(WIVB) – The Chautauqua County Board of Health is ramping up enforcement of COVID-19 rules.
It says social gatherings are driving up case numbers in Chautauqua County.
The board will go after people who host or promote social events.
Offenders will be slapped with a maximum fine of $15,000.
Businesses are also being put on notice. They’ll be fined up to $2,000 a day if they aren’t in line with the state’s rules.