Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP Commissioner of Health

Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP, Commissioner of Health

The mission of the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is to promote and protect the health, safety, and well-being of Erie County residents through active prevention, education, enforcement, advocacy and partnerships.

What's Happening in Erie County, NY Department of Health
HOPE Buffalo Community Forums

Teen pregnancy and reproductive health services for teens 

National Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Week

Got Your Flu Vaccination Yet? It's not too late! Flu season usually peaks in February but continues through May.

Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Naloxone Use

Narcan Kit

Learn how to recognize the signs & symptoms of an opioid overdose, administer naloxone (Narcan) & take necessary follow-up steps. 

Recall Notice

Device used to administer opiate overdose reversal drug recalled

Lead Testing in School Drinking Water Information

On Sept 6, 2016 legislation was signed into law requiring all school districts & boards of cooperative education svcs in NY State to test potable water for lead contamination & to take responsive actions.