City Opens New Bronx Monkeypox Vaccination Site as 16,000 More Appointments Go Online

City to open a new Tremont monkeypox vaccination clinic in the Bronx for first dose walk-in clients.

More than 16,000 new public appointments to open on Friday, September 9, at 4 p.m. at and by calling 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692)

September 8, 2022 — New York City is continuing to expand access to monkeypox vaccine by opening a new location, more appointments and expanding second dose appointments. A new Tremont vaccination clinic will open to first dose walk-in clients. The clinic will be able to serve as many as 100 people per day. The Health Department is working with community-based organizations in the Bronx to refer clients to the new site. Additionally, at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 9, more than 16,000 new first and second appointments will go online. Walk-in for first dose vaccination is available at all city-run sites. Second dose appointments are now available to anyone who received their first dose on or before July 23, 2022.

“As previous supply constraints loosen, vaccination can be even more convenient and accessible,” said Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan. “We look forward to serving more New Yorkers and we want to get the message out that now is the time to get vaccinated if you’re eligible. We have appointments available and are ready to welcome clients.”

The Tremont clinic will be located at 1826 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457.The days and hours of operation are Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

More than 88,000 New Yorkers have been vaccinated against monkeypox and cases have started to decline in New York City. Inequities, however, persist, which New York City is working to address with community partners. The Health Department has made direct referrals available to community-based organizations and has attended events for outreach and in-person assistance booking appointments.

It is crucial to seek care as soon as a rash or sore is identified. New Yorkers should call their health care provider immediately. For those who do not have one, they can call 311 to get connected to an NYC Health + Hospitals location or to access H+H Virtual Express Care. New Yorkers can also visit the NYC Health Map to find a nearby provider. Care is available in New York City regardless of immigration status, insurance coverage, or ability to pay.

For more on monkeypox, visit our Monkeypox page.



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