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The site, which is updated periodically, shows trends in traffic to retail stores, grocery stores, parks, workplaces and more. The reports show how visits and length of stay at different places change compared to a baseline using the same data used to show popular times for places in Google Maps.
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Super Hero Alliance of WNY
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
April 07, 2020 - 4:23 pm
On Tuesday afternoon, members of the Super Hero Alliance of WNY and Mental Health Advocates of WNY gathered at ECMC to show support for frontline workers.
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Broadway Market Pickup
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
April 07, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Broadway Market begins curbside pickup program, which allows customers to remain in their vehicles.
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Flatten the Curve
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Brian Mazurowski
April 07, 2020 - 8:57 am
“I personally would like to see at least five or six days (of positive numbers),” said Dr. Kevin Shiley, Catholic Health’s Director of Infection Prevention and Control.
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Tesla site in South Buffalo. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tesla site in South Buffalo. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
In a video posted to Youtube, Tesla engineers show some of what they have been doing to try and repurpose car parts to create ventilators.
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Hospital Bed
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WBEN Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 10:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (Investigative Post) - Western New York’s hospitals were in dire financial shape coming into 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic — with the attendant costs in equipment, staffing and, perhaps most damagingly, lost revenue — is going to compound their problems.
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Broadway Market
Broadway Markey/WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany
WBEN Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Broadway Market, one of the most popular places in the Queen City during Easter Week will be open despite the COVID-19 pandemic and will also be offering curbside pick-up. Mayor Byron Brown announced Friday that the market’s year-round tenants will remain open, with social distancing guidelines...
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Brendan Keany
WBEN Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown Sunday on WBEN Buffalo Mayor, Byron Brown announced on Sunday that 28 Buffalo Firefighters have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus while 21 Buffalo Police officers have also tested positive for the virus. Brown also noting that 42 firefighters are also on...
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Coronavirus
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WBEN Newsroom
April 03, 2020 - 2:59 pm
A vast majority of Western New Yorkers with private health insurance will be relieved to know that BlueCross BlueShield, Independent Health and Univera are waiving out-of-pocket costs associated with COVID-19 testing and treatment.
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Triage tent set up outside Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Triage tent set up outside Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
On Thursday, Kaleida Health CEO Jody Lomeo told WBEN that capacity is getting more and more limited by the day. Friday, Catholic Health CEO Mark Sullivan detailed how their hospitals are dealing with the new day-to-day influx of patients.
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