CityMD Temporarily Shuts 19 Locations Amid Urgent Testing Demands

The closures began on Wednesday, and CityMD has not said how long they will last.

As lines at testing sites grow longer and coronavirus cases surge, the privately owned urgent care clinic CityMD has temporarily closed 19 of its 150 locations in New York and New Jersey, the company announced.

The company cited staffing shortages as the reason for the closures of the locations, 13 of which are in New York City. The closures began on Wednesday, and CityMD has not said how long they will last.

“Continuing to provide these services to the community is a top priority; however, our physicians and teammates are also a priority,” the company said in a statement late Tuesday. “It is our hope that closing sites now will best allow us to avoid future closures as this surge continues.”

Coronavirus cases in New York City, most notably those driven by the Omicron variant, have shot up in recent weeks. The surge has led to businesses closing their doors temporarily and people rearranging their holiday plans.

New Yorkers have routinely encountered long testing lines at CityMD clinics and other locations, waiting in some cases for hours. The city is moving to increase testing options; by the end of the week, New Yorkers will have 112 city-run locations available for testing.

Below are the CityMD locations that have closed. And here is a list of all CityMD locations in New York and New Jersey, including the ones that are still open.


CityMD East 14th

CityMD East 50th

CityMD West 39th

CityMD West 125th


CityMD Bensonhurst – 18th Ave.

CityMD Cobble Hill

CityMD Prospect Park South


CityMD Corona

CityMD Ditmars

CityMD Woodhaven

The Bronx

CityMD East Fordham

CityMD East 161st

CityMD Soundview

Long Island

CityMD Bay Shore – North Sunrise Highway

CityMD Merrick


CityMD Eastchester

New Jersey

CityMD Jersey City – Grove Street

CityMD Raritan

CityMD Wayne

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