WARSAW – Registration is open for two community COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Wyoming County.
Clinics are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. The will be held at the County Public Health Department on Mungers Mill Road.
Clinics offer Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and booster doses.
Those who received two doses of Moderna or Pfizer more than six months ago are eligible for these boosters. Those who have received the J&J vaccine may receive a booster after two months.
It’s recommended that you get the same vaccine maker you originally received, but it’s okay to mix and match any of the three types, county health officials said in a press release. .
J&J and Moderna vaccines are intended for anyone 18 years of age or older. The Pfizer vaccine is intended for anyone who is 12 years of age or older.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who can give consent. People are asked to bring ID and proof of insurance, as well as a vaccination record if they receive a reminder.
Registration can be done online by visiting: www.wyomingco.net and selecting the “COVID-19 Vaccination” quick link.
If you are not insured, there is no charge.
Call the health department at (585) 786-8890 for more information or if you need help registering.
Currently and in accordance with CDC guidelines, the following groups of New Yorkers are recommended to receive their dose of the COVID-19 booster vaccine:
m New Yorkers 65 and over or residents in long-term care facilities,
m 50 to 64 year old New Yorker with underlying medical conditions.
Two other groups may receive doses, including:
m New Yorkers aged 18 to 49 with underlying health conditions, depending on their individual performance
m New Yorkers aged 18 to 64 who are at increased risk of exposure and transmission to COVID-19 due to their work or institutional environment, based on their individual benefits and risks.