NYC Health & Hospitals
Mobil Covid Test Unit
was on
Roosevelt Island from December 6-12 

thanks to the efforts of NYC Council Member-Elect
Julie Menin and NY
State Assembly Member
Rebecca Seawright. The Mobile Covid Test Unit is returning to Roosevelt Island tomorrow,
December 20, thru December 24 and will do vaccinations as well as testing.

Roosevelt Island Operating Corp
(RIOC) adds:

Roosevelt Island!

Starting on Monday, December 20th, and
operating through Friday, December 24th, the New York City Health
+ Hospital (NYCHH) Mobile COVID Testing & Vaccination Unit
will be located at Good Shepherd Plaza (543 Main Street).

Operating Hours

  • Monday, December 20th –  Thursday, December
    23rd: 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Friday, December 24th: 8 AM to 2 PM


PCR and Rapid Antigen tests will be available. Rapid Antigen results can be
expected within 20 minutes while PCR results will take longer.

Vaccines and Boosters

First and second shot vaccinations, including Pfizer 12 years+ and Johnson
& Johnson 18 years+, as well as boosters will be available.

Services are offered at no cost, no insurance is needed, and appointments
are not necessary as the unit operates on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Please be sure to bring proper ID and your existing vaccination card, if you
have one. Live interpretation services will be available.

According to NYC Health Department, the most recent
7 Day Covid Testing Data
from December 10 – 16, on Roosevelt Island (Zip Code 10044 ) shows 778 people
tested and 36 Positive Case for a rate of 4.63%.

As previously reported:

7 Day Covid Testing Data
from December 7 – 13 for Roosevelt Island (Zip Code 10044 ) – 813 people
were tested and 33 Positive Case for a rate of 4.06%.

… The
7 Day Covid Testing Data
from December 6 – 12, when the
Covid Mobile Test Van was here
on Roosevelt Island (Zip Code 10044 ), 973 people were tested resulting in
30 Positive Cases for a rate of 3.08%. …

… The
7 Day Covid Testing Data
from November 24 – November 30  for Roosevelt Island Zip Code 10044
shows 578 people tested and 15 Positive Case for a rate of 2.6%…. 

Also, according to
NYC Health Department 10,054
Roosevelt Island residents have received at least one vaccine dose and 9,099
residents are full vaccinated.

I asked Ms Menin:

Do you know if any Roosevelt Island Community Based Organizations will
be receiving the Test & Trace Corp Kits and how they will be
distributed to Roosevelt Island residents?

It’s being worked on replied Ms Menin.


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