The Test & Trace Corps fights COVID-19 so that New Yorkers can get back to school, work and leading their lives. It is a program run by the City of New York through NYC Health + Hospitals and in collaboration with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, the Taxi and Limousine Commission and many more.
Through its robust and citywide partnerships, The Corps helps New Yorkers receive free and easy testing for COVID-19. It ensures that anyone with the virus receives care, and can safely isolate to prevent the spread. To helps New Yorkers navigate this process, The Corps has activated a specialized group of Contact Tracers to provide resources and support every step of the way.
NYC Health + Hospitals is dedicated to providing quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of income, gender identity, immigration status or ability to pay.
The NYC Test & Trace Corps is committed to protecting the privacy and security of New Yorkers’ personal and health information to the maximum extent permitted by federal, state and city law. The information that the NYC Test & Trace Corps receives through contact tracing is confidential and protected under the New York City Health Code. The Test & Trace Corps will not ask about anyone’s immigration status. Any information the Test & Trace Corps obtains will be stored securely and used by authorized Test & Trace Corps staff for the limited purpose of protecting public health. The Test & Trace Corps database will not be linked to any law enforcement databases.