COVID-19: Vaccine Information for Providers

New this Week (January 10-16)

  • January 12: New York State extended vaccine eligibility to select Phase 1B groups of people, including people ages 65 years and older, first responders, corrections staff and pre-K to grade 12 teachers and staff. For more information on eligibility, see COVID-19: Vaccine Eligibility and the new Flyer: Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine (PDF, January 12)

  • January 10: Eligible New Yorkers can now use our to search for a convenient vaccination location (not accessible with Internet Explorer). Appointments are also available by calling 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).



Date/Time: Friday, January 22, at 1 p.m.
Featured Topic: COVID-19 Vaccination: Building Vaccine Confidence among Providers, Staff and Patients


  • January 8:

  • December 31: Instructions for Enrolling in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program

More Information on Vaccines

See guidance below for providers about COVID-19, including how you can get vaccinated.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayFind a Vaccination Site and Make an Appointment

Health care workers, other essential workers and several other groups of people are currently eligible to receive a vaccine.

  • : If you are eligible to receive a vaccine, find a location and learn how to schedule an appointment (not accessible with Internet Explorer).
  • You can also schedule an appointment by calling 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).
  • : Form required to complete before you get vaccinated.

Vaccine Communication and Encouragement

Talking to Health Care Staff

  • : Fact sheets, posters, stickers, slide decks and social media to build vaccine confidence among your staff.
  • : Resources to build vaccine confidence among staff and residents.

Talking to Patients

Direct your patients to the COVID-19: Vaccine Eligibility page so they can stay up to date on who is eligible for the vaccine. Begin talking with them now about the benefits and risks of the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • : Talking points and training resources on how to:
  • : Common questions and patient-friendly answers to help address vaccine hesitancy.
  • : Guidance to address mistrust and offer proactive communication about racial equity.

Information for Patients


General FAQs and Resources

Vaccine Benefits


  • : General information on immune system and vaccine types.

After Vaccination

  • (PDF): Common side effects, when to call the doctor.

Register to Provide Vaccinations

Become a Vaccine Provider

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayNYC providers who want to participate in the city's COVID-19 vaccine program will need to enroll with the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR). They must use the CIR to electronically sign a provider agreement, place their order and report all doses administered.

Order Vaccine Doses

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayOnce your Provider Agreement is approved by the NYC Health Department (and if you have appropriate vaccine storage), you will receive instructions on how to order vaccine doses through the CIR.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou will be notified when supply increases and doses have been allocated to you. Vaccine will be shipped directly to your facility from the manufacturer or the CDC’s distribution center.

Due to the limited supply of vaccine, the specific vaccine available will be determined by manufacturer supply, vaccination site and vaccine allocation.


You must offer the COVID-19 vaccine to all eligible people, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay.

You may not bill for the cost of the vaccine, but you are permitted to bill the recipient’s health insurance plan for an administration fee. If a recipient does not have health insurance, or if their insurance does not cover the administration fee, you can request reimbursement for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine through the .

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Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayVaccinating Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility Residents

  • : Resources to build vaccine confidence among staff and residents, as well as safety and reporting guidance.
  • : Evaluation of post-vaccination signs and symptoms.
  • : FAQs for long-term care centers participating in the Pharmacy Partnership program (enrollment is now closed).

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayStorage and Administration

Fact Sheets for Vaccine Providers

Fact Sheets for Recipients

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou are required to give information consistent with these fact sheets to patients before they receive the respective vaccines.

Other Patient Handouts

  • (PDF): Common side effects, when to call the doctor.
  • (PDF): Two-page handout with description of the program, registration process, check-in steps, troubleshooting and QR code.
  • (PDF): Description of VAERS, what to report, how to report and answers to common questions.

Pre-Vaccination Screening

  • (PDF)
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Vaccine Storage

  • (PDF)
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Administration Standing Orders

  • (PDF)
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How to Administer

  • (PDF)
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Post-Injection Observation

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou should observe the following groups of people for 30 minutes after vaccinating:

  • People with a history of an immediate allergic reaction of any severity to a vaccine or injectable therapy
  • People with a history of anaphylaxis due to any cause

Observe all other people for 15 minutes after injection.


You must report each vaccine administration to both:

  • CIR within 24 hours, as required by the . You can report to CIR through a direct connection in an EHR, the online CIR site or a flat file.
  • by 10 a.m. the following day.

For information on reporting an adverse event in VAERS, see the Adverse Events Reporting section.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayPhysical Space and Workflow

An effective COVID-19 vaccination program may require changes to your scheduling, waiting room and patient flow.

Waiting Room

  • Determine if there are other areas where patients can wait if waiting room capacity is limited.
  • Plan for accommodations in case of inclement weather, when waiting outdoors is not possible.

Monitoring for Side Effects

  • Review CDC guidance on .
  • Determine where patients can be safely monitored while still maintaining social distance, such as an exam room or observation area.
  • If you monitor patients in the exam room, allow time in your schedule for observation and managing exam room use.

Temporary Locations

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayClinical Considerations for Vaccines

General Clinical Considerations for Available Vaccines

Post-Vaccination Symptoms

Product-Specific Information

  • : Links to resources on each authorized vaccine.

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Guidance

Journal Articles

  • (New England Journal of Medicine): Phase 3 trial for Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
  • (New England Journal of Medicine): Phase 3 trial for Moderna vaccine.

Safety, Contraindications and Precautions

  • Watch: (December 30)

Specific Clinical Considerations

  • Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Authorized in the United States:

Anaphylaxis Preparation

Adverse Events Reporting

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayCertain adverse events must be reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).

  • : Types of events that must be reported.

Best Practices and Quality Improvement

Resources including best practices to maximize efficacy and efficiency of your program.

  • Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Best Practices (PDF, January 7): Best practices in planning and coordination, vaccine administration, vaccine distribution, prioritization and eligibility, clinic screening and safety, and patient/staff communication.
  • (PDF, January 9)
  • (PDF): Vaccine provider responsibilities, including “use it or lose it” policy, managing doses, vaccine form, vaccine safety, equity and summary of eligible populations.
  • : Resources for process improvement work, such as setting goals, establishing measures, and testing changes (Plan-Do-Study-Act or PDSA cycles).

Vaccine Approval Process

The below resources outline the process for COVID-19 vaccine development, from research to clinical trials to Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

  • (PDF): Infographic outlining the steps for COVID-19 vaccine development.
  • : Defines an EUA and addresses common questions about the process.

FDA Reviews

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Advisory Committee on COVID-19 (ACIP)

  • : Information from the ACIP discussions about approval.

Data on Vaccines

The following resources show data on vaccine allocation, distribution and administration.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Data for NYC: COVID-19 vaccine doses reserved, delivered, administered in the city.
  • : Doses distributed and administered in U.S. overall, through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership program and by state.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayTrainings and Webinars

Training Modules on COVID-19 Vaccines


Past webinar videos and slides are provided here for reference. They may not contain the most up-to-date information.



  • December 31: Instructions for Enrolling in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program

  • December 30:
    • (PDF)

  • December 18:

  • December 16: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

  • December 3:

Additional Resources

  • : Resources on enrollment and vaccine administration.