The National Guard Armory in Yonkers will be New York state’s second COVID-19 mass-vaccination site to open in Westchester County.
The other is the Westchester County Center in White Plains, which had no appointments available as of Tuesday afternoon.
Residents living in Yonkers zip codes 10701, 10705, 10703 and 10704 and Mount Vernon zip codes 10553, 10550 and 10552 can make an appointment starting on Feb. 24. The site will open to all Westchester residents a week later, on March 3.
The exterior of the Yonkers National Guard recruiting center on North Broadway, Feb. 18, 2021. (Photo: Mark Vergari/The Journal News)
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When can I make an appointment?
Residents in those seven zip codes can begin making appointments online or by phone starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.
The vaccine hotline is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday to Saturday.
Unless the website crashes or appointments are filled, you can make an appointment online at any point after 8 a.m. Wednesday.
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How do I make an appointment?
There are three ways to make an appointment.
Call the vaccine hotline at 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829). Use the state website: https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/.
Starting on March 3, the Yonkers site will accept walk-in applications, if there are openings.
Where is the Yonkers vaccine site?
The National Guard Armory is at 2 Quincy Place.
How do I get there from Mount Vernon without a car?
For public transportation, the Bee-Line bus is the best option.
Take the 52 bus and transfer to the 30 bus at the Bronxville Railroad Station West to North Broadway and Ashburton Avenue.
From there, take the 7 Bus to Getty Square and walk 0.4 miles to 2 Quincy Place.
Will I be asked about my immigration status?
Counties, New York state and the federal government will not require immigration status to provide a vaccine for immigrants.
The federal government agreed that it will not force New York state to provide any information that could be used to identify immigration status as part of the vaccination program.
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