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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: December 7, 2021 at 5:16 PM
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  • All New Yorkers 5 and older should get fully vaccinated.
  • All New Yorkers 18 and older who are two months past the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or 6 months past the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna initial vaccine series 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.
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NYS ADOPTS CDC GUIDANCE FOR THE FULLY VACCINATED

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

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