COVID Vaccine Booster Information
New York State has developed a new website to provide the public with information on COVID-19 Boosters. Please visit NY.gov/Boosters for guidance.
NYS ADDS COVID TESTING SITES
Starting Monday, December 27th people can begin making appointments for COVID testing using this link https://appointments.bioreference.com/nystatecovidtesting.
IBEW Local 25
370 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Kennedy Memorial Park
335 Greenwich Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ?
Additionally, this link is helpful to find testing locations across New York State: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you?.
The New York State Mass Vaccination Sites at SUNY Old Westbury and Stony Brook are still open and taking walk in’s for boosters for Pfizer and the J&J vaccines. For more information on vaccine sites run by NYS and other sites please use this link: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/.
For questions about the NYS mask guidance please see this FAQ: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/frequently-asked-questions-proof-full-vaccination-or-mask-requirement-businesses-and-venues?.
LENDING AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT
Small Business and MWBE Loans
Long Island Small Business Assistance Corp. offers a variety of relief programs, including small business loans related to the pandemic.
Town of Babylon Business Assistance
Town of Babylon and the IDA are providing Babylon Is Back COVID relief for businesses, and is administering $2.5 million in loans. A variety of other resources are available for working capital and to secure PPE including the Babylon Direct Support Program which will provide $3 million to fund grants to support businesses, local nonprofits and veterans groups struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Long Island Housing Partnership has shared information on financial assistance for housing that is available to eligible renters who lost income during the Covid pandemic. See the attached flyer for details. NOTE: The application period closed February 1, 2021. Households impacted by COVID who are still in need of rental assistance should call 1-844-691-7368 or visit otda.ny.gov for more information regarding the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance’s (OTDA) forthcoming, federally-funded Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide rental subsidy to eligible households in New York State.
VACCINES, TESTING & TRACING
Covid-19 Vaccine Information
At this time, all individuals 12 years of age and older that reside in the United States are eligible to receive the vaccine. Please see New York State’s COVID-19 website for important vaccination information and the Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 website for timely developments and vaccination guidance.
Northwell Health Coronavirus Digital Resource Center
To obtain information about the Covid-19 vaccine and to determine if you are currently eligible to receive it, please visit
https://www.northwell.edu/coronavirus-covid-19/vaccine or call 1-844-919-8222.
New York State Vaccine Call Center
The NYS vaccine call center went live at 4:00 PM on Monday, January 11, 2021. The phone number is 1-833-NYS-4VAX
Covid Testing Sites, Vaccine Facts, Tips and Travel Advisories
For information on the Covid-19 vaccine program please visit https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-updates-new-yorkers-vaccination-efforts-across-new-york .Check out NY States’s new eligibility tool at: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
Get the real facts about the vaccine from experts at Northwell Health.
Remember to wear your face covering when you cannot keep at least 6 feet from others, and keep your nose covered. Click here to learn how to wear and wash your face coverings. Also note the Governor’s Covid Travel Advisory 10-27-20 which includes regional COVID caseloads. To see Amityville’s current Covid-19 caseload map, click on the following link and hover over Amagansett on the right side of the screen to access Amityville data.
NOTE TO VILLAGE HALL VISITORS: Face coverings are required inside Village Hall regardless of your vaccine status.
New York State Contact Tracing Program for Covid-19
Please see the attached flyer for more information.