Get Tested For COVID-19 At-Home In NYC (Nov 2020)

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Author: Trivesh Vassen

Yes, you read that correctly, in New York City, you can now get a COVID-19 test without leaving home. A great convenience for anyone fearful of contracting the coronavirus, the new at-home testing service from Ready (Ready Responders) is geared to help those who are sick, elderly, or have mobility challenges to get peace of mind and be responsible participants in the months-long battle against the virus ravaging the country.

How to get an at-home COVID-19 test in NYC?

  1. Just call 917-274-7734 to schedule a test or click here
  2. A Responder (trained as an EMT or Paramedic) will be at your home, usually within a few hours (8 am-midnight), to check symptoms and perform a test
  3. You’ll get results in 2-3 days.
  4. $0 due out of pocket (we accept most insurance)

COVID-19 Testing in NYC & Beyond

This service is provided by Ready (formerly Ready Responders) and is also available in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Las Vegas, DC, and more!

  • No waiting in crowded lines
  • Fast, safe, and accurate testing
  • Same-day COVID testing Available
  • Accepts most health insurance

COVID-19 Related Stress & Potential for PTSD

We did some research to try and understand the impact that isolation, fear, and grief can have on peoples' wellbeing. We put this information on COVID-related anxiety together to act as a resource for people who think the current state of affairs may be altering their state of mind. If you feel like you're experiencing behavioral or emotional distress, we recommend talking to a licensed therapist. See our list of the best online therapy companies to get professional care from the comfort of your own home.

*Relief Seeker may be compensated by Ready for your call

Trivesh Vassen

Trivesh is a copywriter based in Cape Town, South Africa. Since 2005 Trivesh has worked with hundreds of brands and publications covering a variety of industries. Trivesh works as a Relief Seeker contributor covering men's health and wellness issues.