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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.

The O-LOV program cannot guarantee which vaccine you will receive. The manufacturer (e.g., Pfizer, Moderna, Janssen) is subject to what the program receives from the State.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE (as of 4/8/2021)

As the O-LOV program is not receiving new Pfizer vaccine supply, O-LOV eligibility is limited to adults 18 and older.

OMH or OASAS:

  • Staff in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified residential programs, ambulatory treatment, or support programs
  • Clients in OMH and OASAS operated, funded, or certified congregate residential and ambulatory behavioral health treatment or support programs
  • Individuals with mental illness who are currently receiving care from behavioral health independent practitioners AND have received services in the past twelve months from OMH operated, funded, or certified programs

OPWDD, in New York City ONLY:

  • Clients and staff in OPWDD operated or funded programs

OCFS

  • Residents and staff of congregate care facilities licensed/certified and operated by OCFS
  • Residents and staff of residential programs for victims of domestic violence and family-type homes for adults
  • OCFS staff
  • State and local child protective services and adult protective services staff
  • Owners, Operators and staff of OCFS licensed and registered childcare programs
  • Providers and staff of New York City based childcare programs under Article 43 and Article 47 of the city health code
  • Providers and staff of Legally Exempt Group Child Care programs

OTDA, outside of New York City ONLY:

  • People living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing, or eating accommodations must be shared with people who are not part of their household
  • People working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by people who are not part of the same household
  • Staff in OTDA funded (capital and/or operations) supportive congregate residential and supportive scattered residential programs
  • Tenants in OTDA funded (capital and/or operations) supportive congregate residential programs

 

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. Greater Binghamton Psychiatric Center- CTRC
    114 Clinton Street
    Binghamton, NY 13904
  6. Hutchings Psychiatric Center
    620 Madison Street
    Syracuse, NY 13210
  7. Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
    681 Clarkson Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11203-2199
  8. Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
    998 Crooked Hill Road
    West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087
  9. Rochester Psychiatric Center
    1111 Elmwood Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14620-3972
  10. Rockland Psychiatric Center
    140 Old Orangeburg Road
    Orangeburg, NY 10962
  11. 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.

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers (Updated 4/27/2021)
Understand the benefits and risks for the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.