Gale Burstein

Narcan display outside of Rath Building in Buffalo. July 28, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Narcan display outside of Rath Building in Buffalo. July 28, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 28, 2020 - 1:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officials in Erie County are concerned that the number of overdose deaths in Erie County are going to be higher in 2020 compared to recent years.
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NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 24, 2020 - 4:28 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County officials are cautious over an increase in younger people who have contracted coronavirus over the last three weeks.
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Seneca Niagara Casino (Photo courtesy of Seneca Gaming)
Seneca Niagara Casino (Photo courtesy of Seneca Gaming)
Mike Baggerman
June 18, 2020 - 3:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) – Seneca Niagara Casinos will reopen its doors to the public on Thursday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic forced them to shut down.
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Gale Burstein
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
May 29, 2020 - 3:51 pm
B UFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Current data from New York State shows that Western New York is on the right track towards reaching phase two by Tuesday, but new hospitalization numbers from Erie County are causing some concerns from health officials.
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SHREWSBURY, MA - MARCH 19: Medical take a patient's coronavirus test during a trial run for a new FEMA drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic at CVS at 720 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury, MA on March 19, 2020. The clinic had a tent on Route 9 and was waitin
SHREWSBURY, MA - MARCH 19: Medical take a patient's coronavirus test during a trial run for a new FEMA drive-thru coronavirus testing clinic at CVS at 720 Boston Turnpike in Shrewsbury, MA on March 19, 2020. The clinic had a tent on Route 9 and was waiting for federal approval. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Mike Baggerman
May 07, 2020 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Does it matter where you get a test for coronavirus?
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A worker at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., near Seattle, wears a mask as she leaves the building, Monday, March 2, 2020. Several of the people who have died in Washington state from the COVID-19 coronavirus were tied to the long-term care facility, where dozens of residents were sick. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mike Baggerman
March 04, 2020 - 11:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus yet in Erie County, health officials remain alert for its inevitable appearance in Western New York.
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(WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 04, 2020 - 2:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Even though there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Erie County, officials there said, because of legal reasons, they cannot disclose the number of people who are under quarantine for the virus.
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(WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 27, 2020 - 3:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County health officials said that coronavirus is expected to come to Western New York and that they are taking the necessary precautions ahead of its appearance.
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Gale Burstein
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
January 29, 2020 - 4:24 pm
Dr. Gale Burstein says there are no known cases of coronavirus in Erie County or New York State at this point.
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Mike Baggerman
September 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
http://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=influenza-flu-information
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