Disease Intervention Services

Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) interview individuals infected with a sexually transmitted diseases (STD) to obtain information about the infected person's partner(s) and also educate the infected person about STDs. The DIS then locate the identified partner(s) and encourage each one to get tested and treated for STDs.

This program aims to decreases STD illness rates in Erie County. Locating, testing and treating individuals who are infected with an STD, or at high risk of infection, helps stop the spread of disease in our community.

Program Contact

Liza Gabriel-Austin
HIV/STD Program Supervisor, SDIS
608 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
Phone: 716.858.7853
Fax: 716.858.8332
Email: Liza.Gabriel-Austin@erie.gov

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