At this time NYC DOE does not require eligible students to have a COVID vaccine to attend school. However, DOE and Queens Collegiate strongly recommend that all eligible students get vaccinated.and Queens Collegiate strongly recommend that all eligible students get vaccinated. The free, accessible vaccine will ensure that your student can continue to safely attend school so long as they are not symptomatic.
For more information on COVID vaccines in New York City, families should visit nyc.gov/vaccinefacts.
COVID vaccines are required for high school students taking part in ‘high-risk sports’ this year. These sports are football, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, stunt, and rugby. Vaccination is also required for bowling, since athletes are required to participate indoors.