COVID-19 Health Information
COVID-19 VACCINE AND TESTING INFORMATION
As of Friday, April 23, 2021, New York residents ages 16+ are eligible to be vaccinated. Eligible 16 and 17 year olds may receive the Pfizer vaccine only.
Additionally, people who live outside of the state but work or study in New York are also eligible to get vaccinated. People who are eligible based on employment include both paid and unpaid workers.
If you have any questions, call the New York State COVID-19 hotline at 833-NYS-4-VAX (833-697-4829) or visit nyc.gov/vcc.
Please refer directly to the below sites for the most up to date information (multilingual translations available) from public health officials:
NYC COVID-19 Command Center: Information including vaccine eligibility and resources for individuals with disabilities and homebound New Yorkers.
NYC COVID-19 Vaccine Finder: Find a location near you and schedule an appointment.
NYC COVID-19 Testing Information: Find a testing site near you.
NYC COVID-19 Fact Sheet (English)
NYC COVID-19 Fact Sheet (Spanish)
GET HELP WITH YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT REGISTRATION
New Yorkers unable to navigate the systems to secure vaccine appointments no longer need to struggle on their own. The Vaccine Volunteer Warriors – a tech savvy team of dedicated volunteers – are currently booking appointments for those eligible and in need of assistance. To date, they have already booked 10,000+ vaccine appointments for New Yorkers, with a focus on the elderly, underserved communities, and those unfamiliar with technology.
HOW IT WORKS
Founder, Lisa Meyers and her partner, Amani Boudriga and their team of volunteers help to ensure everyone who needs a vaccine appointment, receives one.
Step 1: New Yorkers in need of vaccine appointment assistance are asked to complete the following Google Assistance Form with the minimum required information used to book an appointment (e.g. full name, address, email, date restrictions).
Step 2: Entries are distributed internally to vetted Vaccine Volunteer Warriors, and within a few days, the vaccine appointments are booked.
To learn more, visit the Vaccine Volunteer Warriors’ Facebook page here.