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.
What to do if you’re experiencing symptoms:
- Remain home
- Limit contact with family members
- Call your Primary Care Physician or conduct an e-visit through MyBMGChart