COVID-19 testing is only available at our 819 S. Salina Street Location
New Hours of Operation at Our East & West Locations (9/21)
Both our East and West Clinic Sites will be open full time effective immediately. Starting on Sept 21st, our East Fayette Street and Oswego Street locations will be open for appointments Monday thru Friday. Both sites will be seeing patients from 8:30am – 5:15pm.
Please contact us at 315-476-7921 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Thank you for using the Syracuse Community Health Center and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Community Testing Center – Test Results Update (9/21)
Since we opened the Community Testing Center at Syracuse Community Health Center on March 16, we have processed over 35,000 COVID-19 tests. We continue to test at our 819 S. Salina Street Location, Monday – Friday between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Full Dental Services Resume (6/22)
The Executive Order by Governor Cuomo to limit dental services has been lifted. Syracuse Community Health Center will resume to full dental services as of Monday, June 22, 2020. Oral care is very important to your overall health and wellbeing. Syracuse Community Health Center Inc. encourages all its patients to call today and schedule a dental appointment.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:
The Syracuse Community Health Center is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, as the safety and well-being of our employees and patients is our number one priority.
We are working in close coordination with local public health officials and are following strict prevention guidelines to help keep our facilities clean and our staff, patients and our community safe.
We will continue to keep you apprised of any developments and to make sure you have the information you need to stay safe and access our system of care. Please check back to this website periodically and follow us on Facebook, as we will provide progress updates as they become available.
We continue to conduct business as usual. If you have a regularly scheduled appointment at our facility, you do not need to call ahead to confirm. Please proceed to your appointment as scheduled.
COVID-19 Regional Testing Center
The Syracuse Community Health Center, in a partnership with the Onondaga County Health Department and Upstate Medical University, is serving as the host site for a new regional Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Center.
The regional COVID-19 testing center is not a walk-up facility. Before visiting the testing center, people who have respiratory issues, or have questions related to COVID-19 must either phone their physician or call the COVID-19 regional triage hotline at 315-464-3979. If their case warrants a COVID-19 test, they will be referred to the testing center.
If members of the Syracuse Community Health Center patient community are experiencing upper respiratory issues, or have questions regarding the COVID-19 virus, we encourage them to call their physician, or contact the COVID-19 hotline at 315-464-3979. To visit the testing center, you must follow this protocol.
What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Patients with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with the following symptoms after 2-14 days of exposure;
· Shortness of breath
How can I help protect myself?
People can help protect themselves from respiratory illness with everyday preventive actions.
· Avoid close contact with people who are sick
· Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
· Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
· Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
COVID-19 Information Resources:
Here are some information links that you might find helpful:
Local & New York State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control
World Health Organization (WHO)