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Open Letter to Our Friends and Neighbors in Allegany County

March 29, 2020 Board of Legislators County Office Building, Room 201 7 Court Street Belmont, New York 14813 Phone: 585-268-9222 For Release: Immediately Contact:          Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman Carissa M. Knapp, County Administrator Office Phone: 585-268-9222 Open Letter to Our Friends and Neighbors in Allegany County On March 14 a State of Emergency was declared […]


Allegany County COVID-19 Cases Jump to Six (6)

March 28, 2020                                                                   For Release:  Immediately Contact:          Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman Carissa M. Knapp, County Administrator Office Phone:  585-268-9222 Allegany County COVID-19 Cases […]


ALLEGANY COUNTY IDENTIFIES THIRD and FOURTH CASES OF COVID–19

The Allegany County Department of Health identified our third and fourth cases of COVID-19 today, Saturday, March 28, 2020.  “We have already reached out to all direct contacts of the positive cases to ensure they are quarantined and/or isolated from the public,” said Brittney Schuld, Director of Patient Services for the Health Department. What we […]


Disaster Funds Available for Non-Profits Through FEMA

DHSES Recovery has asked us to conduct outreach to you regarding the start of applicant briefings for the COVID-19 Response under the Major Disaster Declaration FEMA-4480-DR issued for the State of New York by President Trump on 20 MAR 2020. On April 2, 2020, FEMA Recovery will begin holding applicant briefings for Region 5 WNY […]


Office for the Aging Still Open for Business

Medicare Insurance Counseling: We understand that individuals will continue to turn 65 or become Medicare eligible despite the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our office continues to provide Medicare insurance counseling to our community.  We are doing these insurance appointments via telephone, but we are here to help with your insurance needs. Congregate Centers: All Congregate Centers will […]


COVID-19 Statistics and Protocol

While Allegany County’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at two (2), New York State has become the U.S. epicenter of the virus outbreak with 44,635 confirmed cases, 6,481 hospitalizations, 1,583 ICU admissions, and 519 deaths.  The number of cases may actually be much higher than the confirmed case count indicates as many that contract […]


New COVID-19 Statistics and Protocol from Chairman Crandall and Administrator Knapp

While Allegany County’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases remains at two (2), New York State has become the U.S. epicenter of the virus outbreak with 44,635 confirmed cases, 6,481 hospitalizations, 1,583 ICU admissions, and 519 deaths.  The number of cases may actually be much higher than the confirmed case count indicates as many that contract […]


3-26-2020 Update COVID-19 Statistics, Resources, and Reaching Out

March 26, 2020                                                                                     For Release:  Immediately Confirmation:  Curtis W. Crandall, Chairman Carissa M. Knapp, County Administrator Office Phone:  585-268-9222     COVID-19 Statistics, Resources, and Reaching Out   As of 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, Allegany County’s COVID-19 statistics remain the same as yesterday:   Confirmed Cases:  2 Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  98 […]


Update on Guidance and Testing for COVID-19 in Allegany County

We are pleased to release the following COVID-19 statistics for Allegany County as of 11:00 a.m. on March 25: Confirmed Cases:  2 Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  98 Released from Quarantine/Isolation:  90 Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  8 Although this is great news for all of us, we must continue to practice social distancing, remain diligent with personal hand […]


Social Services in Allegany County Update 3/25/2020

Press Release March 25, 2020 For Release: Immediately Confirmation: Edna B. Kayes, Social Services Commissioner Office Phone: 585-268-9622 Social Services in Allegany County We are experiencing everyday changes here in DSS. We will continue to do our best to keep you updated. If you have any questions or concerns, give us a call at (585)268-9316 […]