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County Health Reports Higher COVID-19 Hospitalization Rates

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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced this week that all adults 18-years-old and above who had a COVID-19 vaccination over six months ago could obtain a booster shot. This comes in hand with findings from Erie County showing an increase in hospitalizations and airway assistance in ICUs.

Most Recent Covid Deaths in County Related to Unvaccinated

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In recent data released by the Erie County Department of Health, the underlying cause of all of recent deaths from COVID-19 is not completing the vaccine regimen. The county has started to see a higher percentage of people test positive for the disease in recent weeks, and the area is now considered a “substantial risk” for transmission, an elevation over “moderate.”

EA Boys and Girls Club to Host Vaccination Site

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The Erie County Department of Health continues to host vaccination sites to combat COVID-19. One is scheduled at the Boys & Girls Club of East Aurora on Wednesday, Aug. 4, the department of health will have a clinic at the club from 4 to 7 p.m.