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

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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. The spoke about why it's so important for restaurants to adhere to Governor Cuomo's order to only offer takeout or delivery and the consequences to violating that order. Dr. Burstein gave tips for how parents can help protect their children.

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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