Links for vaccination appointments in Buffalo, Erie County and Western New York

Coronavirus

Anyone age 12 and up who lives, works or studies in New York is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at no cost.

News 4 wants to help connect the community with open appointments. This page contains a collection of links to the numerous organizations that are offering the vaccines. This includes all state and local mass-vaccination sites and pop-up sites, plus links to major pharmacy chains and appointment aggregation sites.

The Pfizer vaccine has been authorized for emergency use for those ages 12 and up. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines have been authorized for emergency use for those ages 18 and up.

Erie County Vax Visits

You can get vaccinated without leaving home. Erie County will send someone directly to your house to vaccinate anyone 12 or older. Call (716) 858-2929 to make an appointment.   

New York State-operated vaccination sites

State site: Link, 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)

This link includes vaccination sites in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, as well as other locations around the state. All state sites are open to walk-ins, though appointments are recommended. Slots are available every day.

County sites and pop-ups

These are links to each county’s vaccination page, though they may or may not have appointments currently available. We will do our best to update this page with active appointments as they pop up.

Erie County: Link, (716) 858-2929

Niagara County: Link, (716) 439-7430

Chautauqua County: Link, (716) 753-4000

Cattaraugus County: Link, (716) 701-3777

  • The Seneca Nation has notified school district leaders in Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lake Shore and Salamanca that eligible students and staff can sign up for vaccinations through the Seneca Nation Health System. Link, (716) 945-5894 (Allegany Territory, Salamanca), (716) 532-5582 (Cattaraugus Territory, Irving)

Allegany County: Link, (585) 268-9250

  • County Office Building on June 18, July 9, July 30
  • Fillmore Fire Hall on June 23
  • New Hudson Fire Hall on June 30
  • Whitesville Fire Hall on July 7
  • The Seneca Nation has notified school district leaders in Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lake Shore and Salamanca that eligible students and staff can sign up for vaccinations through the Seneca Nation Health System. Link, (716) 945-5894 (Allegany Territory, Salamanca), (716) 532-5582 (Cattaraugus Territory, Irving)

Orleans and Genesee counties: Link, (585) 344-2580

Appointments are available to the public, but these counties are hoping to target Orleans and Genesee residents. Appointments are also available by phone – Genesee residents, call (585) 815-7168; Orleans residents, call (585) 589-3170.

Wyoming County: Link, (585) 786-8890

  • Wyoming County Health Department on June 21

Vaccine searching databases

UB’s Vaccine Hound site: Link

UB operates a site that uses the combined resources of automated data and human volunteers to find appointments in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Their list includes some local pharmacies.

VaccineFinder.org: Link

Vaccine Finder is an initiative backed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and operated by Boston Children’s Hospital. It aggregates data from around the country and links to sites with availability. You can search by zip code.

Major pharmacy chains

These sites may ask you to log in or create an account.

Local pharmacies and health organizations

Local pharmacies across Western New York may be able to offer vaccinations, but supply is likely to be limited and many have customers on waiting lists. Please contact your local pharmacy to inquire with them.

If you run a pharmacy and your location has enough doses to offer public appointments and would like to be featured here, please email feedback-wivb@nexstar.tv.

Summit Park Pharmacy: Link

Jericho Road: Link

Jericho Road, a community health center with multiple locations in Buffalo, is offering the Moderna vaccine to those 18 and up. There is no zip code requirement.

Native Pride Pop-Up Registration: Link

After registering, the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Heathcare Network (GBUAHN) will contact you with availability.

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC): Link

That’s located on the ground floor of its main hospital building at 462 Grider St.

Brighton Eggert Pharmacy: Link

Appointments can be booked 24/7 on their website or by calling during business hours at (716) 835-6778.

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