities including Down Syndrome; Heart conditions: heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or high blood pressure; Weakened immune system: solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes; Severe Obesity, Obesity; Pregnancy; Sickle cell disease or Thalassemia; Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus; Cerebrovascular disease; Neurologic conditions: Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia; and Liver disease

For a more detailed list of those eligible go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

ACDOH COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccinations for March 12, 2021 Have Moved to a New Location

3 9 2021 NR Second Dose Clinic Moved To New Location March 12

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved the COVID-19 second dose clinic on Friday, March 12, 2021 to the Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 12, 2021Keep the appointment time you are registered for.Change of location for the second dose COVID-19 clinic Old Kmart Building located at 121 Bolivar Road, River Walk Plaza, Wellsville, NY 14895.

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic and have a question, please call 585-268-9250.

Restaurants Outside NYC to Go to 75% Capacity Beginning March 19, 2021

3 9 2021 NR Restaurants Go To 75% Capacity Beginning March 19

The Allegany County Department of Health announces Governor Cuomo will sign the bill allowing restaurants outside of NYC to go to 75% capacity beginning March 19, 2021.  All current safety measures remain in effect:

  • All indoor and outdoor tables with seating for customers must be separated by a minimum of 6 ft. in all directions.
  • Wherever distancing is not feasible between tables, physical barriers must be enacted between such tables. Barriers must be at least 5 ft. in height and not block emergency and/or fire exits.
  • Regardless of physical distance, employees must wear an acceptable face covering at all times.
  • Patrons must wear face coverings at all times, except while seated; provided that the patron is over the age of 2 and able to medically tolerate such covering.
  • Individuals seated at the same table must be members of the same party (but may be from different households), with a maximum of 10 people per table.
  • If located in a cluster action zone pursuant to Executive Order 202.68, tables are limited to 4 individuals per party.
  • Seating in bar areas and communal tables are only permitted if at least 6 ft. can be maintained between parties.

Anyone with questions regarding these changes should call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #2.

March 8, 2021

Allegany County Waiting List for 65+ and Older

03 08 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine 65+ Waiting List

As of last week, the Allegany County Department of Health is again able to vaccinate those age 65 and over. We would like residents to know the Allegany County waiting list for those age 65 and over is down to the last 100-200 individuals. We are looking for residents age 65 and over, interested in the COVID-19 vaccine, to add to this waiting list.  The Office for the Aging and the Department of Health use this centralized waiting list to help register individuals for vaccine at locally owned pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics.

In response to an overwhelming need, the Allegany County Office of the Aging (OFA) created this waiting list of older adults interested in the COVID-19 vaccine. The Office for the Aging and the Allegany Department of Health have collaborated to make sure the older adults of Allegany County have access to the vaccine as it becomes available in our community.

If you have not yet signed up to be on the Office for the Aging waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine and would like to do so, you can register on the www.alleganyco.gov website. This waiting list is for those age 65 or over at this time.

If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press #4 for assistance.

March 4, 2021

Possible Additional Appointments for ACDOH March 5th COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic (UPDATE)

03 04 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Additional Appointments March 5

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is projected to receive additional COVID-19 vaccine today (March 4, 2021) making additional appointments available for the Friday, March 5, 2021, COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Genesee Valley Central School for anyone who currently is eligible.

The additional vaccine appointments may be available at 5:00 p.m. today and the link is posted on the www.alleganyco.gov website (click on the ‘Vaccine Information’ button on the main page). All the same rules apply to these additional appointments:

https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ .

  • You must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine .
  • Bring your print out or a picture/screen shot on your phone of your “Am I eligible” Form to the
  • Bring your work ID, a letter from your employer or a pay stub to show employment (if you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students).
  • Bring a note from your doctor or medical information showing proof of a qualifying
  • Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic
DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 5, 20219:00a.m.-3:00p.m.Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

To see the complete list of those eligible in phase 1A and 1B go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

March 3, 2021

News Release: NYS Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site at JCC in Olean NY

03 03 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic At JCC Olean

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) will hold a mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Jamestown Community College’s (JCC) Olean Campus from Friday, March 5, 2021, through Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

The COVID-19 vaccination site will focus on currently eligible residents from Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua counties.

Appointments must be made through the New York State Department of Health vaccine website:

https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov

As of this morning the JCC site in Olean, NY had not been added to the list of NYSDOH mass vaccination sites, keep checking the website site for the JCC site in Olean.

DateTimeLocationProjected Doses
Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00p.m.-6:00p.m.JCC Olean Campus, 260 North Union Street, Olean NY430
Saturday, March 6, 20218:00a.m.-5:00p.m.JCC Olean Campus, 260 North Union Street, Olean NY770
Sunday, March 7, 20218:00a.m.-5:00p.m.JCC Olean Campus, 260 North Union Street, Olean NY770
Monday, March 8, 20218:00a.m.-5:00p.m.JCC Olean Campus, 260 North Union Street, Olean NY770
Tuesday, March 9, 20218:00a.m.-5:00p.m.JCC Olean Campus, 260 North Union Street, Olean NY760

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

For assistance, call the NYSDOH COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline at 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829).

Possible Additional Appointments for ACDOH March 5th COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

03 03 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Additional Appointments March 5

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) may receive more COVID-19 vaccine this week making additional appointments available on Thursday, March 4, 2021, for the Friday, March 5, 2021, COVID-19 vaccination clinic for anyone who currently is eligible.

If you are not able to make an appointment on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 5 p.m. when the link is posted on the www.alleganyco.gov website, try again on Thursday to see if additional appointments are available. All the same rules apply to these additional appointments:

  • You must be currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. Check your eligibility at https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ .
  • You must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine .
  • Bring your print out or a picture/screen shot on your phone of your “Am I eligible” Form to the clinic.
  • Bring your work ID, a letter from your employer or a pay stub to show employment (if you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students).
  • Bring a note from your doctor or medical information showing proof of a qualifying condition.
  • Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic.
DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m.Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

To see the complete list of those eligible in phase 1A and 1B go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

March 2, 2021

ACDOH ANNOUNCES COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 5

03 02 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic March 5

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will now be vaccinating anyone who currently is eligible.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00a.m.-3:00 p.m.Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not eligible or do not have an appointment, you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility (Do this step before the link is posted)

  • Go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
  • Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page or take a picture/screen shot of it on your cell phone and bring it with you to the clinic.
  • THIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step 2: How do you get an appointment?

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov  website at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.

  • On the main page click the blue button titled “Vaccine Information”
  • Go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION
  • Pick a time for your appointment and enter your information. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or it can be completed at your vaccination site. (We encourage New Yorkers to complete the form ahead of time.)

Step 4: Bring Proof you are eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine to the Clinic.

  • Bring your print out or a picture/screen shot on your phone of your “Am I eligible” Form to the clinic.
  • Bring your work ID, a letter from your employer or a pay stub to show employment (if you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students).
  • Bring a note from your doctor or medical information showing proof of a qualifying condition.
  • Please bring a picture ID and your insurance card (if you have Medicare please bring the red, white and blue card) with you to the clinic.

Eligible New Yorkers are:

  • Individuals Age 65 and older who reside in New York
  • First Responder; Fire -State Fire Service; Police and Investigations; Public Safety Communications; Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel Court Officer; Corrections Employees Certified NYS EMS provider
  • P-12 Schools: P-12 school (public or non-public) or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff, and support staff including bus drivers); Contractor working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); and Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group childcare
  • In-person college faculty and instructors
  • Employees or Support Staff of licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Provider
  • Public Transit Employees
  • Public facing grocery store workers, including convenience stores, bodegas, regional food banks, food pantries and permitted home-delivered meal programs
  • Individual living in a homeless shelter; Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter
  • High-risk hospital and FQHC staff, including OMH psychiatric centers
  • Health care or other high-risk essential staff who come into contact with residents/patients working in LTCFs and long-term, congregate settings overseen by OPWDD, OMH, OCFS, OTDA and OASAS, and residents in congregate living situations, overseen or funded by the OPWDD, OMH, OCFS, OTDA and OASAS
  • County Coroner or Medical Examiner, or employer or contractor; Licensed funeral director, or owner, operator, employee, or contractor
  • Staff of urgent care provider
  • Staff who administer COVID-19 vaccine
  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care, or other staff in a position in which they have direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)
  • All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers
  • Staff and residents of nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and adult care facilities
  • Restaurant employees, including workers in permitted soup kitchen and congregate meal programs; Restaurant delivery workers; Public facing hotel workers; For-hire vehicle drivers, including taxi, livery, black car, and transportation network company drivers
  • New Yorkers age 16 and older with the following conditions qualify for the vaccine: Cancer (current or in remission, including 9/11-related cancers); Chronic kidney disease; Pulmonary Disease, including but not limited to, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities including Down Syndrome; Heart conditions, including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or hypertension (high blood pressure); Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including but not limited to solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes; Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2), Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2); Pregnancy; Sickle cell disease or Thalassemia; Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus; Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain); Neurologic conditions including but not limited to Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia; and Liver disease

