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County Opens Additional COVID-19 Testing SiteFree Access

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO OFFER WALK-IN COVID-19 TESTING AT TWO SITES

 Appointments suggested, but not required; call (716) 858-2929

Starting this week, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is expanding its COVID-19 testing operations to the Jesse Nash Health Center at 608 William Street in Buffalo.

 This site will offer free COVID-19 testing on weekdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Walk-ins/drive-ups are welcome; appointments will be accepted, but not required.

The ECDOH COVID-19 testing site at the Erie County Fire Training Academy (3359 Broadway, Cheektowaga) is a free drive-through COVID-19 testing site that will also now accept people without an appointment. Days and hours of operation at this site may vary; call (716) 858-2929 before you go to confirm the site is open. 

Available tests will include the COVID-19 PCR test, with results available in 1-3 business days, and a rapid COVID-19 ID Now test, with results available on-site.

For more information, including guidance on which type of COVID-19 test is recommended and when to test, please call the ECDOH COVID-19 Information Line at (716) 858-2929. Also, people can visit www.erie.gov/vax.

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