Erie County Begins Micro-Cluster Protocol

Governor Cuomo announced that parts of Erie County will go to a Yellow Zone, no red zones.

Below is a description of the Yellow Zone, according to the state.

Yellow Zone — Precautionary Zone

  • Houses of Worship: 50 percent capacity
  • Mass Gatherings: 25 people maximum, indoor and outdoor
  • Businesses: Open
  • Dining: Indoor and outdoor dining, 4 person maximum per table
  • Schools: Open with mandatory weekly testing of students and teachers/staff for in-person settings. The New York State Department of Health will establish a percentage of teachers and students/staff who need to be tested by Friday.