The Erie County Health Department provides the latest public health updates regarding COVID-19.
There were 437 reports from 16 August to 22 August, with an average of 62.4.
The new case count reflects only reported cases and is not a definitive indicator or actual case count in Erie County.
During the same period, the Ministry of Health reported four COVID-related deaths. This brings the death toll in 2022 to 137.
1,762 vaccinations and boosters were given. This will increase the total number of people vaccinated he to 184,558.
Find a vaccine near you
- Text zip code to 438829
- Visit Vaccines.gov
- Phone 1-800-232-0233
For a list of local vaccination sites, visit eriecountypa.gov/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine.
I take the test
For a list of local sites offering free testing, visit eriecountypa.gov/covid-19/covid-19-testing-information.
According to the health department, the benefits of vaccination are that it helps the body ward off serious illnesses and reduces the likelihood of requiring hospitalization.
Boosters can help increase the effectiveness of vaccines against COVID-19 and protect against variants. Based on Erie County data, those boosted are:
- 1 in 7 chance of getting COVID-19
- 14 times less likely to die from COVID-19
For news delivered directly to youSubscribe to our JET 24/FOX 66/YourErie.com breaking news, daily news, and severe weather mailing lists
If you have any concerns or questions about vaccines, ask your healthcare professional or contact the Erie County Health Department at 814-451-6700.