Phase 1a & Phase 1b

New York is currently vaccinating Phase 1a and Phase 1b groups. 

 which includes

  • Individuals Age 60 and older who reside in New York
  • Check if you are eligible to receive the vaccine here






 The Federal Government determines how much vaccine New York State receives, affecting the County’s supply. 

In addition to vaccination centers run by the County’s Department of Health, listed below, vaccines are available at New York State sites which can be accessed through the “Am I Eligible" app.  

An appointment is required to be vaccinated at any Department of Health or NYS vaccination center.  



Please be informed that everyone who received their first dose of COVID-19 Vaccination at Nassau Community College (Garden City), Yes We Can Community Center (Westbury) or Union Baptist Church (Hempstead) will receive an email which contains a special LINK to schedule their second dose appointment. Your COVID-19 second dose appointment will take place at the same location where you received your first dose, 28 days after your first dose.

Please continue to check your email for this very important LINK from the Nassau County Department of Health to schedule your second dose appointment. Please be sure to check your spam filters if you do not see the LINK.

This scheduling system is ONLY for individuals that received their first dose of vaccine from the Nassau County Department of Health.  If you received your first dose of vaccine from another provider, please contact that provider for scheduling your second dose appointment.  If you do not receive the emailed LINK, the information you initially provided may not match our records. If you already received your first dose of vaccine from the Nassau County Department of Health and believe your information should be in our system, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your first and last name, telephone number, email address, date and location of your first dose.

  • Click here for appointments at Nassau Community College, Garden City
  • Click here for appointments at the Yes We Can Community Center, Westbury
  • Click here for appointments at NUMC, East Meadow
  • Click here for appointments at Northwell Health Center for Advanced Medicine, Lake Success
  • Click here for appointments at 8 Greenfield Road, Syosset
  • Click here for appointments at Belmont Park, Elmont
  • Click here for appointments at Northwell Health GoHealth, Hewlett
  • Click here for appointments at Northwell Health GoHealth, Syosset
  • To make an appointment at Jones Beach and other vaccination sites, call the New York State hotline at: 1-833-NYS-4-VAX

Individuals being vaccinated MUST produce proof of eligibility. 

If an individual is eligible due to their Employment, they must prove they are employed in New York State. Proof may include:   

  • an employee ID card or badge,   
  • a letter from an employer, or 
  • a pay stub.   

If an individual is eligible due to their Age, they must produce Proof of Age AND Proof of Residency in New York State. To prove residency, an individual must show:   

  • One (1) of the following: Landlord’s Statement; Current rent receipt or lease; Mortgage records; or  
  • Two (2) of the following: Statement from another Individual; Current mail; School records.    

To prove Age an individual must show: 

  • a government-issued ID that includes their date of birth (like a Driver’s License or passport). 


Eligibility by Week


Week 1 – 12/14/20

  • High-risk hospital staff, affiliates, volunteers and contract staff, following the clinical risk assessment guidance.

Week 2 – 12/21/20

  • High-risk hospital staff including State-operated OMH psychiatric centers
  • Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • Medical Examiners and Coroners
  • Funeral workers who have direct contact with infectious material and bodily fluids
  • Health care or other high-risk direct care essential staff working in Long Term Care Facilities and long-term, congregate settings overseen by OPWDD, OMH and OASAS
  • Persons living in Long Term Care Facilities and in long-term congregate settings overseen by OPWDD and OMH

Week 3 – 12/28/20

  • FQHC staff
  • Agency staff and residents in congregate living situations run by the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) the Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS).
  • Urgent Care providers
  • Any staff administering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Week 4 – 1/4/21

  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front line, high risk health care providers who provide direct in-person patient care or other staff in a position where they have direct contact with patients, such as receptionists, of any age.
  • Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers.
  • Staff and residents of nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and adult care facilities.

Week 5 – 1/11/21

  • Teachers and education workers
  • First responders (including law enforcement and fire service) 
  • Public safety workers
  • Public transit workers
  • People 65 and older
Beginning March 17, the following essential workers are eligible:
  • Public-facing government and public employees
  • Not-for-profit workers who provide public-facing services to New Yorkers in need
  • Essential in-person public-facing building service workers

Check if you are eligible to receive the vaccine here





Northwell Coronavirus Digital Resource Center


Suffolk County COVID-19 Vaccine Locations

Covid-19 Vaccinations at Suffolk County Community College – Make an Appointment



NYC Vaccine Finder : Vaccine finder search by zipcode - requires need a city address to register with (Home or Work).

MSSNY: Vaccine Release Schedule by County

Phased Distribution of the Vaccine - Phase 1A

Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1A are:

  • High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff)
  • Residents and staff at nursing homes and other congregate care facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Center employees
  • EMS workers
  • Coroners, medical examiners and certain funeral workers
  • Staff and residents at OPWDD, OMH and OASAS facilities
  • Urgent Care providers
  • Individuals administering COVID-19 vaccines, including local health department staff

Beginning January 4, 2021: 

  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care
  • All staff who are in direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)
  • All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • This includes, but is not limited to,
    • Doctors who work in private medical practices and their staff
    • Doctors who work in hospital-affiliated medical practices and their staff
    • Doctors who work in public health clinics and their staff
    • Registered Nurses
    • Specialty medical practices of all types
    • Dentists and Orthodontists and their staff
    • Psychiatrists and Psychologists and their staff
    • Physical Therapists and their staff
    • Optometrists and their staff
    • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Aides

Beginning January 11, 2021:

  • Home care workers
  • Hospice workers
  • Staff of nursing homes/skilled nursing facilities who did not receive COVID vaccination through the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program


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Islip TV Gets DBE Certification From The MTA

October 11, 2019 - Islip.TV LLC is proud to announce that it has received its DBE certification from the MTA (The Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York). This open up opportunities to bid on Federally funded contracts with the MTA, New York State Department of Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. 

"Minority owned businesses have historically been under represented when it comes to government contracts and opportunities. Islip.TV applauds the effort of the MTA in its effort to be more inclusive and for guiding us through this process."

Going forward, Islip.TV can bid on RFP's (Requests For Proposals) for video, advertising and marketing services or serve as a sub-contractor.

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