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 

Food Inspection
Housing and Lodging Inspection
Water Sanitation & Inspection
Public Drinking Water
Septic Systems 
Public Pools & Spas
Body Art Establishment Inspection
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Rabies Prevention
Rodent, Disease & Vector (rats, bats, mosquitoes, ticks, etc.) Control
Tobacco Enforcement


503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Driving Directions
Map of Office Location
Phone: (716) 961-6800
Fax: (716) 961-6880
For Emergencies after regular business hours: 716-961-7898