Two vaccines (Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) have been authorized for Emergency Authorization Use. Pfizer has been FDA approved for use in individuals 12 and older.
As of June 23rd, 2022, we are administering the Covid-19 Pfizer OR Moderna vaccine for young children (ages 3-4), as well as all other Covid vaccines, including 2nd boosters for those who are eligible (50+ or immunocompromised). Walk-ins are welcome Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm, but appointments are encouraged.
We also offer vaccinations for shingles, pneumonia, and flu (when in season).
Contact the pharmacy for more information.
Step 1: Pre-Book for the Vaccine
- Submit the form to see if you are eligible for the vaccine. https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/Public/prescreener
- If you are eligible proceed to Step 2
Step 2: Create an appointment.
- If you are eligible, click here to schedule your appointment at the pharmacy.
- We will be hosting a Vaccine Clinic at Fishkill Recreation Center, (793 NY Route 52, Fishkill New York 12524) on Monday, August 1st, 2022 from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM. Click here to schedule your appointment.
Step 3: Receive your first dose.
- First go online and fill out the "New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form" for the first dose, (can we put the form as hyperlink to the NYS DOH website: https://forms.ny.gov/s3/vaccine
- Print out the confirmation message you receive after completing the "New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form"
- Print and fill out the Screening and Consent form before your scheduled appointment. If you do not have printer access, call the pharmacy and we can supply you with the form.
Bring your medical insurance card for our records and tracking. You will not be charged for receiving the vaccine. If you have Medicare, you MUST bring your red, white, and blue Medicare card with you.
- Please wear a mask and practice social distancing; other patients will be inside the pharmacy for prescriptions or vaccines.
- After receiving the vaccine, you will be given an immunization card recording the vaccine manufacturer, date, location administered, and provider. Do not lose this card.
- You must schedule your second appointment before you leave the pharmacy. Be mindful of your availability at 21 days and 28 days after your first appointment.
- Step 4: Receive your second dose.
- You will receive a confirmation email in advance of your second appointment.
- Again, arrive early to sign a second consent form or bring it with you.
- Bring your vaccine card to the second appointment to be updated.
After that, you will have been fully immunized and contributed in your part to ending this pandemic, and we thank you.
Step 5: If eligible, receive your booster/2nd booster of the vaccine.
Things to consider before scheduling an appointment:
If you are feeling ill, please defer your appointment until you have recovered. Guidelines recommend against receiving another vaccine within two weeks (before or after) a COVID-19 vaccine, to avoid potentially compromising efficacy of either. Take note of any recent vaccines and plan your appointment accordingly.
All individuals receiving the COVID-19 vaccine must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form for the first dose, pursuant to Executive Order 202.86, and attest that they are eligible to be vaccinated Practices, providers, and entities must confirm adherence to this requirement at the time of vaccine administration.
Post-vaccination monitoring is an essential part of the COVID-19 vaccination program. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is promoting and encouraging all those being vaccinated to participate in V-Safe, a smart-phone based application that will allow those vaccinated to enter their symptoms in the days after vaccination using text messaging. V-Safe also provides reminders for the second dose and telephone follow up for anyone who reports medically significant adverse events. V-Safe materials can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vsafe, including a V-Safe information sheet. Please print out the information sheet and hand to each person vaccinated. You must report any adverse events that occur after vaccination to the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) at info@VAERS.org or by calling 1-800-822-7967.
How are the vaccines administered?
Moderna & Pfizer require a two-dose sequence to confer maximum immunity. It is administered into the deltoid muscle (the upper outer portion of your arm, same location as a flu shot).
The interval between doses for the Pfizer vaccine is 21 days, and 28 days for the Moderna vaccine.
The second dose must be administered as closely as possible to the recommended interval, and there is very little room for deviating from that schedule. Please plan accordingly.
The vaccines are not interchangeable. Both doses must be of the same type. We highly recommend visiting the same provider for both doses to avoid the chance of a mixup and to aid accounting.
After receiving your first dose, you will receive a vaccination card specifying which vaccine was administered, where, and when. Bring this card with you to your second appointment.
Johnson & Johnson is a one-dose vaccine. It is administered into the deltoid muscle (the upper outer portion of your arm, same location as a flu shot).
How much does vaccination cost?
At this time, all vaccines being administered have been obtained and paid for by the Federal government. There is no cost to you. Flu and Pneumonia vaccines are typically covered by all insurances. The shingles vaccines may have a copay, depending on your insurance.