Vector Information (rodents, mosquitoes, ticks, etc)

What is a Vector?  
A vector is an organism that transmits disease by conveying pathogens from one host to another, serving as a route of transmission.

Note: Bed bug, cockroach or other insect infestations are not a disease vector!  

Related Programs 
Additional Information

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
Rabies, Disease & Vector Control Program
503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-961-6800 (For Emergencies after regular business hours: 716-961-7898)
Fax: 716-961-6880
Map of Campus (PDF)
Area Served: Erie County, NY

Frequently Requested



Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

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

ECDOH Locations