For a more detailed list of those eligible in phase 1A and 1B go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

ACDOH ANNOUNCES COVID-19 SECOND DOSE CLINIC AT NEW LOCATION, SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 5

03 02 21 ACDOH Second Dose Clinic Moved To New Location March 5

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved the COVID-19 second dose clinic on Friday, March 5, 2021, to Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont NY 14813.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, March 5, 2021 Keep the appointment time you are registered for.Change of location for the second dose COVID-19 clinic Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic, and have a question please call 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 Statistic Update

03 02 21 COVID 19 Weekly Statistics 2.22.2021 2.28.2021

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from Monday, February 22, through February 28, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu. This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. during the regular workweek.  Weekend numbers are included in this weekly summary sheet after they have been confirmed and subjected to Quality review process.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.
If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;
Website: www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alleganycountyny
https://www.facebook.com/AlleganyCountyDOH

March 1, 2021

Office for the Aging Offers Information on Vaccine Eligibility and Waiting Lists

03 01 21 OFA COVID 19 Vaccine Eligibility

New York State opened Covid-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals age 65 or older in February 2021. In response to the overwhelming need, the Allegany County Office of the Aging (OFA) created a waiting list of older adults interested in the Covid-19 vaccine. The Office for the Aging and the Allegany Department of Health have collaborated to make sure the older adults of Allegany County have access to the vaccine as it becomes available in our community.  If you have not yet signed up to be on the Office for the Aging waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine and would like to do so, you can register on the www.alleganyco.gov website.  This waiting list is for those age 65 or over at this time.  If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Allegany County Office for the Aging at 585-268-9390 for assistance.

The Office for the Aging and the Allegany Department of Health use this centralized waiting list to help register individuals for vaccine at locally owned pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics.  As older adults become vaccinated, it is imperative that we remove their names from the waiting list in order to serve other older adults that are awaiting vaccine as efficiently as possible.

The Office for the Aging and the Department of Health are asking that anyone who has received the COVID-19 vaccine from other locations to please call the Office for that Aging at 585-268-9390 or the Department of Health at 585-268-9250 Option #4 to remove your name from the list.

Working together as a community is a key element in getting everyone served as the vaccine becomes more readily available in our community.

ACDOH Reports COVID-19 Rapid Test Results to Date

03 01 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing Results

Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) provided FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Testing on the following dates in Allegany County.

DateSiteNumber testedNumber of positive tests
10/19; 10/20 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Belmont BOCES1633
10/20; 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Wellsville Kmart1308
Saturday, October 24, 2020Belmont BOCES2367
Sunday, October 25, 2020Belmont BOCES1202
Tuesday, October 27, 2020Belmont BOCES1877
Thursday, October 29, 2020Belmont BOCES2197
Friday, November 6, 2020Belmont BOCES789*(4 duplicates)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020Belmont BOCES10510* (1 duplicate)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Belmont BOCES1143
Thursday, November 19, 2020Belmont BOCES12720* (2 duplicates)
Monday, November 23, 2020Belmont BOCES10813
Wednesday, November 25, 2020Belmont BOCES16217*(1 duplicate)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Wellsville School16414
Thursday, December 3, 2020Bolivar Richburg Central School14127* (2 duplicates)
Monday, December 7, 2020Belfast Central School13313
Wednesday, December 9, 2020Cuba Rushford Central School14529*(1 duplicate)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Andover Central School979
Thursday, December 17, 2020Alfred Almond Central School13514
Wednesday, December 23, 2020Scio Central School20720
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Scio Central School20430
Saturday, January 9, 2021Scio Central School31053
Monday, January 18, 2021Scio Central School984
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School8810
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Scio Central School6413
Thursday, February 25, 2021Scio Central School737

*Duplicates have had a previous positive test.  The duplicate positive cases may continue to test positive outside of their infectious period.

For more information about COVID-19 or for those without internet access to register for a FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Test, please call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250, and press option #4, or send an email to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

February 23, 2021

ACDOH COVID-19 Second Dose Vaccinations For February 26, 2021, Moved To A New Location02 23 21 ACDOH Second Dose Clinic Moved To New Location Feb 26 The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has moved the COVID-19 second dose clinic on Friday, February 26, 2021, to Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont NY 14813.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, February 26, 2021 Keep the appointment time you are registered for.Change of location for the second dose COVID-19 clinic Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

If you are registered for this second dose COVID-19 clinic, and have a question please call 585-268-9250.

Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Site for Phase 1B

02 23 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Feb 26

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will be prioritizing in phase 1-B* (see list below).  The ACDOH will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (POD) clinic at the Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont NY 14813. The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov website at 5pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, February 26, 2021 8:30a.m.-3:30p.m.Genesee Valley Central School, 1 Jaguar Drive, Belmont, NY 14813

This clinic is only open for individuals that are in (see list below) phase 1-B*. A limited number of vaccinations will be available at this clinic.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not meet the criteria; do not have proof you meet the criteria in phase 1B; or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step #1:  Proof you are in phase 1-B or have a diagnosis of health condition

To determine if you are in phase1-B or have a diagnosis of health condition, go to the following link to determine your eligibility: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ .  Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission, it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page or show it at registration that tells you if you are eligible and bring it with you to the clinic. You can also bring your work ID, a letter from your employer, or a pay stub from your work. If you are a college instructor, you must be in person with studentsTHIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step#2: How to register for a COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov  website at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.  On the main page in the green box, click the blue button “vaccine information,” go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION: (the link will be here if there is a vaccination clinic.) Pick a time for your appointment, enter your information, and answer all the questions. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or can be completed at your vaccination site. (We encourage New Yorkers to complete the form ahead of time.)

*Eligible New Yorkers in this Phase 1-B list:

  • First Responder and Support Staff for First Responder Agencies
    • Fire Service (State and Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
    • Police and Investigators (State Police, including Troopers; State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers; SUNY Police; Sheriffs’ Offices; County Police Departments and Police Districts; City, Town, and Village Police Departments; Transit of other Public Authority Police Departments; State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Liquor Authority)
    • Public Safety Communications (Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians)
    • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel (Court Officers; Other Police or Peace Officers; Support or Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities)
  • Corrections (State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers; Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers; Local Probation Departments, including probation officers; State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities; Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities)
  • In-person college instructors
  • P-12 Schools-faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers); Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers; Exempt Childcare setting
  • Grocery store workers
  • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Providers
  • Public Transit (Airline and airport employees; Passenger railroad employees; Subway and mass transit employees; Ferry employees; Port Authority employees; Public bus employees)
  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of the same household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents
  • restaurant workers, restaurant delivery drivers, and for-hire vehicle drivers

Added February 15, 2021-Adult New Yorkers of any age with the following conditions qualify for the vaccine:

  • Cancer (current or in remission, including 9/11-related cancers)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Pulmonary Disease, including but not limited to, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities including Down Syndrome
  • Heart conditions, including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including but not limited to solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes
  • Severe Obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2), Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease or Thalassemia
  • Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Neurologic conditions including but not limited to Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia
  • Liver disease

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Individuals Exempt From Quarantine

02 23 21 ACDOH Fully Vaccinated Individuals And Quarantine

The Allegany County Department of Health will be adopting the quarantine recommendations for COVID-19 fully vaccinated persons issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  Residents may be considered fully vaccinated two weeks (14 days) after receiving their second dose of either of the approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna).  An individual who is considered fully vaccinated may be exempt from quarantine for up to 90 days.

On February 11, 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State will be adopting the CDC recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals.  Although the official written State guidance has not yet been released, Local Health Departments have been told that they may move forward with adopting these recommendations.

