COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Patients


We understand people with cancer have many questions about getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Your safety is always our top priority. We are here to help.

We are constantly reviewing the latest research to make the best recommendations for our patients. The supply of vaccine and rules for distribution change often. We will let you know when it’s your turn to be vaccinated. In the meantime, here is some helpful information.

An Important Update for Our MSK Community on the COVID-19 Vaccines
Read an important message from Lisa DeAngelis, MSK's Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer.
Information for MSK Patients about the COVID-19 Vaccines
Anesthesiologist Anoushka Afonso receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Despite concerns that you may have, the COVID-19 vaccines that have been authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration have been shown to be safe and effective in clinical trials.

Sign up for MyMSK

If eligible, MSK patients will be contacted via our patient portal, MyMSK, to schedule an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Patients without a MyMSK account can visit, call 646-227-2593, or call their doctor’s office for an enrollment ID. There’s also a video that discusses how to enroll here.

Sign up online