NEW YORK — New York City is expanding monkeypox vaccine eligibility and shortening the time between doses.
Second-dose appointments will be open to anyone who received their first dose at least 28 days ago.
Monkeypox in NYC:
The city will also expand eligibility to people who are under 18 and who meet all other eligibility criteria. Under the law, minors must provide the consent of a parent, guardian or legal custodian.
Over 50,000 additional first- and second-dose appointments will be made available at 4 p.m. Friday.
For more information, including how to schedule an appointment, click here.