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Six more deaths reported at Allegany County nursing home

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 12:03:51-04

BELMONT, N.Y. (WKBW) — Six more deaths have been reported at an Allegany County nursing home that's already been identified as a COVID-19 cluster.

A total of 38 residents and eight staff members have tested positive for the virus at the Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. The Allegany County Department of Health had previously reported the deaths of two residents - a 71-year-old man and an 86-year-old woman.

The county is working with Houghton on contact tracing efforts.

Anyone with a question about a family member at the facility is asked to call (585) 567-2207. General questions about COVID-19 can be directed to the county health department at (585) 268-9250.

If you have questions about a family member residing at the facility, we recommend you call Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center directly at (585)567-2207. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

If you have questions about a family member residing at the facility, we recommend you call Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center directly at (585)567-2207. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

If you have questions about a family member residing at the facility, we recommend you call Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center directly at (585)567-2207. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

If you have questions about a family member residing at the facility, we recommend you call Houghton Rehabilitation and Nursing Center directly at (585)567-2207. If you have general COVID-19 questions, you may also call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585)268-9250 for more information.

total of 38 positive residents and 8 positive staff members.