Influenza Rises in Erie County

Influenza Cases on the Rise in Erie County Surveillance Data Shows Number of New Cases Rising Steadily ERIE COUNTY, NY— Influenza has arrived in Erie County, as well as in the rest of New York State. While generally the flu season here peaks in cases in mid-February, this season’s flu activity has been steadily increasing since mid-December. Influenza is a serious respiratory infection that is res... »

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Black men and women face a higher risk of being exposed to HIV infection ERIE COUNTY, NY—Today is the sixteenth annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (“NBHAAD”), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative designed to encourage Black men and women across the United States to get educated, get tested, get involved, and get treated, as HIV/AIDS continues to devastat... »

Visit ECDOH at the Erie County Fair!

Free Health Screenings & Information ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (“ECDOH”) will be offering a variety of educational and informative activities throughout the twelve-day run of the 177th annual Erie County Fair. The Health Department location is the Marketplace Building on 42nd Street at the Fair Grounds in Hamburg, NY. There will be numerous opportunities to learn im... »