Erie County reports 4 new positive cases of COVID-19


Walter Ang

Erie, PA — County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce four new positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on June 16.

The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County since March 2020 is 21,183 with 475 deaths reported in the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System. This information can be found at

Vaccines for COVID-19 are available for free for residents of Erie County ages 12 years and older. Finding vaccines in nearby locations can be done by:

  • texting your ZIP Code to 438829
  • visiting
  • calling 1-800-232-0233

The public is reminded that unvaccinated community members risk contracting COVID-19 and, if positive for it and even without exhibiting symptoms, can infect their less healthy and under-immunized loved ones.

Being tested can help determine if someone is positive for COVID-19. Free testing clinics are available and open to the public. No insurance is needed and walk-ups are welcome.

The testing clinic scheduled for Saturday, June 19, at Albion Boro Park and Carousel, Albion is canceled.

Clinics for next week:

  • Monday, June 21: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Edinboro Elementary School, 4301 Iroquois Ave.
  • Thursday, June 24: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at General McLane High School, 11761 Edinboro Road, Edinboro
  • Saturday, June 26: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St.

All unvaccinated residents are reminded to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth when near anyone who does not live inside their home, keep a 6-foot distance from others, stay home when feeling ill, wash hands frequently, and limit activities outside of their homes. Questions related to COVID-19 may be directed to Erie County Department of Health at 814-451-6700 or


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