News & Press Releases

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09/26/2016 Don't "Fall" into Flu Season Without Protection--Changing Leaves? Time for a Flu Shot! PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
09/22/2016 ReadyErie App New free app informs Erie County residents during emergencies. 
09/16/2016 1,000+ Pets Receive Rabies Vaccine in 3 Hours; Clinic at ECC North is Tremendous Success
09/14/2016 WNY FURTASTIC PET ADOPT-A-THON Features Furry Family Friends; September 17th Event Features Pet Adoptions, Health and Wellness, Products, & Family Fall Fun
09/14/2016 Physicians Trained to Use Buprenorphine; Drug Helps Those with Addiction to Opioids
08/31/2016 3 Free Rabies Clinics in September; Increase in Rabid Animals Enforces Need for All Pets to be Vaccinated  
08/29/2016 International Overdose Awareness Day; Global Event to Raise Awareness of Overdoses and Reduce Stigma of Drug-Related Deaths ERIE COUNTY, NY— On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, local officials, members of the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force, and representatives from v
08/21/2016 Vaccines Are Vital for Healthy Babies; Give Them The Best Start to a Lifetime of Good Health  
08/14/2016 Preteens & Teens: Ensure a Healthy Future; Parents--Be Sure They Are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations!   PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
08/12/2016 Canalside Candlelight Memorial; Remembering Those Lost to Opioid Addiction PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstei 
08/12/2016 Staying Cool in Extreme Heat & Humidity; Those Most at Risk Encouraged to Take Necessary Precautions
08/11/2016 Rabies Vaccine Airdrop Efforts to Begin Mid-August; Program Aimed at Reducing Incidence of Rabies in Local Wildlife Population  
08/09/2016 Visit ECDOH at the Erie County Fair! Free Health Screenings and Information PRESS RELEASE From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
08/07/2016 Pregnant Women—Protect Yourself and Pass Protection on to Your Baby; Vaccinations Protect You and Those Around You   PRESS RELEASE
08/05/2016 Fresh Water Swimming Safety Tips; Don't Drink the Water! PRESS RELEASE
08/03/2016 Vaccines Are Not Just for Kids; Vaccines Protect You and Those Around You PRESS RELEASE  From the Office of the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Gale R. Burstein
08/01/2016 Opiate Epidemic Task Force Announces REAP Program; Law Enforcement Agencies to Participate in Rapid Evaluation for Appropriate Placement Program