Oneida County Health Department

"Promoting and Protecting the Health of Oneida County"

 

Booster doses are now recommended for some groups of people.

Oneida County residents are eligible for a COVID-19 booster vaccine if you received your 2nd dose of Pfizer more than 6 months ago AND fit in at least one of the following categories:

Age 65 years or older, OR

A resident of a long-term care facility age 18 years or older, OR

Ages 50 through 64 years with one or more of the following conditions due to increased risk of moderate or severe illness or death from the virus that causes COVID-19:

  • Cancer (current or in remission, including 9/11 related cancers)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Pulmonary disease, including but not limited to, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma (moderate-to-severe), pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and 9/11 related pulmonary diseases
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities including Down syndrome
  • Heart conditions, including but not limited to heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, or hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) including but not limited to solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, use of other immune weakening medicines, or other causes
  • Severe obesity (BMI 40 kg/m2), obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
  • Pregnancy
  • Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
  • Type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Cerebrovascular disease (affects blood vessels and blood supply to the brain)
  • Neurologic conditions including but not limited to Alzheimer's disease or dementia
  • Liver disease

 

OR Ages 18 through 49 years with one or more of the underlying medical conditions listed above, based on individual benefits and risks;

OR Ages 18 through 64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting based on individual benefits and risks.

*You must bring your COVID-19 vaccine card or Excelsior Pass as proof of previous Pfizer vaccine. If you do not have your card or Excelsior Pass please contact us before your appointment for verification. Please call Oneida County COVID hotline at 315-798-5431.*


If you qualify for a third dose COVID-19 vaccine, please call the Oneida County Health Department Clinic at 315-798-5747 to schedule an appointment.
Booster COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

SCHEDULE A BOOSTER VACCINATION (Pfizer) FOR Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Griffiss International Airport - Operations Building, 706 Hangar Rd., Bldg. 45, Rome, New York 13441. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria above for receiving this vaccination. Drive-Thru.

SCHEDULE A BOOSTER VACCINATION (Pfizer) FOR Friday, October 22, 2021 at Mohawk Valley Community College - Jorgensen Center, 1101 Sherman Dr., Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria above for receiving this vaccination.

SCHEDULE A BOOSTER VACCINATION (Pfizer) FOR Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Griffiss International Airport - Operations Building, 706 Hangar Rd., Bldg. 45, Rome, New York 13441. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria above for receiving this vaccination. Drive-Thru.

SCHEDULE A BOOSTER VACCINATION (Pfizer) FOR Friday, October 29, 2021 at Mohawk Valley Community College - Jorgensen Center, 1101 Sherman Dr., Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria above for receiving this vaccination.

***Please keep checking these appointment links as cancellations may occur and vaccination times may become available***

Click here after you register for the booster dose to save time at the vaccination site by completing and printing your consent form before you arrive to the vaccination site.  Be sure to bring this completed form with you to your appointment.


First Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

SCHEDULE A VACCINATION (Moderna) FOR Monday, October 18, 2021 at Oneida County Health Dept - Utica Clinic, 406 Elizabeth St, Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria for receiving this vaccination. Walk-ins Welcome.

SCHEDULE A VACCINATION (Moderna) FOR Monday, October 25, 2021 at Oneida County Health Dept - Utica Clinic, 406 Elizabeth St, Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria for receiving this vaccination. Walk-ins Welcome.

SCHEDULE A VACCINATION (Pfizer) FOR Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at Oneida County Health Dept - Utica Clinic, 406 Elizabeth St, Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria for receiving this vaccination. Walk-ins Welcome.

SCHEDULE A VACCINATION (Moderna) FOR Monday, November 1, 2021 at Oneida County Health Dept - Utica Clinic, 406 Elizabeth St, Utica, New York 13501. By clicking, you acknowledge that you meet the NYS criteria for receiving this vaccination. Walk-ins Welcome.

***Please keep checking these appointment links as cancellations may occur and vaccination times may become available***

Click here after you register to save time at the vaccination site by completing and printing your consent form before you arrive to the vaccination site.  Be sure to bring this completed form with you to your appointment.


Oneida County can provide transportation to and from our public PODs. To make arrangements, please call 315-798-5439.

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Daniel W. Gilmore, PhD, MPH
Director of Health
Oneida County Department of Health
Adirondack Bank Building
5th Floor
185 Genesee Street
Utica, New York  13501
(315) 798-6400
Contact Us: http://ocgov.net/health/contact
To report a public health emergency, risk, problem or environmental or occupational hazard after hours, call 315-798-5064