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There are several options to get COVID-19 vaccination in the state of New York.

List of approved COVID-19 vaccinations in US

The following COVID-19 vaccines have received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of COVID-19:

Types of COVID-19 vaccination sites in New York State

New York State-run vaccination sites: See the list below for a list of all state run vaccination sites or call 833-697-4829.

Pharmacies: CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid and Costco pharmacies are offering COVID-19 vaccines across the state.

New York City Vaccination sites: residents can search for and schedule appointments at mass vaccination sites online or call 877-697-4692.

Pop-up vaccination sites: Twelve new pop-up community-based sites are offering vaccine doses this week at public housing developments, churches, community centers, schools and fire stations across the state and in New York City.

Mass vaccination sites: People who cannot make an appointment online or over the phone can make an appointment for a vaccine in person at Yankee Stadium at one of four ticket booths. Eligible New Yorkers can schedule appointments at sites across the state by using the state COVID website or by calling 833-697-4829.

A mass site set aside for Bronx residents is open 24 hours a day at Yankee Stadium. Appointments are available online or by calling 833-766-6769.

List of Mass COVID-19 Vaccination sites

Ten new mass vaccination sites will be opened in the the coming weeks in New York City, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Capital, Southern Tier, Mohawk Valley and Western New York regions.

Source:NY state. Please check the above link for any updates.


  1. Canaan Baptist Church 132 W 116th St New York, NY 10026 Open: March 5, 2021; 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  2. NYCHA Chelsea Addition 436 West 27 Drive New York, NY 10001 Open: March 5, 2021; 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  3. Jacob Riis Settlement 10-25 41st Ave Queens, NY 11101 Open: March 7, 2021; 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
  4. Spring Creek Towers Community Center 1540 Van Siclen Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11239 Open: March 6 & 7, 2021; 9:00 AM-5:00 PM


  1. Uniondale High School 933 Goodrich Street Uniondale, NY 11553 Open: March 4, 2021; 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
  2. B.A.P.S Swaminarayan Hindu Temple 2 Deshon Drive Melville, NY 11747 Open: March 5, 2021; 8:00 AM-12:00 PM


  • Open Door Family Medical Center Village of Ossining Ambulance Corps and Neighbors Link 165 Main St Ossining, NY 10562 Open: March 6, 2021; 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

**all appointments already filled**


  • Hudson Central Firehouse 77 North 7th Street Hudson, NY 12534 Open: March 6, 2021; 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

**all appointments already filled**


  • St. Paul's Baptist Church 219 Leah St Utica, NY 13501 Open: March 4, 2021; 9:30 AM-1:30 PM


  • Friendship Baptist Church 120 Pearl St Corning, NY 14830 Open: March 5, 2021; 1:00 PM-4:00 PM


  • Tucker Missionary Baptist Church 515 Oakwood Avenue Syracuse, NY 13205 Open: March 5, 2021; 12:00 PM -3:30 PM


  • Campbell Street R-Center 524 Campbell St Rochester, NY 14611 Open: March 6, 2021; 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Check Your Eligibility

Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and through local health departments statewide – please contact your provider of choice to schedule your vaccine appointment.

Additionally, there is a network of State-run sites distributing vaccine statewide – to determine eligibility and schedule appointments at New York State-run vaccination sites only visit the Am I Eligible app.


New York State COVID-19 vaccine sites

Here is a list of New York state operated COVID-19 vaccine sites. You can use this tool to determine eligibility and to schedule an appointment at a New York State-run vaccination site. If eligible, you will see all available appointments at New York State-run vaccination sites. AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED. IF YOU VISIT A LOCATION WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A VACCINE. To find out if you may be eligible, click Get Started below.

For appointments, please visit Prescreener for appointments or call the state vaccine hotline at 833-697-4829.

