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Health Care Resources

New York State Department of Health

Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity

Local Resources

Erie County Department of Health: 858-7690

Erie County Medical Center Web Site, click on the link to Health Information

The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Western New York: 851-4052

WNY/Rochester Regional Osteoporosis Resource Center: 862-2663

Partners for Prevention Cancer Screening Services of Erie County: 886-9201

American Diabetes Association: 716-835-0274 

Buffalo Diabetes Resource Guide

WNY Coalition for Diabetes Prevention: 858-7695

Cultural Diversity Committee of the American Diabetes Association: 835-0274

Asthma Coalition of WNY: 691-5864

Minority Asthma Coalition: 816-0634

Grandparenting (or Relatives as Parents) Support: Contact 858-8081 for community-wide resources

WNY Safe Kids: Children's Hospital: 878-7109

Erie Niagara Tobacco Free Coalition: 845-3407

Minority Health Coalition: 883-7588, 835-7251

Cancer Information Services: 1-800-4-CANCER

NYS Smoker's Quit Line: 1-866-697-8487

Senior Health Links

United States Department of Health and Human Services


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Administration on Aging

The National Women's Health Information Center

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

United States Food and Drug Administration

United States State and Local Gateway: Health

Healthy People 2020

National Institutes of Health

United States National Library of Medicine

Cancer Information Service

National Cancer Institute


National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

National Institute on Aging

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

New York State Office for the Aging (follow links to health information)

New York State Department of Health

Erie County

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services