COVID-19 VACCINE Info & Appt Scheduling Online

Vaccine Distribution Information

At this time Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is not a point of distribution for first dose Phase 1a and 1b vaccination.  The second phase (Phase 1b) began on Monday, January 11, and hospitals have been directed to continue to prioritize eligible Phase 1a workers. Phase 1b includes a wide range of essential frontline workers, such as teachers, first responders, public safety and mass transit workers and New Yorkers age 65  and older.  You can determine if you are eligible to receive the vaccine by visiting the New York State Department of Health "AM I ELIGIBLE"  app at https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/ or the New York Vaccination Hotline: 1-833-NYS-4VAX (1-833-697-4829).   If you are eligible, it will also direct you to where you can receive the vaccine. If you have any other questions about this process, you can find additional information HERE   (If you are having difficulty accessing the AM I ELIGIBLE page, switch your browser to Google Chrome or Firefox)

Eligible New Yorkers in Phase 1A are:

  • High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff)
  • Residents and staff at nursing homes and other congregate care facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Center employees
  • EMS workers
  • Coroners, medical examiners and certain funeral workers
  • Staff and residents at OPWDD, OMH and OASAS facilities
  • Urgent Care providers
  • Individuals administering COVID-19 vaccines, including local health department staff
  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care
  • All staff who are in direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)
  • All front-line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • This includes, but is not limited to,
    • Doctors who work in private medical practices and their staff 
    • Doctors who work in hospital-affiliated medical practices and their staff
    • Doctors who work in public health clinics and their staff
    • Registered Nurses
    • Specialty medical practices of all types
    • Dentists and Orthodontists and their staff
    • Psychiatrists and Psychologists and their staff
    • Physical Therapists and their staff
    • Optometrists and their staff
    • Pharmacists and Pharmacy Aides

Additionally, the Governor’s office released more information regarding those who are included in Phase 1b. The following individuals are included in Phase 1b and are now be eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment when available, per DOH:

Individuals Age 65+ years

First Responders and Support Staff of First Responder Agencies:

  • Fire Service
  • State Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
  • Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
  • Police and Investigators
  • State Police, including Troopers
  • State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers
  • SUNY Police
  • Sheriffs' Offices
  • County Police Departments and Police Districts
  • City, Town, and Village Police Departments
  • Transit of other Public Authority Police Departments
  • State Field Investigators, including Department of Motor Vehicles, State Commission of Correction, Justice Center, Department of Financial Service, Inspector General, Department of Tax and Finance, Office of Children and Family Services, and State Liquor Authority

Public Safety Communications

  • Emergency Communication and Public Safety Answering Point Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians

Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel

  • Court Officers
  • Other Police or Peace Officers
  • Support of Civilian Staff of any of the above services, agencies or facilities
  • Corrections
  • State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Personnel, including correction and parole officers
  • Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers
  • Local Probation Departments, including probation officers
  • State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities

P-12 Schools

  • P-12 school or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff, and support staff including bus drivers)
  • Contractors working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers)
  • In-Person College Instructors
  • Employees or Support Staff of Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, Registered, Approved or Legally Exempt Childcare Providers

In-Person College Instructors

Public-Facing Grocery Store Workers

Public Transit

  • Airline and airport employees
  • Passenger railroad employees
  • Subway and mass transit employees (i.e., MTA, LIRR, Metro North, NYC Transit, Upstate transit)
  • Ferry employees
  • Port Authority employees
  • Public bus employee

Individuals living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of your the same household

Individuals working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents