News & Press Releases

Archived Press Releases by Year:
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04/26/2017 National Sleep Awareness Week; Sleep Deprivation Can Adversely Affect Physical & Mental Health   PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
04/24/2017 World Immunization Week & National Infant Immunization Week
04/20/2017 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day; Unused, Unwanted Drugs Can Be Surrendered on April 29th between 10AM--2PM PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
04/19/2017 April is Alcohol Awareness Month; Talk to Your Children About Drinking & Drug Use
04/07/2017 April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month; We All Can Play a Part in Building Community, Building Hope   PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein and the
04/03/2017 Erie County Celebrates National Public Health Week; Recognition for Unsung Heroes who Keep Our Community Safe! PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
03/31/2017 Dates for May & September Rabies Clinics; Hugely Popular Program Vaccinates Dogs, Cats & Ferrets for Free! PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
03/30/2017 Community Trainings in Opioid Overdose Recognition & Naloxone Use Learn how to recognize the signs & symptoms of an opioid overdose, administer naloxone (Narcan) & take necessary follow-up steps. 
03/30/2017 Erie County Department of Health Offers STD Testing; Confidential Service Provided at 608 William St. (Buffalo) Clinic PRESS RELEASE
03/22/2017 Friday, March 24th is World TB Day; Tuberculosis Remains a Life-Threatening Problem in the United States PRESS RELEASE
03/19/2017 National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25th; Program Poison Control Hotline (800) 222-1222 in your Phone!