COVID-19 testing is available MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

The Health Center offers laboratory confirmed PCR Testing and Rapid Antigen Testing. Testing is available without an appointment and is administered on a first come first served basis.

The Rapid Antigen Testing is not the same as an at-home rapid test.

Rapid Antigen Test results are typically available in less than 15 minutes. YOU MUST STAY ON SITE TO RECEIVE YOUR RESULTS.

PCR Test results are typically available in 72 hours.

**PLEASE NOTE:  THE TESTING CENTER IS CLOSED EACH DAY BETWEEN 12:30 PM AND 1:15 PM.

COVID-19 testing is only available at our 819 S. Salina Street Location. Please enter from the South Salina Street side of the building.

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.

Scheduled Appointments

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.

Common Questions:

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;

·       Fever

·       Cough

·       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

·       Coronavirus Information For NY

·       Onondaga County Health Department

Centers for Disease Control

·       Coronavirus Overview

·       Business Response Guidance

·       Flu

World Health Organization (WHO)

·       Coronavirus Overview

·       Coronavirus Q&A