News & Press Releases

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02/17/2017 Tower Foundation Steps Up Again in Fight Against Opioid Abuse; Additional Funds will Support Expansion of Efforts to Train Healthcare Providers
02/17/2017 TOMORROW! WNY's Furtastic Adopt-a-Thon; Pet Adopt-a-Thon Features Your Next Furry Family Member! PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
02/16/2017 Black Balloon Day;
02/10/2017 Influenza Cases on the Rise in Erie County; Surveillance Data Shows Number of New Cases Rising Steadily PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein  
02/07/2017 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Black Men and Women Face a Higher Risk of Being Exposed to HIV Infection
02/03/2017 World Cancer Day is Saturday; 4 Million People Worldwide Die Prematurely from the Disease PRESS RELEASE
01/31/2017 National Wear RED Day is Friday; February 3, 2017 Event Raises Awareness of Heart Disease in Women
01/27/2017 Successful Rabies Clinic in North Buffalo; Total of 554 Cats, Dogs & Ferrets Received Vaccinations   PRESS RELEASE
01/20/2017 Prevent Infections for Baby's Protection; January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
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