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
Fax: (716) 961-6880
Regular Business Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
For Emergencies after regular business hours, please call 716-961-7898