COVID-19 Patient Care

Vaccine Availability and Eligibility:

We are encouraging patients to visit coronavirus.health.ny.gov to find local vaccine sites across WNY and confirm your eligibility.

Safety Guidelines When visiting our Offices:

Effective Monday May 2nd, 2022 Buffalo Medical Group will shift to facial mask use based on county Covid -19 prevailing rates as determined by the CDC.

For low to moderate prevailing rates (less than 5%) use of face masks will be optional.

Staff; patients or visitors who live or work in counties with prevailing rates of substantial to high community transmission* will be required to wear a mask when in BMG facilities.

(*Substantial transmission rate equates to 50 to 100 cases per 100,000 people or a positivity rate of 5% -8%; high transmission rate is 100 cases or more per 100,000 or a positivity rate of 10% or higher).

CDC prevailing rates can be accessed at www.cdc.gov  Find local covid-19 guidance.

New & expanded virtual care (telemedicine) options:

Video Visit: If you are unable to come into our offices, based on your appointment type, you may be able to convert your appointment to a video visit, available through MyBMGChart! Call your provider’s office to determine if this would be an option for you. Read our Video Visit FAQs here.

MyBMGChart E-Visit: If you are unable to come into our office for any reason, based on your appointment, you may be able to convert it to an E-Visit through MyBMGChart, our patient portal. Watch a tutorial video here to see how E-Visits work.

Learn more about our Telemedicine Offerings today!

What to do if you’re experiencing symptoms:

  1. Remain home
  2. Limit contact with family members
  3. Call your Primary Care Physician or conduct an e-visit through MyBMGChart