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Edward Rath III
District 6

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202
Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8895
Email: edward.rath@erie.gov

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Legislator Rath partners with Rite-Aid for Community Flu Clinic

Legislator Edward Rath is partnering with local Rite-Aid Pharmacy locations to offer a Community Flu Clinic to residents who wish to vaccinate against influenza. Each year, the County Department of Health advises residents to get a flu vaccine. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications.

Legislators Dixon and Rath join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon and Edward Rath attended Saturday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Delaware Park, honoring the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY and all involved with fighting this terrible disease. On behalf of the Erie County Legislature, Legislators Dixon and Rath presented WNY Chapter Executive Director Leilani Pelletier with a proclamation at the walk.

September 2016 Column - Issues with county roadways go much deeper than potholes

On June 28 we learned that New York State was providing towns and counties with state funding for roads through PAVE NY. I may not agree with our Governor often, but I agree with him on this issue when he stated in his announcement: “PAVE NY funds strategic investments in local roadways, helping ensure roadways across the state are in good repair, remain reliable for motorists and able to help foster regional economic growth for years to come.” In Erie County we must prioritize our investment in our infrastructure. It is the foundation of everything else we do in this community.

Legislator Rath announces free rabies clinic scheduled for Sept. 14 at ECC North

Erie County Legislator Edward Rath encourages pet owners to attend the County’s upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets especially as the county is facing an outbreak.

August 2016 Column - Legislature holds hearings focusing on emergency services, ability to respond to calls

During the past month The Erie County Legislature called two important informational hearings to look into how our region responds to emergencies. As the Chairman of the Public Safety Committee I thought it was critically important to focus on these issues.