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Posted on: April 9, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Below you will find the latest COVID-19 information and resources from Legislator Jason A. Richberg.

COVID-19 Testing Sites in/around the 15th Legislative District: 
For additional testing sites, visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you or https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Portals/0/FormsDocs/CountyExecutive/PDF/11.24.20%20COVID-19%20Testing%20Sites.pdf.

CityMD Copiague Urgent Care - Long Island

Urgent care center · 901 Sunrise Hwy, Copiague · (631) 230-5772

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

 

Sun River Health Maxine S. Postal

Medical clinic · 1080 Sunrise Hwy, Amityville · (631) 716-9026

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Drive-through

Website

 

 

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at Walgreens

Pharmacy · 275 Broadway, Amityville · (800) 925-4733

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Drive-through

Instructions: Walgreens is offering this service in partnership with the PWNHealth provider network. Testing will be available at no cost to eligible individuals who meet criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with state and federal guidelines. At the testing locations Walgreens pharmacy team will oversee the self-administration of LabCorp’s COVID-19 test. Take a quick screening survey on our website to see if you are eligible for testing.

 

 

ProHEALTH ER-DOX Urgent Care of Amityville

Urgent care center · 148 Merrick Rd, Amityville · (631) 841-4102

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

Urgent care center · 801 Broadway Ste 100, Amityville · (516) 784-4486

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

Instructions: All COVID-19 testing is preceded by an evaluation with a provider. This evaluation can be done in-center or via Virtual Visit.

 

 

CityMD Lindenhurst Urgent Care - Long Island

Urgent care center · 656 N Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY · (631) 225-4227

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

 

Enzo Clinical Labs - Farmingdale, NY

Medical laboratory · Farmingdale, NY · (631) 755-5500

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

 

AFC Urgent Care Farmingdale

Urgent care center · 1037 Fulton Street, Farmingdale, NY · (631) 983-4578

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

Instructions: We offer two types of Covid-19 testing, Rapid Molecular and PCR. Our Rapid Test is by appointment but our PCR nasal swab is on a walk in basis, no appointment necessary.

 

 

CVS

Drug store · 450 Main St, Farmingdale, NY · (516) 694-6210

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment required

Referral not required

Tests limited to certain patients

Drive-through

Website

Instructions: CVS Health is conducting drive-up coronavirus testing (COVID-19). Limited appointments are available to patients who qualify. Patients must legally reside in the state where the test is given and be 18 years of age or older. Patients being tested are required to stay in their vehicles and surfaces are sanitized after each visit.

 

 

Sun River Health Martin Luther King, Jr.

Medical clinic · Wyandanch, NY · (516) 214-8020

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Drive-through

Website

 

 

LI Urgent Care

Urgent care center · 403 Little East Neck Rd, West Babylon, NY · (631) 716-5463

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

 

PM Pediatrics

Pediatrician · 1130 Deer Park Ave, North Babylon, NY · Sunset Plaza · (631) 667-4767

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Tests limited to certain patients

 

 

AFC Urgent Care West Islip

Urgent care center · 125 Sunrise Hwy, West Islip, NY · (631) 400-3430

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/report_problem_covid_red_24dp.pngCOVID-19 testing center

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/priority_high_covid_red_18dp.pngAppointment required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngReferral not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngTesting for all patients

Website

Instructions: We offer two types of Covid-19 testing, Rapid Molecular and PCR. Our Rapid Test is by appointment but our PCR nasal swab is on a walk in basis, no appointment necessary.

 

 

ProHEALTH Urgent Care of West Islip

Urgent care center · 148 Sunrise Hwy, West Islip, NY · (631) 620-3580

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https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/priority_high_covid_red_18dp.pngAppointment required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngReferral not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngTesting for all patients

Website

Instructions: Call hotline 516-874-0411 to speak with a medical professional, If your symptoms suggest you need a test, you'll be scheduled at the nearest location. Hotline is available M-F from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m

 

 

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

Urgent care center · 434 Union Blvd, West Islip, NY · (631) 238-3067

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/report_problem_covid_red_24dp.pngCOVID-19 testing center

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngAppointment not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngReferral not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngTesting for all patients

Website

Instructions: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, on-site providers will evaluate you and perform test in the center. Evaluation may be completed in a virtual visit.

