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COVID-19

The Network is researching, compiling and posting all information relating to COVID-19 and the supportive housing community and updating this site weekly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

VACCINES

Sign Up for Vaccines
Vaccine Hub Appointment Scheduler

General Vaccination Resources
Vaccine eligibility and data
Sign up for City updates
Video from Dr. Tyson Boudreaux, clinical director of Bronx Psychiatric Center, encouraging staff and others to get their COVID-19 vaccination
. The video also addresses the mistrust many people of color are experiencing regarding the vaccine and the healthcare system in general.
CDC's Community-Based Organizations COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

Urgent Care Closed Clinics
Centers for Urgent Care is a provider that is reserving appointments exclusively for supportive housing. Click here to read a letter from DOHMH regarding the program and instructions for how to register. Centers for Urgent Care is currently piloting this program at four locations: 
o East New York - 1203 Elton St
o Middle Village – 6122G Fresh Pond Road
o Gravesend -  2370 Coney Island Ave
o Coney Island – 626 Sheepshead Bay Road
Please note: This program is currently only scheduled to operate through Friday, February 19th.

O-Agency Link-Outreach-Vaccinate (O-LOV) COVID-19 Vaccination Program
OMH Psychiatric Centers have launched eight vaccination hubs at OMH Psychiatric Centers, four in NYC and four upstate, for eligible OMH and OASAS tenants and staff. There are two models for making an appointment: “Provider Agency Group Scheduling,” for which all eligible OMH or OASAS providers will be reached out to by an outreach team that will facilitate setting up vaccination appointments or dispatching a mobile vaccination team if eligible, and “Individual Scheduling,” which allows eligible individuals to schedule an individual appointment. Click here to read more about sites, eligibility, both scheduling models, and find the link to schedule an individual appointment. Click here to access slides from a February 11th OMH presentation on the O-LOV program.

NY State Vaccination Centers

There is increased availabilty at York College and Medgar Evers College for elibigle residents in applicable zip codes. Click here to see appointments and eligibility information

 

GUIDANCE

New York State Guidance

OMH telehealth guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period (updated 2/12/21)

New York City Guidance

NYC DOHMH Congregate Setting Guidance 

Quarentine Guidance

Face Coverings: FAQ and How to Wear Two Face Coverings

MONITORING COVID-19

NYS Department of Health COVID-19 Tracker
A statewide tracker monitoring testing rates and positive cases in each county.

NYC Health Public Health Milestones
A city tracker monitoring key health indicators such as percent of residents who test positive, new cases, and hospital admissions.

 

RE-OPENING SUPPORT

COVID-19 Safety Plan Recommendations (Updated as of 2/22/2021)
The Network's Supportive Housing Re-Opening Committee provides a regularly updated list of recommendations for supportive housing providers to consider when developing COVID-19 safety plans for supportive housing offices and residences. 

New York Forward 
New York State’s information about re-opening with guidelines for industries identified in PHASE II, III, and IV, and safety plan templates to prepare for reopening.  

 

COVID-19 TESTING
Click here to find a testing site and other information on COVID-19 testing

 

 

HOTELING

Isolation hotel rooms are provided  by NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H). If a tenant in a shared congregate resident (dorm style, SRO, or scattered site apartment) is unable to isolate on-site and has tested positive for COVID-19, has COVID-19 symptoms, or has been in close contact for over 10 minutes with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID 19, H+H has a specific referral form for congregate program referrals so they can be prioritized and expedited. See here for the form and send to: expeditedref@nychhc.org.

General H+H Isolation Hotel Program Number: 646-694-3500; Seven days a week, 8 AM - 12 AM

 


 

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TELEMENTAL HEALTH GUIDANCE & TRAININGS 

Click here to find guidances and resource material from SAMHSA, NASW, and American Psychiatric Association.

 

 

TENANT ENGAGEMENT 

Find a one pager of tenant engagement strategies from our providers here

 

RENTAL HARDSHIP

COVID-19 and economic hardiship has impacted individuals' ability to pay rent. The Network has collected resources on Emergency Assistance Grants and hosted a webinar in partnership with LSNY on navigating the One Shot Deal process. Click here for more information.

 

 

Contact Us:
The Network would like to hear from you about emerging concerns and questions that we can elevate to our government partners. Please send these to Joelle Ballam-Schwan (jballam-schwan@shnny.org), Engagement & Communications Manager.