Moving forward, fully vaccinated individuals (individuals who are 2 weeks post second dose) who are exhibiting no symptoms may be exempt from both travel quarantine and quarantine due to close contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19.

However, there are some exceptions to the new quarantine guidelines.  According to the CDC, fully vaccinated hospitalized persons and fully vaccinated residents of healthcare settings who are exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case should not be exempted from quarantine.  This exception is due to the unknown vaccine effectiveness in these specific populations, the higher risk of severe disease and death, and challenges with social/physical distancing in healthcare settings.

“Allegany County residents have done an excellent job at helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, and this is just one small step forward toward normalcy.  We are not done yet, these highly effective vaccines allow us to reduce the number of residents in quarantine which in turn may also relieve some financial burdens for families as well as staffing issues for employers,” said Tyler Shaw, Public Health Director.

Until this recent change, individuals who were identified as direct/close contacts to a COVID-19 positive case were required to quarantine for a minimum 10 days.  Also, individuals who may have traveled outside of New York State or returning to New York State from a non-contiguous State were also required to quarantine for a minimum of 10 days unless they tested out per the New York State travel advisory guidelines.

This is just a starting point and the 90-day exemption may be extended past the 90-day mark as research and information becomes more readily available about vaccine effectiveness and additional recommendations are made by the New York State Department of Health and the CDC.  With all of that being said, everyone, to include fully vaccinated individuals, MUST continue to comply with the NY Forward re-opening guidelines for businesses and gatherings to include wearing a mask, washing your hands frequently, and practicing social distancing.

February 22, 2021

ACDOH Announces COVID Related Death

02 22 21 ACDOH COVID Deaths

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 55. She was a 76-year-old female who was unable to overcome her illness despite aggressive medical treatment. We extend our deepest condolences to her family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, and wash your  hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

February 17, 2021

ACDOH Announces No COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Week but Still to Offer Second Doses Friday

02 17 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Feb 19

The Allegany County Department of Health will NOT be holding a first dose COVID-19 Vaccine Point-of- Distribution (POD) clinic this week due to inclement weather and a delayed shipment of the Moderna vaccine.  We plan to hold a larger P.O.D. (clinic) next week if the vaccine is available.

Second dose COVID-19 vaccines will still be offered this Friday, February 19, 2021 at the County Building at 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY  14813.  You must be pre-registered to attend the second dose clinic.

The link to register for future COVID-19 vaccine PODs will be posted on the County web page located at www.alleganyco.gov and clicking on ‘vaccine information.’ Vaccine is still very limited so please be patient.

Future clinics are only open for individuals that are in phase 1-B.  To see if you are eligible for the next COVID-19 vaccination clinic, please click on the following link:  https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine#phase-1a—phase-1b

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

February 16, 2021

ACDOH Provides COVID-19 Rapid Test Results to Date

02 16 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing Results

Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) provided FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Testing on the following dates in Allegany County.

DateSiteNumber testedNumber of positive tests
10/19; 10/20 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Belmont BOCES1633
10/20; 10/21; 10/22; 10/23Wellsville Kmart1308
Saturday, October 24, 2020Belmont BOCES2367
Sunday, October 25, 2020Belmont BOCES1202
Tuesday, October 27, 2020Belmont BOCES1877
Thursday, October 29, 2020Belmont BOCES2197
Friday, November 6, 2020Belmont BOCES789*(4 duplicates)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020Belmont BOCES10510* (1 duplicate)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Belmont BOCES1143
Thursday, November 19, 2020Belmont BOCES12720* (2 duplicates)
Monday, November 23, 2020Belmont BOCES10813
Wednesday, November 25, 2020Belmont BOCES16217*(1 duplicate)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Wellsville School16414
Thursday, December 3, 2020Bolivar Richburg Central School14127* (2 duplicates)
Monday, December 7, 2020Belfast Central School13313
Wednesday, December 9, 2020Cuba Rushford Central School14529*(1 duplicate)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Andover Central School979
Thursday, December 17, 2020Alfred Almond Central School13514
Wednesday, December 23, 2020Scio Central School20720
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Scio Central School20430
Saturday, January 9, 2021Scio Central School31053
Monday, January 18, 2021Scio Central School984
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School8810
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Scio Central School6413

*Duplicates have had a previous positive test.  The duplicate positive cases may continue to test positive outside of their infectious period.

For more information about COVID-19 or to pre-register for a FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Test, call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press option #4 or send an email to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

Allegany County COVID-19 Rapid Test Clinic to be Offered February 25, 2021

02 16 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing Feb 25 Evening

FREE Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing! ALLEGANY COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY!

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Thursday, February 25, 2021Scio Central School- Bus Garage4:30pm-6:00pmWednesday, February 24th at 12pm (Noon)*  Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.120

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test, if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

February 10, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 10 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 27.2 million people, and there have been over 468,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,494,187 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 36,619 deaths statewide.  As of 2:50 p.m. on February 10, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases:  2,758 (12 new)
Recovered Cases:  2,604
COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  10,140
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,773
Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  367

Beginning February 11, 2021, daily COVID-19 statistic updates will be reported via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  You can also access this dashboard right from the County’s website (www.alleganyco.gov) under “Allegany County’s COVID-19 Response,” which is in a green box on the center of the homepage.  The County Dashboard will offer the most up-to-date information as it will include statistics reported directly to New York State as well as the County Health Department.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

February 9, 2021

Allegany County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic to be Offered February 12, 2021

02 09 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Feb 12

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from the New York State that we will be prioritizing essential workers in phase 1-B*.  The ACDOH will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (POD) clinic at the County Office Building located at 7 Court Street in Belmont NY 14813. The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov website at 5pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Vaccine is limited (200 doses) so please be patient if you do not get in this round.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, February 12, 20219 a.m.-3p.m.County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813

This clinic is only open for individuals that are essential workers in phase 1-B*. A limited number of vaccinations will be available at this clinic (200 doses).

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not meet the criteria; do not have proof you meet the criteria in phase 1B; or do not have an appointment you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step #1:  Proof you are an essential worker in phase 1-B

To determine if you are an essential worker in phase1-B, go to the following link to determine your eligibility: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ .  Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page or show it at registration that tells you if you are eligible and bring it with you to the clinic. You can also bring your work ID; a letter from your employer; or a pay stub from your work. If you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students. THIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step#2: How to register for a COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccinations are available by appointment only.  The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov  website at 5pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Vaccine is limited so please be patient if you do not get in this round.  On the main page in the green box click the blue button “vaccine information” go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION: (the link will be here if there is a vaccination clinic.) Pick a time for your appointment, enter your information and answer all the questions. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or can be completed at your vaccination site. (We encourage New Yorkers to complete the form ahead of time.)

*Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1-B essential workers are:

  • First Responder and Support Staff for First Responder Agencies
    • Fire Service (State and Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
    • Police and Investigators (State Police, including Troopers; State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers; SUNY Police; Sheriffs’ Offices; County Police Departments and Police Districts; City, Town, and Village Police Departments; Transit of other Public Authority Police Departments; State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Liquor Authority)
    • Public Safety Communications (Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians)
    • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel (Court Officers; Other Police or Peace Officers; Support or Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities)
  • Corrections (State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers; Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers; Local Probation Departments, including probation officers; State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities; Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities)
  • In-person college instructors
  • P-12 Schools-faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers); Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers; Exempt Childcare setting
  • Grocery store workers
  • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Providers
  • Public Transit (Airline and airport employees; Passenger railroad employees; Subway and mass transit employees; Ferry employees; Port Authority employees; Public bus employees)
  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of the same household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents
  • Newly eligible individuals in week 9, which include restaurant workers, restaurant delivery drivers, and for-hire vehicle drivers

Please remain patient as we are only able to vaccinate as many individuals as we have doses. If you need assistance with registration due to lack of internet access, please contact our office at 585-268-9250.

Allegany County COVID-19 Rapid Testing Clinic to be Offered February 16, 2021

02 09 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing Feb 16

FREE Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing! ALLEGANY COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY!

