Disease Intervention Services

As of Monday, March 23, questions about Disease Investigation and partner notification will be answered by phone. Please call (716) 858-4960 during regular business hours.

Program Overview

Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) interview individuals infected with a sexually transmitted diseases (STD) to obtain information about the infected person's partner(s) and also educate the infected person about STDs. The DIS then locate the identified partner(s) and encourage each one to get tested and treated for STDs.

This program aims to decreases STD illness rates in Erie County. Locating, testing and treating individuals who are infected with an STD, or at high risk of infection, helps stop the spread of disease in our community.

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Program Contact

Liza Gabriel-Austin
HIV/STD Program Supervisor, SDIS
608 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
Phone: 716.858.7853
Fax: 716.858.8332
Email: Liza.Gabriel-Austin@erie.gov

Frequently Requested



Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

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