News & Press Releases

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01/13/2017 Erie County Receives National Recognition for Emergency & Disaster Preparedness; National "Public Health Ready" Project Cites ECDOH's Capabilities
01/11/2017 Free Cervical Cancer Screening for Uninsured; Early Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer Saves Lives
01/04/2017 Infant Caregivers Warned of Increased Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (“SIDS”) during Cold Weather; Departments of Health and Social Services Encourage Safe Sleeping Practices for Babies and Infants PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
12/16/2016 Drowsy Driving Can Be Deadly; Whether a Short of Long Drive, Be Well-Rested
12/13/2016 Bitter Temperatures & Wind Chill Forecasted; Don't Be Caught "Out in the Cold" Unprepared! PRESS RELEASE
12/12/2016 Successful Drug Drop-Off; Unused & Unwanted Drugs Safely Disposed of by Burning PRESS RELEASE
12/09/2016 Winter Weather Safety Reminders; Stay Warm and Safe with these Timely Tips!   PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
12/08/2016 Public Forum on Addiction Recovery--December 12th; Public Invited to FOR-NY Recovery Talks: Community Listening Forum on Addiction & Recovery PRESS RELEASE
12/07/2016 HOPE Buffalo Hosts Community Forums; Bringing the Plan to Reduce Teen Pregnancy by 30% to the Community PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
12/06/2016 Free January Rabies Vaccination Clinic; ECDOH Vaccinated 4,635 Pets at 6 Clinics in 2016 MEDIA RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
12/05/2016 Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccination! -- National Influenza Vaccination Week Reminds Public to Roll Up Their Sleeves
12/02/2016 Drug Drop-Off Monday, December 5th; Unused & Unwanted Drugs Can be Surrendered from 10am--6pm in Cheektowaga   PRESS RELEASE
11/28/2016 ECDOH Recognizes World AIDS Day; Number of HIV Infections Continues to Rise Despite Treatment Advances PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
11/22/2016 HOPE Buffalo Trains Primary Care Providers; How to Offer Confidential Counseling to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate
11/21/2016 Holiday Food Preparation Safety Reminders;   PRESS RELEASE