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
Suicide Prevention Event for Primary Care Physicians

Sept 8, 2016 from 5pm-8:30pm - This important event will include presentations from community leaders, an update on local and national data, Trauma Informed Care, and safety planning...

Rabies Vaccine Airdrop August 2016

Beginning approximately August 18, 2016, rabies vaccine baits will be distributed over rural and suburban areas and in open areas of the City of Buffalo, using fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Information and instructions for the general public include ...

Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Visit our Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics page for the complete schedule, what to bring, info for pet owners and to learn about the ECDOH Rabies, Disease & Vector Control Program.

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.