News & Press Releases

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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
11/17/2016 HOPE Buffalo Initiative Launched; Goal to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy Rates by 30% by 2020
11/16/2016 Get Smart About Antibiotics Week; ECDOH Raises Health Threat of Antibiotic Resistance Fueled by Unnecessary Use PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
11/15/2016 Cleanup Efforts at Bethlehem Steel Fire Site; ECDOH Recommends Basic Precautions
11/11/2016 ECDOH Statement on End of City of Lackawanna Evacuation
11/09/2016 Health Concerns Related to Lackawanna Fire; Precautions to Take to Keep Your Family and Pets Safe
11/07/2016 Burstein Statement on Recall of Mad300 Mucosal Atomization Device for Naloxone Kit; Potential Defect in Foam Atomizer for Naloxone Kits Spurs Recall of Devices; Medication Contained inside is still Viable, Effective PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
10/26/2016 ECDOH Recognizes National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; Children Most at Risk—Key is Knowledge & Prevention! PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
10/24/2016 Halloween Safety Tips; Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe! PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein 
10/11/2016 Update on Foodborne Illness Outbreak; Suspect Food Product Removed from All Mighty Taco Locations on October 6th PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein