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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.

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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

 

Jobs:

Contact Tracers and Supervisory Contact Tracers: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/careers/

Temporary opportunities availablehttps://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

 

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