Vaccine Qualification

New York City Employees

Those meeting eligibility criteria below

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The following groups are eligible to seek vaccination in accordance with the New York State (NYS) Department of Health prioritization plan:
  • Workers in ambulatory care settings not affiliated with a hospital, including primary care, behavioral health, phlebotomy, physical and occupational therapy, specialty clinics, and dialysis centers
    • Includes all workers with direct contact with patients in ambulatory settings, including licensed health care workers, receptionists, and environmental staff
  • Funeral workers with direct contact with infectious materials and bodily fluids
  • Healthcare workers at COVID-testing sites
  • Public health workers with direct patient care responsibilities
  • Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers
  • Teachers and education workers
  • First responders
  • Public safety workers
  • Public transit workers
  • Grocery store workers
  • People ages 65 and older
  • Bring a photo ID and your health insurance card, if you have one, to your appointment. You must also bring proof of eligibility for the vaccine to your appointment. This can include an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, or a pay stub.