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Date Updated: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Coronavirus Update

Bon Secours Community Hospital COVID-19 Specimen Collection for Testing, Vaccine Availability in New York State

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Please read Our Patient Information for more detail on scheduling elective outpatient ambulatory procedures and tests, visitation and what to expect in preparing for a surgical procedure. 

WMCHealth offers COVID-19 diagnostic testing at Bon Secours Community Hospital

Testing is available by appointment only.

How do I make an appointment? 

  • Testing is available 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
  • Please call your primary care provider for a referral 
    • You will receive a screening, and if appropriate, you’ll be given an appointment.
  • Testing will be held on an intermittent schedule
  • 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

What should I bring?

  • When you come to your appointment, you will need to bring your photo identification and insurance card, if applicable.

When will I receive my results? 

  • At this time, diagnostic results can take up to five days and antibody results can take up to three days.

Additional Information:

Please call the DOH’s coronavirus hotline at 888.364.3065 or visit Health.NY.Gov for additional information.  You can also visit the CDC.gov for updates and prevention tips.

The self-pay cost for an individual seeking a COVID-19 diagnostic test is $75

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.

Learn More

View our complete COVID-19 response, including information on testing, visitation, donations and services. 

Updated: January 6, 2021