Championing Communities of Color

by Judith Fales “I am Black. I am Latina. I am an immigrant. I am a Native American. I don’t know if I should get the vaccine. I can’t get an appointment to get my shot.” These are the people benefiting from pop-up clinics in our community.

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A Team Approach to Successful Patient Outcomes

By Annette Pinder Drs. Marcus and Cindy Romanowski are a husband and wife physician team who love working together. Dr. Marcus is an orthopedic surgeon who focuses on knee and hip replacement. Dr. Cindy is a physiatrist specially trained in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Cindy manages

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A New Treatment for Liver Cancer–Great Lakes Cancer Care

By Annette Pinder The interventional radiology team at Gates Vascular Institute recently completed their first minimally invasive Y-90 procedure called Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer. “SIRT, also known as radioembolization or Y-90, is a procedure in which a small catheter

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Get Outside and Join the Annual Memorial Walk

To support Hospice and Palliative Care of Buffalo. The Virtual Hospice Memorial Walk, presented by Wegmans, will take place on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16. Walkers are encouraged to walk a route of their choice or chose from a predesigned route on either Saturday or

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Questions, Answers, Resources – COVID-19

UPDATE: April 23, 2021 CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: Erie County has 83,918 cases to date with 1,721 deaths. Niagara County has 18,407 cases to date and 317 deaths. NEW VACCINE FINDER:  https://www.vaccinehound.org FIND A VACCINE! TRICKS AND TIPS VACCINE HELP!  https://youtu.be/H66BiAA_Mhk NEW UPDATED GUIDELINES FOR FULLY VACCINATED PEOPLE:

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Premiere of ‘FIGHT FOR GOOD’ in Partnership with Burchfield Penney Art Center!

The Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc., in collaboration with the Buffalo Documentary Project, will premiere FIGHT FOR GOOD, a 20-minute film documenting the Federally Qualified Health Center’s efforts to provide continuous care to underserved patients of color in the face of inequity and systemic racism during

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A Collaboration on First Large Study of Immunotherapy in Black Cancer Patients

A new collaboration between two Western New York cancer research leaders will help oncologists learn whether Black and white cancer patients respond differently to a game-changing immunotherapy treatment, and seeks to improve the safety and effectiveness of these newer drugs in diverse populations. Funded by a two-year,

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Free Drive-Thru Rabies Vaccination Clinics for May

Erie County is offering free rabies vaccination clinics in May! Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. Individuals who are unable to access online registration may call (716) 961-6800 during business hours to schedule an appointment. Pet owners must make an appointment in

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Spectrum Health Launches Video Series

“Spectrum Health Q&A” Premiers for Mental Health Awareness Month Spectrum Health & Human Services debuted a new informational video series on its social media platforms. Called “Spectrum Health Q&A,” the series answers basic questions about counseling, mental wellness, careers in the profession, and other topics in an

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