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Tuesday, February 16, 2021Scio Central School- Bus Garage8:00am-9:30amFriday, February 12, 2021, at 12pm (Noon)* Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic  search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.120

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able, please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test, if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

COVID-19 Statistic Update and Related Maps

02 09 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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Towns Chart Feb 7 2021

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In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 27.1 million people, and there have been over 465,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,487,086 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 36,481 deaths statewide.  As of
3:20 p.m. on February 9, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases:  2,746 (13 new)
Recovered Cases:  2,593
COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  10,112
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,736
Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  376

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics through February 10, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

February 8, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update and Weekly Demographics

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02 08 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

02 08 21 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20210207

Please see the attached file with demographic and informational charts for COVID-19 cases in Allegany County as of February 7, 2021.  For the 2,728 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Allegany County, 1,499 were female and 1,229 were male from the following age categories:

0 to   9 years             107 cases                   10 to 19 years           312 cases
20 to 29 years             470 cases                   30 to 39 years           295 cases
40 to 49 years             326 cases                   50 to 59 years           400 cases
60 to 69 years             347 cases                   70 to 79 years           234 cases
80 to 89 years             165 cases                   90 to 99 years             72 cases

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 27 million people, and there have been over 463,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,479,220 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 36,339 deaths statewide.  As of
3:20 p.m. on February 8, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases:  2,733 (5 new)
Recovered Cases:  2,572
COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  10,064
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,674
Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  390

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics through February 10, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

February 7, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 07 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 27 million people, and there have been over 462,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,470,772 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 36,224 deaths statewide.  As of 1:40 p.m. on February 7, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,728 (4 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,560
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  10,041
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,587
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  454

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics for approximately a week, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

February 6, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 06 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.9 million people, and there have been over 460,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,460,747 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 36,079 deaths statewide.  As of
3:05 p.m. on February 6, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,724 (25 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,547
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  10,019
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,523
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  496

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics for approximately a week, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

February 5, 2021

COVID-19 UK Variant Case Found in Allegany County

02 05 21 ACDOH UK Variant Case

Allegany County has its first case of the United Kingdom (UK) variant of COVID-19. The variant was found in a student who traveled here from another part of New York State. The student who tested positive was already isolated and the contact tracing was completed even prior to finding out from the random sampling conducted through the Wadsworth Center.

The New York State Department of Health says public health experts are working to better understand the potential impacts of this variant including how the variant spreads and how it affects people who are infected with it. Some of the other counties in New York State with a case of the UK variant of COVID-19 include Essex, Long Island, Niagara, Warren, Westchester, Onondaga, Saratoga, Tompkins, and New York City.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the UK variant spreads more easily and quickly than other variants, but right now there is no evidence that it causes more severe illness or increased risk of death.

For more information about COVID-19, go to the Allegany County website at www.alleganyco.gov; the New York State Department of Health website at https://health.ny.gov/ or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.cdc.gov .

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 05 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.7 million people, and there have been over 456,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,449,495 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,920 deaths statewide.  As of
3:05 p.m. on February 5, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,699 (14 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,526
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,980
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,460
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  520

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics for approximately a week, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/

February 4, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 04 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.6 million people, and there have been over 451,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,440,718 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,767 deaths statewide.  As of
3:15 p.m. on February 4, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,685 (21 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,512
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,932
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,413
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  519

Effective February 3, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics for approximately a week, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

WNY County Health Departments Issue Joint Statement Regarding Travel and Quarantine During School Breaks

02 04 21 ACDOH Joint Statement From County Health Departments Regarding Travel And Quarantine

ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY – The leaders of the five Western New York (WNY) county health departments (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara) are providing the following joint statement related to the upcoming school breaks and the New York State (NYS) Travel Advisory.

Our departments share a common goal to keep the students, families, and staff associated with schools healthy and safe and to keep schools open. Reducing the risk of travel-based cases, and reducing the spread of variant COVID-19 strains to and within WNY communities is one part of our collective COVID-19 response.

With vacation breaks scheduled in February and April for many schools, our departments are strongly discouraging travel to areas of the country with high rates of COVID-19 transmission, known cases of variant COVID-19 strains, or areas that do not have COVID-19 safety measures in place. All NYS Travel Advisory guidance applies because vaccinated individuals may still be able to infect others following an exposure to the virus.

If school staff or families choose to travel, NYS Travel Advisory guidance will apply for travelers who are in a non-contiguous state for more than 24 hours:

  • Quarantine Option: Travelers must quarantine for 10 days following arrival in NYS. OR
  • Quarantine PLUS Test Option:
    • Travelers must obtain a diagnostic COVID-19 test within three days of departure, prior to arrival in NYS.
    • And, the traveler must, upon arrival in NYS, quarantine for three days.
    • And, on day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain another COVID-19 diagnostic test. If both test results are negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test.

County health departments have fielded questions from school leaders about whether school staff who have received one or both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine need to quarantine after out-of-state travel. To date, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has not issued any guidance that removes a quarantine requirement for people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. All Travel Advisory guidance applies.

Vacation breaks in other parts of the country also mean that travelers could arrive for visits into WNY. For those arriving for visits, our departments advise visitors to heed the NYS Travel Advisory and take other public health measures like wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, staying home when sick and avoiding gatherings.

For staff and families who choose to travel to areas with high levels of COVID-19 transmission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has information for travelers to consider before, during, and after travel. Households where someone is at increased risk for getting very sick from COVID-19, including adults over 65 and individuals with certain chronic medical conditions, should seriously consider postponing travel. Individuals who do not show COVID-19 symptoms may still be infected and able to spread COVID-19 to others. That includes children, who may have no symptoms or very mild symptoms.

As a reminder, New York State Department of Health guidance from November 2020 noted that although teachers, school staff, and child care workers are considered essential, the NYS Travel Advisory exemption for essential workers does not apply to teachers, school employees, or child care workers, due to the sensitivity of these congregate settings.

NYS Travel Advisory: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory
NYSDOH Interim Guidance for Quarantine Restrictions on Travelers Arriving in NYS Following Out of State Travel:
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/11/interm_guidance_travel_advisory.pdf
CDC Travel Guidance During COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html
CDC COVID-19, People with Certain Medical Conditions: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html
CDC Information on New Variants of the Virus that causes COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/transmission/variant.html

Allegany County Department of Health: www.alleganyco.gov/health-department
Cattaraugus County Department of Health: www.cattco.org/health
Chautauqua County Department of Health: www.chqgov.com/public-health/public-health
Erie County Department of Health: www.erie.gov/health
Niagara County Department of Health: www.niagaracounty.com/health

February 3, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 03 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.5 million people, and there have been over 447,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,433,304 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,631 deaths statewide.  As of
3:10 p.m. on February 3, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,664 (20 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,493
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  54 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,892
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,360
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  532

Effective later today, the Allegany County Department of Health will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard at https://arcg.is/0KGnyu.  While we will continue to send press releases with the daily statistics for approximately a week, we are transitioning to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.*

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

A 75-year-old male is the 54th Allegany County resident to pass way as a result of COVID-19

02 03 21 ACDOH COVID Deaths

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is sad to report to our residents and community there has been one additional COVID-19 related death bringing our total to 54. He was a 75-year-old male who developed complications due to COVID-19 and was unable to overcome his illness despite aggressive medical treatment. We extend our deepest condolences to the gentleman’s family, and we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during this difficult time.

It is imperative that Allegany County residents continue to wear a mask, follow social/physical distancing protocols when possible, and wash your  hands often to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

ACDOH Gives Summary of Rapid COVID-19 Test Results to Date

02 03 21 ACDOH COVID Rapid Testing Results

Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) provided FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Testing on the following dates in Allegany County.

DateSiteNumber testedNumber of positive tests
Monday, October 19, 2020Belmont BOCES291
Tuesday, October 20, 2020Wellsville Kmart/Belmont BOCES26/360/1
Wednesday, October 21, 2020Wellsville Kmart/Belmont BOCES26/320/1
Thursday, October 22, 2020Wellsville Kmart/Belmont BOCES29/365/0
Friday, October 23, 2020Wellsville Kmart/Belmont BOCES49/303/0
Saturday, October 24, 2020Belmont BOCES2367
Sunday, October 25, 2020Belmont BOCES1202
Tuesday, October 27, 2020Belmont BOCES1877
Thursday, October 29, 2020Belmont BOCES2197
Friday, November 6, 2020Belmont BOCES789*(4 duplicates)
Wednesday, November 11, 2020Belmont BOCES10510* (1 duplicate)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020Belmont BOCES1143
Thursday, November 19, 2020Belmont BOCES12720* (2 duplicates)
Monday, November 23, 2020Belmont BOCES10813
Wednesday, November 25, 2020Belmont BOCES16217*(1 duplicate)
Wednesday, December 2, 2020Wellsville School16414
Thursday, December 3, 2020Bolivar Richburg Central School14127* (2 duplicates)
Monday, December 7, 2020Belfast Central School13313
Wednesday, December 9, 2020Cuba Rushford Central School14529*(1 duplicate)
Tuesday, December 15, 2020Andover Central School979
Thursday, December 17, 2020Alfred Almond Central School13514
Wednesday, December 23, 2020Scio Central School20720
Wednesday, December 30, 2020Scio Central School20430
Saturday, January 9, 2021Scio Central School31053
Monday, January 18, 2021Scio Central School984
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School8810

*Duplicates have had a previous positive test.  The duplicate positive cases may continue to test positive outside of their infectious period.

