Thursday, August 9, 2012
Erie County Fair Starts Today
About one million people are expected as The 173rd annual Erie County Fair is starting in the Buffalo area. Gates open this afternoon, and the fair runs through August 19. Those attending agriculture fairs where swine is present should be very careful. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 12 new cases of swine flu in three U.S. states. Some advice from health officials; never eat, drink or put things in your mouth while in animal areas and don’t take food or drink into animal areas.