WHERE TO GET ACCURATE INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
With information changing rapidly, the best place to get recent updates regarding the COVID-19 virus is at one of the following links:
Stony Brook University : Here you can get information regarding Researchers, Faculty and Students. For more in-depth information regarding Research at Stony Brook, you can click here. More information regarding SUNY Guidelines during this period, please click here.
Incubator Companies : For companies housed in the AERTC, CEWIT and Calverton Food Business Incubator, information most recently communicated can be found here. All Incubator Companies should have the contact of the Director for each of the facilities should you have questions. Companies should also have the contact information of the building manager, should you have an immediate emergency.
New York State : Where information can be found on Gov. Cuomo's most recent NYS policies such as New York State PAUSE: Policies that Assure Uniform Safety for Everyone. You can also listen to Gov. Cuomo's announcement on March 20 mandating that 100% of the workforce must stay home beginning Sunday, March 22 at 8PM, excluding essential services, by clicking here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) : National information on how the CDC is responding to the Virus outbreak.
Thank you for your patience as we adapt to these evolving challenges
If you are experiencing symptoms and you believe you should be tested, you can call the following number: 888-364-3065 . There is a testing facility located at Stony Brook University, but you MUST be pre-screened and have an appointment, which you will do over the phone.
Click here for a map and directions to the testing site.
If your business can help:
Businesses with capabilities relevant to needed medical equipment and supplies email
Businesses interested in selling products to the state should contact Simonida Subotic at 646-522-8477 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Businesses interested in receiving state funding to manufacture PPE products should contact Eric Gertler at 212-803-3100 or COVID19supplies@esd.ny.gov.
Stony Brook Hospital:
If you have PPE and medical supplies such as masks, gloves, gowns, ventilators, etc. or comfort care items such as snacks, socks, etc. to donate, please contact Stony Brook University Community Relations Director Joan Dickinson at Joan.Dickinson@stonybrook.edu or call 631.219.0603. They will arrange for a drop off time and location to get your donations into the right hands quickly. As they are diligent about the need for social distancing and for the safety of all involved, scheduled appointments are the most efficient and safest way to go for all involved.