For more information about COVID-19 or to pre-register for a FREE COVID-19 Drive-up Rapid Test call the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250 press option #4 or send an email to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

February 2, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 02 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

02 02 21 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20210131

02 02 21 COVID Cases By Legislative District As Of 01 31 21

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Towns Chart Jan 31 2021

Please see the attached file with demographic and informational charts for COVID-19 cases in Allegany County as of January 31, 2021.  For the 2,628 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Allegany County, 1,441 were female and 1,187 were male from the following age categories:

0 to   9 years             103 cases                   10 to 19 years           293 cases
20 to 29 years             445 cases                   30 to 39 years           281 cases
40 to 49 years             314 cases                   50 to 59 years           387 cases
60 to 69 years             341 cases                   70 to 79 years           229 cases
80 to 89 years             163 cases                   90 to 99 years             72 cases

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.4 million people, and there have been over 443,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,427,379 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,466 deaths statewide.  As of
2:45 p.m. on February 2, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,644 (12 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,492
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,831
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,326
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  505

Effective Wednesday, February 03, 2021, the ACDOH will begin reporting statistics via a County Dashboard.  We hope that you find this dashboard helpful and useful in order to provide you with a snapshot of information regarding COVID-19.  A link to access the Dashboard will be provided in the 02/03/2021 Statistics Press Release.  We have decided to transition to this means of reporting in an effort to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information in conjunction with the NYSDOH statistics as some entities report directly to New York State and not to the County Health Department. You will notice that some statistics will migrate to the NYS reported numbers (to include deaths, tests administered, etc.) in an effort to mitigate discrepancies between data sets.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

COVID-19 County Rapid Testing is On-Hold

02 02 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Rapid Testing On Hold

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is moving into COVID-19 Vaccination clinics for the second dose while still providing a first dose to those in Phase 1-B with available COVID-19 vaccine. The ACDOH will announce our plans for continuing rapid COVID-19 testing in Allegany County soon.

We would like to thank all the agencies, businesses, and staff that were vital to the success at our free drive-up rapid COVID-19 testing sites and our COVID-19 vaccination clinics including: the New York State Department of Health; Scio Central School (Jennifer Cappelletti, Dr. Cristy McKinley, Jayson Chandler, and Deb Fuller); Allegany County Department of Emergency Services (Jeff Luckey and Bonnie Van Housen); Medical Transport Services (Scott Lanphere and EMT’s); the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff Whitney, Cheryl Ralyea, and staff) the Allegany County Department of Social Services (Edna Kayes and staff); and the Allegany County Department of Health staff.  A special thank you goes out to the residents of Allegany County. Thank you all for making the COVID-19 rapid testing sites and COVID-19 vaccination clinics a success and for your patience with ever changing guidelines.

ACDOH Schedules COVID-19 Vaccination for Phase-1B Essential Workers Only

02 02 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Feb 5

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will be prioritizing essential workers in phase 1-B*.  The ACDOH will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (POD) clinic at the County Office Building located at 7 Court Street in Belmont, NY, 14813. The link to register will be posted on the www.alleganyco.gov website at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. We have under 100 appointment slots available; please be patient if you do not get in this round.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, February 5, 20219 a.m.-3p.m.County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813

This clinic is only open for individuals that are essential workers in phase 1-B*. A limited number of vaccinations will be available at this clinic.

 PLEASE NOTE: If you do not meet the criteria, do not have proof you meet the criteria in phase 1B, or do not have an appointment, you may be turned away at the clinic.

Step 1:  Proof you are an essential worker in phase 1-B

To determine if you are an essential worker in phase1-B, go to the following link to determine your eligibility: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ .  Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission, it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page or show it at registration that tells you if you are eligible and bring it with you to the clinic. You can also bring your work ID, a letter from your employer, or a pay stub from your work. If you are a college instructor, you must be in person with students. THIS FORM IS NOT A REGISTRATION FOR A VACCINE APPOINTMENT!

Step 2: How to register for a COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccinations are available by appointment only. You must register using the link on the www.alleganyco.gov website. On the main page in the green box, click the blue button “vaccine information,” and go to the LINK FOR COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION: (The link will be here if there is an open vaccination clinic with appointments still available.) Pick a time for your appointment, enter your information, and answer all the questions. Click the button at the bottom to register. Make sure you complete your registration. You will get a confirmation email.

Step 3: Complete the Vaccine Form. 

Once you have a confirmed appointment, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Go to https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine. This form can be completed online, and you will receive a submission ID, or it can be completed at your vaccination site. (We encourage New Yorkers to complete the form ahead of time.)

*Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1-B essential workers are:

  • First Responder and Support Staff for First Responder Agencies
    • Fire Service (State and Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
    • Police and Investigators (State Police, including Troopers; State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers; SUNY Police; Sheriffs’ Offices; County Police Departments and Police Districts; City, Town, and Village Police Departments; Transit of other Public Authority Police Departments; State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Liquor Authority)
    • Public Safety Communications (Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians)
    • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel (Court Officers; Other Police or Peace Officers; Support or Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities)
  • Corrections (State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers; Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers; Local Probation Departments, including probation officers; State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities; Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities)
  • In-person college instructors
  • P-12 Schools-faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers); Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers; Exempt Childcare setting
  • Grocery store workers
  • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Providers
  • Public Transit (Airline and airport employees; Passenger railroad employees; Subway and mass transit employees; Ferry employees; Port Authority employees; Public bus employees)
  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of the same household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents

If it’s not your turn, we will put out information when the phases change. If you have trouble registering, please call 585-268-9250.

February 1, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

02 01 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.2 million people, and there have been over 441,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,419,164 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,319 deaths statewide.  As of
3:40 p.m. on February 1, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,632 (4 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,475
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,762
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,237
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  525

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 31, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 31 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26.1 million people, and there have been over 439,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,410,656 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,178 deaths statewide.  As of
1:25 p.m. on January 31, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,628 (12 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,457
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,752
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,157
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  595

*Effective January 30, 2021, COVID-19 Antibody Tests/Positives and Precautionary Travel Quarantine numbers will no longer be reported.  Inquiries regarding these numbers may be sent to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 30, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 30 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 26 million people, and there have been over 437,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,399,863 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 35,036 deaths statewide.  As of
1:30 p.m. on January 30, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,616 (26 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,438
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,721
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,060
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  661

*Effective January 30, 2021, COVID-19 Antibody Tests/Positives and Precautionary Travel Quarantine numbers will no longer be reported.  Inquiries regarding these numbers may be sent to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 29, 2021

01 29 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

COVID-19 Statistic Update

Friday, January 29, 2021

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25.8 million people, and there have been over 433,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,387,059 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,893 deaths statewide.  As of
3:24 p.m. on January 29, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases:  2,590 (12 new)

Recovered Cases:  2,422

COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)

Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,649

Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 9,017

Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  632

Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,629*

Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,018*

Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  81*

*Effective January 30, 2021, COVID-19 Antibody Tests/Positives and Precautionary Travel Quarantine numbers will no longer be reported.  Inquiries regarding these numbers may be sent to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314

Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367

Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)

NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741

Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)

Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov

Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:

New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/

Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/

Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 28, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 28 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25.6 million people, and there have been over 429,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,374,480 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,742 deaths statewide.  As of
2:55 p.m. on January 28, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,578 (20 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,392
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,500
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,910
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  590
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,626*
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,013*
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  79*

*Effective January 30, 2021, COVID-19 Antibody Tests/Positives and Precautionary Travel Quarantine numbers will no longer be reported.  Inquiries regarding these numbers may be sent to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

Western New York Health Departments Issue Joint Statement on Wrestling

WNY County Health Department Issue Joint Statement on Wrestling

WESTERN NEW YORK – The leaders of the five county health departments (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara) in Western New York (WNY) are providing the following joint statement related to wrestling programs. This announcement follows updates to the NY Forward Interim Guidance for Sports and Recreation on January 22, 2021.

