A new testing location will open next week on the east side of Buffalo.

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Evergreen Health and Community Access Services announced that its facility on Bailey Avenue will soon be a drive-through testing site for the east side. The facility, which is located at 3297 Bailey Avenue, will conduct testing for COVID-19, according to a press release sent to me. The testing site will be open for the community on Wednesday, May 20. You will need to schedule an appointment to get tested. The hours of operation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. You can make your appointment starting today (May 15).

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“Right now, as we think about phasing back into ‘normal’ life, the need for testing and places to conduct testing has never been more important. This is what the community needs from us and it’s one of the ways that Evergreen can continue to help.” ~ Raymond Ganoe, President & CEO of Evergreen Health via a company press release

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The drive-through site will help the hard-hit 14215 zip code, but it will be open to everyone, including non-Evergreen and CAS patients. The costs of the COVI-19 tests will be covered by healthcare plans. A test will not cost you aything, but you will need to show proof of insurance..

Evergreen Testing Requirements:
-Age sixteen years and order
-By appointment only
-Proof of health insurance

You can contact Evergreen at (716) 847-2441 (option 7) to set up your appointment.