Health & Wellness

September 30, 2020

The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed four additional cases of COVID-19 among residents within the county Wednesday. The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is 16; 209 have recovered, and six have died. According to a news release issued by the health department, the ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed three COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing to 227 the number of county residents who have tested positive since March. The county's active positive COVID-19 caseload is 12; 209 residents have recovered, and six have died. According to a news ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department added five new cases to its caseload on Monday. The new cases bring the total number of positive tests to 224 since testing began in March.  According to a county news release, the 220th confirmed case is a female health care worker from the southeast ...

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Two female health care workers from Cattaraugus County have tested positive for the coronavirus, the county health department announced Sunday. Both report being in direct contact with a positive COVID-19 person and not having significant travel history. The two news cases bring the total number ...

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OLEAN, NY — Kim Johnson, RN, received the third-quarter Nightingale Award, a quarterly recognition of nursing excellence determined by nominations from the medical staff at Olean General Hospital. “Kim is well respected by her peers and is a great asset to Olean General Hospital,” medical staff ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed an additional case of COVID-19 among residents within the county Saturday. The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is six; 205 have recovered, and six have died. According to a news release issued by the health department, the 217th ...

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A sixth Cattaraugus County resident has died from COVID-19 related complications, the county health department announced Sunday. The department also announced that one more resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing to 216 the number of county residents who have tested positive ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY —  The four new St. Bonaventure coronavirus cases that were added to the New York Department of Health’s COVID-19 tracker Tuesday did not test positive in Cattaraugus County.  “We probably did not need to report those, but to be completely transparent, we wanted the state to ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department announced two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. The new cases bring the new total positive COVID-19 cases found in Cattaraugus County since late March to 215. Seventy-four of the cases have been reported since Aug. 21. According to a press ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure has confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing its total since Aug. 1 to seven, Tom Missel, the university’s chief communications officer, told TAPinto Greater Olean via email Wednesday.  According to Missel, all four individuals are currently isolated ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — As St. Bonaventure University begins its fifth full week of in-person instruction, it finds itself in a rare situation.  As colleges and universities across the country, including many in New York, battle with growing coronavirus outbreaks, SBU has confirmed just three ...

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Cattaraugus County confirmed its 212th case of COVID-19 Sunday. The latest case is a woman who lives in the southeast corner of the county. She denies any significant travel history but reports being in direct contact with a positive COVID-19 person, according to news release from the county ...

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Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed four additional cases of COVID-19 among residents within the county on Friday. The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is 14; 192 residents have recovered, and five have died. According to a news release issued by the health department, ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two additional cases of the coronavirus Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 207, according to a press release issued by the department.  The 206th case is a woman who lives in the southwest quadrant of the county. She came into contact with ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — The university began randomized coronavirus surveillance testing on Monday.  According to Tom Missel, SBU’s chief communications officer, St. Bonaventure plans to test 50 to 60 percent of the non-student athlete population over the next eight weeks. The university will test ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. These three new cases bring the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus since late March to 205. Sixty-four of these cases have been reported since Aug. 21. According ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two more cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. The new case brings the number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus since late March to 202. Sixty-one cases have been reported since Aug 21. According to a press release issued by the ...

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New York State’s COVID-19 infection rate was 0.99% on Saturday, the 37th consecutive day the rate has remained below 1%, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sunday. Saturday’s infection rate in the state’s Western New York region was 2%, the highest rate in the state. The Central New York region also ...

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A fifth Cattaraugus County resident has died from COVID-19 related complications, the county health department announced Sunday. The department also announced that three more residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing to 200 the number of county residents who have tested ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed its 197th case of the coronavirus Thursday.  According to a press release issued by the department, the latest case is a young female who lives in the southeast quadrant of the county. She is asymptomatic but reports being in direct contact with ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Tuesday, the university added a third case of coronavirus to its case tracker, indicating that two of the cases are active. The tracker provides no details about the person who tested positive.  Also, on Tuesday, the Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed a new ...

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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday voiced strong concerns over coronavirus outbreaks on college campuses. “Colleges are a problem and will continue to be a problem,” he said during a briefing reporters. Cuomo said the outbreaks are a problem throughout the nation, as well as within New York ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed one case of COVID-19 in the county Tuesday. The new case brings the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus since late March to 196. Fifty-five of the cases have been reported since Aug 21. According to the ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — One SBU student-athlete tested positive for coronavirus during last week’s initial screening of approximately 320 athletes and a handful of athletics staff members who work closely with them.  According to a statement issued by the SBU athletic department, the individual ...

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The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two more cases of COVID-19 in the county on Monday. The two new cases bring the total number of county residents who have tested for the virus since late March to 195. Fifty-four of the cases have been reported since Aug. 21. According to a ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Members of the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team will not attend classes Monday because they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for Covid-19. The Department of Athletics notified faculty Monday about the potential exposure but has not yet ...

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Two additional cases of COVID-19 in Cattaraugus County were confirmed by the health department in a Sunday evening news release. The 192nd confirmed case is a woman living in the northeast quadrant of the county, according to the release. She denies any significant travel history or being in ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University officials have suspended 28 students who gathered together in Gardens Apartments East A, one of the university’s on-campus residence halls, on Saturday evening.   A student who hosted the gathering that led to the suspensions spoke to TAPinto ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY - University officials are suspending 28 students after breaking up a large-scale gathering at an on-campus apartment Saturday night.  According to multiple students, the incident occurred at Garden Apartment East, which is located on the east side of campus, and the ...

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  The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed four additional cases of COVID-19 Saturday, bringing the county's total to 191 since the end of March. In a news release issued at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, the health department noted the county has 34 active cases and 153 residents who have ...

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