Find Buffalo New York health departments, DOH, and health and human services. Health departments provide information on health insurance, affordable health care, public health, human services, women, children and family health services and issues.
Buffalo Health Department 462 Grider Street Buffalo NY 14215 716-898-3326
Erie County Health Department 609 Ridge Road Buffalo NY 14218 716-858-8422
New York State Health Department 666 Elm Street Buffalo NY 14203 800-541-2437
Niagara County Health Department 750 Portage Road Niagara Falls NY 14301 17.0 miles from Buffalo 716-278-8292
Niagara County Health Department 5467 Upper Mountain Road Lockport NY 14094 20.4 miles from Buffalo 716-439-7435
Seneca Nation of Health Department 319 North Street Arcade NY 14009 33.0 miles from Buffalo 585-492-3230
Chautauqua County Health Department 1136 Central Avenue Dunkirk NY 14048 38.3 miles from Buffalo 716-363-3660
Wyoming County Health Department 5362 Mungers Mill Road Silver Springs NY 14550 39.3 miles from Buffalo 585-786-8890
Orleans County Health Department 14012 Highway 31 Albion NY 14411 40.3 miles from Buffalo 585-589-3278
Cattaraugus County Health Department 303 Court Street Little Valley NY 14755 44.4 miles from Buffalo 716-938-9111
Cattaraugus County Health Department 69 Iroquois Drive Salamanca NY 14779 51.0 miles from Buffalo 716-945-1230
Contact the local, county, or state Health Department. In most cases, the Health Department will provide a complaint form and follow up on the complaint. This usually results in an inspection of the business.
Common tasks of Public Health Nurses include home health supervision visits, communicable disease and food borne illness investigations, public flu and pneumonia clinics, and blood pressure clinics.
Health Departments are generally established to identify and minimize threats to public health and to promote a healthy environment. They are not involved in the delivery of health care services except on a very limited basis. Oversight of health insurance providers in most states is the responsibility of an Insurance Department.