NYC Vaccination site Opens at Queensborough Community College

Published: April 23, 2021

NYC Vaccination site has opened at Queensborough Community College

Bayside and nearby residents will have easier access to COVID-19 vaccinations with the opening of a New York City Department of Health designated dispensing site that began April 21st at Queensborough Community College located at 222-05 56th Avenue.

The NYC site will administer Pfizer second and first vaccinations. Appointments for second doses start Wednesday at 7:30am. Appointments for first doses will be available starting at 12:00pm, Wednesday. 

Operating from the College’s Robert. F. Kennedy Hall, the NYC-administered vaccination program is open to all New York City residents, 16 years old and older. For vaccine appointments and answers to related questions please visit https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines.page or call 877-VAX-4NYC or 877-829-4692.

Queensborough Community College cannot answer vaccine-related questions.

Limited parking will be available at the campus and the campus is accessible by public transportation. Directions are available at https://www.qcc.cuny.edu/about/getting-here.html 

“Queensborough Community College is proud to be able to bring the City’s vaccination program to more people. We believe that getting vaccinated is the most important step we can take to protect our community from COVID-19,” said Queensborough President Dr. Christine Mangino.

The campus, operating virtually since March 2020 due to COVID-19, is planning limited on-campus return in Fall 2021 and expects to welcome returning and new students to its full program of online, hybrid and on-campus courses. New York City residents interested in starting or continuing their college education this Fall can apply at www.qcc.cuny.edu/apply

 

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