Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates:

Testing ~ 

Do you have COVID-19 symptoms?

ENH Express Care is offering the RAPID COVID TEST for any patient who is experiencing COVID symptoms. Rapid results in about 15 minutes. NO appointment required.

You will need to be seen through Express Care and after examination the provider will determine appropriate testing. A confirmatory PCR test will be performed if provider deems necessary with results in approximately 48-72 hours. Upon arrival at Express Care, please call 716-514-5507 to notify us of your arrival and the screener will sign you in. Please wait in your car until you receive further instructions. We apologize for any longer than normal wait times and appreciate your patience.

EXPRESS CARE is located at 5875 S. TRANSIT ROAD, LOCKPORT

A list of additional testing sites in Niagara County can be found here:  COVID-19 Testing in Niagara County (1).pdf

ENH ALSO PROVIDES PRE-OP TESTING AND COVID TESTING AT THE TRANSIT ROAD LOCATION FOR SURGICAL PATIENTS HAVING PROCEDURES AT NIAGARA REGIONAL SURGERY CENTER.

PATIENTS HAVING SURGICAL PROCEDURES AT OTHER FACILITIES, MAY SCHEDULE PRE-OP TESTING (LAB, EKG, X-RAY, COVID TESTS, ETC.) AT THE HOSPITAL AT 521 EAST AVENUE. CALL (716) 514-5870 FOR APPOINTMENTS. 

 

 Visitation PolicyEastern Niagara Hospital is unable to allow visitors at this time. Exceptions for end of life cases and other circumstances may be made. We understand that this has been a difficult time for patients and their families and we appreciate your understanding as we take these steps to maintain the health and safety of our patients and staff. 

 

Outpatient Testing –

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO OUR EFFORTS TO COMPLY WITH NYS REGULATIONS AND REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL RADIOLOGY, LAB AND CARDIAC TESTING IS BEING COMPLETED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Please call 514-5870 (Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm) to schedule lab tests at the hospital

Walk-in Lab draws are also offered at the Transit Rd. sits – 5875 S. Transit Rd Monday – Friday 7am – 12pm.

Please call 514-5623 for radiology testing.

Please call 514-5685 to schedule cardiac tests.

 

General Important Reminders –

In accordance with guidelines set forth by NYS and the CDC please make sure you are:

  1. Wearing a mask when in public and unable to safely socially distance
  2. Washing your hands frequently with soap and water or an alcohol based hand sanitizer
  3. Maintaining social distancing of 6 feet or more between people when possible
  4. Staying home if you are feeling sick

 

Additional COVID-19 Resources –

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID Information: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | CDC

NYS COVID Information: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Department of Health (ny.gov)

Niagara County COVID Information: 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (niagaracounty.com)

Erie County COVID Information: Coronavirus | Erie County, NY Department of Health