COVID-19 Virus Testing:

Community testing for the COVID-19 virus is available by appointment at the SBH Ambulatory Care Center, 1st Floor, 4487 Third Avenue on Monday to Friday from 1 – 5 p.m. Call (718) 960-3730.

COVID-19 Vaccine:

SBH is administering the COVID-19 vaccine to people who live or work in New York based on guidance provided by the NYS Department of Health. We are committed to serving our patients and community members as vaccine supplies are made available.

Due to weather conditions that have resulted in an interruption in the delivery of vaccines. SBH will not be scheduling further first-dose vaccines until we have a new supply.

Please e-mail us at to request a vaccine appointment and be placed on our waiting list. (Please note, we are not scheduling appointments through calls to SBH.) In your e-mail, provide your name, eligibility group (check here for criteria), date of birth and the best phone number for us to call you.

For people with underlying health conditions, please note that a letter from your doctor is not required to demonstrate eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. At your vaccine appointment, you will be asked to complete a certification form confirming your eligibility.

Notice to People with Second Dose Vaccine Appointments Scheduled for February 17-21:

Second dose vaccine deliveries have been delayed due to weather conditions over the past week. People with second dose appointments scheduled on these days have been called and notified that their appointments have been cancelled. Once the vaccines are delivered, we will call you to reschedule your appointment. You do not need to call us regarding the new date of your second dose appointment. Please continue to check this website for updates and submit any questions to

COVID-19 vaccines are administered at the SBH Health and Wellness Center, 4507 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY. The Center is located directly across the street from St. Barnabas Hospital.

From the ER, to ambulatory care, to our inpatient rooms, we at SBH Health System have taken every precaution to make sure we are open, safe, and ready to help you with your healthcare needs.

We’ve learned a great deal from the pandemic and have put in place thoughtful and structured policies and procedures to protect both our patients and staff. Safety continues to come first at SBH to ensure the highest quality care, protection, support and comfort for you and your family.

This has ranged from the spacing of our ambulatory care waiting room seating to allow for social distancing, to new staff and patient screening procedures, to a rigorous deep cleaning of our facility that includes the use of UV-C light to kill off Covid-19 and other pathogens. If you need to see a doctor, come and see us – whether it’s in person or virtually through telehealth. We’re ready to help.

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