Vaccine Prioritization Phases
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Vaccine Prioritization Phases

The COVID-19 vaccination is not available to patients yet. However, the vaccine will become more widely available in the coming weeks. We are required to vaccinate people according to New York State guidelines and you can click here to see if you are eligible. Please check back frequently for updates.

PHASE 1

(current phase)

  • Patient-facing hospital and healthcare workers
  • All nursing home and assisted living facilities and staff
  • Federally Qualified Health Center employees
  • EMT volunteers and staff
  • Coroners, Medical Examiners, certain funeral workers
  • OPWDD & OMH facility staff and residents
  • OASAS facility staff and residents
  • Urgent Care Center employees 

PHASE 2

  • First responders (fire, police, national guard)
  • Teachers/school staff, childcare providers
  • Public Health workers
  • Other essential frontline workers that regularly interact with the public
  • Other long-term care residents and those living in congregate settings
  • Individuals in the general population deemed particularly high risk due to comorbidities and health conditions

PHASE 3

  • Individuals over 65
  • Individuals under 65 with high-risk comorbidities and health conditions 

PHASE 4

  • All other essential workers

PHASE 5

  • Healthy adults and children