Covid-19 Report From Allegany County

March 22, 2020

FROM ALLEGANY COUNTY CHAIRMAN CURT CRANDALL:

Allegany County employees continue to maintain operations and are working hard to serve the public; however, effective immediately all County facilities will have very limited access to the public. To echo Governor Cuomo’s message this morning – Stay Home, Stop the Spread, Save Lives.

Governor Cuomo has mandated that all Department of Motor Vehicle transactions must be done online.

Here is what we know as it pertains to Allegany County:

• COVID-19 Statistics for Allegany County as of 2:00 p.m. on March 22:
Confirmed Cases: 2
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 67
Negative Cases: 42
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 23
• For COVID-19 questions and information:
Call: 585-268-9700 (Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Weekends: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.com
Website: www.alleganyco.com
Facebook: Allegany County, NY, Government
• Mental Health Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
• Effective at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, all non-essential businesses statewide will be closed.
• All non-essential gatherings are prohibited
• Practice social distancing of at least six feet from others
• Transfer Stations remain open; however, we have limited staff working and social distancing measures are mandatory so please keep this in mind when utilizing these facilities.

Allegany County supports Matilda’s Law – To protect New York’s most vulnerable populations, including individuals age 70 and older, those with compromised immune systems, and those with underlying illnesses, Allegany County residents need to stay home and limit home visitation to immediate family members or close friends in need of emergency assistance.

We thank you for your continued cooperation during this difficult time.