Fall 2022: COVID-19 is still with us. Stay healthy and safe!
Please continue to take the following precautions, especially for older adults and those with compromised health. Everyone can help stop the spread!
Wear a high-quality mask in all public indoor settings and around crowds outside.
Stay up-to-date on vaccinations.
Test before and after travel or gatherings, or if you were recently exposed to someone who has COVID-19.
Wash your hands.
Everyone is eligible to get free COVID-19 vaccinations.
Updated Booster Now Available: The new COVID-19 vaccine booster
by Pfizer (ages 12+) and Moderna (ages 18+) has been authorized
for everyone who received their most recent vaccine dose at least
twomonths ago. This booster is specifically designed to protect you
against the omicron subvariants that account for nearly all recent
infections in NYC.
You can get this updated booster at the same time as other
vaccines, so schedule both your booster and your flu shot today.
Search for a vaccination location. Just enter your zip code and the
type of Covid vaccine you want:
NYC Vaccine Finder or call (877) 829-4692 to find
a site near you.
Most pharmacies have some or all of the vaccines available. Call your pharmacy to ask.
At-Home Vaccinations are open to all City residents. To be
screened for a vaccine at home, fill out this form online or call the Vaccine Reservation Center, (877) 829-4692.
VA New York Harbor (Brooklyn) offers vaccines to veterans by appointment only. See the website or call 1-877-877-9267.
To find a nearby testing site, visit the Health & Hospitals testing sites page
At-home testing is now available to all immuno-compromised New Yorkers and those ages 65+. Call for an appointment: (929) 298-9400, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm (7 days a week).
Free at-home test kits are available from many libraries, local elected officials offices, and by mail from the federal government. Order here
Visit the NYC testing page for more information about Covid-19 tests and testing sites.
The FDA authorized two oral antivirals, Pfizer's Paxlovid and Merck's molnupiravir, for the treatment of COVID-19 in certain patients. If you have COVID-19 and are interested in anti-viral treatment, call your doctor or pharmacy, or visit https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/oral-antivirals or call: 1-888-364-3065.
Other Covid-19 Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
Alzheimer's Association Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers
WATCH OUT FOR SCAMS
Please ignore any individual or organization claiming to be able to provide a vaccine in exchange for payment. No vaccine distributors will ask you for Social Security, credit card, or bank account information. The vaccine is completely free, regardless of whether you have health insurance. If you suspect any fraudulent activity relating to COVID-19, please call the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Action Center Hotline at 718-250-2340.449
For the latest New York City information call 311 or see the NYC Department of Health website. The page is available in multiple languages.