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Erie County DOH: 11 cases of COVID-19
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 03:15 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will continue to offer regular updates to the media and community on COVID-19. For March 17:
Cuomo: 3-way agreement with Legislature on paid sick leave bill to provide immediate assistance for New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 02:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a three-way agreement with the Legislature on a bill guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The program bill also includes the permanent comprehensive paid sick leave policy first advanced in the governor's FY 2021 executive budget proposal.
Cuomo, AG James temporarily suspend state debt collection in response to coronavirus
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 02:40 pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James announced that - effective immediately - the state will temporarily halt the collection of medical and student debt owed to the state of New York and referred to the Office of the Attorney General for collection, for at least a 30-day period, in response to growing financial impairments resulting from the spread of 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
DiNapoli releases state revenue projection to reflect coronavirus impact
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 02:25 pm
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has issued a revenue projection for the 2020-21 state budget, which reflects an estimate of the economic impact and ongoing volatility stemming from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Eastern Niagara Hospital, Niagara County reach agreement for use of former Newfane hospital
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 02:20 pm
Eastern Niagara Hospital and Niagara County today announced they have entered into a short-term agreement for the use of the former Newfane Intercommunity Hospital for housing quarantined individuals, should it be needed in the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Empower offering jobs to those impacted by COVID-19
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 01:50 pm
People who have lost their jobs or had their work hours cut because of business closings related to COVID-19 are invited to interview for temporary direct care positions at Empower.
Buffalo City Mission announces changes to community partner activity & meal service
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 10:25 am
The Buffalo City Mission announced updates to community partner activity and community meal services - all in response to ongoing developments with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Buffalo Ronald McDonald House response to COVID-19
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 10:25 am
The Buffalo Ronald McDonald House released the following statement:
Lewiston restaurants offering takeout, delivery options
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 10:00 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed all restaurants to close in-house offerings as of 8 p.m. Monday. Eateries were directed to switch over to a takeout/delivery-only model.
Erie County: ECDSS working to combat transmission of COVID-19 virus
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 09:50 am
The Erie County Department of Social Services (ECDSS) is taking measures in an attempt to keep both staff and clients healthy and safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski provides update on services; DMV closed
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 09:45 am
Niagara County Clerk Joseph Jastrzemski on Tuesday announced a series of closing and service curtailments as his office complies with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's mandate to reduce staff reporting to government offices by 50% to promote social distance and curtail the spread of COVID-19.
Some Erie County employees to begin working from home
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 09:40 am
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz on Monday announced the county's on-site workforce will be limited to 50% through March 31 in response to a call from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to impose such limits as a way to further protect the health and safety of the public and government workers during the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Village of Lewiston encourages residents to be smart, stay home
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 09:05 am
"We just want everybody to be smart, and stay healthy, and stay safe," she told a room where the three audience members were seated at a distance from one another, as part of the Centers for Disease Control coronavirus guidelines.
Expert: Six essential media literacy skills for COVID-19 and other crises
Tue, Mar 17th 2020 07:00 am
The general public is receiving information about COVID-19 at a blistering pace and from many different news sources. Factor in amplification from social media - which is how many people receive the news - and it can be difficult to discern what news stories are accurate.
Cuomo signs executive order closing schools statewide for two weeks
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 07:40 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo today signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by Wednesday, March 18, for two weeks ending April 1.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office to 'remain vigilant'
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 07:35 pm
Acting Sheriff Michael J. Filicetti would like to address the decision made by New York state to reduce local government employees by 50% until further notice. Filicetti said all emergency personnel will remain available, which includes our road patrol, communications and corrections.
Niagara Falls Memorial updates revised visitation policy
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 07:20 pm
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center today updated its revised visitation policy to better protect its patients, staff and visitors in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
Cuomo issues executive order allowing state to increase hospital capacity
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:55 pm
During a novel coronavirus briefing Monday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order allowing the state to increase hospital capacity to prepare the state's health care system to handle the potential influx of patients suffering from COVID-19.
Community Missions issues program updates related to COVID-19 pandemic
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:45 pm
Community Missions of the Niagara Frontier President and CEO Robyn L. Krueger issued the following statements on Monday:
Catholic Health implements restrictions for patients, visitors and staff
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:35 pm
With the presence of coronavirus in Western New York, Catholic Health is taking the following steps to protect the health and safety of its patients, visitors and staff, effective March 18:
Town of Wheatfield responds to coronavirus: declares state of emergency
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:30 pm
Town of Wheatfield Supervisor Don MacSwan announced that, in response to numerous directives taken by New York state to address the coronavirus outbreak, the town is updating a number of its service operations and policies for residents.
