COVID Virus

 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Prevent Getting Sick: Wash your hands often, put 6 feet of distance between yourself and people who do not live in your household, cover your mouth and nose with a mask when around others, cover coughs and sneezes, clean and disinfect, and monitor your health daily.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call your primary care physician. If you do not have a doctor, call an urgent care facility before going. Always call ahead if you have signs and symptoms.

Social Events and Gatherings

Niagara County (Western NY Region) is in Phase Four — Social gatherings are only permitted if 50 or fewer are in attendance. 

Source: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/travel-large-gatherings-and-quarantines

Masks & Face Coverings: Individuals must wear face coverings when they are in public and are within six feet distance from other individuals; or in a situation or setting where they are unable to maintain six feet of distance from other individuals; or in a public or private transportation carrier or for-hire vehicle.

CDC Considerations for Event & Gatherings: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/considerations-for-events-gatherings.html


NYS Quarantine Travel Advisory for Entering or Re-Entering New York: New York State has issued a travel advisory for anyone entering New York from a state that has a significant degree of community-wide spread of COVID-19. If you have traveled from within one of the designated states with significant community spread, you must undertake a precautionary quarantine when you enter New York for 14 days from the last day you were in a designated state. This does not apply to any individual passing through a designated state for a limited duration (i.e. less than 24 hours) through the course of travel, or essential workers.

For a list of states that meet the criteria for required quarantine, visit https://ny.gov/states

To complete the Welcome to NY Traveler Health Form, visit https://forms.ny.gov/s3/Welcome-to-New-York-State-Traveler-Health-Form

New York State Health Department regulates
hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home care and hospice. If you have a question or a complaint about a health care facility, call them at:

Hospitals:

(800) 804-5447

Nursing Homes:

(888) 201-4563

Home Care and Hospice:

(800) 628-5972

Adult Care and Assisted Living:

(866) 893-6772

Crisis Services

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental or emotional distress, including thoughts or plans of suicide or harm to others, call the Niagara County Crisis Services 24-Hour phone line at (716) 285-3515 for free, confidential support, information and referral. If it's an emergency situation, please call 911. There is Help - There is Hope.

Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay Healthy.

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