Welcome to Jamaica Hospital’s COVID-19 Resource Center

We thank you for supporting our hospital as we continue to make necessary adjustments to properly protect and care for the health of our community. Here you can find the most recent updates and information pertaining to our hospital and clinics during this time.

COVID-19 Vaccine Center

Jamaica Hospital offers the Covid-19 vaccine to all who are eligible.  To select a location and make an appointment.   click here 

Healthcare Services Updates

It is important that you do not delay caring for your health. Many of our services have reopened, and we have put several protections in place to make our hospital safe for patients to seek in-person healthcare. Services that are now open to the public include our:

We are also now scheduling elective procedures in our Ambulatory Surgery Centers , Radiology Department , and our Cardiology and Vascular Labs.


To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians please visit our home page and choose a specialty under “Clinical Services.” We also invite you to utilize our Find A Doctor tool to search our directory of physicians by name, specialty, languages spoken and other criteria.

Our Commitment To Safety

Jamaica Hospital has implemented strict safety precautions in accordance with CDC guidelines to protect the health of our patients, visitors and employees. To learn more about our measures to keep you safe, please click below:

Modified Appointment Schedule – To eliminate overcrowding in our patient care areas, we are limiting appointments. This will reduce waiting times and help us manage proper social distancing policies.
Pre-Registration – To avoid spending unnecessary time in waiting areas, patients will have the opportunity to complete all paperwork remotely before they arrive.
Screenings – Designated hospital employees will greet all patients and screen them for COVID-like symptoms upon arrival.
Disinfection and Cleaning – Our team remains dedicated to thoroughly and repeatedly disinfecting and cleaning all patient care areas in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Limited Companions – For everyone’s safety and to avoid over crowding, only parents or other required companions are permitted to accompany patients during their appointments.
Protective Equipment – All employees will be wearing appropriate level personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times. All patients will be required to wear a face mask as well.
Working Together – All patients should monitor their health and report if they have tested positive for COVID-19, come in contact with someone who tested positive, or experienced any related symptoms in the last 14 days.

Temporary Visitation Policies

As of Monday, June 22, we are allowing visiting hours on a limited basis on some patient units. All visitors are required to comply with our strict safety guidelines before being permitted on any patient units. Please Click Here to view our updated visitation hours and guidelines.

Obtaining Death Certificate

If you have lost a loved one due to COVID-19 and need help with funeral costs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing financial assistance for those who qualify.

Families or loved ones requesting assistance can click HERE to receive more information on the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance program.

Potential applicants are encouraged to gather the necessary documentation required by FEMA this includes an official death certificate with a confidential medical report that attributes the death to COVID-19.

A copy of the death certificate can be requested by visiting the New York City Department of Health website at

COVID Testing

Jamaica Hospital offers COVID testing for our patients. A COVID test can show if you have an active coronavirus infection and if you need to take the necessary steps to quarantine or isolate yourself from others.

COVID testing is available at all of our ambulatory care centers. Please visit the center closest to you to make an appointment. COVID testing is fully covered by insurance; if you do not have insurance however and would like to pay out-of-pock, the fee is $115.00

Antibody Testing

An antibody test looks for antibodies that are made by your immune system in response to a threat, such as a specific virus. These antibodies can help prevent future infections.

Antibody testing is available at all of our ambulatory care centers. Please visit the center closest to you to make an appointment. Antibody testing is fully covered by insurance; if you do not have insurance however and would like to pay out-of-pock, the fee is $50.00


Serving one of the areas hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica Hospital’s front-line employees have been working tirelessly to treat the large number of patients and families affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. We are accepting donations to help us as we provide care to our community. Donate Now.

Understanding Coronavirus

To help inform our community about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have provided answers to the most frequently asked questions about the virus in this FAQ