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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, free and available near you!

COVID-19 vaccines are the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones and are widely available throughout our community. See our appointment resources for more information about making your appointment today! Need help? Call the Dutchess County COVID Information Line at 845-486-3555. For Seniors, 60 years and older, seeking assistance or interested in learning more about in-home vaccinations, call the Dutchess County Office for the Aging at 845-486-2555. Learn more about the research behind COVID vaccine and other frequently asked question by viewing answers from health professionals.

News and Updates


COVID-19 vaccines is widely available throughout our community. Contact your primary care physician for appointment opportunities or see appointment information for various locations below:

Note: Only the Pfizer vaccine has been approved for children ages 12-17

Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health

  • Community Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic (Pfizer)
    Saturday, July 31st
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Christ Episcopal Churh, 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie
    Walk-ins are welcome

CVS (Including Target)

Rite Aid


Other Pharmacies

Beekman Pharmacy

2540 Rt 55, Poughquag NY 12570
Phone: 845-724-3200

Pine Plains Pharmacy

2965 Church Street, Pine Plains NY 12567
Phone: 518-398-5588

The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

1004 Main Street, Building 554, Fishkill NY 12524
Phone: 845-897-0636

Millbrook Pharmacy LLC

3272 Franklin Ave, Millbrook NY 12545
Phone: 845-677-3131

Tops Pharmacy


Price Chopper Pharmacy


Walmart Pharmacy


Pulse-MD Urgent Care

900 Route 376 Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Phone: 845-204-9270

Sun River Health

Offering appointments in Poughkeepsie, Beacon, Dover and more
Phone: 845-790-7990


2515 South Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-471-3111
Visit for appointment availability
Option to schedule only a second dose
Includes pediatric appointments

Children’s Medical Group

104 Fulton Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-452-1700

Bambini Pediatrics

207 Washington Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-249-2510

New York State-Operated Vaccination Locations

Various locations in the Hudson Valley Region currently offering Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson
Visit Am I Eligible for appointment and walk-in information

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines? Check out this video resource guide as health professionals answer some of the most common questions and concerns. Click here for vaccine FAQs from the CDC. Source:

How do we know the COVID vaccines are safe

Why do we need a COVID vaccine

Do I have to pay to get vaccinated

Do the COVID Vaccines use a live vaccine

How did we get the COVID vaccine so fast

What you need to know about the COVID vaccines and new variants

What about side effects from the COVID vaccines

Do I need to get vaccinated if I had COVID

Do the COVID vaccines change your DNA

Can having COVID affect fertility

Can pregnant women get the COVID vaccine

Faith communities and the COVID vaccines

Watch more videos as Black and Latinx health care workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. Also see videos in Spanish. Read bios of the health care workers featured in these videos. This information is shared for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The views expressed are those of the featured medicalprofessional and reflect information available to that professional at time of filming. Always consult a health care providerfor any personal health decisions. 

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