COVID-19 RESOURCES

TESTING

Testing is vital to slowing down the spread of COVID-19. Visit the City’s website to search for testing locations or the New York City Health + Hospitals list of testing sites, which is being updated on an ongoing basis, and please get tested.

VACCINATION

  • The NYC COVID-19 Vaccine Finder is designed to facilitate the process for New Yorkers to find convenient provider locations administering COVID-19 vaccines and schedule appointments for vaccination.
  • The City has announced a hotline for seniors 75+ and any other individuals who qualify under groups 1A and 1B for a COVID-19 vaccine. The phone number is 877-VAX-4NYC, and the hours for the hotline are currently 8 AM to 9 PM every day.
  • New York State has a hotline for COVID-19 vaccinations that can be reached at 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829) and a website to check your eligibility to receive a vaccine. Governor Cuomo announced on January 12 that effective immediately, New Yorkers age 65+, certain workers, and people with certain underlying conditions are eligible for the vaccine.
  • New York State has a dashboard for vaccine tracking.

COVID Positives and Test Rate by Zip Code

The City is providing data by zip code on testing and positivity rates for COVID-19. For all such data, visit the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s page for COVID data.

Zip Code Breakdown

ZipCodeNeighborhood4-Jan10-Jan13-Jan
10451Concourse/Melrose10.40%8.76%8.95%
10452Concourse/Highbridge13.32%12.70%12.08%
10453Morris Heights/Mount Hope/University Heights13.44%12.55%12.05%
10454Mott Haven/Port Morris10.16%9.74%8.32%
10455Mott Haven10.93%9.33%9.31%
10456Claremont/Morrisania10.80%9.52%9.50%
10457Belmont/Claremont/Mount Hope/Tremont11.62%11.37%11.75%
10458Belmont/Fordham University/Kingsbridge12.24%12.42%11.57%
10459Charlotte Gardens/Hunts Point13.69%12.60%11.33%
10460Charlotte Gardens/Tremont/Van Nest/West Farms11.92%10.42%10.28%
10461Morris Park/Pelham Bay/Westchester Square11.76%10.24%10.13%
10462Parkchester/Pelham Parkway/Van Nest/Westchester Sq.9.88%10.99%10.23%
10463Kingsbridge/Marble Hill/Riverdale/Spuyten Duyvil9.40%10.26%9.17%
10464City Island5.76%6.18%5.37%
10465Country Club/Throgs Neck13.95%13.10%10.40%
10466Edenwald/Wakefield8.93%8.86%8.70%
10467Allerton/Norwood/Pelham Parkway/Williamsbridge9.69%10.49%9.87%
10468Fordham/Kingsbridge/University Heights14.12%13.88%12.59%
10469Allerton/Baychester/Pelham Gardens/Williamsbridge9.90%9.19%9.66%
10470Wakefield/Woodlawn18.24%11.26%11.38%
10471Fieldston/North Riverdale/Riverdale7.48%7.71%8.00%
10472Soundview14.48%11.76%11.56%
10473Castle Hill/Clason Point/Soundview11.38%9.64%9.54%
10474Hunts Point16.05%13.62%13.19%
10475Co-op City/Edenwald7.10%6.31%5.39%

Percent positive numbers are 7-day averages as of the date shown in each column.

Map

Data last updated: January 13, 2021

Advisory to Older New Yorkers and People With Underlying Health Conditions

On December 1, 2020, New York City issued the following advisory:

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing rapidly in New York City. Adults over 65 and people with underlying health conditions that put them at increased risk of severe COVID-19, and household members and caregivers of these people should:

  • Limit activities outside your home, except leaving home to travel to work or school, or for essential purposes including medical care, grocery shopping or pharmacy necessities
  • Avoid public spaces and gatherings
  • Stay home if sick except for medical care, including testing for COVID-19
  • Wear a face covering at all times indoors and outdoors, including when around members of their own household who have been exposed to COVID-19, are showing symptoms of the virus or frequently interact with the public

Advisory for New Yorkers at Higher Risk of Severe COVID-19 (PDF)

The Office of The Bronx Borough President is monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide information and updates on this page. Para español, haga clic aquí.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

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Federal

Global

BRONX VIRTUAL COVID-19 MEMORIAL

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has launched a virtual memorial to Bronxites who lost their lives to COVID-19. There are two parts to the memorial: a video honoring those who were lost and a memorial page on our website. To submit the name of a Bronxite for inclusion on the memorial page, please fill out this form.

COVID-19 CLUSTER ZONES

  • New York City has launched a detailed map for New Yorkers to look up COVID-19 Cluster Zones: nyc.gov/COVIDZone

EDUCATION & YOUTH

INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS

LOOKING TO HELP?

  • Visit Help Now NYC’s page for those who want to help.
  • The city is seeking information on spaces that could potentially support the City’s emergency operations or be used for community outreach events.
  • Looking to donate PPE? Visit the NYC Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donation Portal.
  • The staff at the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH) is working tirelessly to support over 2,100 primarily low-income senior households during the COVID-19 public health crisis, including nearly 650 households located in the Bronx. We’re currently seeking volunteers and/or donors to help us prepare, assemble, and deliver meals and care packages to all of our residents. If you’d like to volunteer and/or donate, please respond to WSFSSH’s Call for Support using this form.
  • Companies with medical supplies on hand to donate or sell should visit NYC’s page for suppliers.
  • Companies ready to begin producing supplies should visit NYC’s page for emergency supply sourcing & manufacturing.
  • If you are looking to donate food or other non-medical donations, visit DonateNYC or call 833-NYC-0040.
  • The City is interested in obtaining information about what capacity nonprofit providers would have to participate in the GetFood Food Delivery Assistance Program through potential emergency contracts. One of which is non-profits with large kitchens (or who can link/partner with an org who does) who have capacity to make 1,000 meals per day. Click here for more information.
  • New York Blood Center is seeking plasma donations from those who have recovered from COVID-19.

LABOR ISSUES

MENTAL HEALTH

Two mental health hotlines are available to New Yorkers who need it.

BUSINESSES

HOUSING

SENIORS

  • The City has announced a hotline for seniors 75+ and any other individuals who qualify under groups 1A and 1B for a COVID-19 vaccine. The phone number is 877-VAX-4NYC, and the hours for the hotline are currently 8 AM to 9 PM every day.
  • The New York City Department for the Aging has information on meals and other resources for seniors during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • New York Road Runners has launched NYRR Striders at Home, which offers exercises and activities for our senior community.
  • The City announced a COVID-19 Heat Wave Plan to keep vulnerable New Yorkers cool and safe at home, create safer summer cooling options and prevent and respond to power outages.

TRANSPORTATION

 

PETS

  • The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Mayor’s Office of Animal Welfare have launched an NYC COVID-19 Pet Hotline. The Pet Hotline will serve as an information, planning, referral and service coordination hub for NYC residents who need support for their pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pet Hotline operators can be reached directly at 877-204-8821, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
  • The City has an FAQ page regarding animals during the COVID-19 pandemic.