Take Precautions During Extreme Heat!

Heat-related illness a concern during scorching weather: Buffalo & Erie County Public Libraries available as cooling centers ERIE COUNTY, NY – This week’s expected run of extremely high temperatures and high humidity levels is prompting this warning from the Erie County Department of Health: stay cool, stay hydrated,

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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REMINDS RESIDENTS OF TRAVEL ADVISORY

Slow the spread of COVID-19 in New York State by preventing travel-based transmission of this disease! ERIE COUNTY, NY— Governors in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut announced a travel advisory on June 25, 2020, that requires all individuals traveling from states with significant community transmission of

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Opioid Intervention Courts Study

Do Opioid Intervention Courts work? UB study will provide the answer BUFFALO, N.Y. — The nation’s first Opioid Intervention Court (OIC) was established in Buffalo in 2017 after — in a single week — three traditional drug-treatment court defendants fatally overdosed on opioids before their second court

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Take Time to Get a Flu Vaccination!

ERIE COUNTY, NY— No, it’s not too late. In addition to holidays and sweater weather, winter brings with it the flu season. This year, experts are warning that flu season may be particularly severe. The Western New York flu incidence remains low, but is expected to rise

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