Free Flu Shot

Free Flu shots will be provided by Mt. Sinai Hospital on Tuesday, November 16th starting at 10 am. If you would like to sign up, please email our Older Adults program at mrodriguez@universitysettlement.org with your name and cell number and they will provide you with a time slot. Please note the following:

·  You must wear a mask through the whole process in order to get vaccinated.

·  Make sure you wear appropriate clothes to be able to get your arm in and out easily for vaccination.

·  No fever the day of vaccination.

·  You must show up ON TIME for your scheduled time slot, not before, not after, or you won’t be able to get the flu shot.

·  Social distancing will be maintained and required the whole time.

·  Your visit will only take between 15-20 minutes with a pre-safety screening, form filling out, and immunization.

·  Be prepared to be standing the whole time as the process moves fast.

·  You will be receiving the STANDARD FLU SHOT, which is quadrivalent and ok for anyone 18 years and older.

·  If you have received the COVID-19 Vaccination within 2 weeks of your scheduled flu shot date, we suggest you wait to get the flu shot until a later time frame.

·  No insurance is needed, this is a FREE flu vaccination.

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Eye and Mental Health Resources

The University Eye Center will have Free Vision Screenings on June 10th, 2021, for ages 5 years old and up. Please call (212) 938-4001 to secure a free vision screening appointment as soon as possible because the appointment slots fill up quickly.

There will be Mental Health Awareness Talks in Chinese that are open to everyone;

June 1st, 2021 – 10:30 am — Mandarin Zoom Meeting ID:  826  2706  6594
June 3rd, 2021 – 2:00 pm — Cantonese Zoom Meeting ID:  212  619 3072 

Please feel free to share the information with anyone that you think may be interested.

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COVID Vaccine & Healthcare Resources in English and Spanish

We invited Sunnyside Community Services to conduct workshops on COVID-19 Vaccination and low-and-no-cost healthcare in English and Spanish. Here are the resources they shared with us.

FIND A VACCINE SITE NEAR YOU / ENCUENTRE UN LUGAR DE VACUNAS CERCA DE USTED

Please click on your borough below (please note that some sites are walk-in and others are appointment based): / Haga clic en a continuación (tenga en cuenta que algunos sitios son accesibles sin cita previa, otros se basan en citas):

Bronx 

Brooklyn 

Manhattan 

Queens 

Staten Island 

STAY UP TO DATE / MANTÉNGASE INFORMADX  

You can also visit the NYC Vaccine Command Center for more information regarding COVID-19 and vaccines. / Visite el Centro de Comando de Vacunas de la Ciudad de Nueva York para obtener más información sobre COVID-19 y las vacunas.  

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