NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City is rolling out new steps to get students vaccinated.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that the city is starting a pilot program to deploy mobile, pop-up vaccination sites inside public schools.READ MORE: Stony Brook University Hospital Participating In COVID Vaccine Trial For Children Under 12
Students age 12-17 are eligible, with parental consent.
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- New York State book online here or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX
- New York City book online here or call 877-VAX-4NYC
- Track NYC vaccinations by zip code
- Nassau County more info here
- Suffolk County more info here
- Westchester County more info here
- New Jersey book online here or call 1-855-568-0545
- Connecticut book online here
The program starts Friday with four schools in the Bronx. It will expand to schools across all five boroughs in the coming weeks.
Students will receive the Pfizer vaccine.MORE NEWS: New York Celebrates End Of COVID Restrictions With Fireworks Honoring Essential Workers
The mayor’s office says more than 118,000 New York City children between ages 12-18 have already received the vaccine.