Governor Cuomo Announces More Areas of Niagara County Added to the Yellow Micro-Cluster Zone
Yesterday afternoon Governor Cuomo announced the expansion of the Yellow Micro-Cluster Zone in Niagara County. The areas under the Yellow Zone Micro-Cluster will now include the following:

The entirety of the cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls and North Tonawanda, the towns of Lockport, Niagara, Pendleton, and Wheatfield, and the Village of Lewiston. Also included are portions of the towns of Cambria, Lewiston, Newfane, Hartland and Royalton.

Under the Yellow Zone designation the following restrictions will be in effect:

  • House of Workshop: 50% capacity
  • Non-Residential Mass Gatherings: 25 people maximum, indoors and outdoors
  • Businesses: Remain open
  • Dining: Indoor and outdoor dining allowed, maximum four(4) people per table
  • Schools: Remain open, 20% of staff, students must be tested on a weekly basis

Click here, to see the map and to enter your address to see if you are impacted by these changes.

Note, the changes to the Yellow Zone announced by Governor Cuomo on Monday, December 14th will take effect for businesses on Wednesday, December 16th, and for schools on Monday, December 21st.
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