You can get low- or no-cost immunizations at the Health Department's Fort Greene Health Center immunization clinic, regardless of your immigration status. The clinic serves anyone 4 years or older on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is necessary.
In addition to the Fort Greene Health Center described below, uninsured and underinsured adults can also get immunization services at other locations for a sliding scale fee.
To find other locations throughout NYC that provide vaccination services for children and adults, search the NYC Health Map or call 311.
For general information about the Heath Department's clinics, visit our NYC Health Clinics page.
Be sure to bring your vaccination record and insurance information with you to the clinic.
The Fort Greene walk-in immunization clinic provides immunizations recommended for children 4 years and older, teens and adults, including:
In order to comply with Medicaid rules, the Health Department’s immunization clinic must request insurance or payment for services.
If you have health insurance, the Health Department will bill your insurance. You will not be charged a copay. If you are over 19 years of age and you do not have health insurance or do not want your insurance billed, the Health Department will ask for a sliding scale fee based on family size and annual income.
Clinic staff will not ask for proof of family size and income, and services will be provided regardless of ability to pay.
Children between 4 and 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children who are 16 or 17 years must have a signed consent from a parent or guardian or be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
To find immunizations for children younger than 4, call 311 to find a child health clinic near you.
Travel immunizations, including for yellow fever and typhoid, and malaria prophylaxis are not provided at the Fort Greene immunization clinic. You can find travel clinic locations online.
There are two shingles vaccines on the market in the United States. Shingrix® is the preferred shingles vaccine and recommended for people 50 years and older. People who cannot receive Shingrix® may use Zostavax®, which is recommended for people 60 and older.
The shingles vaccines are not available at the Fort Greene immunization clinic. Pharmacists who are licensed to vaccinate in New York State can administer the shingles vaccine without a prescription from your doctor. To find locations that offer shingles vaccines, check with your pharmacist or health care provider, or search the NYC Health Map.
If you have received immunization services at the Fort Greene Health Center, please complete our patient satisfaction survey. Your feedback will help us improve the quality of patient care at the clinic.
Adults 19 years and older who do not have insurance, or who have insurance that does not cover the cost of immunizations, may also the community health centers listed below.
These health centers charge a sliding scale fee payment based on family size and annual income. Clinic staff will not ask for proof of family size or income. Services will be provided regardless of ability to pay.
You do not need to make an appointment. You will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to bring your vaccination record, if available.
Vaccines for travel are not offered at Health Department-affiliated immunization clinics.