(WIVB) – A new state COVID-19 testing site will open Tuesday in the City of Buffalo.

The site at Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave., will open at noon on Tuesday. After its launch day, hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The site at Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave., will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The hours for Tuesday’s opening day are noon to 6 p.m.

It’s one of six new state testing facilities across the state that Gov. Kathy Hochul announced to address the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

The Finger Lakes is also getting a new state testing site on Tuesday at the YMCA Carlson MetroCenter, 444 E Main Street in Rochester. The site’s hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The sites will offer rapid antigen tests. Test results are sent following the appointment through email or text message, and walk-in appointments will also be available. 

New Yorkers can make appointments here.

Update: This story has been updated to reflect the testing center’s hours on opening day, which are noon to 6 p.m.

Kaley Lynch is a digital reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2017. See more of her work here.