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Allegany County Announces: Mask Up In All County Buildings, Regardless of Vaccination Status



Belmont, NY: Allegany County is currently at a Substantial Risk of COVID-19 transmission according to CDC criteria. In response, we are amending the County Safety Plan masking requirements. Effective August 19, 2021, we will reinstitute masking and social distancing protocols. If you are visiting the County Building, Court House, or any County facility, you will need to once again bring your mask and wear it.

Allegany County has been elevated to a Substantial Risk of COVID-19 transmission designation by the CDC.

The County Safety Plan has been amended effective August 19, 2021. All EMPLOYEES AND VISITORS, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS, must wear face coverings and social distance while inside County buildings or other inside work locations. Face coverings are not required for outdoor work activities.

  • Employees must wear face coverings at all times when in direct contact with members of the public, in shared hallways & stairwells, in any public use areas, and when they are unable to maintain 6′ social distancing.
  • Visitors must wear face coverings at all times and should maintain 6’ social distancing whenever possible.

Questions can be directed to the safety personnel at the entrances or by calling 585-268-9217.

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