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Date Updated: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Specimen Collection for Testing, Vaccine Availability in New York State

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COVID-19 Specimen Collection for Testing

Bon Secours Community Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth),has begun providing appointment-only drive-through coronavirus (COVID-19) specimen collection for current and former patients whose physicians are affiliated with Bon Secours Medical Group, Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Anthony Community Hospital and Bon Secours Community Hospital with a verified COVID-19 testing appointment.

Testing will be held on an intermittent schedule.

A referral from one of these physicians is mandatory and specimen collection will be conducted only by appointment.

  • Current and former patients whose physicians are affiliated with Bon Secours Medical Group, Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Anthony Community Hospital and Bon Secours Community Hospital can book a COVID-19 testing appointment using this MyChart link

The self-pay cost for an individual seeking a COVID diagnostic test is $75.

Patients who are experiencing symptoms that may indicate illness need to contact their physician’s office to be screened. Current and former patients who meet the current screening criteria will then be given an appointment for drive-through testing.

About Vaccine Availability in New York State

The vaccination prioritization is based on New York State mandates that specify in what order vaccine can be administered. At this time, vaccine is not available to members of the general public. Please visit the New York State Department of Health’s website at covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/what-you-need-know for more information regarding vaccination prioritization and availability.

The New York State Department of Health will be informing the general public when vaccinations are available and how to obtain vaccination.

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Updated: January 5, 2021