Revisions to the guidance relaxed certain restrictions on higher-risk sports, including wrestling. Wrestling involves participants sparring in very close physical proximity for extended periods of time, which significantly increases the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Similarly, masks, which are a method of COVID-19 risk reduction, are not recommended to be worn during wrestling because of a choking hazard.

Further, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report1 (MMWR) published January 26, 2021, summarized a large COVID outbreak associated with a wrestling tournament in December 2020. Through a case investigation that spanned three counties and included diagnostic testing of contacts, the report noted hundreds of contacts, significant losses of in-person learning days, suspension of all winter indoor and outdoor high school athletics in one county, and one death resulting from multiple exposures during this wrestling tournament.

The circumstances outlined in that MMWR brief could easily be replicated at any WNY wrestling tournament. In the interests of limiting risk and protecting the health of athletes, their classmates, households, and coaching and teaching staff within schools, WNY health department leaders strongly recommend that interscholastic, intramural, and amateur wrestling teams and leagues cancel or postpone their winter 2021 seasons to a later date, when community transmission of COVID-19 is significantly lower. Coaching staff and parents should consider promoting individual training and distanced group exercises.

  • Tyler Shaw, Allegany County Department of Health
  • Kevin Watkins, MD, Cattaraugus County Department of Health
  • Christine Schuyler, Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Gale Burstein, MD, Erie County Department of Health
  • Daniel Stapleton, Niagara County Department of Health

1Atherstone C, Siegel M, Schmitt-Matzen E, et al. SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Associated with High School Wrestling Tournaments — Florida, December 2020–January 2021. MMWR MoTrb Mortal Wkly Rep. ePub: 26 January 2021. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7004e4.htm?s_cid=mm7004e4_w#F1_down

Notice from ACDOH Related to Resuming High-Risk Youth Activities

Notice from ACDOH Related to Resuming High-Risk Youth Activities

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a heightened responsibility on youth sports organizations, coaches, families, and athletes to reduce transmission and to foster a safer environment for children to participate in youth sports. On Friday, January 22, 2021, Governor Cuomo announced he would allow higher-risk sports to commence in New York schools effective February 1, 2021, subject to local health department approval. Individual schools, student athletes, and their parents/guardians must carefully consider a variety of factors before making an individual decision to participate.

Schools must follow the New York State Department of Health’s INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR SPORTS AND RECREATION DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY and applicable Executive Orders for all school sports and recreation activities. Per current State guidance, schools must limit capacity of indoor facilities to no more than 50 percent occupancy and a maximum of two spectators per player. In addition, schools must implement protocols to ensure social distancing, use of face coverings, and enhanced disinfection. For moderate and higher-risk sports, if an athlete, coach or referee receives a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, all in-person team or group activities (e.g. practices, scrimmages, games, meetings) may result in a 10-day suspension to mitigate the spread of infection, especially if an outbreak or cluster is imminent.  Situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Participating in higher-risk sports presents significant risks. The level of risk presented by a return to sports is driven by the sport and setting, local disease activity, and individual circumstances including underlying health conditions that may place the athlete or household contacts at increased risk of severe disease should they contract COVID-19.

Additional areas of concern that require consideration include:

  • The potential spread of COVID-19 variants that may be present in the community.
  • The risk of exposure from overnight travel situations.
  • The potential quarantine required of the entire team if a teammate tests positive for COVID-19.
  • The school’s ability to monitor and enforce compliance with the New York State’s sports and recreation guidance.
  • The requirement of timely reporting of COVID-19 exposures that occur in sports settings to local health authorities.

Tips for players, spectators, and schools in preparing to return to high-risk youth sports:

  • Families should review school and league COVID-19 policies as well as CDC recommendations for youth sports.
  • Always follow safety protocols.
  • Prioritize noncontact activity, including drills that maintain physical or social distancing.
  • If physical distancing can’t be maintained, use cloth face coverings or masks as directed in State guidance.
  • Reinforce appropriate hygiene and respiratory etiquette through signage, education, and use of handwashing stations or hand sanitizer.
  • Consider the use of practice pods in small sizes to provide separation among small groups of athletes.
  • Minimize travel outside of contiguous counties or outside of New York State, as per State guidance.

-If you must travel, keep assigned bus seats and a seating chart.

-Please keep records of room assignments if overnight stays are necessary.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched equipment and surfaces on the field, court, or play surface often.
  • Reduce use of shared equipment and communal spaces, such as locker rooms.
  • Avoid poorly ventilated areas and small spaces. Use fans or open doors and windows when possible.
  • Do not allow athletes to share food and drink.
  • Participants should always use their own water bottles; avoid the use of drinking fountains.

Contact sports bring people close together and increase the risk of transmission. If schools, athletes, and their parents/guardians choose to return to high-risk sports, they must follow guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Athletes should restrict their activity outside of sports to minimize risk and reduce community spread. We must work together during these stressful times to ensure that our youth has the opportunity to participate in athletics safely.

All responsible parties must develop safety plans and affirm at the end of the state guidance document that they are able to meet the required State guidance.

Additional Resources: CDC Toolkit for Youth Sports

Notice from ACDOH Regarding Moderate and Higher-Risk Sports and Recreation

Notice from ACDOH Regarding Moderate and Higher-Risk Sports and Recreation

The Allegany County Department of Health would like schools, businesses, coaching staff, athletes, parents of student-athletes, and youth and adult amateur sports leagues in Allegany County to know the following information about moderate and higher-risk sports and recreation.  After extended internal consultation and discussion among Western New York County Health Officials, it has been determined that higher-risk and moderate risk sports may proceed in WNY according to, and in compliance with, New York State guidelines.

New York State Interim Guidelines for Sports and Recreation were announced by Governor Cuomo late Friday, January 22. These revisions allow local health departments to authorize high risk sports, such as wrestling, ice hockey, basketball, contact lacrosse, and volleyball, to proceed with individual and group training, competitions, and tournaments, effective February 1, 2021. Updates were also made to low- and moderate-risk sports and recreation activities.

All responsible parties (schools, businesses, leagues, organizations) must follow the New York State Department of Health’s INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR SPORTS AND RECREATION DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY and applicable Executive Orders for the conduct of their sports and recreation activities. Per current State guidance, indoor facilities must limit their capacity to no more than 50 percent occupancy and a maximum of two spectators per player. In addition, protocols to ensure social distancing, use of face coverings, and enhanced disinfection protocols must be implemented. For moderate and higher risk sports, if an athlete, coach or referee receives a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, all in-person team or group activities (e.g. practices, scrimmages, games, meetings) may result in a 10-day suspension to mitigate the spread of infection. Situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Participating in higher-risk sports presents significant risks. The level of risk presented by a return to sports is driven by the sport and setting, local disease activity, and individual circumstances including underlying health conditions that may place the athlete or household contacts at increased risk of severe disease should they contract COVID-19. Individual schools and businesses, student and adult athletes, and parents/guardians must carefully consider a variety of factors before making an individual decision to participate.

To allow continuation of higher risk sports and recreational activities, the Allegany County Department of Health will continue to consider many factors, including but not limited to the following:

  • Whether there is a more transmissible variant of COVID-19 identified in the area
  • Local rates of COVID-19 transmission or rate of positivity, and
  • Local ability to monitor and enforce compliance.

Contact sports bring people close together and increase the risk of transmission. If persons choose to return to high-risk sports, they must follow guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Athletes should be mindful of their activity outside of sports to minimize risk and reduce community spread. We must work together during these stressful times to ensure that our youth and adults have the opportunity to participate in athletics safely.

The New York State summary guidelines are posted on the NYForward website. All responsible parties (schools, businesses, leagues, organizations) must read and affirm the State’s detailed guidelines and develop a safety plan.

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/SportsAndRecreationMasterGuidance.pdf

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/SportsAndRecreationSummaryGuidance.pdf

https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYS_BusinessReopeningSafetyPlanTemplate.pdf

Stop the spread of COVID-19: Wear a mask; maintain a social distance of 6 feet; wash your hands often.

