Dr. Gale Burstein, the Commissioner of the Erie County Department of Health, talked with Yasmin Young about how the coronavirus is affecting WNY.

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Yasmin Young had a chance to speak with Dr. Burstein about a variety of topics related to COVID-19 here in WNY, specifically Erie County. Dr. Burstein gives an update on the number of confirmed cases (which changes frequently). She also speaks about the importance of social distancing, the populations most at risk and resources that are available here in Erie county.

The Erie County COVID-19 hotline number is 716-858-2929. Dr. Burnstein recommends you visit Erie.gov/COVID19 and Erie.gov/COVIDMap.

First responders and essential personnel who need childcare can go to WNYChildren.org.

"Child Care Resource Network continues to match essential front line workers in need of child care with child care programs that have temporary vacancies." ~ Child Care Resource Network

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