COVID-19 Updates


Information on COVID-19 

Click the link above or text COVID to 692-692 to get regular updates on the latest COVID-19 developments in New York State. 

Frequently Asked Questions on the COVID-19 Vaccine 

Find out about your eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as information on the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, its development, and availability. 

Centers for Disease Control: Information on Coronavirus 

Access a wealth of information on the disease through the CDC’s centralized Coronavirus webpage. 

El CDC: Coronavirus en Español 

Acceda a una gran cantidad de información sobre la enfermedad a través de la página centralizada sobre el Coronavirus de los CDC.

NYC Health: Information on Coronavirus 

Access frequently updated city-wide announcements and mandates through NYC’s centralized Coronavirus page (translations available in several different languages). 

COVID-19 Safety 


Keep your Home and Workplace Safe from COVID-19 

Get useful tips on hygiene, using public transportation, and handling food. 

Talk to your kids about COVID-19 

Get tips on talking to your kids and addressing their concerns about COVID-19. 

Access Kid-Friendly Games and Interactive Info about COVID-19

Check out the website Brainpop for games, quizzes, and creative activities to teach your kids about COVID-19 safety.


Testing and Resources


COVID-19 Testing Now Open for All New Yorkers 

Get a free COVID-19 at one of 180 testing sites throughout the City. After the test, most results are returned in about 48 hours. 

Fresh Youth Initiatives COVID-19 Resources for Parents 

Parents can access a wide range of resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including COVID-19 vaccines and testing; food, housing, and health care assistance; and much more.