The New York State Health Department is opening a new facility for people to get the coronavirus vaccine in the Delavan Grider neighborhood.

According to reporting by WIVB Channel 4, medical officials at the New York State Department of Health are openings a pop-up COVID-19Vaccination site inside the Delavan-Grider Community Center in Buffalo.

Starting on March 3rd, people in Buffalo and Cheektowaga will have another site that will be able to administer both doses of the coronavirus vaccine. According to a plan released by New York State Governor, up-to 1,000 people will be able to be vaccinated per day, or up to 7,000 people per week.

With Buffalo being the 2nd largest city in New York State, it makes sense to have more than one site for people to receive the vaccine. This site, along with the one at the University at Buffalo, makes at least two state-run locations in Buffalo.

Because supplies of the vaccine are still limited, its not yet available to everyone. In order to receive the vaccine, you need to meet certain criteria and have an appointment.

The state recently released the list of underlying medical conditions that can potentially make you eligible to receive the vaccine. You can read the list, and find out more about the eligibility requirements here on the NYS Department of Health website.

If you think you're eligible, then you can also schedule an appointment to receive the vaccine on the NYS Department of Health website here.

If you have questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine, please make sure you tune into the WBLK COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall that is happening on Saturday, February 20th at 10 a.m.. We will be live and have experts ready to answer your questions.

If you have questions about what to do, or if you are eligible, you can call the New York State Department of Health at 833-697-4829.

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