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COVID-19 Virus    2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Niagara County COVID-19 Case Mapping

NY State Test Results Tracking By County

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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.

At the current time, the best thing you can do is stay home, wash your hands often and stay 6 feet from others if you must go out. Be sure to follow proper recommendations on masks or face coverings.

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 due to significant community transmission, visit This is based upon a seven-day rolling average, of positive tests in excess of 10%, or number of positive cases exceeding 10 per 100,000 residents.

Complete the Welcome to NY Traveler Health Form here:

NY Traveler Health Form

NY Forward: Reopening of Business Guidance

View New York Reopening Guidelines

Cloth Masks for Essential Businesses

Essential businesses may email Emergency Management if they are in need of cloth masks:

Goggles for Hair Salons & Barbers

Hair salons/barbers in need of goggles may email Emergency Management:

COVID-19 Testing

For a listing of COVID-19 Testing Center Availability

Find a Test Site Near You - Interactive - Enter Your Zip Code

Testing through Niagara County Department of Health
We have been working vigilantly to increase sample collection for COVID-19 testing. Enhanced sampling will aid in quickly identifying positive cases, isolating those persons and mitigating spread of the virus.
We offer free drive through sample collection every Wednesday through the NCDOH. Pre-registration is required. Essential workers who directly interact with the public while working may call our Nursing Division at 716-278-1900 to pre-register.

Get Tested - Essential Workers

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH is currently testing for COVID-19 at NCCC.

To register for the NYS COVID-19 drive-thru site at Niagara County Community College
(3111 Saunders Settlement Rd, Sanborn, NY), call 1-888-364-3065 or visit:

Testing at WellNow Urgent Care
COVID-19 virus and antibody testing currently available:
7432 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Niagara Falls 371-4260
3190 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield 799-1002
For more information (i.e. wait time):

Contact Tracing

New York State is looking to immediately fill the following roles:
Contact Tracers, Team Supervisors, and Community Support Specialists. Click here if you or someone you know is interested in applying to be part of the Contact Tracing Team:

NYS on Pause Restriction Hotline

Concerns regarding social distancing, gatherings or operation of non-essential business should call the NYS on PAUSE Restrictions hotline.

Important Links and Resources

Niagara County COVID-19 Updates


Restaurants that provide take-out options


NY State Info on Coronavirus


New York State Department of Health FAQs


Governor Cuomo's Executive Orders

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Guidance for Determining Workforce Reduction


CDC: Guidance and More

CDC Guidance

CDC Frequently Asked Questions


Niagara County LCTV Updates on Coronavirus

LCTV Updates

COVID-19 Health Scope show w/Public Health Director-28min

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Fact Sheet for Older Adults and People with Chronic Conditions

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How to protect yourself and others from COVID-19

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How to Make Your Own Cloth Face Covering

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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:


(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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