COVID-19 Testing Information

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COVID-19 Testing Sites in Erie County 

Viral Testing Sites in Erie County

A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. Two types of viral tests are nucleic acid amplification tests (NAATs) and antigen tests.

  • Test Site Finder: Use this tool to find testing sites near you.  There are several places in Erie County that offer COVID-19 Testing.  
  • Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) Testing Sites: ECDOH PCR test results take from 1-3 business days.  You will receive a phone call with your results. Call 716-858-2929 to schedule an appointment. 
  • For medical related questons, call your healthcare provider.  If you do not have a provider, see this list of primary care providers who are accepting new patients.  

Antibody Testing Sites in Erie County

An antibody test (also known as a serology test) might tell you if you had a past infection.  Antibody tests should not be used to diagnose a current infection.

COVID-19 Test Results 

COVID-19 test results are not available on this website.

  • Contact the agency that performed your test (Ex: urgent care centers, pharmacies, hospitals, NYS Department of Health, etc.)
  • Your healthcare provider may be able to look up a patient’s test results in HEALTHeLINK. 
  • If your test was done by the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH):
  • You will receive your diagnostic test results by phone about 1-3 days after your test. 
  • Note: If you test positive or negative for COVID-19, no matter the type of test, you still should take preventive measures to protect yourself and others.    

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Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

ECDOH Locations