With only one region in New York State really controlling the spread of COVID-19. According to the most recent state COVID-19 update, released Sunday, October 3 (with data for Saturday, October 2) by the Governor's Offices, Western New York has a COVID-19 positive rate above the statewide average.

Here's a look at the 7-day average percentage of positive tests for each region for Saturday, October 2:

Statewide - 2.44%

Capital Region - 3.69%

Central New York - 5.19%

Finger Lakes - 4.39%

Long Island - 2.97%

Mid-Hudson - 2.34%

Mohawk Valley - 4.94%

New York City - 1.34%

North Country - 5.56%

Southern Tier - 3.30%

Western New York - 4.31%

Here are all the places in WNY requiring proof of vaccination and what you need to know:

Here's Where You'll Need to Show Proof of Vaccination In WNY

If you are looking to get vaccinated, there are a couple of pop-up events this week hosted by the Erie County Department of Health:

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Catholic Charities, located at 228 Albany Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, from 10 am to 2 pm.
Pfizer Dose 1
Pfizer Dose 2
Pfizer Dose 3
Pfizer Booster Dose
Moderna Dose 1
Moderna Dose 2
Moderna Dose 3

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Villa Maria College, located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14225, from 11 am to 2 pm.
Pfizer Dose 1
Pfizer Dose 2
Pfizer Dose 3
Pfizer Booster Dose
Moderna Dose 1
Moderna Dose 2
Moderna Dose 3

Saturday, October 9, 2021
All High Stadium, located at 2885 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214, from 11 am to 4 pm.
Pfizer Dose 1
Pfizer Dose 2
Pfizer Dose 3
Pfizer Booster Dose
Moderna Dose 1
Moderna Dose 2
Moderna Dose 3

You can get more info and register here. You can also get vaccinated in the privacy of your home by calling Call (716) 858-2929 to make an appointment. It's free for Erie County residents who are age 12 and older.

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