The WBLK team is keeping you as up-to-date as possible in regards to all things COVID-19 both within our WNY community, the state of New York and the country at large.
Erie Co. Close To Being a Community of "High Risk Transmission"
The increase in new COVID-19 cases has Erie County on the verge of a milestone
What You Need To Know To Go To Canada Now That The Border Is Open
Don't be surprised by the new border crossing rules
It’s a Monumental Day Eh! Canadian Border Finally Re-Opens
It's the day many Americans have patiently waited for. The Canadian border is finally open to non-essential travel. Here's what you need to know before you go.
There's A New Delta Plus COVID Variant- Will It Come To New York?
Cases of COVID-19 are surging due to the delta variant, there is now a new version of that mutation called the delta plus. Will it come to New York?
Oh Deer! Did New York White-Tailed Deer Have COVID?
Studies have been done that indicate that white-tailed deer in four states have tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. Although not all white-tailed deer have presented with the antibodies, about thirty percent have. What does this mean for the deer population in New York and should we be worried that they are carriers?
New York City Will Require Proof of Vaccination to Attend Live Concerts
A recent negative COVID test will no longer suffice.
Governor Andrew Cuomo Encourages Businesses to Mandate Customers Be Vaccinated
Should private businesses start mandating vaccines? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo thinks so.
Canadian Border Agency Guards Vote To Strike
If the more than 8,500 border agents do go on strike, that will have a major impact on the Canadian border reopening to non-essential travel
Disney Parks To Require Face Masks Again as COVID Cases Surge
See Disney's list of requirements for an acceptable face mask.
Masks Making a Comeback in New York? Governor Cuomo Reviewing CDC Recommendations
The face masks may have to be put back on in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo is reviewing the latest Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, recommending indoor mask-wearing returns, even for those who are vaccinated.
Erie County Is On Track For Indoor Mask Mandate?
Erie County is on track for another indoor mask mandate, according to Mark Poloncarz.
Cuomo Urging Private Businesses In New York State To Only Allow Vaccinated People
Governor Cuomo urges private businesses in New York State to do this.