What New Yorkers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

The New York City Health Department has created a fact sheet called What New Yorkers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines. The fact sheet covers the following topics: 

  • Do the vaccines work? 
  • Are the vaccines safe?
  • Are there side effects? 
  • Who can get a vaccine and how much will it cost?
  • Where can I get a vaccine? 
  • Should I get a vaccine if I already had COVID-19? 
  • When I get vaccinated, can I stop physical distancing and wearing a face covering?

This resource is for residents of New York City.


Caregiver/Staff Resources
COVID-19 Updates
Vaccine Information

About the database

YAI’s COVID-19 Database was created to help people find services and information during the coronavirus pandemic. The services listed are provided by organizations outside of YAI. Questions about specific resources may be directed to the contacts listed.

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