Health Alerts & Advisories

2020 Health Alerts & Advisories 





UPDATED VERSION: Commissioner’s Standing Order Directive for Medical Professions and Individuals Who Collect Specimens for Covid-19 Testing in Erie County

06/02/2020 HEALTH ALERT 355 Update 


Health Category Definitions:

  • Health Alert Flash: Conveys the highest level of importance due to a large-scale, catastrophic public health emergency; warrants immediate action or attention
  • Health Alert Priority: Conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention to a health problem or situation
  • Health Advisory: Provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action
  • Health Update: Provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; no immediate action necessary

Previously Issued Health Alerts & Advisories

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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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