COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Patients

We are pleased to offer COVID-19 vaccines to MSK patients who are age 12 and over.

In accordance with the emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration, patients ages 12-15 will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.  

In New Jersey, we are offering COVID-19 vaccines to MSK patients who are age 18 and over and live, work, or study in New Jersey.

To check your eligibility and to schedule a vaccination at MSK, please use this link. For people 12-17 years old, a parent or guardian must call their MSK doctor’s office to schedule a vaccination. You will not be able to schedule online.

For more details on making a vaccine appointment including new availability in New Jersey, read here.

On May 13, the CDC stated that people who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks or maintain social distancing in most situations. However, the CDC also noted that people with weakened immune conditions, such as cancer, should talk to their healthcare provider about the need for protective measures even after vaccination. Therefore, to protect our patients from COVID-19, MSK requires that all staff, patients, and visitors must continue to wear masks while at MSK. This requirement includes people who are fully vaccinated. You can read more here.

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Information Session: COVID-19 Update

On February 25, a panel of MSK experts answered your questions about vaccine distribution, effectiveness of the vaccine, and how to stay safe from COVID-19.
Listen to the replay

A Message for Our MSK Community on the COVID-19 Vaccines
Read an important message regarding our effort to vaccinate patients.
Information for MSK Patients about the COVID-19 Vaccines
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Wearing a cloth mask on top of a medical procedure mask, or donning a tightly fitted procedure mask, may dramatically reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).