ECDOH Provides NYS Update to COVID-19 Guidance for Schools

Erie County Department of Health Updates for Schools on NYS Guidance Regarding COVID-19 The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) offered another update to school district superintendents and non-public school administrators today. Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein and members of the ECDOH school team reviewed the

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Importance of Screening for Cervical Cancer

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HIGHLIGHTS SCREENING FOR DETECTION AND VACCINE FOR PREVENTION DURING NATIONAL CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH ERIE COUNTY, NY – January is National Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Erie County Cancer Services Program is offering this reminder about regular screening and vaccination as

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Erie County DOH Sends Out COVID-19 Kits

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SENDS NEARLY 40,000 COVID-19 TEST KITS TO VILLAGE, TOWN AND CITY EMERGENCY MANAGERS Mass distribution effort scheduled in most municipalities for Saturday morning ERIE COUNTY, NY – The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is coordinating a distribution of nearly 40,000 COVID-19

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ECDOH Updates Schools, Families on Test to Stay Program

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH UPDATES SCHOOLS, FAMILIES ON TEST TO STAY PROGRAM ERIE COUNTY, NY – The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) issued significant changes to its Isolation and Quarantine guidance late in the evening on Tuesday, January 4. As the Erie County Department

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Omicron, Vaccines, Variants, and Boosters

By Annette Pinder Here we are again, experiencing the alternative reality that brought fear to everyone during the early days of the pandemic. We shouldn’t be here, but here we are. Why? Because fear of the only way out of the pandemic — our truly miraculous vaccines

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Erie County Mask Requirement for Indoor Public Spaces

ERIE COUNTY AND ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCEMASK REQUIREMENT FOR INDOOR PUBLIC SPACES Mask requirement is first phase of potential measures designed to reduce COVID-19 infections ERIE COUNTY, NY – With COVID-19 cases and COVID-19-related hospitalizations increasing significantly in Erie County, County Executive Mark Poloncarz and

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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANNOUNCES NARCAN TRAINING SCHEDULE

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force are announcing the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.   Virtual trainings are offered in a

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Prom-Themed Teen Vaccination Clinics May 1

Calling all High School Kids! Miss Out on Going to the Prom? Go to a Prom-themed Vaccination Clinic! Free giveaways, graduation party supply coupons offered to high school students who get vaccinated at SUNY ECC South, SUNY ECC North and McKinley High School. On Saturday May 1,

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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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Erie County DOH Cancels COVID Vaccine Pods

All Vaccine Appointments for January 18 through 20 Are Cancelled! ERIE COUNTY, NY – The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is announcing the cancellation of all scheduled ECDOH COVID-19 vaccination Points of Distribution Clinics (PODs) for Monday, January 18, Tuesday, January 19, and Wednesday, January 20.

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