New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have set up sites to test people who are sick or at risk of having contracted the novel coronavirus, sites that accept asymptomatic patients and sites for antibody testing.
Here's a list testing sites you can find in the tri-state area:
The FDA approved New York State to authorize the state's 28 public and private labs to begin manual, semi-automated and automated testing for novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Testing is free to all eligible New Yorkers as ordered by a health care provider or by calling the NYS COVID-19 hotline at 1-888-364-3065.
Check here for more New York testing centers and updates
NEW YORK CITY
The City of New York is working to expand testing for COVID-19 rapidly throughout the five boroughs. Check this city website regularly for more locations as testing sites continue to open.
Community testing sites operated by NYC Health + Hospitals offer free and convenient testing on a walk-in basis, with no appointment necessary.
CityMD offers testing at all of its New York City sites on a walk-in basis, seven days per week. Visit CityMD for locations and hours throughout the five boroughs.
In addition, testing for essential workers and vulnerable populations is available through a partnership with One Medical, a national digital health and primary care provider. Testing is free, but an appointment is required. Register online or by phone.
NYC Health + Hospitals website
Additionally, 140,000 antibody tests are available for New Yorkers, free of charge. You can make an appointment by calling (888)279-0967.
Testing centers have opened around the state. Check here for more New Jersey testing centers and updates
The state has set-up a website with more information about corovirus testing in Connecticut. If an individual has a fever (greater than or equal to 100.0) and a cough, or shortness of breath, please call your primary care provider for information regarding local testing locations. You will need an order from your primary care physician to be tested for COVID-19. If you do not have a primary care provider or another physician who you regularly see, and you have the symptoms of COVID-19 (a fever greater than or equal to 100.0, and a cough or shortness of breath) please go to an urgent care center or to a federally qualified health center to get a doctor's order to be tested.
If you are displaying symptoms consistent with those of COVID-19, and are unable to get into contact with your primary care physician, please reach out to one of the following hotlines:
Hartford Healthcare Hotline: (860) 972-8100
Yale New Haven Health: (833) 484-1200
Bristol Hospital Coronavirus Info Line: (860) 261-6855
Stamford Health: (203) 276-4111
Drive-thru testing sites are present on hospital grounds at the following locations (a doctor's order is required).
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (Torrington)
Griffin Hospital (Derby)
Johnson Memorial Hospital (Stafford Springs)
Lawrence Memorial Hospital (New London)
Manchester Memorial Hospital
Mid-State Medical Center (Meriden)
Rockville General Hospital (Vernon)
Saint Francis Hospital (Hartford)
Saint Mary's Hospital (Waterbury)
Saint Vincent Hospital (Bridgeport)
UConn John Dempsey Hospital (Farmington)
William H. Backus Hospital (Norwich)
Yale-New Haven Hospital
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