COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

Interested in volunteering? Contact lesready.covid19@gmail.com.

To report cases of COVID-19: Call 311
NYS Dept. of Health’s toll-free COVID-19 hotline: 1-888-364-3065
To report racism related to COVID-19: Call 311 and ask for Human Rights.

NYC Text Alerts
English: Text COVID to 692-692
Español: Texto con COVIDESP al 692-692

The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly changing situation. We urge you to refer to the following resources for ongoing, frequently updated information:

Local resources include:

For non-profits and human services providers:

NYC Health + Hospitals Testing Sites in Manhattan:

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
462 First Avenue
New York, New York 10016
212-562-5555
Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health
Dyckman-Clinica de Las Americas
175 Nagle Avenue
New York, New York 10034
212-544-2001
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
No appointments necessary

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Gouverneur
227 Madison Street
New York, New York 10002
212-238-7897
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
No appointments necessary

NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
506 Lenox Avenue
New York, New York 10037
212-939-1000
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Highbridge Pool
2301 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York 10033
Monday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
1901 First Avenue
New York, New York 10029
212-423-6262
Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Sydenham
264 West 118th Street
New York, New York 10026
212-932-6500

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Saint Nicholas Houses
281 West 127th Street
New York, New York 10035
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

For a complete list of NYC H+H testing sites, click here.

Community Services

  • All food banks in Council District 2 are still operating at time of writing (call ahead to confirm). For a list of food resources in NYC, click here.
  • If you are a senior in need of home delivery of meals, call 311 to register for the GetFoodNYC program.
  • Many LES Ready! member organizations are STILL OPERATING and are available to help with food assistance, eviction prevention, tenant advocacy, and more. Email lesreadyinfo [at] gmail [dot] com for a list of open agencies.
  • Evictions are suspended until August 20 and Housing Court is closed indefinitely, except for emergency cases. People with emergencies should call the hotline: 212-962-4795.
  • Residents of NYC, Westchester, and Long Island impacted financially by the crisis may be eligible for a no-interest loan from the Hebrew Free Loan Society Coronavirus Financial Impact Loan Program.

For information specific to you or your organization, visit these useful links from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  1. Communities, Schools and Businesses
  2. Healthcare Professionals
  3. Health Departments
  4. Travel
  5. Laboratories

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, about COVID-19, click here.

People who think they may have been exposed to 2019-nCoV should contact your healthcare provider immediately.

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