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COVID-19 Statistics Update

In the United States, there are currently over 374,000 COVID-19 cases, and there have been over 12,000 deaths. In New York State, there have been 138,836 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 5,489 deaths statewide with 731 deaths in the last 24 hours. Despite the highest one-day death total yet, Governor Cuomo believes that […]


COVID-19 Statistics and Mental Health Resources

In the United States, there are currently over 258,000 COVID-19 cases, and there have been 6,600 deaths. In New York State, there are now more than 113,000 COVID-19 cases, and there have been 2,935 deaths statewide with 562 deaths in the last 24 hours.  Allegany County’s statistics as of noon on April 4, 2020, are […]


Helpful Business Resources For COVID-19, All In One Place

BELMONT –  The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all to evaluate our priorities, consider the impact of our daily actions, and has drastically changed normal life as we know it.  Through it all, our highest priority in the Western NY Wilds is the health, safety, and well-being of our community members, who we encourage […]


COVID-19 Statistics April 2, 2020

04 02 20 Updated Statistics Allegany County Press Release April 2, 2020  COVID-19 Statistics In New York State, there are now more than 92,000 COVID-19 cases, and there have been 2,373 deaths statewide. Allegany County’s statistics as of 4:00 p.m. on April 2, 2020, are as follows: Confirmed Cases:  13 COVID-19 Related Deaths:  1 Total […]


Closure of County Route #49 (Hillcrest Road) in the Towns of Rushford and Caneadea

April 2, 2020 Department of Public Works 7 Court Street, Room 210 Belmont, NY 14813 Phone: (585) 268-9230 Fax: (585) 268-9648 For Release:             Immediately Contact:                     Justin D. Henry, Public Works Superintendent Phone:                       585-268-9230 Closure of County Route #49 (Hillcrest Road) in the Towns of Rushford and Caneadea  Please be advised that effective Monday, April 6, […]


COVID-19 Statistics and Launch of Local Take 5 for NY

In the United States, there are currently 186,101 COVID-19 cases, and there have been 3,603 deaths. The CDC reported that 1,110 of the 186,101 cases were travel-related, 3,128 were close contact cases, and the remaining 181,863 are still under investigation. In New York State, there are now 83,712 COVID-19 cases, and there have been 1,942 […]


COVID-19 Recovery for Local Governments, Non-Profits and Healthcare

The link to access information provided on FEMA DR4480 is: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4480 If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please reach out to the NYS Public Assistance Chief Andrew Martin at: andrew.martin@dhses.ny.gov or 518-598-7290. This webx and call in is completely separate of anything to do with the stimulus package or other federal funding. Right […]


Mental Health Resources Available in Allegany County – How To Get Help For You or A Loved One

March 31, 2020 Mental Health Resources Available in Allegany County How To Get Help For You or A Loved One Belmont, New York- Allegany County Community Services and the Allegany County Suicide Prevention Coalition wish to stress the importance of seeking help for individuals who are struggling with emotional, mental, and social well-being. Confidential services […]


March 31, 2020 Allegany County Updated Statistics and Recovery

March 31, 2020 Allegany County Updated Statistics and Recovery The Allegany County Department of Health would like you to know that the 107 people released from isolation or quarantine includes some of our positive cases and other sick individuals who have recovered and are well. “People are recovering from COVID-19. They would not be released […]


Allegany County COVID-19 Updates

Earlier today the Health Department released that Allegany County suffered its first death from the COVID-19 virus. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the individual who has died. The health and safety of all Allegany County residents is our top priority, and we ask that everyone do their part […]