Neighborhood Health Center Expanded COVID-19 Testing
Neighborhood Health Center of WNY, Inc. is continuing to offer COVID-19 Testing to the general public at its Blasdell, Mattina and Northwest offices.
COVID-19 testing at Neighborhood Health Center is available for patients and anyone in the community. We encourage anyone with symptoms or a known exposure to get tested. These Neighborhood Health Center public testing sites are now available as a means to reinforce state efforts to manage the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Western New York.
Effective November 9, 2020 and during the colder winter months, all Neighborhood Health Center COVID-19 Testing will move indoors. Because of this change, calling Neighborhood Health Center at (716) 875-2904 to setup a testing appointment is strongly encouraged. Tests will be provided on a first come, first served basis until our testing capacity limit is reached. Please read the following information carefully prior to arrival:
(Effective 3/22/2021 until further notice) Monday from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Eligibility for Testing:
You do not have to be a Neighborhood Health Center patient
Most insurances will cover testing for symptoms or COVID-19 exposure (If no insurance coverage, Neighborhood Health Center is committed to covering the cost of a test or providing a significant discount based on a sliding scale for individuals without insurance coverage)
It is important to get tested if you've had a known exposure or are experiencing symptoms
Testing Individuals will be asked to:
Present photo ID and insurance card
Fill out necessary paperwork to administer test
Screen for a sliding fee scale discount (if applicable)
All Neighborhood Health Center COVID-19 tests involve a nasal swab.
Due to the move to testing indoors effective 11/9/2020 (and through the colder winter months), calling us ahead of time at (716) 875-2904 is strongly encouraged.
Directional and wayfinding signage will be present at each of our testing locations.
All tests will be processed through Quest Diagnostics, and those individuals who are tested will receive a phone call with their results from a Neighborhood Health Center provider. If tested, individuals will be asked to stay home and avoid public transit and places (like the grocery stores) until their results are received. At this time, there may be delays in receiving test results which may take up to 15 days to process.
If your symptoms worsen or if you experience difficulty breathing or have other signs of a medical emergency, please seek emergency care.
Neighborhood Health Center continues to accept new patients, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. For more information or to enroll as a new patient, please CLICK HERE or call us directly at (716) 875-2904.
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