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Erie County gets poor marks when it comes to social distancing

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 11:52:12-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County isn't making the grade when it comes to social distancing.

According to data compiled by the site Unacast, Erie County gets a C when it comes to how well people are embracing the idea of social distancing. Experts believe social distancing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Erie County Executive, Mark Poloncarz tweeted his dismay over the findings on Wednesday, saying "Please be better people!"