COVID 19 Resources

COVID-19 Testing

NYS now offering FREE COVID-19 testing to qualified individuals at 2 WNY locations:

Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, and the Sabres parking lot at 125 Perry Street in Buffalo.

The testing is a nasal swab test for active infection.  The tests are free and conducted seven days a week, but all those wishing to be tested must make a reservation by calling 1-888-364-3065.

Testing is open to the following NYS residents:

  • Persons who have been exposed to the virus
  • Persons who are symptomatic
  • First responders, and health care workers, essential workers including bank tellers, childcare workers, delivery workers, human service providers, food service workers, hotel/motel workers, security guards, utility workers, etc.

Additional Niagara County COVID-19 Testing sites:


- Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center: 

There are no qualifying conditions to receive the test.

To make an appointment for a COVID-19 nose swab test, please follow these easy steps:

Step One:    Call 716-287-4496 to schedule an appointment at anyone of the three testing sites noted below.

Step Two:    Call your primary care provider to have him/her FAX a test referral to Memorial.   The FAX number is 716-278-4061.

Step Three:   Please attend appointment at designated time.  Testing takes just a few minutes and you can be tested while you sit in your car.