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Coronavirus testing information for child care providers

The following email was sent to child care providers on May 6 by UFT Family Child Care Providers Chapter Chair Tammie Miller.


I wanted to share with you this COVID-19 testing information from the state Department of Health. Essential workers, including child care providers, who do not have access to testing may call the New York State COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 or visit covid19screening.health.ny.gov to be screened for eligibility.

For more information about testing and eligibility, see this DOH resource.

If you are considered eligible, you may schedule an appointment at one of the state’s testing sites below:

Bronx: AMC Bay Plaza Cinema 13, 2210 Bartow Ave. (AMC Theater entrance facing the Hutchinson River Parkway.) Directions »

Bronx: The High School of American Studies at Lehman College parking lot, 2925 Goulden Ave. Directions »

Brooklyn: 2360 Bedford Ave. Directions »

Queens: Aqueduct Racetrack, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Directions »

Staten Island: South Beach Psychiatric Center parking lot, 777 Seaview Ave. Directions »

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