No Quarantines Required for COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Individuals

No quarantine for those who are fully vaccinated, says the New York State Department of Health. If you are exposed to someone who is positive for COVID-19 and you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, you do not need to quarantine for 10 days if you are fully vaccinated. This moves us toward getting […]

ACDOH Schedules Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics in Bolivar and Belfast

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is offering Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations in 2 additional locations.  You must call the Health Department for an appointment at 585-268-9250 and press #4. SAVE THE DATES Wednesday, May 19, 2021 -Bolivar Fire Hall, 460 Main Street, Bolivar, NY-4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., by appointment -2nd dose at Bolivar […]

Allegany County Proclaims May Older Americans Month

Whereas, Allegany County includes a growing number of older Americans who have built resilience and strength over their lives through successes and difficulties; and Whereas, Allegany County benefits when people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds are included and encouraged to share their successes and stories of resilience; and Whereas, Allegany County recognizes our need […]

Allegany County Proclaims May 9 – 15, 2021 as Police Officer Week

WHEREAS, by Presidential Executive Order and Resolution of the Congress, May 15 of each year is recognized as Peace Officer’s Memorial Day, honoring all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty; and WHEREAS, the week in which Peace Officer Memorial Day falls is celebrated as National Police Week, recognizing the important […]

Allegany County Proclaims May as Mental Health Month

WHEREAS, mental health is part of overall health; and WHEREAS, mental health helps to sustain an individual’s thought processes, relationships, productivity, and ability to adapt to change or face adversity; and WHEREAS, mental illness adversely affects those abilities and can be life-threatening in nature; and WHEREAS, many people experience times of difficulty and stress in […]

Allegany County Proclaims May 16-22, 2021 as Emergency Medical Services Week

To designate the Week of May 16-22, 2021, as Emergency Medical Services Week EMS STRONG; STONGER TOGETHER WHEREAS, emergency medical services are vital public service; and WHEREAS, Allegany County has groups of dedicated emergency medical providers who save lives and reduce disabilities of the critically ill or injured through their training and skill 24 hours […]

Allegany County Proclaims May Community Action Month

Community Action Month WHEREAS, Community Action has made essential contributions to individuals and families across this Nation by creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities; and WHEREAS, Community Action is a robust state and local force connecting people to life­ changing services and creating pathways to prosperity in 99 percent of all American counties; and WHEREAS, […]

Reminder to Slow Down for Slow-Moving Vehicles

The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, Ardent Solutions, Allegany County Traffic Safety Board and Allegany County’s Slow-Moving Vehicle Safety Advisory Board would like to remind motorists that with warmer weather arriving; drivers, especially in our rural areas, should keep an eye out for slow-moving vehicles such as farm equipment, road construction equipment and horse and buggies.  […]

COVID-19 May 3 – May 9, 2021 Statistic Update

Allegany County’s statistics are as follows on the attached charts.  The attachments give the data for the time period from May 3 through May 9, 2021. Daily updates Monday through Friday are available on the County Dashboard at This dashboard provides a snapshot of the data as it is available at approximately 3 p.m. […]

COVID-19 Positive Cases on the Rise

The Allegany County Department of Health (ACDOH) is seeing a small increase of COVID-19 positive cases. April 30 saw 18 new positive cases, May 1 had 15 new positive cases, and May 2 had 17 new positive cases for a total of 50 new positive COVID-19 cases in a 3-day period. We are also seeing […]