COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Bronx Zoo's Southern Boulevard parking lot will host a walk-in New York city Covid-19 vaccination site.

How do I get my vaccination at the Bronx Zoo?

Vaccinations are available Monday – Friday, 10am - 5pm through Friday, July 30th, except on holidays. Eligible participants must arrive to the zoo’s Southern Boulevard Parking Lot only.

You can walk-in or schedule an appointment by visiting NYC Vaccine Finder and selecting the Bronx Zoo - Southern Boulevard vaccination site or calling 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692).

Which vaccine is being offered at this location?

This vaccination site is offering the Pfizer vaccine. Pfizer vaccine requires two vaccine doses. Appointments for the second dose will be made on site after the first dose is administered (after June 3, second dose appointments will only be scheduled for an alternate location).

Who can get a vaccination at the Bronx Zoo?

This vaccination site is all New Yorkers ages 12+. Ages 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please refer to the NYC Vaccine Eligibility page to find out what type of ID you’ll need to bring with you. Additionally, please complete the NYS COVID-19 Vaccine form before you arrive.

Where will vaccinations be given?

The vaccination site is located in the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot, accessible via the Bronx Zoo pedestrian entrance on Southern Boulevard or by car via the Southern Boulevard parking lot entrance. Vehicles will be permitted to park in the lot while vaccine is administered.

Directions to Southern Boulevard lot.

Why should I get my vaccine at the Bronx Zoo?

All individuals receiving a vaccine at the Bronx Zoo will be given a complimentary ticket for a future visit. Ticket dates are pre-determined by the Bronx Zoo and cannot be exchanged for a different day.

Can I visit the Zoo after I get my vaccination?

Due to park capacity restrictions, the courtesy ticket issued upon vaccination will be for a future visit date.

I'm fully vaccinated - Can I get a free ticket?

Thank you for helping to protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated. We appreciate the interest in visiting, but the courtesy ticket offer is only for people receiving the vaccine on site at the Bronx Zoo location. We hope this offer will encourage more people to participate in this vital health initiative.

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