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CDC: WNY region now at 'low' COVID-19 level

The region had been in a 'medium COVID-19 level' since early June following an increase in cases in the region.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — On Thursday, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shared that COVID-19 cases in the Western New York region have gone down enough to move into the "low" category for the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels.

The region had been in a 'medium COVID-19 level' since early June following an increase in cases in the region.

The WNY region consists of Erie, Niagara, Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. 

Those living in 'low" COVID-19 community levels should take these steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Get tested if you have symptoms.
  • If you are at high risk for severe illness, talk to your health-care provider about whether you need to wear a mask and take other precautions.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Social distance.
  • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces and crowds.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect high-touch surfaces.
  • Monitor your health daily.

ECDOH confirmed 89 new COVID-19 cases for June 16 and 707 total cases over the past 7 days. Total new cases per 100,000...

Posted by Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) on Friday, June 17, 2022

    

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