PEEKSKILL, NEW YORK – On December 18, 19, 21, and 22, Sun River Health will offer COVID-19 rapid testing by appointment only at the Jeannette J. Phillips Community Health Center in Peekskill. All are welcome to make an appointment by calling 845-553-8030.
“Continued access to reliable COVID-19 testing for everyone in our communities remains critical,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, Sun River Health CEO. “The only way to stop the spread of this virus is to make sure that our community members have access to testing, know their status, and quarantine if they are positive. Thank you to our dedicated clinical team who is working to ensure that everyone in Peekskill has access to COVID-19 testing.”
Anyone with a temperature greater than 100.5, severe shortness of breath, or a persistent cough should be tested as soon as possible. Everyone is welcome to make an appointment for a test, regardless of symptoms, health insurance status, or immigration status.
COVID-19 rapid testing will be available at Sun River Health Jeannette J. Phillips at the following times:
Friday, December 18: 10:00 – 4:30
Saturday, December 19: 9:30 – 2:00
Monday, December 21: 10:00 – 5:30
Tuesday, December 22: 10:00 – 5:30
Sun River Health Jeannette J. Phillips is located at 1037 Main Street in downtown Peekskill.
About Sun River Health
Sun River Health is a network of 43 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) providing primary, dental, pediatric, OB-GYN, and behavioral health care to over 245,000 patients annually. With a dedicated staff of 2,000 doctors, nurses, and health care professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality, affordable care to those who need it most. Sun River Health started in 1975 when four African American mothers spearheaded efforts to open our first health center in Peekskill, N.Y. and deliver accessible, high-quality, affordable services to patients in need – no matter their race, religion, income, or insurance status. Today, after 45 years of service, Sun River Health is still delivering on that promise to communities across the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island.
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