Communicable Disease Dashboard

Communicable Disease Update for May 22, 2024

(updated at 1:30 pm on 5/22/2024)


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

Positive Cases*

Since May 15, 2024

CDC COVID-19 Hospital Admission Level**

2 (5/21)




^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.

* calculated using PCR tests only per New York State regulations.

** 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 low

Jamestown BPU Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are low

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

Westfield Sewer District: COVID-19 Levels are low

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 May 1, 2024, 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 cases in Chautauqua County.

Total Cases in 2024

Total Cases in 2023




Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV):

Number includes people who have tested positive since start of New York State reporting in Chautauqua County.

Positive Cases

 Since May 15, 2024

Positive Cases

 Since May 1, 2024




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.