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Erie County Department of Health expands COVID-19 vaccination sites


Mon, Dec 6th 2021 03:55 pm

Locations added throughout county in partnership with Erie County Parks, Buffalo Homecare, community sites

The Erie County Department of Health has announced additional Erie County COVID-19 vaccine sites. A full and updated schedule is available at www.erie.gov/vax, and appointments are strongly suggested.

Everyone ages 5 years and older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Booster doses are strongly recommended for adults ages 18 and older who completed the primary Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series at least six months ago, or received a single Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago.

From Tuesday, Dec. 7, through Thursday, Dec. 30, ECDOH will offer Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines (first, second or third dose; booster doses; Pfizer pediatric doses for ages 5-11) at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.:

√ Tuesdays: Delavan Grider Community Center, 877 E. Delavan Ave., Buffalo

√ Wednesdays: Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park

√ Thursdays: Elma Meadows Park, 1711 Girdle Road, Elma

√ Fridays: Orchard Park Fire Co., Central Station, 30 School St., Orchard Park (Dec. 10 and 17 only; no clinics Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve)

√ Mondays starting Dec. 13: Ellicott Creek Park, 1 Ellicott Creek Park Drive, Tonawanda

These are in addition to the COVID-19 vaccine site at SUNY ECC South, open weekdays from noon to 4 p.m. (Wednesdays until 7 p.m.). ECDOH clinics will welcome walk-ins during the final two hours of each of these clinics.

In collaboration with Buffalo Homecare Inc., COVID-19 vaccine is available at 490 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; and 5847 Transit Road in East Amherst. These sites are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and weekends; extended hours may be announced. Appointments are posted at www.erie.gov/vax. Buffalo Homecare sites accept walk-ins until 4:30 p.m.

Other COVID-19 vaccine sites are scheduled for schools and community sites; see www.erie.gov/vax. Additional community vaccination providers are listed at www.vaccines.gov.

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