Fort Greene Health Center
Please Note: Due to staff training, Immunization Clinic will close at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014. It will reopen on Wednesday, October 29th at 8:30 am.
295 Flatbush Ave. Extension - 5th Fl., Brooklyn, NY, 11201
(corner of Willoughby St. & Flatbush Ave. Ext., near the Fulton Mall and Long Island University)
Adults and children (4 years of age and over)
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Directions: A, C, & F to Jay St., or 2,3,4 & 5 to Nevins St. or R, Q, & B to DeKalb Ave.
Health Department immunization clinics permanently closed in Corona, Queens (Aug 1) and the Tremont area of the Bronx (July 31). Other options for people seeking immunization services near Corona and Tremont include:
Corona: Children can get walk-in immunization services at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Child Health Clinic on the 3rd floor of the same building, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pediatric services are available to HHC’s patients 5 days a week at that location. That clinic’s phone number is 718-334-6100. Adults can get comprehensive health care services at Elmhurst Hospital Center, at 79-01 Broadway in Elmhurst, Queens. The hospital’s phone number is 718-334-4000. You can request copies of your immunization records by calling 311.
Tremont: Children and adults will be able to get access to a full range of primary care services, including immunizations, at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Clinic on the 2nd floor of the same building, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are also accepted. The HHC clinic’s phone number is (718) 918-8750. You can request copies of your immunization records by calling 311.
Find out about more service sites near Corona and Tremont.
The Fort Greene Health Department walk-in immunization clinic provide immunizations recommended for children over four (4) years of age, teens and adults, including:
- Hepatitis B vaccine (for children and high-risk adults through age 59)
- Hepatitis A vaccine (for high risk adults through age 59)
- Diphtheria, tetanus & pertussis combination vaccines, including
Tdap and DTaP
- Tetanus (Td) vaccine
- Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) combination vaccine
- Pneumococcal (PPSV23) vaccine
- Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (for males and females ages nine through 18 years)
- Meningococcal vaccine (for children ages 11 through 18 years)
- Influenza vaccine
- Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) vaccine (for children four  years of age)
- Polio vaccine (for patients 4 through 17 years)
- Varicella vaccine (for patients 4 through 18 years)
The Health Department provides free and confidential clinic that test for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
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Please bring your vaccination record and insurance information with you. If you have health insurance, you will not be charged a copay.
Adult patients (19 years and older) who don’t provide complete health insurance information at the time of visit will be issued a bill to cover administration costs for immunization services. The only exception will be adults who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational program and who receive only MMR vaccine as part of their school requirements. The amount due will be based on a sliding scale and will be calculated using your household size and income. No person will be denied service based upon their ability to pay.
Parents and Children
Tuberculosis tests are not provided at the The Fort Greene Health Department walk-in immunization clinic. Effective immediately, tuberculosis tests are no longer required for school entry. Learn more about free evaluation and treatment for tuberculosis at Chest Centers.
Travel immunizations, including yellow fever and typhoid and malaria prophylaxis are not provided at the The Fort Greene Health Department walk-in immunization clinic. For information about travel immunizations, malaria prophylaxis and for locations of travel clinics, go to the Centers for Disease Control web site at Travelers' Health.
The vaccine to prevent shingles, also known as Zostavax®, is not provided at The Fort Greene Health Department walk-in immunization clinic. Zostavax® is a single-dose vaccine that is recommended for people 60 years of age and older. For locations where you can find the vaccine, please visit Merck Adult Vaccination Locator. Please note that these are private clinics and not affiliated with or endorsed by the Department of Health.
Clinic Hours and Locations
The Fort Greene Health Department walk-in immunization clinic is open for patient registration from 8:30 a.m., to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary; persons will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis
NOTE: Please plan to arrive to the clinic early in the day as they may close early due to high patient demand. Call 311 for up-to-date clinic schedules.
Please bring your vaccination record and insurance information with you, if available.
If you have health insurance, you will not be charged a co-pay.
Thimerosol-free Influenza vaccine is available during flu season at all locations.
Fall 2014 Holiday Schedule
|Tuesday, Nov. 4 (Election Day)
|Tuesday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)
|Thursday, Nov. 27 (Thanksgiving Day
|Thursday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day)
Call 311 for more information about clinic services, to confirm the days and hours of operation, and for information about vaccination records or the Citywide Immunization Registry.