You can find out about clinics that offer vaccinations and immunizations for a variety of diseases, and a list of clinics for travel shots.

For a variety of diseases and a list of clinics if you are going to be travelling and need to get shots before your trip, you can also find out about clinics that offer vaccinations and

Download frequently asked questions and other informational materials, and a self-screening checklist for health providers to determine what vaccines to recommend. Information is provided in multiple languages.

You can get referrals to clinics to get vaccines for the following diseases:

  • Hepatitis A - for high-risk adults ages 19 through 59 years old
  • Hepatitis B - for children and high-risk adults ages 19 through 59 years old
  • Hib vaccine - for 4-year-old children
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus) - for males and females ages 9 through 18 years old
  • Influenza
  • Meningococcal - for children ages 11 through 18 years old
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Pneumococcal vaccine
  • Polio - for children ages 4 through 17 years old
  • Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) - for children up to 18 years old

On January 1, 2015, New York City Health Department clinics adopted new health insurance and billing practices in order to comply with State law and Medicaid rules.

If you are 19 years old or older, immunization clinic staff members will ask for your health insurance information or a sliding scale fee based on your income and family size. If you do not have health insurance or cannot pay the fee, you will still get services.

Get information about clinic billing.

Use Site Finder to search for a Clinic.

The City does not provide travel shots such as vaccinations against typhoid or yellow fever. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers information and resources to find clinics for travelers.

The Department of Health provides materials with information about the vaccines that help keep adults, and their loved ones, healthy.

Call 311 for assistance.

The "Adult Vaccination: Frequently Asked Questions" sheet provides adult patients with answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about vaccines for adults.

The sheet addresses vaccine effectiveness and safety, among other topics.

This sheet is available for download in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese

Online

Get free copies of materials.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

The "Patient Self-Screening" form is a checklist for adult patients to use while waiting for a visit with a healthcare provider to determine what vaccines may be recommended for them based on:

  • Age
  • Lifestyle
  • Health conditions
  • Job
  • Other factors

Healthcare providers can then review and discuss the completed form with you to recommend and administer any needed vaccines.

This form is available for download in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese

Online

Get free copies of materials.

By Phone

Call 311 for assistance.

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Update Order

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  • To update a current order, be sure to include tracking order number.
  • To update address, email, and organizational information you can email your requests to dohmhliterature@health.nyc.gov.

If the publication you are looking for is currently out of stock, you can get assistance by phone.

Call 311 for assistance.

If you requested a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene publication over 2 weeks ago and have not received it, you can check the status. If you ordered it more recently, allow time for delivery and call back after 2 weeks if you still haven't received it.