For New York City (NYC) residents, can also use this link to schedule a vaccine

List of New York State-operated vaccination locations and availability through April 16th:

List of New York State-operated vaccination locations and availability through April 16th:
Location Name Location Address For all centers, call 833-697-4829
SUNY Albany Albany, NY Easier to get appointments
University at Buffalo South Campus - Harriman Hall Buffalo, NY Easier to get appointments
Rochester Dome Arena Henrietta, NY Easier to get appointments
^^York College - Health and Physical Education Complex - Queens Jamaica, NY Easier to get appointments
SUNY Binghamton Johnson City, NY Easier to get appointments
Javits Center - 8:00am – 7:00pm New York, NY Easier to get appointments
Plattsburgh International Airport -Connecticut Building Plattsburgh, NY Easier to get appointments
SUNY Potsdam Field House Potsdam, NY Easier to get appointments
Aqueduct Racetrack - Racing Hall South Ozone Park, NY Easier to get appointments
SUNY Stony Brook University Innovation and Discovery Center Stony Brook, NY Easier to get appointments
State Fair Expo Center: NYS Fairgrounds - 8:00am – 7:00pm Syracuse, NY Easier to get appointments
SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Wildcat Field House Utica, NY Easier to get appointments
Jones Beach - Field 3 Wantagh, NY Easier to get appointments
Westchester County Center White Plains, NY Easier to get appointments
^^Washington Avenue Armory - Albany, Schenectady, Troy Albany, NY A bit harder to get appointments
SUNY Genesee Community College - Batavia Batavia, NY A bit harder to get appointments
^^Medgar Evers College - Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY A bit harder to get appointments
^^Delavan Grider Community Center - Buffalo Buffalo, NY A bit harder to get appointments
Javits Center - 9:00pm – 6:00am New York, NY A bit harder to get appointments
Jamestown Community College - Olean Campus Olean, NY A bit harder to get appointments
Marist College - Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie, NY A bit harder to get appointments
^^Former Kodak Hawkeye Parking Lot - Rochester Rochester, NY A bit harder to get appointments
State Fair Expo Center: NYS Fairgrounds - 10:00pm – 6:00am Syracuse, NY A bit harder to get appointments
^^New York National Guard Armory - Yonkers and Mount Vernon Yonkers, NY A bit harder to get appointments


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 vaccination is rolled out in phases using the following priority grouping adapted by most states in the United States.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

The COVID-19 vaccine will be available in a phased approach. Due to the limited supply of vaccine, the first phase is expected to take several months, however, all those that wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be vaccinated as we continue to rollout this phased vaccine distribution.

COVID-19 vaccination phases

​Phase 1A

​Phase 1B

​Phase 1C

​Phase 2
​• Long-term care facility residents

Health care personnel including, but not limited to:
• Emergency medical service personnel
• Nurses
• Nursing assistants
• Physicians
• Dentists
• Dental hygienists
• Chiropractors
• Therapists
• Phlebotomists
• Pharmacists
• Technicians
• Pharmacy technicians
• Health professions students and trainees
• Direct support professionals
• Clinical personnel in school settings or correctional facilities
• Contractual HCP not directly employed by the health care facility
• Persons not directly involved in patient care but potentially exposed to infectious material that can transmit disease among or from health care personnel and patients

• Persons ages 65 and older

• Persons aged 16-64 with high risk conditions causing increased risk for severe disease:
    • Cancer
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • COPD
    • Down Syndrome
    • Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
    • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
    • Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
    • Severe Obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2)
    • Pregnancy
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Smoking
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

People in congregate settings not otherwise specified as LTCF and persons receiving home and community-based services:

• Behavioral Health/Rehabilitation Facilities
• Community Residential Rehabilitation Services
• Correctional Facilities
• Juvenile Justice Facilities
• Domestic Violence Shelters
• Homeless Shelters or Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
• Intensive or Partial Treatment Programs
• Office of Developmental Programs Home and Community-Based Services
• Office of Long-Term Living Home and Community-Based Services
• Office of Children, Youth and Families Child Residential Facilities

• First responders
• Correctional officers and other workers serving people in congregate care settings not included in Phase 1A  
• Food and agricultural workers
• U.S. Postal Service workers
• Manufacturing workers  
• Grocery store workers  
• Education workers
• Clergy and other essential support for houses of worship
• Public transit workers
• Individuals caring for children or adults in early childhood and adult day programs

Essential workers in these sectors:

• Transportation and logistics
• Water and wastewater
• Food service
• Housing construction
• Finance, including bank tellers
• Information technology
• Communications
• Energy, including nuclear reactors
• Legal services
• Federal, state, county and local government workers, including county election workers, elected officials and members of the judiciary and their staff
• Media
• Public safety
• Public health workers

​• All individuals not previously covered who are 16 and older and do not have a contraindication to the vaccine (note that at this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech product is approved for those age 16 and 17)
  • ^ Last updated on 3/10/2021, 11:04:55 AM
  • ^^ Restricted by Residency

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List of approved COVID-19 vaccinations in US

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