Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP Commissioner of Health

Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP, Commissioner of Health

The mission of the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is to promote and protect the health, safety, and well-being of Erie County residents through active prevention, education, enforcement, advocacy and partnerships.

What's Happening in Erie County, NY Department of Health
Lead Testing in School Drinking Water Information

On September 6th legislation was signed into law requiring all school districts and boards of cooperative education services in New York State to test potable water for lead contamination and to take responsive actions.

Drug Drop-Off Event

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Free breast screening with mammography, diagnostics and access to treatment coverage for uninsured as well as the underinsured women who may have a high deductible plan with unaffordable out of pocket costs.

Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Naloxone Use

Narcan Kit

Participants will learn how to recognize the signs & symptoms of an opioid overdose, administer naloxone (Narcan) properly & take necessary follow-up steps.