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.
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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