With the potential for winter weather to impact travel and road conditions on Thursday, the Erie County Department of Health made the following announcement about COVID-19 testing, vaccine clinic and information line operations.
COVID-19 test operations will be open by appointment; people who are not able to make their appointment are encouraged to call the COVID-19 information line at 716-858-2929 to cancel and reschedule. ECDOH is expanding COVID-19 test availability beginning Jan. 8, with weekend hours.
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
√ The ECDOH COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Elma Meadows will be closed on Thursday. Individuals with scheduled appointments are being contacted, and encouraged to reschedule.
√ The ECDOH COVID-19 vaccine clinic scheduled for Buffalo Public School No. 43 has been canceled for Thursday.
√ The ECDOH COVID-19 vaccine clinic at SUNY ECC South in Orchard Park will be open from noon to 4 p.m.
√ Buffalo Homecare COVID-19 vaccine clinics at 490 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, and 5847 Transit Road, East Amherst, will be open for regular hours.
COVID-19 Information Line
The ECDOH COVID-19 information line will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ECDOH will monitor weather and road conditions and make additional announcements about ECDOH and COVID-19 operations as needed through its Twitter account (www.twitter.com/ecdoh) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ecdoh).