COVID-19: Stay Home to Stay Safe

There is currently no vaccine available to protect against COVID-19


Prevention against COVID-19 includes:

  • Staying home as much as possible!
  • Covering your face when coughing or sneezing
  • Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol when soap and water is not readily available
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
    • Practice social distancing
    • Maintain 6 feet between yourself and others as people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus
    • Disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily

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If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone that has tested positive for COVID-19, please share this information with dispatch when calling 9-1-1. Additionally, if you have trouble breathing and/or a fever, please do not be alarmed if our crews arrive in full protective equipment including, gloves, gowns, and masks.

We want to thank you for your support during this time, stay safe!


Interactive COVID-19 Map Tracker

The map shows the known locations of coronavirus cases by county. For total cases and deaths: Circles are sized by the number of people there who have tested positive, which may differ from where they contracted the illness.

Erie County NY Department of Health

COVID-19 Information Line: (716) 858-2929

New York State Department of Health

COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-364-3065

Centers For Disease Control

Questions: 800-232-4636