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Epidemiology & Disease Control


Erie County Department of Health
Epidemiology/Disease Control Program
95 Franklin Street, Room 978
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-7697
Fax: (716) 858-7964

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Disease Control is responsible for:

  • Monitoring the community for the presence of communicable diseases
  • Providing information on communicable diseases, including preventative measures, to members of the medical community, the public, and individuals exposed to communicable diseases
  • Investigating outbreaks or unusual occurrences of disease, then instituting or recommending appropriate control measures
  • Investigating foodborne illnesses that occur in Erie County
  • Coordinating follow-up on animal bites; providing information on the treatment and risk of rabies
  • Compiling a community health assessment that provides information on births, deaths, etc., as a resource for planning or evaluation