COVID-19 Testing at Riverside on Saturdays

The Riverside Church is pleased to continue hosting community-based COVID-19 testing and health fair in collaboration with Dr. Karen Thornton, along with support from Medrite Urgent Care, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assemblywoman Inez Dickens, and the NYC Department of Health Harlem Action Center. Testing is free and open to anyone, no appointment necessary. Participants are encouraged to bring their insurance information, however, insurance is NOT mandatory.

Testing is available on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until further notice, starting September 19.

Services available:
• COVID-19 antibody testing (blood test)
• COVID-19 nasal swab (PCR) testing
• COVID-19 contact tracing tool
• Information on COVID, social distancing, quarantine procedures, and FAQs
• Temperature, oxygen levels, heart rate, and blood pressure readings
• Referrals and references
• Gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer while supplies last

Location: The Riverside Church, South Hall Lobby entrance immediately south of 490 Riverside Drive entrance (Riverside Drive between 120th & 122nd Streets)

Community partners will also be available to assist local residents in completion of US Census, non-partisan voter registration, and contact tracing job applications.

If you have questions about your test results or you have not received your results, please contact the physician’s office directly:

Karen Thornton, M.D.
Performing Arts Medicine and Family Medicine
330 West 42nd Street, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-581-7767
Fax: 888-738-3073