Making It Easy for You to Get Vaccinated!
Bay Ridge Center and Bay Ridge Connects encourage you to get vaccinated to keep yourself safe and to prevent the continuing spread of Covid-19.
Our new program makes it even easier!
The risk for severe illness with COVID-19 increases with age. Older adults are at highest risk, but fewer than half of Brooklyn residents 65+ have been fully vaccinated according to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Vaccination Tracker.
Bay Ridge Center wants to turn that around and make it easy for un-vaccinated — or partially vaccinated — older adults in southwest Brooklyn to get vaccinated. We'll help you get to the best location for you to receive your first dose. If you still need a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, we'll help you arrange that too.
Anyone who has been sick with Covid-19 will tell you to do everything you can to avoid getting infected. Millions have been vaccinated in the U.S., and each day proves that the vaccine is safe and highly effective in stopping the spread of the coronavirus or preventing severe illness and death.
Our staff is vaccinated, because, like you we are anxious to put this disease behind us and open our centers again for food services and all our in-person programs.
We'll help you set up a vaccination appointment near you or provide transportation to and from a Walk-in vaccination site, such as the Brooklyn Army Terminal.
Call us at 718-333-5782 or send an email to make arrangements.
Our services are free
The Covid-19 vaccine is free
We will provide transportation to and from the vaccine site — pick up and drop-off at the Bay Ridge Connects storefront, 7609 Third Avenue
Masks and social distancing required for travel on our vans.
Our drivers are fully vaccinated and will be wearing masks
This program is made possible by grants from the Robin Hood Foundation and Maimonides Medical Center/Community Care of Brooklyn.
Vaccine Hesitancy Round Table presented by The New York Academy of Medicine with special guest, Dr. Bernard Lo. Every year, tens of thousands of Americans get sick from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. Click to watch, then click on "YouTube" for larger screen.