You are reading

New Yorkers as Young as 30 Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Starting Tuesday

(Photo: Don Pollard/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo)

March 29, 2021 By Allie Griffin

New Yorkers as young as age 30 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today.

All adults in the state — from age 16 and up — will be eligible for the vaccine a week later on April 6.

Residents as young as 30 can begin scheduling appointments and receiving the vaccine tomorrow as soon as 8 a.m.

The same time a week later — at 8 a.m. on April 6 — the entire adult population will be able to schedule and get the shot.

President Joe Biden had recommended states designate all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on May 1, but many states are moving ahead of that schedule.

Last week, Cuomo lowered the vaccine eligibility age minimum to 50 years old from 60 years old.

Eligible New Yorkers can make a vaccine appointment by visiting https://vax4nyc.nyc.gov/patient/s/ or calling 877-VAX-4NYC or 877-829-4692.

More than 9 million doses — including first and second — of the vaccine have been administered statewide. Almost 30 percent of New Yorkers have received at least one dose and nearly 16 percent have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

email the author: news@queenspost.com

2 Comments

Click for Comments 
Woodside Gurl

So after taking slow measured steps to open vaccination eligibility, and people still having problems getting appointments, now they cause tsunami by lowering the age from 60 to 16 withing 3 weeks? Wow, what a mess.

Reply
I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning

Wow, that was fast! Great to see how much progress he’s making in our state, and saving lives.

1
3
Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

More than 8,000 attend Long Island City’s annual street festival showcasing local businesses in the community

May 29, 2024 By Bill Parry

More than 8,000 people and an unknown number of puppies took part in LIC Springs!, the signature street festival organized each year by the Long Island City Partnership to showcase the booming neighborhood’s vibrancy and diversity. Vernon Boulevard was closed to motor vehicles to make way for live music, dance performances, art exhibits, fitness classes, interactive lessons, outdoor dining, pop-up activities, and games.