Montefiore is currently offering COVID-19 vaccines to adults and children ages 5+.
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How do I get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine received emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at a smaller dose for children ages 5- to -11-years. Vaccinations for children 5- to 11-years-old are by appointment only at the following locations: Wakefield Campus, Hutchinson Campus – The Atrium and Montefiore Medical Group sites.

Vaccinations for 5- to 11-year-olds will also be offered at Montefiore School Health Program elementary schools, and visits will be scheduled by phone for patients at each site. If your child is at a Montefiore School Health Program elementary school, you can call the school to schedule a vaccination appointment.

All children 5- to 17-years-old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

All adults and children ages 12+ can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Montefiore by either making an appointment or visiting one of the walk-in locations listed below.

All children 5- to 17-years-old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Montefiore is offering a special vaccine clinic for Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) patients and their families. Appointments are scheduled through the patients’ CHAM provider.

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Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Vaccine Clinic CHAM Lobby
3415 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467

Thursday and Friday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

All children 5- to 17-years-old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

 
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Schedule an appointment online

If you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you can schedule the first dose of your COVID-19 vaccination online.

Schedule an appointment online


If you need assistance, please call our hotline at 1-844-444-CV19 (1-844-444-2819) and select option 1.

If there are no open appointments available when scheduling online, please try back at a later time. We will continue to post new appointment times depending on vaccine supply.

Can I schedule a booster dose?

First Booster Dose

Adults 18 years and older are eligible to receive any of the following COVID-19 vaccine boosters:

  • Pfizer/BioNTech (at least five months after the second dose)
  • Moderna (at least five months after the second dose)


Teens 12-17 years old are eligible to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 booster at least five months after their second dose.

 

Second Booster Dose

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance to allow the following groups to receive a second mRNA booster dose at least four months after their first booster dose: 

  • People ages 50 years and older 
  • People ages 12 to 49 years who are moderately or severely immunocompromised 

In addition, people ages 18 years and older who received a primary and booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine may receive one mRNA booster dose at least 4 months after their first booster dose.
 

Schedule your booster dose of the vaccine

If you are in one of the categories listed above, you can click here to start the scheduling process and see whether a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is right for you.

 

Start the Scheduling Process

 


If you need assistance, please call our hotline at 1-844-444-CV19 (1-844-444-2819)  and select option 1 to schedule your vaccination appointment.

When should I seek advice from my doctor?
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When should I seek advice from my doctor?

Some higher-risk individuals should contact their doctors in advance to see if the vaccine is right for them. These groups may include:

  • Patients with a history of allergic reaction caused by vaccines
     
  • Patients who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
     
  • Patients with a condition affecting their immune system
     
  • Patients undergoing radiation therapy or taking medications that impact the immune system


 

When should I not schedule an appointment or come into Montefiore for an appointment?

Please do not schedule a vaccination or come to Montefiore for a vaccination if you:
 

  • Are currently feeling sick
     
  • Have had a positive COVID-19 test in the past 10 days
     
  • Have been instructed by the New York State Department of Health to quarantine
     
  • Have received COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment, COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment or IVIG treatment within the past 90 days
     
  • Have received any other vaccine in the past 14 days
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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Schedule Online
Schedule an Appointment Online

If you are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you can schedule the first dose of your vaccination online.

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Schedule Phone
Schedule an Appointment by Phone

If you need assistance scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination, please call our hotline at 1-844-444-CV19 (1-844-444-2819) and select option 1.

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Manage with MyChart
Manage with MyChart

Use Montefiore MyChart to receive notifications when it’s time to get your required second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and to access documentation of your vaccination at any time. Login or get started with Montefiore MyChart today.

Trusted Information Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The leading national public health institute of the United States
 

NY.gov

For the latest COVID-19 guidelines and information from New York State 

World Health Organization

UN agency responsible for international public health