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Get a free COVID-19 vaccine or test in MTA stations

Visit one of our pop-up sites to get a COVID-19 vaccine, booster, or test. Just drop in, no appointment needed. Here’s the schedule and what to expect.

Updated January 27, 2022

We’ve partnered with the New York State Department of Health and SOMOS, Northwell Health, and Westchester Medical Center to launch vaccination pop-up stops inside key subway and train hubs.

Our partners will be giving out the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine — both first and second shots — to those 18 years and older, as well as Moderna boosters. 

You can also get a COVID-19 PCR test various stations in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. See below for the schedule.  

You do not need an appointment for testing, or to get the vaccine. 

Where we'll be

Here’s the full schedule of where we’ll be and when. Once you’re at the station follow the signs directing you to the pop-up spot. NOTE: Due to the impending snow storm, vaccination and testing sites will CLOSED on SATURDAY, JANUARY 29.

COVID-19 vaccines and boosters

Times Sq-42 St, passageway between   and 
When:
 Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

 

Grand Central Terminal
When: Monday-Sunday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

COVID-19 PCR testing

Times Sq-42 St
When: Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Grand Central Terminal
When: Monday-Sunday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Penn Station, West End Concourse
When: 
Monday-Sunday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

125th St 
When: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

E 180 St 
When:
 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Bedford Park Blvd 
When:
 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coney Island-Stillwell Av
When: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
When: 
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jamaica-179 St 
When: 
Monday-Friday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Queens Plaza 
When: 
Monday-Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

What to expect

1. Stop by the station You don’t need to make an appointment. Visit any of our pop-up sites at the times and locations listed above.  

2. Check in You’ll check in with the team on site and show your ID (this may include a government-issued ID, like an IDNYC, driver's license, passport, Permanent resident card, Certificate of Naturalization). If you have any questions or concerns, our partners will be there to help answer them. You can read more about the vaccine here. Team members will be there to help translate or connect you with translation services. 

3. Get your vaccine or test  You’ll meet with the nurse or doctor who can answer any other questions you have. Then, you'll get your shot or test. 

4. If you've been vaccinated, wait 15 minutes To make sure you’re ok, you’ll be asked by the medical team to wait 15 minutes. 

5. Pick up your CDC vaccination card and go.