These Queens vaccination sites are accepting
walk-ins for New Yorkers ages 50 and older
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TIMESLEDGER | QNS.COM | APRIL 23-APRIL 29, 2021 9
BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO
New Yorkers who are 50 and older are now able
to walk into select city-run vaccine sites to receive
their COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new expansion
on April 17. Previously, walk-in appointments
were exclusively set for New Yorkers 75 and older
plus an eligible escort in an effort to reach more atrisk
The following Queens vaccine sites will be accepting
• Citi Field mass vaccination site, located at
36-2 126th St. in Corona
• Queens Center Mall, former Modell’s
location, at 58-56 92nd St. in Elmhurst
• Korean Community Services, located at
203-05 32nd Ave. in Bayside
• Beach Channel Educational Campus,
located at 100-00 Beach Channel Drive in
• Long Island City vaccine site at Plaxall,
located at 5-17 46th Road
• Queens Public Library Flushing branch,
located at 41-17 Main St.
• Queens Public Library Ozone Park branch,
located at 92-24 Rockaway Blvd.
The city will be sharing this opportunity through
local partners and community-based organizations,
as well as through social media, website promotion
As of Monday, April 19, the city has administered
more than 5 million vaccines.
“Our priority for the next few months is clear: we
need to vaccinate as many New Yorkers as possible,”
de Blasio said. “By making it easier for New Yorkers
50 and older to get vaccinated, we are on our way to
fully vaccinating 5 million New Yorkers by June.”
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to all New Yorkers
who are 16 and older, and comes at no cost. Eligible
New Yorkers may search for appointments by calling
877-829-4692 or by visiting nyc.gov/VaccineFinder.
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