COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

As required by the September 15, 2021 Order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene

  • All DOE staff must provide proof of vaccination to the DOE.
  • City employees who work in person in a DOE school setting, DOE building, or charter school setting must provide proof of vaccination to their employer.
  • Staff of contractors of DOE or the City must provide proof of vaccination to their employer, or if self-employed, to the DOE.
  • Staff of any charter school serving students up to grade 12, and staff of contractors hired by charter schools co-located in a DOE school setting to work in person in a DOE school setting or DOE building, must provide proof of vaccination to their employer, or if self-employed, to the contracting charter school.

DOE employees should refer to the COVID-19 Information page on the InfoHub for more information. 

Get more information about where to get vaccinated (or call 877-VAX-4-NYC). 

For further details on the City’s vaccination requirements, see the Commissioner’s Order

Newly-Hired Employees 

All persons newly hired for City employment (including NYCDOE employment) must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Employees who have completed a first vaccination dose at the beginning of their employment will be required to complete any remaining doses). 

Newly-hired NYCDOE employees must use the Vaccination Portal to upload proof of vaccination. See the New Employees page for more information. 

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