Created: March 01, 2021 05:53 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) —Here's a Good Question about getting COVID shots.
Bill is in a unique situation and sent News10NBC's Brennan Somers his message, and maybe this applies to you, too: "What are the ID requirements to get the shot, and what if you have an out-of-state license and live in New York?
There's a whole list on the state's vaccine hub.
For starters, everyone has to have some form of qualifying ID to show who you are, you'll also have to show why you are eligible. To prove residency, you can use a state or government identification. Without one, you can show rent receipts, a copy of a lease, mortgage docs, or, you can also have a statement from someone you know. Mail or school records apply, too.
If your job qualifies you for a shot, there are certain items you'll need to bring with you. like a badge or pay stub. If it's because of your age, needed documents cover things like a license or passport. If you qualify because of an underlying condition, check with your vaccine site to see what else you may need to have, like a doctor's note.
We can tell you health officials in all of our local counties aren't asking for that. They want to streamline this to make it simple and easy,
but you will be asked to sign a form, swearing you are in a qualifying group.
A full recap is listed below:
What information do I need to provide to get vaccinated?
Eligible individuals registered with appointments at vaccination sites operated by New York State must present:
To show they have comorbidities or underlying conditions, New Yorkers must provide documentation as required by the facility where they are getting vaccinated which must be either:
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