 

CityMD Deer Park Urgent Care - Long Island

Occupational health service · 1930 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park, NY · (631) 254-5900

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/report_problem_covid_red_24dp.pngCOVID-19 testing center

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngAppointment not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngReferral not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngTesting for all patients

 

 

Babylon ACPNY

Medical laboratory · Long Island, NY · (833) 422-7369

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/report_problem_covid_red_24dp.pngCOVID-19 testing center

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/priority_high_covid_red_18dp.pngAppointment required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngReferral not required

https://ssl.gstatic.com/images/icons/material/system_gm/2x/done_gm_green700_18dp.pngTesting for all patients

Instructions: Before someone receives a diagnostic or antibody test, they must first complete a clinical screening (virtual or telephonic visit) with an ACPNY provider. Please call 866-749-2660 to schedule this initial appointment.

 

 

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

Urgent care center · 5165 Merrick Rd, Massapequa Park, NY · (516) 858-3724

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

 

 

PM Pediatrics

Pediatrician · 5050 Sunrise Hwy, Massapequa Park, NY · (516) 541-5437

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Tests limited to certain patients

Website

 

 

ProHEALTH ER-DOX Urgent Care of Massapequa Park

Urgent care center · 4954 Merrick Rd, Massapequa Park, NY · (516) 308-7255

COVID-19 testing center

Appointment not required

Referral not required

Testing for all patients

Website

Instructions: Patients have the option to reserve a spot for a specific time in advance, but it is not required. Patients can simply walk in any time we are open for a visit.


For more information on COVID-19 
· Suffolk County- https://suffolkcountyny.gov/covid19
· Suffolk County Department of Health Services - https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Health-Services/Health-Bulletins/Novel-Coronavirus
· New York State Department of Health - https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
· Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - https://www.cdc.gov/
· NYS Coronavirus Hotline - 888-364-3065

How long the virus can live on various surfaces:
· Plastic and Stainless Steel - Up to 72 hours
· Cardboard - Up to 24 hours
· Copper and similar materials - Up to 4 hours
· Droplets can stay in the air for up to 3 hours before they fall.

CARES Act:
Every American earning $75,000* or less per year will receive $1200. (*Adjusted annual gross income) Checks expected to go out in the coming weeks.

Small Business Loans:
The SBA and US Chamber of Commerce has info and assistance on their websites.

Unemployment:
Unemployment Insurance is extended; 1 week waiting period is waived; and now includes gig workers and those who are issued 1099s.
Gov Cuomo announced this week that all New Yorkers who file for unemployment will receive an extra $600 on top of their unemployment checks and federal stimulus money.

Mental Health, coping with Stress and Anxiety
NYS offers a free consultation with a mental health professional: 844-863-9314
CDC offers tips and resources for stress management: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York State has teamed up with the meditation app Headspace to offer free content for those grappling with anxiety surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic. For more information, visit www.headspace.com/ny

Price gouging:
To report unfair price increases of products including household cleaning supplies and hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak.
NY Department of State, Division of Consumer Protection at 1-800-697-1220
Suffolk County Department of Consumer Affairs: 631-853-4600, https://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Consumer-Affairs

Support and Donations for Healthcare Workers:
To donate PPE, personal protective equipment:
Suffolk County Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services: 631-853-4866 or supply19@suffolkcountyny.gov

Support for Domestic Violence Victims:
Report Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 24-hr Hotline: 631-360-3606
Domestic violence victims support hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE/ 7233
Suffolk County Courts are still accessible via video and telephone for interviews, filing a petition, speaking to a judge and filing orders of protection.

Unsafe work environment: For Employees to anonymously report unsafe work environment: 
NYS Dept. of Labor: 888-469-7365, calls may remain confidential.

Veteran Assistance:
Wyandanch VFW Post 361 Commander Norm Sellers:631-383-2658
Wheatley Heights VFW Post 2912, Commander Jorge Rosario 631-358-8279
Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency 631-853-VETS

Video/Audio Conferencing Apps:
Audio: Freeconferencecall.com, Video: Zoom, Skype. Tutorials can be found on YouTube.

How to make your own facial covering:

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our communities safe, Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order requiring any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering to cover their nose and mouth with a mask or cloth face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain social distance.

Some residents have reported difficulty finding masks due to long shipping delays and limited supplies. To make your own mask using a T-shirt, follow these easy instructions:
Instructions on how to make your own facial covering from a t-shirt

  1. Trace the pattern of the mask, as in the illustration. The bottom line should be just beneath the armpits of the shirt.

  2. Cut through both layers of the shirt, according to the pattern.

  3. Use a safety pin to fasten the two layers together at the bottom.

  4. Insert a paper towel or a coffee filter between the layers of cloth as an extra filter. It should rest on the safety pin.

To wear the mask, tie the top straps around your head; tie the bottom straps at the top of your head, as in the illustration.

T-shirt masks are not a substitute for professionally manufactured surgical masks, but they do offer some protection, especially against infecting others.
Probability of transmitting COVID-19 while wearing a facial covering

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