Coronavirus Testing: Where to find testing centers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Testing is critical when it comes to preventing the spread of a disease like coronavirus (COVID-19).

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:

NEW YORK

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.

More information:
citymd.com
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.

NEW JERSEY

Testing centers have opened around the state. Check here for more New Jersey testing centers and updates

CONNECTICUT

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).
Bridgeport Hospital
Bristol Health
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (Torrington)

Danbury Hospital
Greenwich Hospital
Griffin Hospital (Derby)
Hartford Hospital
Johnson Memorial Hospital (Stafford Springs)
Lawrence Memorial Hospital (New London)
Manchester Memorial Hospital
Mid-State Medical Center (Meriden)
Norwalk Hospital
Rockville General Hospital (Vernon)
Saint Francis Hospital (Hartford)
Saint Mary's Hospital (Waterbury)
Saint Vincent Hospital (Bridgeport)
Stamford Hospital
UConn John Dempsey Hospital (Farmington)
Waterbury Hospital
William H. Backus Hospital (Norwich)
Yale-New Haven Hospital



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