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Health Care Resources


Healthy People 2020 http://www.healthypeople.gov

New York State Department of Health   http://www.health.ny.gov/

Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/sgr.htm

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, National Guideline Clearinghouse http://www.guideline.gov 

Local Resources

Erie County Department of Health: 858-7690 http://www.erie.gov/health/

Erie County Medical Center Web Site, click on the link to Health Information: http://www.ecmc.edu

The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Western New York: 851-4052

WNY/Rochester Regional Osteoporosis Resource Center Bone Phone: 862-2663

Partners for Prevention Cancer Screening Services of Erie County: 886-9201

WNY Coalition for Diabetes Prevention: 858-7695

Cultural Diversity Committee of the American Diabetes Association: 835-0274

Asthma Coalition of WNY: 691-5864

Minority Asthma Coalition: 816-0634

Grandparenting (or Relatives as Parents) Support: Contact 858-8081 for community-wide resources

WNY Safe Kids: Children's Hospital: 878-7109

Erie Niagara Tobacco Free Coalition: 845-3407

Minority Health Coalition: 883-7588, 835-7251

Cancer Information Services: 1-800-4-CANCER

NYS Smoker's Quit Line 1-866-697-8487

Senior Health Links

United States Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov

Healthfinder http://www.healthfinder.gov

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahcpr.gov

Administration on Aging http://www.aoa.gov

The National Women's Health Information Center    http://womenshealth.gov/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration http://www.samhsa.gov

United States Food and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov

United States State and Local Gateway: Health http://www.health.gov/statelocal/

Healthy People 2010 http://www.health.gov/healthypeople/

National Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov

United States National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov

Cancer Information Service http://cis.nci.nih.gov/contact/contact.html

National Cancer Institute http://www.nci.nih.gov

Cancer Net http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

National Institute on Aging http://www.nih.gov/nia/

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov

National Center for Injury Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/

New York State Office for the Aging (follow links to health information)   www.aging.ny.gov

New York State Department of Health http://www.health.state.ny.us

Erie County http://www.erie.gov

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://www.cms.hhs.gov

Medicare http://www.medicare.gov