Niagara County reducing staff
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:20 pm
Earlier today, Gov. Cuomo issued several mandates in the continuing effort to control the spread of COVID-19. One such mandate requires local governments to reduce the number of people reporting to government offices for work by 50% in an effort to promote social distance.
Village of Lewiston scaling back
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 04:00 pm
Yesterday, Niagara County Legislator Becky Wydysh declared a state of emergency for Niagara County as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across New York state. The Village of Lewiston, in consultation with Niagara County, continues to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of our employees, residents and the public.
Seneca Resorts & Casinos temporarily closes in continued response to COVID-19
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 02:55 pm
Per the Seneca Nation president directive released today, all Seneca Resorts & Casinos will temporarily close as of 8 p.m. this evening. This will include the entire resort and casino properties, including bars and restaurants.
Town of Grand Island COVID-19 proclamation issued
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 02:25 pm
Monday morning, Town of Grand Island Supervisor John Whitney issued a proclamation to address the COVID-19 threat and declared a local state of emergency within the Town of Grand Island.
North Tonawanda issues coronavirus update, guidelines
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 02:00 pm
Following in line with the Niagara County State of Emergency declaration, I am directing that all North Tonawanda City Hall activities after 4:30 p.m. each day be canceled until further notice. This is effective starting today.
Erie County provides COVID-19 update
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 02:00 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz and Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein provided an update on COVID-19 in Erie County at a press conference on Monday.
Numerous River Region activities postponed or cancelled; WNY listings
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 12:50 pm
As the coronavirus has taken hold, all schools, bars and restaurants, and many business and community organizations throughout New York state have been forced to take drastic measures with extended closings.
Niagara Falls City School District message to community
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 12:25 pm
The first priority of the Niagara Falls City School District is the health and safety of our students and our families. As part of our continued response to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, schools will be closed for an indefinite period beginning tomorrow Monday, March 16, 2020.
Lewiston Public Library closed
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 12:00 pm
The Lewiston Public Library will be closed indefinitely.
Assembly, Senate postponed
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 11:55 am
Cuomo, Murphy and & Lamont limit crowd capacity for recreational & social gatherings to 50 people
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 11:50 am
Amid what they called "a lack of federal direction and nationwide standards," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Monday announced a regional approach to combating the novel coronavirus - COVID-19 - throughout the tri-state area.
Cuomo: Restaurants to be takeout/delivery only; gyms, movie theaters to close
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 11:00 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced via Twitter, "NY, CT and NJ are taking joint regional action to reduce the spread of #COVID19: Effective 8PM TONIGHT:
Heart, Love & Soul enacts crisis response
Mon, Mar 16th 2020 11:00 am
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and to help keep guests and staff safe, Heart, Love & Soul will continue operating under crisis-response guidelines.
Erie County confirms 4 additional positive COVID-19 cases
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 11:05 pm
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) received results for four additional positive COVID-19 cases in Erie County residents on Sunday evening.
Grand Island Central School District closed until April 20
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 11:00 pm
In accordance with the Erie County Executive recommendation that people avoid large gatherings of more than 50 people, and in light of the declaration of multiple States of Emergency, all Erie County school districts will be closed until April 20, 2020.
Ljiljanich addresses Niagara-Wheatfield families
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 10:55 pm
Niagara Wheatfield Central School District Superintendent Daniel G. Ljiljanich provided the following message Sunday night via the NW website:
Lewiston-Porter superintendent's message to community
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 10:50 pm
Lewiston-Porter Superintendent of Schools Paul Casseri provided this message via the Lew-Port website Sunday night:
Salvation Army taking steps to limit coronavirus exposure
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 06:20 pm
"Salvation Army shelters have been following guidance from county and state health officials to ensure current shelter residents stay healthy while putting procedures in place to get the appropriate care for anyone showing symptoms of the virus. Shelter managers and staff are reviewing procedures for such a situation and are making sure spaces are cleaned and sanitized."
Fallsview Casino Resort, Casino Niagara closing temporarily
Sun, Mar 15th 2020 05:40 pm
Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara will temporarily close all casino and resort operations as a precautionary measure.
 

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