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Last updated: 5/13/2021, 11:44 AM

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

A limited number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available at various Garnet Health facilities. You cannot make appointments by calling your doctor's office, the hospital, or through the New York State website. Vaccination Appointments can only be made through our online scheduling system.

To be vaccinated, you must bring proof of age and complete the NYS Eligibility Form. If you do not follow these guidelines, you will not be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Garnet Health will not charge you for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. It is provided to you at no cost.

Minors ages 12 - 17 years old

  • Minors need parental or guardian consent to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, except in the rare instance where the minor is part of a group to whom the law gives the right to consent to their own care (e.g., married minors, minors who are parents or pregnant, and minors in the military). Therefore, a consent for vaccination must be signed by you as parent/guardian unless the minor can provide proof that they are able to consent for themselves as documented above.
  • Minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian to the appointment. Unaccompanied minors will not be vaccinated.
  • Bring proof of age (e.g., birth certificate issued by state or local government, passport, etc.). 

Click here to schedule your COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet - Garnet Health 1-7-2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Per NYS, we are not issuing replacement cards. If you lose your COVID-19 vaccination card: 

  1. Contact your Primary Care provider who can assist you with a replacement card, or
  2. Access the NYS Excelsior Pass at https://epass.ny.gov/home 

COVID-19 Information

Garnet Health continues to closely monitor the situation and preparedness efforts are in full swing to ensure the health and welfare of our patients, staff and community. We continue to meet with county Department of Health leaders and Infectious Disease physicians to make sure we are following the latest protocols and procedures to screen, identify and protect patients and staff.

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The public may contact the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 2019 Novel Coronavirus hotline at 1-888-364-3065 to speak with a NYSDOH expert who will answer questions, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm. Or visit online (ny.gov/coronavirus) to get more information about the coronavirus. If you have symptoms and would like a test, please click this link to the NYSDOH testing sites: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing.

  • Orange County Residents - If you are an Orange County resident and have recently traveled outside the U.S. and have questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact the Orange County Department of Health at 845-291-2330.
  • Sullivan County Residents - If you are a Sullivan County resident and have recently traveled outside the U.S. and have questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), please contact the Sullivan County Department of Public Health Services at 845-292-5910.

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Plasma Donations

Convalescent plasma is a complex therapy being evaluated by researchers as treatment for patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections, or those judged by a healthcare provider to be at high risk of progression to severe or life-threatening disease.

For information about donating plasma, members of the general public who tested positive for COVID-19, and are fully recovered, can contact the American Red Cross at www.redcrossblood.org/plasma4covid or The New York Blood Center at www.nybc.org/donate-blood/convalescent-plasma/.

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Standing OCDOH Commissioners Isolation Order with Education 3-31-2020

Standing Isolation Orders for Persons Testing Positive for COVID-19

Persons who test positive for COVID-19 are subject to a mandatory isolation order issued by the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) whether symptomatic or asymptomatic. As of March 31, 2020, OCDOH has now issued Standing Mandatory Isolation Orders. All persons testing positive for COVID-19 must travel directly to their home and/or remain at their home residence and remain isolated until meeting the recovery criteria defined below.

RELEASE OF SYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS ON ISOLATION

  • Symptomatic individuals who were confirmed as having COVID-19 may discontinue home isolation once they meet the following conditions: o At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery, defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications; AND
    • Improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); AND
    • At least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
  • This approach will prevent most, but may not prevent all, instances of secondary spread. The risk of transmission after recovery is likely substantially less than that during illness.
    • To further reduce the risk, individuals returning from isolation should continue to practice proper hygiene protocols (e.g., hand washing, covering coughs) and avoid prolonged, close contact with vulnerable persons (e.g. compromised immune system, underlying illness, 70 years of age or older).

RELEASE OF ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS ON ISOLATION

  • Asymptomatic individuals who were confirmed as having COVID-19 may discontinue home isolation under the following conditions:
    • At least 7 days have passed since the date of their first positive COVID-19 diagnostic test; AND
    • The individual has had no subsequent illness.

STAY HOME – STAY SAFE

If you have questions, please call Orange County Department of Health at 845-291-2330.

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To continue to meet patient needs, while protecting our healthcare workers, Garnet Health is transitioning to a telecommunication process for questions regarding open balances, self-pay after insurance, self-pay, payment arrangements or financial assistance status. Please do not come to the billing office to ask questions.

If your question is about an open self-pay balance, recent payment or financial aid status, please contact Bolder at 888-280-8432.

For all other inquiries, please follow up with a Garnet Health representative by email to aboutmybill@garnethealth.org.

To speak to a representative please call:

  • Garnet Health Medical Center / Garnet Health Doctors/ Urgent Care: 845-333-7880
  • Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills / Garnet Health Doctors / Urgent Care: 845-333-8989

If you suspect that you are infected with coronavirus COVID-19, or have been in contact with someone with coronavirus, do not go to the hospital or to your doctor. You could infect other people including much-needed healthcare workers. Contact your local health department and follow their advice. In Orange County call 845-291-2330. In Sullivan call 845-292-5910.

Telehealth Visits

Our Telehealth program offers a convenient access to telephone and video visits for new and existing patients - at home, in the office or while away from home.

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Help Protect Our Community

Our staff are at the front-lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in our community. You can join the fight against the virus by making a gift to one of our coronavirus funds, which will be used to support our staff and their families, or for the specialized equipment we need to keep fighting this dreadful disease. Make a gift today to help protect your community. Gifts large and small make a difference.

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