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
World AIDS Day Dec 1, 2016

Number of HIV Infections Continue to Rise Despite Treatment Advances

Bethlehem Steel Fire

Clean-up Guidance for Individuals

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. 

Recall Notice

Device used to administer opiate overdose reversal drug recalled

Lead Testing in School Drinking Water Information

On Sept 6, 2016 legislation was signed into law requiring all school districts & boards of cooperative education svcs in NY State to test potable water for lead contamination & to take responsive actions.

Drug Drop-Off Event

Please Note: Date changed to Mon, Dec 5, 2016