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Updated January 11, 2021

How Can I Get The Vaccine?

New York State will distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in phases based on need and risk. You can get the vaccine if you fall under the eligible criteria. This information is subject to change regularly so please keep checking to see if you qualify, here

Once you have determined that you are in the eligible category, go to the NYC COVID-19 Vaccine Finder, here. This was designed to help find convenient provider locations that are administering COVID-19 vaccines and schedule appointments for vaccination.

Can I Get The Vaccine At The Island Internist Office?

Unfortunately, we DO NOT have the COVID-19 vaccine available at our office. 

To find a convenient provider location that is administering the vaccine, please go to NYC COVID-19 Vaccine Finder here.

Who Is Eligible For Vaccination?

This information is subject to change as we go through the phases of vaccination, please go to the New York State Vaccination website for the most updated information, here.

Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1a and 1b are:

  • High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff)

  • Residents and staff at nursing homes and other congregate care facilities

  • Federally Qualified Health Center employees

  • EMS workers

  • Coroners, medical examiners and certain funeral workers

  • Staff and residents at OPWDD, OMH and OASAS facilities

  • Urgent Care providers

  • Individuals administering COVID-19 vaccines, including local health department staff

  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care

  • All staff who are in direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)

  • All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations

  • This includes, but is not limited to,

  • Doctors who work in private medical practices and their staff 

    • Doctors who work in hospital-affiliated medical practices and their staff

    • Doctors who work in public health clinics and their staff

    • Registered Nurses

    • Specialty medical practices of all types

    • Dentists and Orthodontists and their staff

    • Psychiatrists and Psychologists and their staff

    • Physical Therapists and their staff

    • Optometrists and their staff

    • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Aides

    • Home care workers

    • Hospice workers

  • Staff of nursing homes/skilled nursing facilities who did not receive COVID vaccination through the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program

Beginning January 11, 2021 Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1b:

  • Individuals Age 75 and older

  • First Responders and Support Staff for First Responder Agency

  • Fire Service

    • State Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)

    • Local Fire Services, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)

  • Police and Investigators

    • State Police, including Troopers

    • State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers

    • SUNY Police

    • Sheriffs' Offices

    • County Police Departments and Police Districts

    • City, Town, and Village Police Departments

    • Transit or other Public Authority Police Departments

    • State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Services, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services and State Liquor Authority

  • Public Safety Communications

    • Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians

  • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel

    • Court Officers

    • Other Police or Peace Officers

    • Support of Civilian Staff for Any of the above services, agencies, or facilities

  • Corrections

    • State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers

    • Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers

    • Local Probation Departments, including probation officers

    • State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities

    • Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities

  • P-12 Schools

    • P-12 school or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff and support staff including bus drivers)

    • Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers)

  • Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Providers

    • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed or Registered Childcare Setting

  • Public Transit

    • Airline and airport employees

    • Passenger railroad employees

    • Subway and mass transit employees (i.e., MTA, LIRR, Metro North, NYC Transit, Upstate transit)

    • Ferry employees

    • Port Authority employees

    • Public bus employees

  • Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of your household

  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents

  • Public-facing grocery store workers

  • In-person college instructors

Prior to receiving the vaccination, you must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. This form can be completed online and you will receive a submission ID, or you can fill out the form at your vaccination site. Individuals being vaccinated must bring proof of eligibility to the vaccination site. This may include an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, or a pay stub, depending on the specific priority status.

Immunization Against COVID-19 For Office Medical Staff

Beacon Christian Community Health Center

Started offering the vaccine starting Monday, January 4 by appointment.

 

To help set up the appointments, Beacon is asking for interested individuals to complete the following google form below.

Community Health Center of Richmond (CHCR)

Started offering the vaccine starting Monday, January 4 by appointment.

Not accepting walk-ins; all COVID-19 vaccinations are scheduled by appointment only.

 For eligible individuals under Phase 1A criteria, they require the following for pre-registration: 

  • 1) employment status letter (signed on company letterhead by an authorized official, with individual's full name, position title, and date of hire); 

  • 2) every individual must complete and sign the COVID-19 Immunization Screening and Consent Form published by the New York State Department of Health; 

  • 3) individuals should also refer to the fact sheet for the Moderna vaccine 

Please Send employment status letter and completed and signed consent form to hthompson@chcrichmond.org or send via fax number 917 830-1976. This will expedite the process.

 

CHCR's facilities will be closed in observance of the following upcoming holidays: 

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 

  • Monday, February 15, 2021 (President's Day)

 

LOCATIONS

 

Community Health Center of Richmond, Inc.

235 Port Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, New York 10302

By Appointment ONLY: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Community Health Center of Richmond, Inc.

439 Port Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, New York 10302

By Appointment ONLY: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Community Health Center of Richmond, Inc.

135 Canal Street (3rd Floor)

Staten Island, New York 10304

By Appointment ONLY: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 3:00 

Sun River Health Bay Street Treatment Center

Contact:

 

Dr Atith Patel:  atpatel@sunriver.org; 929-474-0282 

Ashley Awn: lawn@sunriver.org, 855-681-8700, ext 4444

 

H+H Gotham Vanderbilt

Contact:

Sue Ling Lee 

165 Vanderbilt Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10304

Phone (718)616-0955

Maimonides Medical Center

If you are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination and would like to make an appointment to be vaccinated at Maimonides, please see the schedule below.

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Schedule

 

Wednesday, January 13th

7:00 AM - 6:30 PM

 

Maimonides Medical Center

4802 Tenth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219

IMPORTANT NOTICE

An appointment is required. Appointment slots are currently limited. We will send follow-up communications when additional appointments become available.

Please bring with you to your appointment a photo ID and your health insurance card, if you have one. You must also bring proof of eligibility for the vaccine – this can include an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, or a pay stub.

Island Internists Staten Island, NY

420 Lyndale Ave

Staten Island, NY 10312

Tel: 718-967-5630

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