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02/27/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OUTLINES FACILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-PROFESSIONAL, NON-COLLEGIATE SPORTS EVENTS Diagnostic COVID-19 testing and notice to ECDOH staff included in guidance
02/26/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS INFORMATION TO WEDDING AND EVENT VENUES NYS released additional guidance for large catered events that take effect on March 15
02/26/2021 14 PERCENT OF ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE Delivery delays due to weather slowed administration of first vaccine doses; 9 percent of all Erie County residents have received both doses of the vaccine
02/26/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH UPDATES QUARANTINE GUIDANCE BASED ON CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION RECOMMENDATIONS Changes apply for individuals who are fully vaccinated, and those who have recovered from COVID-19 infection
02/24/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES UPDATES, WARNINGS FROM OPIATE EPIDEMIC TASK FORCE ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES UPDATES, WARNINGS FROM OPIATE EPIDEMIC TASK FORCE
02/19/2021 MORE THAN 12 PERCENT OF ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE Nearly 7 percent of all Erie County residents have received both doses of the vaccine
02/14/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES UPDATE ON THIS WEEK’S COVID-19 VACCINE ALLOCATION FROM NEW YORK STATE Through February 13, ECDOH has administered 20,586 first doses and 14,935 second doses through its PODs.
02/13/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OUTLINES PLAN TO VACCINATE RESIDENTS WITH CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS NYS defines comorbidities that qualify New Yorkers to receive COVID-19 vaccine; ECDOH will prioritize at-risk patients and distribute next week's allotment for eligible individuals with comorbidities...
02/12/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 INFORMATION LINE AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTING SITES WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15 FOR THE PRESIDENTS’ DAY HOLIDAY ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 INFORMATION LINE AND DIAGNOSTIC TESTING SITES WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15 FOR THE PRESIDENTS’ DAY HOLID
02/12/2021 MORE THAN TEN PERCENT OF ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE More than four percent of all Erie County residents have received both doses of the vaccine; Nursing home data show about 82% of eligible residents have received at least a first dose and 70% of...
02/12/2021 INFORM YOUR STAFF WITH VACCINATION TOOLKITS FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION Concise, science-based information about COVID-19 vaccine includes key messages, printable material and social media content from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
02/11/2021 LIVE WELL ERIE ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY: UNITE TO GET VACCINATED To recover as a community, we are imploring all residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in order of priority as determined by New York State officials.
02/09/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH EXPANDS ELIGIBILITY FOR COUNTY-RUN COVID-19 TESTING SITES New eligibility criteria include all Erie County residents. Appointments are still required.
02/05/2021 MORE THAN NINE PERCENT OF ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS HAVE RECEIVED AT LEAST ONE DOSE OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE Three percent of all Erie County residents have received both doses of the vaccine; Nursing home data show about 86% of eligible residents have received at least a first dose and 59% of eligible...
02/04/2021 JOINT STATEMENT FROM ALLEGANY, CATTARAUGUS, CHAUTAUQUA, ERIE AND NIAGARA COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH REGARDING TRAVEL AND QUARANTINE Upcoming school breaks raise concerns about travel-based COVID-19 cases
02/01/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT COVID CASES AMONG ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL STAFF AND STUDENTS ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT COVID CASES AMONG ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL STAFF AND STUDENTS
02/01/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY OF FORMER HEALTH COMMISSIONER DR. ARNOLD LUBIN Dr. Lubin passed away on January 27, 2021
01/29/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES VACCINE DISTRIBUTION UPDATE Nursing home data show 86% of eligible residents have received at least a first dose; 8% of Erie County’s population has received a first dose
01/28/2021 WESTERN NEW YORK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON WRESTLING WESTERN NEW YORK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON WRESTLING  
01/26/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CANCELS ADDITIONAL COVID VACCINE CLINICS DUE TO LACK OF SUPPLY Appointments at ECC South on Friday, January 29 and ECC North and ECC South on Saturday, January 30 will be rescheduled
01/25/2021 FOLLOWING REVIEW OF NY FORWARD SPORTS AND RECREATION GUIDANCE, ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES HIGHER-RISK SPORTS CAN PROCEED The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is providing the following information for schools, coaching staff, athletes, parents of student-athletes and youth and adult amateur sports leagues in...
01/20/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL COVID VACCINE CLINIC CANCELLATIONS BASED ON LACK OF SUPPLY All ECDOH Vaccine Appointments for January 23-27 are Cancelled at ECC North and ECC South
01/16/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CANCELS COVID VACCINE PODS BASED ON LACK OF SUPPLY All Vaccine Appointments for January 18 through 20 are Cancelled
01/14/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDES STATEMENT RELATED TO NYS MICROCLUSTER GUIDANCE ENFORCEMENT ECDOH public health sanitarians will apply “yellow zone” criteria to all permitted food service facilities that are currently located in “orange zones.”
01/11/2021 COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY STATEMENT FROM THE ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY STATEMENT FROM THE ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 
01/01/2021 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL NARCAN TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR WINTER 2021 Free online classes with morning, noon and evening options

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