CenteringPregnancy For Expectant Moms

A new prenatal program at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, called CenteringPregnancy, is bringing expecting mothers together for sharing Area women who are expecting a baby are discovering a new way to share their experience with one another — and their obstetrician – at the OB/GYN Center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Called CenteringPregnancy, it’s a group healthcare model... »

Federal Meats–Proud to be Part of the Buffalo Community

By Shannon Traphagen Local butcher shops are becoming few and far between, but many people are beginning to wake up to the values of shopping small and local. Buffalo communities and those seeking an alternative to the big box stores are part of a growing market that demands small-scale alternatives for buying their meats. Consumers are comforted in knowing where their meat comes from, how it̵... »

Tasting Tuesdays

Tasting Tuesdays Announced at the Botanical Gardens Buffalo, NY The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. announces summer hours and Tasting Tuesdays at the Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Gardens will be open from 12:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesdays from June 20 through August 22 (open regular hours 10am-5pm on July 4). Tasting Tuesdays will be held on the same dates (except July 4) ... »

Tick and Lyme Disease Warning

Niagara County Health Officials Warn Against Tick Exposure and Lyme Disease Risk “The deer tick that transmits Lyme disease is present throughout the Northeastern United States, including Western New York and Niagara County,” said Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton. Lyme disease is caused when an infected tick bites the skin and stays attached long enough (typically more than 48 hours) to inj... »

Niagara Community Partnership Project

Conference Unites Partners – Niagara Community Partnership Project           More than 140 representatives from community-based organizations across Niagara County will focus on delivering better care through improved collaboration when Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center hosts a daylong conference Wednesday at Four Points by Sheraton in Niagara Falls. Attendees wi... »

ECMC Emergency Department Project

NYSDOH APPROVES ECMC’S NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROJECT Required state approval clears way for new state-of-the-art Trauma Center/Emergency Department BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has unanimously approved ECMC’s Certificate Of Need (CON) for construction of the hospital’s future Trauma Ce... »

The University at Buffalo Helps Create Conversation Around Social Innovation

By Shannon Traphagen Many of us have gone through an experience in our working lives when we realize that we’d like to do more to help create social change, have impact in our community, or just help those around us. The University at Buffalo’s (UB) School of Management, in collaboration with the School of Social Work, and Blackstone LaunchPad are helping businesses and organizations c... »

Protect Yourself from Ticks

Protect Yourself from Ticks Common Sense Prevention & Alert Observations are Recommended ERIE COUNTY, NY— After another mild Western New York winter, the number of ticks in Erie County may be increased compared to previous years. More ticks could lead to more people exposed to tick borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, which is widespread in Erie County. This year, Centers for Disease Control ... »

Circuit Clinical Partnership

BUFFALO MEDICAL GROUP & CATHOLIC MEDICAL PARTNERS ALLY WITH CIRCUIT CLINICAL™ Local doctor-led network links patients to clinical drug studies (Buffalo, N.Y.) –Buffalo Medical Group (BMG), one of the oldest and largest physician-directed group practices in New York State, and Catholic Medical Partners (CMP), WNY’s largest Independent Practice Association, have both signed with Circuit Clinical... »

Free Microchipping and Rabies Clinic

NIAGARA COUNTY PLANS FOR NATIONAL PET PREPAREDNESS MONTH WITH FREE MICROCHIPPING FOR COMMUNITY PETS AT UPCOMING RABIES CLINIC In recognition of National Pet Preparedness Month, the Niagara County Department of Health is offering free microchips to dogs at an upcoming free rabies clinic scheduled for June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Hyde Park in Niagara Falls (911 Robbins Drive, Niagara Fall... »

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