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District COVID-19 Testing Plan

The New York Mills Union Free School District will comply with CDC guidance and not conduct COVID-19 testing or require testing or antibody testing of students or staff members. The decision of whether a test needs to be conducted should be determined by a healthcare provider or the local health department.

The following testing sites are available in Oneida County. These sites do not require a physician order for an exam. Urgent Care centers may conduct an exam prior to providing a test.

  • Griffiss International Airport Utica/Rome

    800 Ellsworth Road, Rome, NY 13441

    (888) 364-3065

    APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED. Individuals who would like to be tested must make an appointment by calling NYS COVID-19 Hotline 888-364-3065. NO WALK-INS allowed. All patients must remain in the vehicle.

  • Rite Aid on Commercial Drive (Federal Testing Site).

    4854 Commercial Drive New Hartford, NY 13413

    Local Phone: (315) 736-5232

    Tests by appt. only and at no charge, drive through. 18 years or older: results in 2-7 days

  • Primary Urgent Care

    Conducts rapid results testing: Anyone wanting rapid result testing for COVID-19 has to be 6 years of age or older. PCR Testing is available for children under 6 years of age. Anyone wanting a test for return to work, back to school, surgery, or travel will have to get prior -authorization from the insurance company (showing their name, DOB in writing) sent to Primary Urgent Care prior to being swabbed. Primary Urgent Care does not accept scripts as authorization.

    1904 Genesee Street Utica, NY 13501 (315) 804-6800

    130 W Albany Street Herkimer, NY 13350 315) 634-6647

  • WellNow Urgent Care Centers: testing results in 3-5 days

    Tests will be administered to those who display symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19. Wait times are listed on the WellNow website.

    230 North Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502

    4754 Commercial Dr, New Hartford, NY 13413

    103 W Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440

  • St. Elizabeth Medical Center:

    St. Luke’s Campus: 1656 Champlin Ave, Utica, NY
    Must make appointment - call 315-624-6000

    Must meet criteria-contact the medical center for details.