NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In an effort to make it easier for New Yorkers to get vaccinated, the city is coming to you.
All New York City residents can make an appointment for an at-home COVID shot at their convenience.READ MORE: COVID In New York: Mask Mandates Not Being Re-Imposed Just Yet As Concern Grows Over Delta Variant
‼️📣Starting today, ANYONE can request a vaccination in their home. This is great news! It's really never been easier or more convenient to get this lifesaving vaccine.
💉➡️ Go to https://t.co/PBFsEdEfvn to fill out the request form.
— Commissioner Dave A. Chokshi, MD (@NYCHealthCommr) June 23, 2021
“This is really important for folks who are ready, have not yet been vaccinated, but for whom it’s been a challenge to get to a vaccination site or they haven’t been sure,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. “That vaccine, that lifesaving vaccine, is now available right at your doorstep.”READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
Residents can sign up online, where they’re prompted to indicate which vaccine they prefer.
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Applicants will receive a call to schedule an appointment within a few weeks, according to the website.
The mayor said the city has already reached 15,000 residents with its at-home efforts.
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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
Editor’s note: This story was first published on Wednesday, June 23.