COVID-19 Vaccine Information
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to New York State individuals who are 12 years and older.
Eligibility and Logistics
Determine your eligibility: See if you are eligible to receive a vaccination. If you’re eligible, you’ll get a message confirming this, along with a list of providers that can administer the vaccine. You’ll need to either schedule an appointment online or by phone. In some cases, sites are welcoming walk-ins.
State vaccine hotline: 833-NYS-4-VAX (833-697-4829) from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Monroe County COVID-19 Hotline: 585-753-5555.
Before receiving the vaccine: You will be required to complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form online to receive a submission ID, or you can fill out the form at your vaccination site.
When getting the vaccine: Individuals must bring proof of eligibility to the vaccination site. This may include an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, a pay stub, or birth certificate.
After receiving the vaccine: You will need to wait for 15 minutes in case you have a reaction.
What’s Happening Locally
The Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Hub: This is a collaboration with health departments, health care providers, and community partners in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties. The Hub also partners with Common Ground Health, the region’s health research and planning organization, and with the Finger Lakes COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force, a group of 80 regional leaders that helps to ensure equity, transparency, and efficiency in immunizations efforts. Check this online resource regarding appointments, locations, and more here.
Updated July 6, 2021