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 http://www.healthycommunitynetwork.com/

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

Partners for Prevention Cancer Screening Services of Erie County: 886-9201 http://www.cspwny.org/

WNY Coalition for Diabetes Prevention: 858-7695  http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/conditions/diabetes/coalitions.htm

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

Asthma Coalition of WNY: 691-5864 http://www.asthmacoalitionoferiecounty.org/

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 http://www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-western-new-york

Erie Niagara Tobacco Free Coalition: 845-3407 http://www.tobaccofreewny.com/

Minority Health Coalition: 883-7588, 835-7251

Cancer Information Services: 1-800-4-CANCER

NYS Smoker's Quit Line: 1-866-697-8487 http://www.nysmokefree.com/

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://www.cancer.net/

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

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

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

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

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