Happy Birthday, President Jose Valencia! On behalf of ASA Board of Trustees Chairwoman Julanne Reid, the rest of your fellow Trustees, Provost Dr. Shanthi Konkoth, and all of your fellow executives and friends at the college, we would like to wish you a Happy Birthday! May you and your loved ones continue to receive abundant blessings of great health, enduring prosperity, and lifelong happiness! Have a fabulously fun-filled but safe celebration! We would all like to thank you for continuing...
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CITY REACHES MILESTONE OF TESTING 20,000 NEW YORKERS PER DAY AND TRIPLES NUMBER OF AVAILABLE TESTING SITES WITH CITYMD
All CityMD sites citywide to offer COVID-19 testing
NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio announced today that the City will partner with CityMD to offer walk-in diagnostic COVID-19 testing to New Yorkers, effectively tripling the number of available testing sites citywide. The City has now reached its goal to test 20,000 New Yorkers per day one week ahead of schedule, building on the commitment to test and trace every positive case of COVID-19.
Diagnostic PCR tests will be offered in conjunction with a doctor visit at CityMD locations citywide. Regardless of insurance coverage, there is no out of pocket cost to patients for the test, and the costs of any uninsured New Yorker will be covered free of charge. Tests are offered 7 days per week with no appointment necessary.
Get tested for COVID-19 in your community https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/resources/covid-testing.page
The City of New York will offer free antibody tests to 70,000 New Yorkers. 1,000 tests will be given at each site every day by appointment only. Five sites have been selected to perform these tests:
- Bronx: Morrisania- 4006 Third Avenue
- Brooklyn: East NY- 127 Pennsylvania Avenue
- Manhattan: Upper Manhattan- 21 Old Broadway
- Staten Island: Concord- St. John’s Villa 57 Cleveland Place
- Queens: Long Island City- 34-09 Queens Boulevard
You can make an appointment through http://nyc.bioreference.com/antibodysurvey.
If you DO NOT have internet access, please call 888-279-0967
Due to COVID-19, there is a shortage of blood and blood donations are desperately needed. New York State is working with blood banks to ensure safe social distancing protocols are being followed. Learn how and where you can donate at ny.gov/donateblood
Contact Tracers and Supervisory Contact Tracers: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/careers/
Temporary opportunities available: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/sbs/careers/find-a-job.page
TLC: As a part of the GetFoodNYC deliver program, Drivers can sign-up at www.nyc.gov/DeliveryTLC to deliver meals (webpage is only in English).
Seasonal Jobs at NYCHA: NYCHA is currently hiring temporary workers to assist with maintenance at our properties throughout the city. The job will last as needed throughout the spring season at a rate of $15/hour. For more info and to apply, your constituents who are NYCHA residents can contact their local NYCHA Property Management Office: https://twitter.com/NYCHA/status/1244685960564129792?mc_cid=b18a7c2c1b&mc_eid=50539dc993
Nursing Students Test N95 Masks Last week, students from the Nursing program participated in a fit testing for N95 masks. Due to the pandemic, our clinical partners have requested that our nursing students wear N95 respirator masks. A N95 mask filters out 95% of airborne particles which include bacteria and viruses. As frontline workers, the face-fitting mask worn must be tested to ensure accuracy of the fit. This can take place once a year or more often if the mask model is changed. How the...
Division of Legal Studies – President’s and Dean’s Lists Event Dear ASA Community, Join us for our President’s and Dean’s Lists event. The Division of Legal Studies would like to congratulate our students from the Criminal Justice and Paralegal programs who have made the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 Semesters. At ASA we understand how hard our students work to balance school, job and family responsibilities, which makes this achievement all the more meaningful. When: Dec...