ECDOH Programs

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Cancer Screening & Education

Cancer Services Program of Erie County
Patient Voices Network
Additional Information

Diseases & Conditions (A-Z Index)

Diseases and Conditions Index

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Program Overview

Under the direction of the EMS Division, Medical Emergency Radio System (MERS) Control serves as the County's emergency dispatch center, dispatching ambulances for the City of Buffalo, NYS Thruway and the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (B.N.I.A.).

Additionally, MERS Control coordinates the countywide ambulance-to-hospital MERS. MERS Control also acts as the after-hours answering point for the Erie County Department of Emergency Services and the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH).


Classes & Trainings  


Alerts, Advisories & Recalls
Related Programs
Additional Resources 
Contact Information

Phone: 716.681.6070
Fax: 716.681.5256
24 Hour Dispatch: 716.898.3696  

Environmental Health

About the Division

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) Environmental Health Division is dedicated to protecting the citizens and visitors of Erie County from biological, chemical and physical hazards that may be present in the food, water and built environment.  Our sanitarians, engineers, nurses, educators and vector control workers:

Environmental Health Programs and Services include 

Children’s Camps
Food Inspection
Housing and Lodging Inspection
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Public Drinking Water
Public Pools & Spas
Rabies, Disease & Vector Control Program
Septic Systems 
Tattoo/Body Art Establishment Inspection
Tobacco Enforcement
Water Sanitation & Inspection


503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Map of Office Location
Phone: (716) 961-6800 (Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; For Emergencies after regular business hours, please call 716-961-7898)
Fax: (716) 961-6880


Jesse Nash Health Center
608 William Street
Buffalo NY 14206

Erie County Health Mall
1500 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14212
(716) 858-8888

501 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo NY 14214

503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo NY 14214

95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

SMART (Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team)

Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (SMART)