January 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines for Senior Citizens

01 27 21 OFA COVID Vaccine For Senior Citizens

Recently, New York State opened COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals age 65 or older.  Allegany County Office of the Aging (OFA) recognized that the population we already serve and have a relationship with would likely have questions regarding the vaccine and would need assistance finding and registering for available clinics.  To respond to this need, and consistent with our mission of coordinating and referring services for this population, we opened our phone lines specifically to help answer vaccine questions and direct services to our older adults.  As a result, we have created a list of older adults interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.  When vaccines become available, OFA uses this list to help register individuals for clinics.  This service is helpful to our residents who lack internet access or who would otherwise have a difficult time navigating New York State vaccine guidance to find clinics and/or register themselves.

As of this week, the Alfred Pharmacy is the only location currently allocated with vaccines specifically for those aged 65 and older.  OFA and the Alfred Pharmacy have partnered together to ensure that vaccines reach those who have contacted either location to express an interest in being vaccinated.  The Fillmore Pharmacy is now approved to administer vaccines and has also partnered with OFA regarding their future clinics.

We know that additional pharmacies across the County will become vaccination sites in the near future, and we will offer to create similar partnerships with each location as vaccine becomes available to them.  As the State has not provided a mechanism for a waiting list for clinics to use for older adults, we hope that these local efforts will help fill that void with a centralized hub of information.  As the current list of approved local pharmacies are all small “mom and pop” stores, a coordination of efforts may also help them alleviate some unexpected phone volume related to vaccine questions, especially as they continue to conduct their ordinary business during this time.  This is not a mandatory service for either OFA or the pharmacies, and some local pharmacies may find it more efficient for administration of services not to partner with OFA.  Whether we partner or not, we know our Allegany County pharmacies provide dedicated and well-run services, and OFA fully supports and appreciates whatever efforts they make to help vaccinate our older adults.

As of this week, our local Department of Health may only vaccinate individuals considered “essential workers” under Phase 1B.  However, we know that many older adults continue in the workforce beyond age 65 and that many serve as essential workers.  Individuals that fall into both categories and have contacted OFA may be referred to “essential worker” clinics at the Department of Health as vaccine and registration openings become available.  Additionally, we are working with our Veterans’ Service Agency to help them refer eligible veterans to any open vaccination clinics offered by the federal Veterans’ Administration.  We will continue to look for additional local vaccination clinic sites to refer our older adults to.

If you wish to receive information regarding a specific vaccination site, such as the Alfred Pharmacy or Fillmore Pharmacy, please contact them directly.  You may also continue to call OFA for information that is more general or vaccine registration assistance.  At this time, OFA is only serving those age 65 and older in regards to COVID-19 vaccine information and registration assistance due to the current vaccine eligibility guidelines set by New York State.

We know this is a confusing and frustrating issue.  Eligibility guidelines change frequently, as does guidance on what locations may vaccinate our older adults.  We anticipate that vaccines will become more available in the coming weeks and months, and the need for a list of interested individuals will diminish.  There may also come a time in the near future where more information and coordination is offered by the State or Federal government.  In the meantime, we are available to assist locally with the best information we have available at the moment.

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 27 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25.5 million people, and there have been over 425,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,361,082 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,579 deaths statewide.  As of
3:15 p.m. on January 27, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,558 (17 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,377
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,447
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,910
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  537
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,622*
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,012*
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  78*

*Effective January 30, 2021, COVID-19 Antibody Tests/Positives and Precautionary Travel Quarantine numbers will no longer be reported.  Inquiries regarding these numbers may be sent to healthinfo@alleganyco.gov.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Scheduled for Friday, January 29th.

01 27 21 ACDOH COVID 19 Vaccine Clinic Jan 29

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) has received guidance from New York State that we will be vaccinating essential workers in phase 1-B only*.  ACDOH has opened one COVID-19 vaccination clinic to facilitate distribution of 100 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to those categorized in New York State’s phase 1-B essential workers only.

The ACDOH will hold a COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (POD) clinic at the County Office Building located at 7 Court Street in Belmont NY 14813.

DateTimeLocation
Friday, January 29, 20219 a.m.-2p.m.County Office Building, 7 Court Street, Belmont, NY 14813

This clinic is only open for individuals that are essential workers in phase 1-B*. A limited number of vaccinations will be available at this clinic. The Allegany County Department of Health only has 100 doses available for this group at this time.  If you do not meet the criteria in phase 1B you may be turned away at the clinic.

To determine if you are an essential worker in phase1-B, go to the following link to determine your eligibility: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

Click on “Am I eligible” and complete the form. Upon submission it will advise if you are eligible or not. Please print out the page that tells you if you are eligible and bring it with you to the clinic.

Vaccinations are available by appointment only by registering through the Allegany County Department of Health:

*Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1-B essential workers are:

  • First Responder and Support Staff for First Responder Agencies
    • Fire Service (State and Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
    • Police and Investigators (State Police, including Troopers; State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers; SUNY Police; Sheriffs’ Offices; County Police Departments and Police Districts; City, Town, and Village Police Departments; Transit of other Public Authority Police Departments; State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Liquor Authority)
    • Public Safety Communications (Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians)
    • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel (Court Officers; Other Police or Peace Officers; Support or Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities)
  • Corrections (State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers; Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers; Local Probation Departments, including probation officers; State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities; Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities)
  • In-person college instructors
  • P-12 Schools-faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers); Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers; Exempt Childcare setting
  • Grocery store workers
  • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Providers
  • Public Transit (Airline and airport employees; Passenger railroad employees; Subway and mass transit employees; Ferry employees; Port Authority employees; Public bus employees)
  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of the same household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents

If it’s not your turn, we will put out information when the phases change. If you have trouble registering, please call 585-268-9250.

January 26, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update and Weekly Demographics

01 26 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update & Demographics Allegany County Press Release

01 26 21 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20210124

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Towns Chart Jan 24 2021

Please see the attached file with demographic and informational charts for COVID-19 cases in Allegany County as of January 24, 2021.  For the 2,509 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Allegany County, 1,371 were female and 1,138 were male from the following age categories:

0 to   9 years               97 cases                   10 to 19 years           273 cases
20 to 29 years             414 cases                   30 to 39 years           266 cases
40 to 49 years             302 cases                   50 to 59 years           375 cases
60 to 69 years             332 cases                   70 to 79 years           219 cases
80 to 89 years             159 cases                   90 to 99 years             72 cases

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25.3 million people, and there have been over 421,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,350,054 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,407 deaths statewide.  As of
3:15 p.m. on January 26, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,541 (19 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,360
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,399
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,854
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  545
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,614
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,010
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  78

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

Pre-Registration Online for Allegany County Free Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing

01 26 21 ACDOH Rapid Testing Jan 30

FREE Drive-up COVID-19 Rapid Testing! ALLEGANY COUNTY RESIDENTS ONLY!

DateLocationTimePre-register deadline*# tests
Saturday, January 30, 2021Scio Central School- Bus Garage8:00am-9:30amFriday, January 29, 2021 at 12pm (Noon)* Go to www.health.ny.gov/gotoclinic search for the town, and check the box for test site in order to find and register for the event.100

*Please note the pre-register deadline does not guarantee a registration appointment for this rapid test clinic

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER TO BE TESTED!

  • Pre-registration now available online!
  • If you are able please print ticket from pre-registration and bring it with you
  • If you do not have access to pre-register online, call 585-268-9250 press #4. Please leave a message and we will return your call. Please answer the call when we call you back.
  • Please bring a picture ID!
  • COVID-19 rapid testing is FREE at the drive-up site.
  • This is a drive-up clinic. You will remain in your car for testing.
  • Please leave windows up until instructed to roll them down.
  • Please do NOT bring other individuals in the car, who are not getting tested, including PETS.
  • Please be prepared to return directly home and go into isolation or quarantine after the test if you or a family member tests positive for COVID-19.
  • NO on-site registration or walk ups. You must pre-register to be tested!
  • If you pre-register, please keep your appointment as many people are waiting to be tested!

