Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on January 13, 2021
Genesee County’s grim toll of coronavirus deaths increases by two.
In the latest report from the county health department issued late yesterday, shows two more people who resided at Genesee Senior Living have passed away from the virus.
Both were over 65. It brings the county’s death toll since the start of the pandemic to 37.
If you would like to receive a COVID-19 test, the county has several appointments available for tomorrow.
The drive through testing is available at the Fire Training Center on State Street Road from 1 until 4 in the afternoon.
You must first register on-line: https://on.ny.gov/3beJV5T
County officials are taking to the air to issue a COVID-19 update.
County Manager Matt Landers will appear tomorrow on WBTA’s Main and Center program to talk about local vaccine distribution.
That program begins at 9:05 tomorrow morning on WBTA AM, FM and online.
At 10:30 tomorrow morning, Landers will be joined by public health director Paul Pettit for a live COVID-19 media briefing. WBTA will broadcast that briefing from the county office building beginning at 10:30 tomorrow morning.
Western New York Congressman Chris Jacobs weighs in on the effort to invoke the 25th amendment to remove president Trump from office.
The non-binding measure passed last night.
Jacobs, a solid Trump supporter, said the 25th amendment was not intended to be a means of punishment.
Jacobs remains silent of the matter of impeachment. A vote in expected on that matter later today.