2012 Press Releases

Put Food Safety First When Preparing Your Holiday Meal (11/20/12)

The American Cancer Society’s 37th Annual Great American Smokeout (11/15/12)

Diabetes Forum Offers Health Screenings and Workshops (11/01/12)

Generator Safety Awareness Saves Lives (10/29/12)

Hurricane Sandy Triggers a Review of Preparedness for Everyone (10/29/12)

World Stroke Day — October 29, 2012 (10/26/12)

Be Active Erie County Halloween Celebration (10/22/12)

Update: Erie County Department of Health on Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak (10/18/12)

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 21-27, 2012 (10/18/12)

October is National Depression Awareness Month (10/15/12)

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (10/11/12)

Update: Erie County Department of Health on Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak (10/10/12)

Burstein Urges Vaccination as Flu Season Approaches (09/20/12)

Burstein Again Urges Increased Mosquito Awareness (08/23/12)

Burstein Notes Downward Trend in Teen Tobacco Use (08/21/12)  

Rabies Vaccine Airdrop in Erie & Niagara Counties (08/20/12)

Burstein Emphasizes Lead Poisoning Awareness (08/16/12)

Contact Information for Patients of Dr. Bennett (08/15/12)

Burstein: Wash Hands When Around Exhibit Animals (08/13/12)

Burstein Notes Increase in U.S. Swine Flu Cases, Urges Precautions (08/07/12)

Burstein: Motor Vehicle Crashes Among Young Drivers Remain Cause for Concern (08/03/12)

Burstein Urges Awareness, Precautions on West Nile Virus (08/02/12)

North Collins Residents Advised to Boil Water Before Using (07/25/12)

Burstein Issues Alert on New Water Pollution (07/12/12)

Burstein Raises Alert on Risks of Methadone Overdose (07/11/12)

Burstein Urges Precautions During Excessive Summer Heat (07/06/12)

Burstein Calls Attention to Cancer Rates in Erie County (07/03/12)

Burstein, Legislators Join Movement to “Smoke Free” Parks (07/02/12)

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day (06/26/12)

Burstein Buzzing About Increased Mosquito Awareness (06/22/12)

Burstein Outlines Beach Program to Ensure Water Quality (06/21/12)

Burstein Issues Reminder on Rabies Awareness (06/05/12)

Burstein Emphasizes Importance of “World No Tobacco Day” (05/30/12)

Burstein Issues Alert for Water Safety, Drowning Dangers (05/25/12)

Poloncarz Honors First Responders, Proclaims EMS Week (05/24/12)

Burstein Encourages Motorists to be Safe, “Click It Or Ticket” (05/21/12)

Burstein Encourages Residents to “Be Active, Erie County” (05/16/12)

Burstein Urges Hepatitis Testing, Awareness of ‘Silent Epidemic’ (05/15/12)

Citing Increase in Incidence of Autism, Burstein Urges Early Detection (04/23/12)

Poloncarz, Burstein Travel to Chemung County on a Fact-finding Mission that Centers on Community Health Care Practices, Administration (04/18/12)

Health Commissioner Calls Attention to Impact Of STD’s (04/13/12)

Health Commissioner Raises Alert About Synthetic Cannabinoids (03/30/12)

Poloncarz Announces Return of Rodent Control Program (03/14/12)