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Young New Yorkers Are Encouraged To Get Vaccinated

The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective and will help protect eligible children and adolescents ages 5 – 17.
Last Updated: January 16, 2022 at 3:43 PM
Fight the Winter Surge
  • All New Yorkers 5 and older should get fully vaccinated.
  • All eligible New Yorkers should get their booster dose.
  • All New Yorkers 6 months and older should also get their flu shot.
  • New Yorkers should get tested after traveling and before seeing family.
  • All travelers, domestic and international, should continue to follow all CDC travel requirements.
  • New Yorkers who don't feel well should stay home.
  • Wear masks in public indoor spaces and wash hands regularly.
Get Tested for COVID-19
COVID-19 testing is available to all New Yorkers statewide. Find a test site near you and learn what to do if you test positive.
COVID-19 Data in New York
Find COVID-19 data sources related to testing, hospitalization, fatalities, vaccination, and a variety of other topics.

Businesses and venues should refer to New York's guidance for implementing CDC recommendations.

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