Community Health Center of Buffalo

Erie County is not a particularly healthy county, with issues across the board. Those problems can be even worse for certain segments of the community, particularly people of color, and many of them are reluctant to come forward and seek health care.

Photo from Near East & West Side Task Force and the Health Center of Buffalo

There are populations in Buffalo who don't always know who to turn to for help with mental health.  That is why the Near East and West Side Task Force and Community Health Center of Buffalo will be hosting a series of mental wellbeing forums. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says they are called "Color Me Healthy".  

Chris Caya

A small protest was staged Friday in downtown Buffalo where protestors rallied against a plan to abolish the Affordable Care Act.

The event took place outside the Federal Building at 130 South Elmwood.

Protestors expressed concern about the impact that a Republican-sponsored plan in the U.S. Senate would have on low-income families and workers. The warned that proposed changes could put about 20 million Americans in danger.