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As vaccination continues, eligibility is expanding. Check the New York State website for the latest information.


Vaccination appointments can be made online or by phone 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829). Learn more from the New York State website. 

If you are a senior in need of special assistance making a reservation for your vaccination, you can contact New Rochelle’s Office for the Aging at (914) 654-2363. 

If you are eligible and need assistance scheduling a vaccination appointment, please contact to be connected to a volunteer who can help you navigate the appointment process. 

Vaccine Overview 

Safe and effective COVID vaccination has begun, with each state responsible for establishing distribution standards. New Rochelle is following the guidelines and direction of New York State health authorities and strongly encourages residents to get vaccinated as soon as they are eligible. Find the latest information on New York State's website

Vaccines are safe and will be offered free of charge.

Check Your Eligibility for the COVID-19 Vaccine

NYS has added a brand new app to its vaccine page to determine your eligibility. You simply type in contact information to be alerted once you are eligible to be vaccinated. Click here

New York State and Westchester County Vaccination Sites

The limited national supply makes scheduling vaccination appointments a challenge. Be patient and persistent. As supply increases, the vaccination process to become more efficient and predictable. 

-Check here for available appointments at New York State-run vaccination sites

-Westchester County sites are listed here. 

Beware of COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

The Westchester County Consumer Affairs Department warns residents to not fall prey to vaccine scams. Beware of COVID-19 Vaccine Scams