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O-Agency Link-Outreach-Vaccinate (O-LOV) COVID-19 Vaccination Program

The O-Agency Link-Outreach-Vaccinate (O-LOV) program offers COVID-19 vaccines to staff and clients served in New York State voluntary provider programs.

Please note that the O-LOV program is only vaccinating adults ages 18 and older at this time.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE (as of 2/26/2021)

  • Staff with patient facing responsibilities in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified residential programs
  • Staff with patient facing responsibilities in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified ambulatory treatment or support programs
  • Clients in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified congregate residential programs
  • Clients age 65 or older in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified ambulatory behavioral health treatment or support programs
  • Clients with comorbidities or underlying conditions in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified ambulatory behavioral health treatment or support programs*
  • OPWDD clients and staff with direct care responsibilities (New York City clients and staff only)
  • Eligible residents of congregate care facilities licensed/certified and operated by OCFS, and staff with potential for interaction with residents
  • Eligible residents of residential programs for victims of domestic violence and family-type homes for adults, and staff with potential for interaction with residents

*Clients eligible for the vaccine due to a qualifying comorbidity or underlying condition must bring a signed copy of the Certification of Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine Due to Comorbidities or Underlying Condition Form or be prepared to complete it on site at the time of their appointment.

NOTE: As more vaccine becomes available – more people will be eligible. Check this site for updates to eligibility.

 

HOW TO GET VACCINATED

If you are part of a Provider Agency, you can schedule a group of clients or staff to get vaccinated.

Provider Agency Group Scheduling

 

If you are an eligible individual, you can schedule an appointment for vaccination at one of the eight O-LOV psychiatric center sites.

Schedule an Individual Appointment

 

CONSENT FORMS

You will be expected to complete an O-LOV COVID-19 vaccination consent form in order to receive a vaccine. Detailed instructions will be included when your appointment is confirmed.

General Consent Form

Consent Form for OASAS Service Recipients

 

O-LOV VACCINATION LOCATIONS

  1. Bronx Psychiatric Center
    1500 Waters Place
    Bronx, NY 10461-2796
  2. Buffalo Psychiatric Center
    400 Forest Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14213-1298
  3. Capital District Psychiatric Center
    75 New Scotland Avenue
    Albany, NY 12208-3474
  4. Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
    79-25 Winchester Boulevard
    Queens Village, NY 11427-2199
  5. Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
    681 Clarkson Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203-2199
  6. Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
    998 Crooked Hill Road
    West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087
  7. Rochester Psychiatric Center
    1111 Elmwood Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14620-3972
  8. South Beach Psychiatric Center
    777 Seaview Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10305-3499

 

RESOURCES

CDC v-safe Flyer
Learn more about the CDC’s post vaccination health checker.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers
Understand the benefits and risks for the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.