The COVID-19 diagnostic test is safe, free, and easy. A nasal swab, oral swab or saliva sample may be used. All New Yorkers should get tested now, whether or not you have symptoms or are at increased risk.
Priority testing is available for students, faculty, and staff at the following Brooklyn locations, as well as at other locations around NYC. Testing is free and confidential. It is also available at many independent medical facilities. For additional NYC H&H locations, search https://www.castlighthealth.com
You should bring a student or staff ID.
Most results are returned in about 3-5 days. Your test results are confidential.
Please note that you must have a negative PCR test, not the rapid test, before you can come to campus.
Contact Luis Venegas, LVenegars@citytech.cuny.edu, Health and Safety Officer and:
You will be contacted by one of the individuals listed above to determine who, if anyone, you came into contact with at the college, so that contact tracing can be done. This helps assure that those exposed will be notified so that they test as well and quarantine, to slow the spread of Covid-19 and save lives. The New York City Department of Health will also be notified. Please be assured that your identity will be kept confidential when others are notified of exposure.
If you are a student, faculty member, or other employee and have tested Positive for COVID-19, you must notify Health and Safety Officer Luis Venegas, firstname.lastname@example.org, by email, even if you have not been on campus
COVID-19 Exposure Form (provide link)
Aries Jones, Coordinator of the Student Wellness Center, is responsible for Contact Tracing if a student reports testing positive for COVID-19.
Sandra Gordon, Executive Director of Faculty/Staff Relations, email@example.com, is responsible for Contact Tracing if a faculty member reports testing positive for COVID-19.
Victor Humphrey, Director of Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org, is responsible for Contract Tracing if a staff member tests positive for COVID-19.
The college will follow CDC guidance on reporting Contact Tracing.
Luis Venegas, the Safety and Health Officer and Liaison for COVID-19 Response, is responsible for case investigation. He will:
If your first COVID test is negative, you should get tested again if you:
Management of COVID-19 Response
Miguel Cairol, Vice President for Administration and Finance
Coordinator of COVID-19 Response
Luis Venegas, Safety & Health Officer
Liaison for COVID-19 Response
Pamela Brown, Interim Provost
David Smith, Dean Professional Studies
Justin Vazquez-Poritz, Dean Arts & Sciences
Dorie Clay, Student Services
Vincent Roach, AVP Student Services
Rita Uddin, Chief Information Officer
Maura Smale, Chief Librarian
Mark Hellermann, Chair College Council B&G Committee
Maureen Archer-Festa, Chair Dental Hygiene
Douglas Davis, Chair Communications & Design
Andleeb Zameer, Chair Biology
Robert Polchinski, Chair Environmental Technology