COVID-19 Erie County Emergency Orders

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Erie County Emergency Orders 

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order for State of Emergency Declaration of COVID19  EO 1(5) Eff 08/12/2020 

  • This Order extends the Emergency Order for State of Emergency Declaration of COVID19.  See the original Order for more information. 

Erie County Emergency Order for State of Emergency Declaration of COVID19  EO 1(1) Eff 03/15/2020

  • On March 15, 2020, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz declared a State of Emergency due to the Impact of the Global Pandemic. It is important that you read all applicable components of the Disaster Declaration to have a complete understanding of the implications.

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order to Allow for Erie County Department of Social Services to Enter into Contracts  EO 1.2(17) Eff 06/15/2020

  • This Order extends the Emergency Order for Department of Social Services to Enter into Contracts. See the original Order for more information.

Erie County Emergency Order to Allow for Erie County Department of Social Services to Enter into Contracts  EO 1.2 Eff 03/22/2020

  • Authorizes Erie County Department of Social Services to enter into one year contracts or contract extensions with service providers who provided essential health and human services to the residents of Erie County.

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order for Refusal of Entry to Erie County Buildings EO 1.3(26) Eff 08/09/2020

  • This Order extends the Emergency Order for Entry to Erie County Buildings.  See the original Order for more information.  

Erie County Emergency Order for Refusal of Entry to Erie County Buildings  EO 1.3 Eff 04/01/2020   

  • Directs that Erie County security and supervisors to limit access to County buildings/facilities for individuals who are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or are otherwise feeling ill.

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order for Employee Facial Coverings EO 1.4(24) Eff 08/07/2020

  • This Order extends the previous Emergency Order for Facial Coverings.  See the original Order for more information.  

Erie County Emergency Order for Employee Facial Coverings  EO 1.4 Eff 04/09/2020

  • This Order posted on April 9, 2020 prohibits establishments from preventing entry, refusing service to anyone wearing a face covering and prohibits employers from preventing their employees from wearing face coverings, gloves. See the Order for more information.

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order for Campground Closure  EO 1.5(4) Eff 05/05/2020

  • This Order extends the Emergency Order for Campgrounds. See the original Order for more information.

Erie County Emergency Order for Campground Closure  EO 1.5  Eff 04/15/2020

  • This Order posted on April 14, 2020, goes into effect at 9:00 am on April 15, 2020, orders closing of all campgrounds, as defined by 10 NYCRR 7-3.1, which require a permit to operate under the New York State Sanitary Code. The Order also prohibits the use, at any campground within Erie County, of any camping cabin, camping unit, campsite, or seasonal campsite as defined by 10 YCRR 7-3.1, by any individual at any time. See the Order for more information. 

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order Regarding County Executive's Response to Budget Deficit EO 1.6(5)  Eff 06/02/2020

  • The Order extends the modification of Section 2511 of the Erie County Charter. 

Erie County Emergency Order Regarding County Executive's Response to Budget Deficit EO 1.6 Eff 05/08/2020

  • The Order modifies Section 2511 of the Erie County Charter. 

Erie County Extension of Emergency Order for Masks in County Buildings  EO 1.7(17) Eff 08/08/2020 

  • This Order requires face coverings to be worn in Erie County Buildings whenever individuals are unable to maintain, or when not maintaining, social distance.  See the Order for more information.

Erie County Emergency Order for Masks in County Buildings  EO 1.7 Eff 05/15/2020 

  • This Order requires face coverings to be worn in Erie County Buildings whenever individuals are unable to maintain, or when not maintaining, social distance.  See the Order for more information.

Erie County Emergency Order for Major League Baseball in Erie County EO 1.8 Eff 08/07/2020

  • This Order establishes quarantine guidelines for Major League Baseball in Erie County. See the Order for more information. 

Erie County Emergency Order for School Closure Eff 03/15/2020

  • On March 15, 2020, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz issued an Emergency Order closing all Schools, Grade K-12, in Erie County. It is important that you read all applicable components of the Executive Orders to have a complete understanding of the implications.

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Buffalo, New York 14202

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