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Erie County working to set up mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Diana Swiga
Posted at 2:34 PM, Feb 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 16:51:58-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Tuesday the county is working with New York State and the National Guard to set up a mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Poloncarz said the site would operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Once setup, 3,000 doses a day or more could be administered.

Poloncarz said the county is hoping to open the site within a month, but it is dependent on vaccine supply.