Cheryll Moore, ECDOH Opioid Program Director, Erie County Department of Health

  • 19 Years of Service

Cheryll Moore began her career at the Erie County Department of Health as a Public Health Educator. Cheryll's current title is Medical Care Administrator and she is the director of the Erie County Department of Health Opioid Program. In this role, Cheryll has played an integral part in Erie County's response to the opioid crisis. She has been instrumental in obtaining over 3 million dollars to combat the opioid epidemic and in training over 10,000 first responders and the public to recognize signs of an opioid overdose and to use intranasal naloxone to prevent fatal opioid overdoses. Over the past few years, Erie County has experienced a decrease in opioid fatalities. In addition to opioid prevention activities, Cheryll operates the County's Expanded Syringe Access (ESAP) and Needle Disposal Programs. Community kiosk for medication and needle disposal are located in many accessible sites in Western New York, collecting several tons of medical waste yearly. Cheryll facilitates professional training for ESAP around the state and is a nationally requested speaker on the topic.