New York City providers or organizations with staff residing in New York City, please see the following updates and share with your staff accordingly.
Yankee Stadium Mass-Vaccination Site
The Governor and New York City Mayor have announced that a mass-vaccination site at Yankee Stadium will begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible Bronx residents on Friday, February 5.
HCA encourages members to forward this information to your staff who may be living in the Bronx, which has the highest COVID-19 positivity rate of all New York City boroughs.
- The site will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.
- Vaccinations are by appointment only and are reserved for Bronx residents who meet New York’s 1a and 1b vaccine eligibility requirements only. Eligible Bronx residents can make their appointment by visiting Somosvaccinations.com or calling 1-833-SomosNY.
Individuals who schedule appointments for Yankee Stadium are also required to bring proof of residency. To prove Bronx residency, an individual must show:
- One of the following: state or government-issued ID; statement from landlord; current rent receipt or lease; mortgage records; or
- Two of the following: statement from another person; current mail; school records.
Town Hall for Community Health Workers on February 5
The NYU Community Health Worker Research & Resource Center is holding a COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall on February 5 from noon to 2 p.m., specifically for community health workers, patient navigators, and other frontline staff working in New York City. Registration is here. A flyer is here.
It will include presentations by Dr. Mark Mulligan, Director of the NYU Langone Vaccine Center, and Dr. Simbo Ige, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Health Capacity Building at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH). A Q&A session will follow.
The presentations will cover frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine safety, efficacy, and distribution.
NYC DOHMH Provider Webinar on Feb. 5
New York City DOHMH is holding a webinar for providers on February 5 from 1 to 2 p.m. featuring presentations on COVID-19 vaccines, clinical considerations, and safety monitoring. Registration is here. A flyer is here.