Free COVID-19 and antibody testing to be offered in Buffalo

Posted at 10:41 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 10:41:49-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Eight Days of Hope, a non-profit organization with locations in Mississippi, Iowa and Buffalo, announced a partnership with local organizations to bring free COVID-19 and antibody testing to Buffalo.

An event being held in partnership with Eight Days of Hope, Jericho Road Community Health Center and the City of Buffalo Common Council will provide free walk-up COVID-19 and antibody testing as well as free masks and hand sanitizer.

Eight Days of Hope says anyone can receive a test on a first-come first-served basis. You can receive a test even if you don't have an appointment, a prescription or insurance and you don't need to be a Jericho Road patient.

The organization says tests will be administered at the provider's discretion and asks anyone who has a mask to wear it as well as dress for the weather as the majority of testing takes place outside.

Eight Days of Hope asks you to bring photo ID, your phone number and an insurance card if you do have one.

The event will be held May 20 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Eight Days of Hope located at 852 Kensington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215, enter via Clyde Avenue.

For other community testing events being offered by Jericho Road you can visit their website here.