Immunizations reduce the risk of getting a disease by working with your body’s natural defenses to build protection. Today, there are vaccines to prevent more than 20 life-threatening diseases. Talk to your doctor about getting you and your family up-to-date on vaccines.
World Immunization Week, celebrated in the last week of April, highlights vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. You can learn about the different vaccines and their history.
Immunizations are not just for children! Adults of all ages need immunizations to keep us healthy. This chart shows which immunizations to get starting at age 19.
You can still get the COVID-19 vaccine. Find out where to get it near you. This is the latest information from the NYC Department of Health. This information is updated often. It may change without notice.