As of today, March 23, New Yorkers age 50 or older are now eligible for the
vaccine! To learn more or to find out where to get vaccinated, visit
https://t.co/CwLXzcCWDH. To make an
appointment over the phone, eligible New Yorkers can call 877-VAX-4NYC for
— nychealthy (@nycHealthy)
March 23, 2021
According to the
NY State Covid-19 Vaccine guidelines:
Over 12 million New Yorkers are now
for the vaccine. Eligible groups include doctors, nurses and health care
workers, people age 50 and over, first responders, teachers, public transit
workers, grocery store workers, public safety workers and New Yorkers with
certain comorbidities and underlying conditions.
As previously reported,
the Roosevelt Island Duane Reade/Walgreens is administering the Moderna
Also, during the weekend of March 13-14, Duane Reade/Walgreens vaccinated almost 1300 people with the Johnson &
Johnson single dose Covid 19 vaccine at a pop-up clinic site in the Roosevelt
Island Senior Center.
Earlier this week, I asked
Any update on Duane Reade/Walgreens Covid Moderna vaccinations at the store or
bringing back the Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine?
A Duane Reade Walgreens representative replied:
No word on when we will be getting more Johnson &Johnson vaccine yet but I
am happy to say we are doing 300 first dose and 200 second dose vaccines in
the Roosevelt Island store this week.
Additionally, we are now following the guidelines of 50+ and comorbidity so
it has opened up to a lot of folks. Hopefully, we can do another clinic on
the island when more allocation comes available.
As of now, there are no available appointments.
But the Duane Reade/Walgreens representative advises:
With addition of new people being eligible appointments are filling up. That
being said, everyday more appointments become available for 5 days in the
As of March 24, the
NYC Health Department reports Roosevelt Island 10044 Zip Code has done:
- at least 3718 single dose vaccinations (37%)
- 2565 fully vaccinated (26%)
from an estimated population of 9,832.
NYC Health Department Covid 19 vaccination
data for all of NYC during same time period.
The NYC Health Department Roosevelt Island 10044 Zip Code Covid 19 test data
for 7 day period from March 15-21 show 6 new reported positive cases from 472
tests for a 1.27% positivity rate.
The NYC Health Department neighborhood Covid Data Profile for Roosevelt Island
zip code 10044 shows a total of 38 deaths and 508 total cases