January 25, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 25 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25.2 million people, and there have been over 419,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,338,990 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,242 deaths statewide.  As of
2:35 p.m. on January 25, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,522 (13 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,334
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,352
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,716
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  636
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,614
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,010
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  78

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 24, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 24 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 25 million people, and there have been over 417,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,326,987 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 34,069 deaths statewide.  As of
3:35 p.m. on January 24, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,509 (24 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,318
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,296
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,607
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  689
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,610
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,010
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  78

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov

January 23, 2021

COVID-19 Statistic Update

01 23 21 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 24.9 million people, and there have been over 414,000 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,314,267 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 33,907 deaths statewide.  As of
3:20 p.m. on January 23, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

  • Confirmed Cases:  2,485 (27 new)
  • Recovered Cases:  2,297
  • COVID-19 Related Deaths:  53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
  • Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  9,221
  • Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 8,554
  • Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  667
  • Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,610
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  1,005
  • Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  78

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please contact the following resources:
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367
Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:
Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov
Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:
New York Forward Website:  https://forward.ny.gov/
Allegany County’s Website:  https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/
Allegany County Re-Opening Email:  reopen@alleganyco.gov


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12 02 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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12 01 20 ACDOH Rapid Testing Dec 15

12 01 20 ACDOH Rapid Testing Dec 7 & 9

12 01 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

November 2020

11 30 20 ACDOH Rapid Testing Results

11 30 20 ACDOH Nursing Home Updates And Deaths

11 30 20 COVID 19 Legislative District Map Of Positive Cases As Of 11 29 20

11 30 20 Allegany County COVID Statistics And Demographics Through 20201129

11 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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11 27 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 27 20 ACDOH Town Map Zip Codes Press Release

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11 25 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 24 20 ACDOH Rapid Testing Dec 2 & 3

11 24 20 ACDOH Hospital Capacity Press Release

11 24 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 23 20 COVID 19 Legislative District Map Of Positive Cases As Of 11 22 20

11 23 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201122

11 23 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 23 20 ACDOH COVID Public Appeal Press Release

11 22 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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11 20 20 ACDOH Nursing Home Updates And Deaths

11 20 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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11 16 20 COVID 19 Legislative District Map As Of 11 15 20

11 16 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201115

11 15 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 14 20 ACDOH Positivity Rate Increase Press Release

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11 12 20 ACDOH Flu Clinics 2020 Update 11 12 2020

11 12 20 ACDOH Nursing Home Updates And Deaths

11 12 20 ACDOH Positives Do They Have Symptoms

11 12 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 11 20 ACDOH Rapid Test Site Data Roll Up

11 11 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 10 20 ACODH NR Help Us Stop The Spread

11 10 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Tues Thurs Next Week Wed Nov 25

11 10 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 10 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201108

11 10 20 COVID 19 Legislative District Map As Of 11 08 20

11 09 20 State Of Emergency Declaration 11 09 20 To 12 09 20

11 09 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 09 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Results

11 09 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Tues And Thurs Next Week

11 08 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 07 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

1 06 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 06 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 11 6 20

11 6 20 ACDOH NR Nursing Home Updates And Deaths

11 05 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 04 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 03 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 3 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Friday And Wed Next Week

11 02 20 Map Of Positive COVID 19 Cases By Legislative District As Of 11 01 20

11 02 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201101

11 02 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

11 01 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

October 2020

10 31 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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10 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 28 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 28 20 ACDOH Flu Clinics 2020 5 Leg Districts Update 10 28 2020

10 28 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Results

10 28 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release As Of 10 27 20

10 27 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 27 20 Map Of Positive COVID 19 Cases By Legislative District As Of 10 25 20

10 27 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201025

10 26 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 25 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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10 23 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Tues Thurs Belmont BOCES

10 23 20 ACDOH NR Knights Creek Church Gathering

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10 22 20 ACDOH NR Houghton Rehab And Nursing Facility Press Release

10 22 20 ACDOH NR Manor Hills Assisted Living

10 22 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 22 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Statistical Charts Through 20201018

10 20 20 Map Of Positive COVID 19 Cases By Legislative District As Of 10 18 20

10 22 20 ACDOH NR Positives Do They Have Symptoms

10 22 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 10 22 20

10 22 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing Results

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10 21 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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10 20 20 ACDOH NR Rapid Testing

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10 16 20 ACDOH COVID Rapid Testing Allegany County Press Release

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CWC 10 16 20 Positive COVID Case In Allegany County Building

10 15 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 14 20 ACDOH Houghton Rehab And Nursing Facility Press Release

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10 14 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic And Analytical Charts Through 20201011

10 14 20 Map Of Positive COVID 19 Cases By Legislative District As Of 10 12 20

10 10 20 State Of Emergency Declaration 10 10 20 To 11 09 20

10 13 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 10 13 20

10 13 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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10 07 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release

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10 06 20 COVID Statistics Through 20201004

10 06 20 Map Of Positive COVID 19 Cases By Legislative District As Of 10 04 20

10 05 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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10 03 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 02 20 ACDOH COVID Smart Phone App

10 02 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

10 01 20 ACDOH Positive COVID 19 Cases In Allegany County College Students

10 01 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

September 2020

09 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

09 30 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 09 29 20

09 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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09 29 20 COVID 19 Cases Per Legislative District As Fo 09 27 20

09 28 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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09 23 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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09 23 20 ACDOH Article #2 Lead Testing September 2020

09 22 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

09 22 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 09 22 20

09 22 20 ACDOH COVID 19 Statistics At Colleges

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09 21 20 COVID Cases By Legislative District

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09 10 20 Allegany County State Of Emergency

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09 08 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 09 8 20

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09 02 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release

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August 2020

08 30 20 COVID 19 Cases In Leg District Map 083020

08 31 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 28 20 ACDOG Rapid Testing Sites In WNY

08 28 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 27 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 27 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release

08 26 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 26 20 COVID 19 Map 082320

08 25 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 24 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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08 22 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release (1)

08 21 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 20 20 ACDOH Flu Clinics 2020

08 20 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 19 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 19 20 ACDOH Reopening Gyms Health Club Facilities

08 18 20 ACDOH COVID Travel Press Release 08 18 20

08 18 20 Demographic Charts As Of 08 16 20

08 16 20 Allegany County COVID Demographic Charts Through 20200816

08 18 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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08 17 20 ACDOH Call Health Dept For Testing If You Have Symptoms Of COVID 19

08 17 20 ACDOH ServNY Press Release

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08 11 20 Allegany County State Of Emergency

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08 12 20 Bat Rabies 2020

08 11 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 10 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release
08 09 20 COVID Cases Of Legislative District
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08 09 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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08 05 20 Health Ballengee COVID Travel Press Release

08 04 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

08 02 20 COVID Statistics 20200802

08 03 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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08 01 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

July 2020

07 31 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

07 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

07 30 20 ACDOH Moore Press Release FDA Adds To List Of Recalled Hand Sanitizers

07 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release (1)

07 28 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

07 27 20 COVID Statistics Through 20200726

07 27 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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07 19 20 Allegany County NY, COVID Statistics, Through 20200719

07 21 20 Health Director Ballengee COVID Mandatory Health Screening Press Release

07 21 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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07 17 20 DOH Schultz EI Preschool Face To Face Services Resume In Allegany County

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07 12 20 COVID Statistics 20200712

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07 07 20 Public Health Dir Ballengee Press Release For Fall 2020 Vaccines

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07 02 20 Health Dir Ballengee COVID Travel Press Release

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June 2020

06 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

COVID Statistics 20200628

06 30 20 Health Dir Ballengee COVID Travel Press Release 06.30.20

06 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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06 26 20 Health Dir Ballengee American House Hotel In Angelica

06 26 20 Heath Dir Ballengee Hand Sanitizer Recall Press Release

06 25 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

06 25 20 Health COVID Travel Press Release 06.25.20

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06 15 20 COVID Statistics 20200615

6 16 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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6 10 2020 COVID 19 PressRelease

06 09 20 Antibody Testing And COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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06 05 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

06 04 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

06 03 20 Free Rabies Clinic And COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release (1)

06 03 20 Free Pet Rabies Vaccination Clinic 2020 (2)

06 02 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

06 01 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

May 2020

05 31 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

05 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

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April 2020

04 30 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

04 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update And Take Five Allegany County Press Release

04 28 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update & Scams

04 27 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update & Reopening Statement From Chairman Crandall Allegany County Press Release

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04 18 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

04 17 20 Face Masks COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

04 17 20 CDC DIY Cloth Face Covering Instructions

04 16 20 Ardent Mask Covering Public Notice.Final

04 16 20 Face Masks Public Transportation COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

04 15 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update Allegany County Press Release

04 14 20 Allegany Co Continues State Of Emergency Allegany County Press Release

04 12 20 COVID 19 Statistics Allegany County Remains The Same Allegany Co Press Release

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