COVID-19 Antibody Tests Available to Erie County

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO OFFER COVID-19 ANTIBODY TESTS TO ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS ERIE COUNTY, NY – Starting Tuesday, May 19, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will offer a series of clinics for COVID-19 antibody testing throughout Erie County. The antibody test conducted by

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Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban Starts Today

American Lung Association Applauds New York State as New Tobacco Control Measures Go Into Effect Albany, NY (May 18, 2020) – New tobacco control measures, included in the New York State budget, went into effect today, May 18, 2020. The provisions prohibit the sale of all tobacco

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Roswell: New Strategy for Treating Pancreatic Cancer

Roswell Park Team Proposes Strategy for Making Pancreatic Tumors Respond to Checkpoint Inhibition New study provides rationale for combining targeted therapies with anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy Most pancreatic cancers do not respond to immune checkpoint inhibitors In lab, combination of CDK4/6 inhibitors and MEK inhibitors slowed tumor growth Targeted

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Neighborhood Health Centers Taking Steps to Protect Patients

Neighborhood Health Center continues to follow the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and Erie County Department of Health (Erie County DOH) and is still providing needed care to new and established patients. More information can be found on

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Restaurants Open for Take-Out

A Big Thank You To All of These Restaurants! ERIE COUNTY BUFFALO 100 Acres at Hotel Henry Adolf’s Old First Ward Tavern Allen Burger Venture Amy’s Place Amici’s Anderson’s (Delaware Ave) Ashkers – Elmwood Bacchus Wine Bar Bada Bing Barrel and Brine Bertha’s Diner Betty’s Billy Club Byrd

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ECMC Announces COVID-19 Testing Sites

ECMC redirects Medicaid funds enabling 27 sites in 17 priority zip codes across Amherst, Buffalo, Dunkirk, Jamestown, Lockport, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Williamsville communities BUFFALO, N.Y – Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMC) today announced 10 community health center and primary care practice organizations have

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Kaleida Health Update – COVID-19

Kaleida Health today released the following updates regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic: KALEIDA HEALTH UPDATES ON COVID-19 by Michael P. Hughes, MBA, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, Kaleida Health May 13 FREE TRAUMA THERAPY FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS – Kaleida Health and CWA Local 1168 have teamed up to offer

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Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy in COVID Cancer Patients

Roswell Park to Assess Immunotherapy Combination in Cancer Patients With COVID-19 Combination of rintatolimod and interferon alfa first proposed by Dr. Pawel Kalinski as cancer treatment Rintatolimod and interferon alfa first combined in Roswell Park cancer studies New trial will be first to combine rintatolimod and interferon

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ECMC Left Out of Federal Funding to Hospitals

HELP ECMC GET FEDERAL FUNDING TO HOSPITALS AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC BY CONTACTING YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE! Background As a frontline urban safety net hospital, as well as Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma hospital, ECMC responded quickly to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic when,

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FDA Combats Fraudulent COVID-19 Medical Products

Beware: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Combat Fraudulent COVID-19 Medical Products Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on the agency’s efforts to combat the extremely concerning actions by companies and individuals that are exploiting or taking advantage of widespread fear among

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