We recommend continually checking the Finger Lakes Vaccination Hub and the tools listed below for the latest on eligibility for and availability of COVID-19 vaccination appointments in our region.
As of April 6, health officials announced that individuals who live, work or study in New York State and are over the age of 16 are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccines at vaccination centers and pharmacies throughout our region. Learn more on the New York State Department of Health website.
If you’re eligible, the next step is to schedule an appointment.
New York State has shifted the delivery of vaccine allocations from health care systems to state and county mass vaccination sites, pharmacies and facilities for groups like veterans and those with developmental disabilities. For more information on vaccine allocation, visit the Finger Lakes Vaccine Hub allocation chart.
Understanding that patients are eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine, it’s highly encouraged to check for available appointments through:
For your appointment, you’ll need:
While at your appointment, please follow all safety protocols to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Every individual who receives a COVID-19 vaccine in New York State must complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. If you did not do so prior to your appointment, expect to fill one out upon arrival.
At your appointment, you will be provided information on the COVID-19 vaccine you are receiving and you’ll be screened to ensure that it is safe for you to receive the vaccine. At this time, you should also expect to schedule an appointment for your second dose of the vaccine.
After receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, expect to wait in observation for 15-30 minutes to be monitored for immediate allergic reactions.
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