Communicable Disease Dashboard

Communicable Disease Update for September 21, 2023

(updated at 10:30 am on 9/21/2023)


Persons Currently Hospitalized in County due to COVID or COVID complications^

Positive Cases

(does not include at home tests)

Per 100k (7-Day Average)*

CDC COVID-19 Hospital Admission Level**

7 (9/19)




^This number includes people currently hospitalized in Chautauqua County facilities due to COVID-19, and does not include residents who are hospitalized outside of Chautauqua County.

* https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/positive-tests-over-time-region-and-county - calculated using PCR tests only

** As of May 11, 2023, the CDC is no longer tracking COVID-19 transmission or community levels. Hospital admission level is the new community guideline based off individuals admitted to the hospital for COVID-19 complications.  



To view the full Chautauqua County COVID-19 Wastewater Analysis Dashboard visit:


Dunkirk Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are moderate

Jamestown BPU Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are moderate

South & Center Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are moderate

Westfield Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are moderate

Please Note: As of June 2023, Chautauqua County will be reporting COVID-19 Intensity instead of RNA copies per liter. This change in reporting takes into account amount of flow processed by the treatment plant and the amount of fecal matter within the wastewater. To view historic wastewater data from Dunkirk and Jamestown BPU please visit the County Dashboard at the link listed above.

COVID-19 Levels in NYS Wastewater by County
To view the New York State Wastewater Surveillance Network Dashboard, visit: https://mbcolli.shinyapps.io/SARS2EWSP/#


Influenza (Flu):

Number includes people who have tested positive for influenza since July 1, 2023, in Chautauqua County. CDC recognizes the active flu season to be October through the following May.


Flu A


Flu B

CDC New York State Flu

Activity Level





Streptococcus (Strep):

Number includes strep groups A and B, as well as, strep pneumoniae infections since July 1, 2023, in Chautauqua County.

Current Strep Cases

Total Cases in 2022





Resources for Additional Information:

COVID-19 Data in New York

Includes data at various levels (ZIP code, regional, statewide) for positive COVID-19 tests over time, reinfection, variants, breakthrough cases, hospitalizations, fatalities, hospital bed capacity, vaccination progress, demographic vaccination data, ZIP code vaccination data, and more.


Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 United States Cases by County

Map of cases, deaths, and hospital admissions by U.S. County.