COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Patients

Your health and safety are our priority. We encourage our patients to protect themselves and those around them. Please get vaccinated, get boosted, and wear a mask.

How many COVID-19 vaccine shots do I need?

The FDA and CDC recommend that everyone age 6 months and older get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

If you have cancer now or have had cancer, the number and timing of COVID-19 shots may be different for you.

Learn about how many total doses of the vaccine you should get if you’ve had cancer »

The CDC also has resources to guide you on the timing of COVID-19 shots:

How can I schedule a COVID-19 vaccination?

MSK patients can use this online tool to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine.

You don’t need to wait to get your shot at MSK. You can use these websites to get a vaccine somewhere else:

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Information for MSK Patients about the COVID-19 Vaccines
Woman looking at a vaccine
We are offering vaccinations for pediatric patients at the Pediatric Ambulatory Care Center. Adult patients can get vaccinated at the David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care, MSK Westchester, MSK Nassau, and MSK Bergen.
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.