NYP shares some of the efforts under way and resources available through during the current outbreak of Coronavirus,
March 18, 2020
Dear Community Partners:
We would like to share with you some of the efforts under way and resources available through NewYork-Presbyterian during the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Health and safety are always our top priorities.
The NYP COVID Hotline 646-697-4000 has been created to answer questions about COVID-19.We have also developed the Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions document linked to below, available in multiple languages, and the NYP Coronavirus webpage: https://www.nyp.org/coronavirus-information
NewYork-Presbyterian’s Virtual Urgent Care is available for people who are not feeling well and have non-life-threatening symptoms such as fever, cough, upset stomach, or nausea. This is an online, telehealth service. Visit https://www.nyp.org/ondemand/urgent-care
Some NewYork-Presbyterian practices may be offering online, video-based Virtual Visits with a physician to support social distancing efforts. For more information on virtual visits, please visit: https://www.nyp.org/ondemand/virtual-visit. We are also encouraging patients to reschedule well-visits for later dates.
Urgent and emergency surgeries and procedures at NewYork-Presbyterian are continuing. However, elective procedures and surgeries are postponed beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. You can see our full message here: https://www.nyp.org/coronavirus-information/message-for-our-patients
Our Visitor Policy has been updated and may continue to receive updates. Visit this link to stay informed: https://www.nyp.org/coronavirus-information/coronavirus-visitor-policy-change
Large group meetings and onsite events are postponed or canceled. Some support groups are now meeting via phone or WebEx. Please check events.nyp.org for details.