Where Erie County residents can obtain free COVID test kits this week

Erie County

(WIVB) — Erie County passed out COVID test kits to be distributed amongst area residents this past week. Some will also be distributing KN95 masks. Distribution is on a first come, first served basis and will occur until the designated time or until supplies run out. Supplies are limited to residents of the city or suburb they are being distributed in.

Niagara County held its kit distributions on Saturday.

Residents of Erie County cities and suburbs can obtain kits at the following locations and times:

Akron — Jan. 11 and 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (residents only)
Village Hall
21 Main St.

Alden — Jan. 15, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Alden Town Hall
3311 Wende Rd.

Amherst — Jan. 9, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Harlem Road Community Center
4255 Harlem Rd.

Buffalo — Jan. 11, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Belle Center
104 Maryland St.
AND
Delavan Grider Community Cener
877 E. Delevan Ave.
AND
JFK Community Center
114 Hickory St.
AND
Northwest Buffalo Community Center
155 Lawn Ave.
AND
Tosh Collins Community Center
35 Cazenovia St.

Cheektowaga — Jan. 10, 12 – 4 p.m.
Cheektowaga Town Park (Greenleaf Lane entrance)
2600 Harlem Rd.

Evans
Town Hall entrance — Jan. 9, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
8787 Erie Rd.
AND
LEB Fire Hall — Jan. 9, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (masks only)
9483 Lake Shore Rd.

Hamburg — Jan. 11, 3 p.m. until supplies run out
Hamburg Senior Community Center
4540 Southwestern Blvd.

Lackawanna — Jan. 11, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Lackawanna Senior Center
230 Martin Road

Newstead — Jan 11, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Jan 12, 1 – 6 p.m. (residents only)
Akron Newstead Senior Center
5691 Cummings Rd.

Orchard Park — Jan 11, 10 a.m.
67-71 Bank Street. (enter off of Bank Street / Thorn Aveue)

Tonawanda (city) — Jan. 13, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Tonawanda High School
600 Fletcher St.

Tonawanda (town) — Jan. 9, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Youth, Parks and Recreation office (near entrance to Lincoln Park)
299 Decatur Rd.

This list will be updated as more distributions are announced. To report a distribution, local officials can email newsroom@wivb.com.

Adam Duke is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2021. See more of his work here.

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