Epidemiology & Reportable Diseases

Program Responsibilities 

  • Monitor the community for the presence of communicable diseases
  • Provide information on communicable diseases, including preventative measures, to members of the medical community, the public, and individuals exposed to communicable diseases
  • Investigate outbreaks or unusual occurrences of disease, then instituting or recommending appropriate control measures
  • Investigate foodborne illnesses that occur in Erie County
  • Coordinate follow-up on animal bites; providing information on the treatment and risk of rabies
  • Compile a Community Health Assessment (CHA) that provides information on births, deaths, etc., as a resource for planning or evaluation

Reportable Diseases & Forms



Epidemiology/Disease Control Program
95 Franklin Street, Room 978
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: (716) 858-7697 (Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; For Emergencies after regular business hours, please call 716-961-7898) 
Fax: (716) 858-7964

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