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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

Coronavirus Resource - CDC

For the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus situation, please see the CDC's website.

Enhanced Visitation Policy

In an effort to protect our patients, families, visitors and staff against the spread of infection, and in accordance with New York State Department of Health guidance, Kaleida Health has implemented an enhanced visitation policy at all sites, effective immediately. This does not apply to those seeking treatment.

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These documents are intended for providers at Great Lakes Health System of WNY entities and are not intended for the general public. These documents are subject to change as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

COVID-19 PCR Testing for the General Public

Kaleida Health offers drive-through COVID-19 PCR testing at our Buffalo General Medical Center and Walden Galleria testing sites.

The PCR tests are available without a prescription or referral for both symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals of all ages.

Individuals are required to make an appointment online and pre-pay $125 per test with a debit or credit card. (Insurance not accepted). Test results are available in 2-3 days and accessible through the MyKaleida Patient Portal.

SURGICAL PATIENTS - DO NOT schedule a COVID test here if you are scheduled for surgery at a Kaleida Health facility. Your provider will work with you to schedule your test prior to your surgery.
KALEIDA HEALTH EMPLOYEES - DO NOT schedule a COVID test here. Go to KaleidaScope and follow the Employee COVID-19 Testing link on the home page.
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