ECDOH Addresses Rise in COVID-19 Cases

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is offering an analysis on recent increases in new daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Erie County residents. ECDOH and its epidemiology team look closely at COVID test results and case investigation reports on a daily basis. For case investigations,

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What Are You Waiting For? Get a Flu Shot NOW!

Erie County Department of Health recommends flu vaccination to reduce influenza cases this winter ERIE COUNTY, NY – There is no more direct way to say it: the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is urging every county resident age six months and older to get a flu

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Services for Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities

PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS: ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS SCREENING AND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS OR DISABILITIES Early Intervention and Preschool programs serve children from birth to age 5 with therapies and family supports ERIE COUNTY, NY – While much of Erie County is entering

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Erie County Department of Health is Hiring!

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HIRING CONTACT TRACERS AND PUBLIC HEALTH SANITARIANS New positions will support COVID-19 response ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health is accepting applications for jobs within its Division of Environmental Health and Office of Epidemiology. There are two part-time and six

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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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