**SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT**

NORTHERN ERIE-
729 PM EDT MON JUL 13 2020

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN TO NORTHEASTERN ERIE 
COUNTY...

AT 727 PM EDT, A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER DEPEW, MOVING 
EAST AT 10 MPH. THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL, WITH AN 
INCH OF RAIN IN AN HOUR POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BUFFALO, CHEEKTOWAGA, WEST SENECA, CLARENCE, DEPEW, AMHERST,
LANCASTER, WILLIAMSVILLE, ELMA AND ELMA CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN EXITS 52A AND 49.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

ERIE COUNTY COVID-19 DATA SHOWS INCREASE IN CASES IN YOUNGER ADULTS

53% of new cases last week were between 20-39 years old,
compared to 30% for all confirmed cases

ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is reporting a noticeable increase in the percentage of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases among the 20-29 year old and 30-39 year old age groups.
COVID-19 diagnostic tests for Erie County residents have maintained a weekly positivity rate of under 1.5% since early June. Yet within that data, the increasing percentage of younger adults testing positive is
concerning to County officials.



“For all confirmed cases, the percentage of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 who in their 20s and 30s is about 30%,” said Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein. “However, for last week’s
data, 54% of new cases – more than half – are seen in those age groups, with nearly one-third of all new cases being in the 20 to 29 age category.” We are also seeing more young adults who are hospitalized.
“Younger adults may be less likely to have severe symptoms, and more likely to go out to crowded locations and large gatherings where one infected person could unknowingly spread COVID-19 to dozens
of others,” continued Dr. Burstein. “That’s a dangerous combination.”
“If this trend continues, it could have dire impacts on our positivity rates and hospitalization numbers, and affect our ability to stay in Phase 4 of NY Forward and open schools,” said County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz. “Younger adults are not invincible and could pass on the disease to others who are more at- risk for being hospitalized or even dying from contracting COVID-19. COVID-19 is still in our community, and we all have a responsibility to protect ourselves and each other from this disease.”


Confirmed new COVID-19 cases by age group for the week ending July 11, 2020:

All Erie County residents should:
• Wear a mask when you can’t maintain physical distancing of at least 6 feet
• Wash your hands frequently with soap and running water
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects
• Avoid large gatherings
• Avoid travel to states listed in the NYS Joint Travel Advisory; if travel is unavoidable, quarantine
for 14 days upon returning to New York
• Stay home if you feel ill
• Consider a diagnostic COVID-19 test. These are available at no cost through ECDOH. Call (716) 858-2929 to schedule, or visit http://www.erie.gov/covidtestsites for a location near you. ECDOH recommends a diagnostic test for anyone who feels they are at risk for COVID-19, those with a recent travel history to states with a high level of community transmission, close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases, and people who have COVID-19 symptoms.

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Erie County Department of Health COVID-19 Information Line – Schedule a Diagnostic Test: (716) 858-2929
Erie County Department of Health, COVID-19 test sites: www.erie.gov/covidtestsites
Erie County Department of Health, COVID-19 data and map: www.erie.gov/covidmap

Newstead Town Board Agenda July 13, 2020

Newstead Town Board

Agenda
July 13, 2020

6:30 p.m. Work Session
7:10 p.m. Public Hearing – Site Plan – 11167 Main Road – (4) Storage Buildings
7:15 p.m. Public Hearing – Local Law # 1 – No Parking
7:20 p.m. Public Hearing – Site Plan – 6 lot Subdivision – Havens Road
7:25 p.m. Public Hearing – Unsafe Building – 6801 Maple Road
7:30 p.m. REGULAR MEETING

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Pledge to the Flag
  4. Approval of Minutes for Regular Meeting 6/22/20
  5. Agenda Changes
  6. Communications – Work Session –
  7. Agenda item questions * See Note
  8. Approval of Bills – Budget Transfers
  9. Committee and Department Head Reports
    A. Highway
    B. Assessor
    C. Code Enforcement / Building Dept.
    D. Town Clerk
    E. Town Attorney
    F. Councilman
    Jendrowski Dugan Burke
    G. Supervisor –
  10. Unfinished Business
    A. Buildings
    B. Planning
    C. Water/Sewer
    D. Grants
  11. New Business
    A. Resolution – Local Law # 1
    B. Resolution – Havens Road Subdivision and Neg. Dec.
    C. Resolution – 11167 Main Road and Neg. Dec.
    D. Motion –
  12. Privilege of the Floor or Question Period * See note
  13. Adjournment

Work Session: 6:30 p.m. –

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