The Centers for Disease Control has released updated COVID-19 booster guidelines, allowing additional booster doses for certain populations, and can be found on the CDC website. The community level is “low” in Allegany County with 38 new COVID cases reported last week, and one additional death. The local positivity rate is at 1.72 percent, with the state reporting 1.6 percent. The percentage of fully-vaccinated Allegany County residents rose to 55.8 percent. Both testing and vaccination clinics are continuing by the Allegany County Health Department.