COVID-19

A team is now in place to make sure that all providers across Great Lakes Health System are up-to-date and consistent with protocols surrounding coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The team’s goal is to provide as accurate and timely information on a daily basis through the Physician Factor Newsletter (PFN), and your Physician Engagement Consultants (PEC). If you have not been receiving the PFN, please check your junk/spam mail, and contact your PEC to ensure we have the correct email on file.

The following documents are resources that you may utilize in your practice:

Financial Relief for Practices

This is an extraordinarily challenging time for small businesses across the country. Medical practices are not exempt. To assist, we have started to gather resources which help direct physicians and their teams to the proper resources for their practice.

Pertinent Links

  • Johns Hopkins

Respirator Fit Testing in Erie County

  • Comprehensive Occupational Medical Services
    Open by appointment only, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
    Appointments can be made online:
    51 Webster St.
    North Tonawanda NY 14120
    (716) 692-6541
    https://www.comsmedical.com/
    Services include: Occupational Health Services, Fit Testing, PFT
  • Dival Safety
    Services include: Fit Testing, Safety Supplies, Safety Training
    Hours of operation, Monday – Friday, from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm. Appointments are not required but recommended. Therefore Healthcare Providers please call 1-800-343-1354, and ask for their storefront before coming in. Try to avoid the hours between 11:00 am– 1:00 pm due to limited staff for lunch hours. In addition, please bring your mask with you for fitting. Note – men must be clean shaven.

    1721 Niagara St.
    Buffalo NY 14207
    1-800-343-1354
    http://Divalsafety.com
  • Healthworks Western New York
    Services include: Occupational Health Services, Fit Testing, PFT
    There is a $50 fitting fee for N95 masks. Hours of operation, Monday – Friday from 7:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    West Seneca location:
    1900 Ridge Rd.
    West Seneca NY 14224
    (716) 712-0674

    Kenmore location:
    2075 Sheridan Drive
    Kenmore NY 14223
    (716) 447-6474
    https://www.healthworkswny.com/

Department of Health Contact Info

  • NYSDOH COVID-19 Hotline - 1-888-364-3065
  • Erie County COVID-19 Information Line (Business hours) - 716-858-2929
  • Erie County Health Dept. Epidemiology (Business hours) - 716-858-7697
  • Erie County Health Dept. Epidemiology (After hours) - 716-898-3696
  • Niagara County Dept. of Health (M-F, 8am-4pm) - 716-278-1900
  • Niagara County Dept. of Health (After hours/holidays dispatch) - 716-439-7430
  • Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness - 716-858-7101

Support For Practices

If you are struggling to keep your doors open, please reach out to us at any of the e-mail below. We will try to get you the supplies or other resources that you might need.

For additional information please call 1-844-769-5879