May 15, 2020
A State of Emergency is hereby declared in Allegany County, effective 10:00 p.m. on May 13,
2020. This local State of Emergency is being declared as a continuation of our March 14 and April 13,
2020, declaration due to the ongoing public health impacts of the Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19),
which the World Health Organization has designated as a world-wide pandemic.
Allegany County currently has had numerous cases of COVID-19 to date, and the situation is
rapidly evolving, and the threat of this virus is imminent to the citizens and visitors of Allegany
County. It is necessary that Allegany County be proactive and fully prepared to deal with its
As the Chief Executive of Allegany County, I, Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman of the Board, exercise
the authority given me under Section 24 of the New York State Executive Law, to preserve the
public health and public safety and hereby rend all required and available assistance vital to the
security, well-being, and health and safety of the citizens of Allegany County.
This State of Emergency does not in any way impact travel at this time.
I hereby direct all departments and agencies of Allegany County to take whatever steps necessary
to protect life, health, property, public infrastructure and provide such emergency assistance
Local emergency orders may be enacted subsequent to this declaration. This State of Emergency
will remain in effect for thirty days or until rescinded or renewed by a subsequent order.
Dated: May 13, 2020 •,\ V \U.’- •,.
Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman
Allegany County Board of Legislators
Carissa M. Knapp /
Allegany County Administrator