Heritage Ministries Partners with CCIDA

Heritage Ministries was recently awarded a substantial $375,000 COVID-19 funding opportunity by the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA), Lisa Haglund, Heritage President and CEO, shared this week. Haglund explained that the loan is a first for both Heritage and the CCIDA, noting that they are

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African American Heritage Commission Creates Unified Tourism Destination

Award-Winning National Firm, Moody Nolan, Tapped to Lead the Effort The Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission is pleased to announce the launch of a community-driven strategic planning process which will guide the redevelopment and future of the Corridor. The goals are to use the planning

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Reddy Bikeshare Releases 2020 Impact Report

Reddy Bikeshare and Independent Health officials announced ridership results from the program’s 5th season, in which more people signed up to ride in 2020 than in the previous four seasons combined. Indicating significant growth in the popularity of biking in Western New York, sign-ups to the program

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Rare Genetic Diseases

Roswell Park is First Site in Region Named a Resource for Patients With Rare Genetic Disease. Living with a genetic disorder that calls for regular monitoring, appropriate treatment and emotional support calls for a multidisciplinary team that works together to coordinate patient care. Those diagnosed with von

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Questions, Answers, Resources – RAPID TESTING 882-0366

UPDATE: February 17, 2021 CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: Erie County has 62,208 cases to date with 1,554 deaths. Niagara County has 14,581 cases to date and 273 deaths. As of Feb. 16, more than 90,400 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since last March and 2,146 have

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Erie County’s Plan to Vaccinate those with Medical Conditions

New York State (NYS) announced that beginning February 15, NYS residents with certain comorbidities and underlying medical condition would be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. NYS will provide the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) with a limited weekly allocation of COVID-19 vaccine to administer to

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Ten Percent of Erie County Have Received One Portion of the Vaccine

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is providing an update on the number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered to Erie County residents, including residents at nursing home facilities in Erie County, based on information provided by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). The NYSDOH Vaccine

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New International Guidelines on Treating COVID-19

The first international guidelines on treating patients severely ill with COVID-19 were published in March 2020. Now, nearly a year later, the organization that published them has issued its first update: Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines on the Management of Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the ICU.

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Nursing Students Get Hands-On Experience

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing has begun a new experiential-learning Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) with BryLin Behavioral Health System this semester. The DEU provides students with another clinical site to gain hands-on experience in the treatment of patients with mental health and substance abuse issues.

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