As we all know, the Covid-19 pandemic has been extremely hard on the bar and nightclub business owners. According to WIVB 27 businesses have had violations.

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In the upstate New York area bars and restaurants seem to be doing ok when it comes to following the rules, In my opinion. According to WIVB  Governor Andrew Cuomo, said this is mainly a downstate problem, the Governor also stated.

I understand the plight businesses has gone through, but it's about enforcing the law, we also have to protect the public health, and we accomplish nothing if we role back these rules and regulations on bars and restaurants.

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Here's a list of the bars and restaurants in Erie County that have violated the Governor's orders:

Erie Swannie House LTD
Erie Toralti & Marfurt Restaurants Inc.
Niagara Mr. Quigley's Inc

According to the SLA, their violations are still in effect.

I have been to a few bars and restaurants in Buffalo since the pandemic. It is important that the owners of these establishments make sure that they are enforcing the rules, not only for their business to be compliant but also for the safety of the customer.

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According to WIVB, Governor Cuomo added, the crackdown on bars violating the safety procedures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19,  is supported by bar and restaurant owners.