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COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 Vaccines | NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

1. How it Works

COVID-19 vaccines are available for anyone who is 6 months or older, at no cost. COVID-19 vaccines help protect you and your household from severe cases of COVID-19.

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  • Available regardless of your immigration status.
  • Proof of age is needed.
  • You may be able to be vaccinated in your home if you’re a New Yorker who is homebound or is 65 or older. Sign up online for an in-home vaccination or by calling 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).

2. Determine your eligibility

Anyone 6 months or older can get vaccinated for COVID-19, regardless of immigration status.

A parent or guardian must give consent for their child to be vaccinated. Consent can be given in person, by phone, or in writing, depending on the vaccination site.

Children 15 or younger should be accompanied to the vaccination site by a parent or guardian.

More ways to get help with this program


Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).

Call the vaccine hotline

Call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692) to book a vaccine appointment at certain locations or to get other vaccine help.

Find a vaccine site in NYC

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Last Updated Thursday, July 7th, 2:42pm

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