Patients Rights in NYS – Provided by the New York State Department of Health.
What is a Health Care Proxy? Find out by clicking here: health.ny.gov
Find out which immunizations are required in New York State for school-aged children:
The Erie County Health Department answers your question: How do I obtain a copy of my Immunization Records?
Administration on Aging – The OAA promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.
Erie County Senior Services – The mission of the Department of Senior Services of Erie County is to promote the well-being of all older adults through coordinated and cost-effective services which enhance their independence, dignity, and quality of life.
Medicare’s Caregiver Resource Center – offers informational resources that can be printed directly from this Web site and provided to caregivers.
Information for Medicare Beneficiaries – Helpful information from the NYS Department of Financial Services, which supervises all insurance companies that do business in New York.
The Center for Elder Law and Justice – Resources available for Seniors.
Compassion and Support at the End of Life – Whether you are a patient looking for answers or a concerned family member who wants to help, you can find the right resources here.
Eating Disorders – Buffalo Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders offers intensive outpatient programs designed to help clients with eating disorders.
The Center for Psychosexual Health – The Center for Psychosexual Health is committed to serving children, adolescents, adults and families struggling with a wide range of chronic endocrine and sexual developmental disorders and concerns.
WINGS Flights of Hope – The mission of Wings Flights of Hope Inc. is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes.
New York State Workers’ Compensation Board – The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board protects the rights of employees and employers by ensuring the proper delivery of benefits to those who are injured or ill, and by promoting compliance with the law.
Family Justice Center – The Family Justice Center provides free services for domestic violence victims and their children.
Medication Disposal Sites – Erie County Dept. of Health provides numerous location throughout Erie County where residents can safely dispose of “Sharps”–Needles, Syringes & Lancets–as well as Unused, Unneeded or Unwanted Medications (Prescription or Over-the-Counter)
The following Erie County Medical Society documents are available to you to print and use: