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BUFFALO, N.Y – Erie County Medical Center Corporation, following guidance from the CDC and NYS Department of Health is now administering the Pfizer vaccine for anyone 12 to 18 years old in its Vaccine Center. In addition, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is also available in the ECMC Vaccine Center for the general public.

Walk-in vaccines are available, but the general public can also schedule a vaccine by visiting:

Conveniently located on the ground floor of ECMC’s main hospital at 462 Grider Street, anyone seeking a vaccine can park in Lot C (accessed by Drive 3 off of Grider Street), enter ECMC’s main entrance where they will be directed to the Vaccine Center. First hour of parking is free. The entire vaccine process will take approximately 30 minutes (including required 15 minute respite after receiving the vaccine).

ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION: The ECMC Corporation was established as a New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has included an advanced academic medical center with 573 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility. ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo. Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan. More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences – the difference between healthcare and true care

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