UB School of Social Work Creates Resource to Support Instructors During the Pandemic

Faculty and staff members in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work have created an online resource to guide instructors, across disciplines and across different colleges and universities, who are transitioning their classrooms from a traditional seated environment to remote learning. The resource proceeds with the

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Roswell Park, Ellis Medicine Announce Partnership

Ellis Medicine and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center marked a major milestone today with the announcement of an affiliation that will bring new medical oncology services to Ellis Hospital. Ellis is creating a medical oncology/chemotherapy/infusion center at the hospital—and through the affiliation, will expand local access to

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RABIES VACCINE AIRDROP PLANNED FOR ERIE COUNTY

In coordination with Cornell University’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the New York State Department of Health and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will participate in a wildlife vaccination program for rabies using

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National Health Center Awareness Week

The theme for this year’s awareness campaign is: “Community Health Centers: Lighting the Way for Healthier Communities Today and in the Future”! Given all the World, our country, our very own community has endured these last several months, Community Healthcare Centers have stepped up to the plate. 

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Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Successfully Fights Virus

Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Succeeds in Fighting the Virus Dedicated post-acute unit proves valuable in efforts to keep seniors safe BUFFALO, NY – Having successfully and safely assisted in easing the COVID-19 burden on the area’s hospital systems, Elderwood at Amherst recently discharged its last COVID-19 patient from

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Keeping You Up to Date on COVID-19 Coronavirus: Questions, Answers, Resources

UPDATE: August 4 CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: There are 8,626 total positive lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Erie County residents and 669 deaths. Niagara County has 1,457 cases to date and 98 deaths. Listen to an interview with Dr. Gale Burstein on Millennium Health Matters Radio. The

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The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to announce BLAST OUT HUNGER

The food drive and fireworks drive-in at the Hamburg Fairgrounds with support from our partners at Lake Shore Savings Bank, Independent Health Foundation, Tops Friendly Markets, WGRZ-TV and The Buffalo News. The admission will be a bag of non-perishable food to benefit Feedmore WNY.  This is a

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Independent Health deepens its partnership with the Brook Health Companion app

Independent Health today announced it is deepening its  partnership with Brook, the innovative Seattle-based health-technology company that helps  individuals take better care of their health. Based on the expanding needs of its users, Brook is broadening its feature-set to give actionable tools to augment the personalized, on-demand health support provided 24-hours

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ECMC Wins 3-Year Medical Rehab Care Accreditation

ECMC AWARDED THREE-YEAR CARF ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICAL REHAB PROGRAM BUFFALO, NY— The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation’s Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2023. This is the

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Neighborhood Health Center adds second Niagara Street site

A spike in new patients and a demand for services is prompting the Neighborhood Health Center of WNY to open a second clinic on Niagara Street. Neighborhood Health paid $750,000 for the 24,060-square-foot building at 1569 Niagara Street, buying it from Siam Properties Inc. of Amherst, according to documents

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