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

Program Responsibilities 

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

Reportable Diseases & Forms

Data 

Food Facility Inspection Reports 

  • This information is searchable by facility name, first letter of the facility name or municipality