VNSHS COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS
We are proud and honored to provide the COVID-19 MODERNA and J & J vaccines to our local communities. Please read the following information carefully regarding our clinics.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING WITH YOU TO YOUR VACCINE APPOINTMENT
1. Photo ID (Driver’s license, passport, school ID)
2. Your current insurance card. All eligible may receive the vaccine regardless of insurance coverage.
3 . Proof of Eligibility* A completed Proof of Eligibility Form which can be found HERE. You will receive a submission ID indicating completion. Print a copy and bring it with you to your appointment. We are required to verify that you meet the eligibility requirements as per New York State Guidelines.
4. Completed New York State Department of Health COVID-19 Immunization Screening and Consent Form* that can be accessed HERE. Please bring this form with you to your appointment.
*If you cannot complete a form in advance and bring a copy to your appointment, the forms will be available to complete at the vaccination site.
AGE ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
VNSHS is administering the Moderna and J & J vaccines which are recommended for ages 18 and above.
IS THERE A FEE FOR THE VACCINE?
No. At the time of your appointment, you’ll be asked a series of clinical questions to ensure readiness for a vaccine. We ask for your insurance information BUT the vaccine is free and there will never be a charge to you. This information is for administrative use only.
INFORMATION REGARDING MODERNA SECOND DOSE APPOINTMENT
If you receive the Moderna Vaccine, your second dose appointment will be scheduled automatically when you receive your first vaccine dose. Your second appointment will be scheduled for the same time and at the same location, four weeks following your first dose. You will receive a card onsite with the date and time indicated.
The J & J vaccine is a single dose.
WHAT IF I AM LATE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?
VNSHS will hold your appointment for 20 minutes. If you are more than 20 minutes late, you will need to reschedule your appointment.
WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY APPOINTMENT?
If for some reason you cannot keep your appointment, we ask that you cancel your appointment online. Please refer to your confirmation email that you received when you scheduled your appointment for instructions on how to cancel your appointment online. If you do not have online access or need to cancel within 1 hour of your appointment, please notify our office immediately by calling 631.261.7200 so we may give your appointment to another person.
WHAT IF I DO NOT HAVE A COMPUTER OR IF I AM HOMEBOUND?
If you do not have a computer you may call our office at 631.261.7200 and someone will assist you in scheduling an appointment.
We are administering COVID vaccines to the homebound on a limited basis. If you are homebound and unable to come into our office, please call 631.261.7200.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THE COVID-19 VACCINE
The following educational documents should be reviewed in advance of your vaccination appointment and are provided here for your convenience. (Click on each to learn more):