BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Employees of the Erie County Department of Health clinic on William Street were sent home Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was received.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said the threat a nurse found inside a mailbox that’s located inside the clinic.

As the investigation into the evacuated building continues, it will remain closed for the rest of the day. It’s expected to reopen tomorrow.

Anyone looking to get tested for COVID-19 can call the Cheektowaga test site at (716) 858-2929.

Poloncarz said the Erie County Sheriff’s bomb squad and K-9 unit cleared the building and found no evidence of a bomb.

The county executive also vowed to find the suspect and prosecute them. A spokesperson for the Erie County District Attorney’s office told News 4 they are aware of the incident.

A number of local schools have been taking extra safety precautions after recent threats posted to social media. Buffalo Public Schools have an increased police presence, while the Elmwood Village Charter Schools have hold-in-place procedures in effect.

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