COVID-19 / Novel Coronavirus

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Read ALL of the information below to successfully register for a vaccine. Walk-ins may have a short wait if appointments are already full. All must bring an ID with their date of birth.

Residents currently under isolation or quarantine at the time of the clinic due to a positive COVID-19 test result or as a contact to a positive are not eligible to attend the clinic.

Register for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at one of the clinics below. Make sure to follow all steps below for a complete registration.

Other vaccination sites can be found at www.vaccines.gov

Choose a clinic to register for below.

All Vaccines for Age 12 and Older

Civil Defense Training Center,
7220 State Route 54, Bath

Monday, January 24 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fridays: January 7, January 14, and January 21 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

If you are seeking a third dose of Pfizer or Moderna (different than a booster) for those who are immunocompromised, do not register here.  See information in the next box below specific to third doses available for those who are moderately or severely immune compromised. Third doses for immunocompromised can be given starting 28 days after receiving the second dose.

FIRST OR SECOND DOSES Available:

Johnson &Johnson Vaccination (first shot):
https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=C24DA1328A350284E0530A6C7C15213C

Moderna Vaccination (1st or 2nd dose):
https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=BF52179786EC0C44E0530A6C7C16E873 

Pfizer Vaccination (1st or 2nd dose- age 12 and up):
https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=BF7957F7E0830820E0530A6C7C16277C 

BOOSTERS Available:

Register for any booster:
https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=D09B01BA15750274E0530A6C7C158615 

Eligibility for Moderna boosters:

  • Anyone age 18 or older who received their second dose at least 6 months ago

Eligibility for Pfizer boosters:

  • Anyone age 12 or older who received their second dose at least 5 months ago

Eligibility for J&J booster:

  • Anyone who received the initial J&J vaccine at least 2 months ago

After clicking the link, scroll down to find the date you would like to make an appointment.

After registering for an appointment, complete the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Form. Print and bring this confirmation page with you to the clinic.

If participant is under age 18 for Pfizer, a parent/guardian must accompany them to the clinic, bring proof of date of birth, and also complete the Consent Form for Minors.
Third Doses - Only for Immune Compromised Individuals Previously Received 2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna

Individuals who are moderately to severely immunocompromised may choose to receive a third dose of Pfizer or Moderna at least 28 days after receiving their second dose of the same vaccine. To see if you fit the criteria to receive a third dose, see the  list of “Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine” here https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html.

To get your third dose, you may walk in to any of the scheduled clinics with:

  1. Your vaccine card showing you have received 2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna at least 28 days prior
  2. Bring this completed form: Third Dose Attestation Form
    Please note you may also need a letter from your doctor; read the form for eligibility.

You will be registered at the clinic site. Please DO NOT register for any of the below clinics for a third dose.

Only register for one appointment per person. Do not register on multiple days.

YOU WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNTIL AND UNLESS YOU CLICK “DONE” ON THE LAST PAGE.  It may say that your appointment has been confirmed, but until you click DONE, the appointment is not registered in the system.

If you successfully register, you should receive an email with your appointment time and date. Print this emailed confirmation and bring it with you to the clinic for the easiest process at the site.

Bring ID with your date of birth to the clinic. Expect to wait 15 – 30 minutes after your vaccination for observation at the clinic site.

All NY residents age 12 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer is available for anyone age 12 and older. A parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 18 to the clinic.

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available for anyone age 18 and older.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • A. Hopefully, technologically-savvy friends and family members can help those who do not have internet or are unable to use the registration sites. Steuben County residents who are age 60 or older can reach out to the Steuben County Office for the Aging for assistance by calling 607-664-2298.

  • A. Wear clothing that allows easy access to your shoulder (i.e., short sleeve or sleeveless shirts). Please note that you will be required to wait 15-30 minutes after receiving your vaccination for observation. Bring the following items with you to your appointment:

    ID

    Printed registration confirmation and printed COVID-19 Vaccine

    Health insurance card — the vaccine is completely free to you with or without insurance

    Proof of eligibility

    If eligible by employment, proof could be an employee ID badge, a letter from your employer explaining eligibility, or a pay stub showing employer status. Must have proof of employment in NYS.

    If eligible by age, proof could be an ID with your date of birth. Must have proof of being a resident of NYS.

    If eligible by health condition or comorbidity, check with the location of your vaccination prior to arrival for their specific acceptable forms. It will likely include either a note from a medical provider or a signed certification or self-attestation of condition.

  • A. No, there is no cost or copay for the vaccine.

  • A. The vaccines are important to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic. Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are effective at keeping you from getting COVID-19 and from getting seriously ill from COVID-19. COVID-19 vaccination helps protect you, your family and friends, and our community, and is an important tool to help get us back to normal. For more information on COVID vaccines visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/keythingstoknow.html

  • A. Like all vaccines, the COVID-19 vaccine does not instantly provide protection. It takes time for your immune system to respond to the vaccine and develop disease-fighting antibodies. To be fully protected, you must wait until after receiving your second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

  • A. There are currently two vaccines available in the US that require two doses:

    For the Moderna vaccine, a second dose is required 28 days after your first dose. Moderna has been shown to be about 95% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infection starting 14 days after the second dose. Learn more about the Moderna vaccine by visiting https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/moderna/

    For the Pfizer vaccine, a second dose is required 21 days after your first dose. The Pfizer vaccine has been shown to be about 95% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infection starting 7 days after the second dose. Learn more about the Pfizer vaccine by visiting https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/pfizer/index.html

    For the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine, no second dose is required. The Janssen vaccine has been shown to be about 72% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infection starting 14 days after vaccination. Learn more about the Janssen vaccine by visiting https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-legal-regulatory-and-policy-framework/janssen-covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions

    All of the vaccines are extremely effective at preventing hospitalization and death related to COVID-19.

    The Public Health and Medical communities are confident that these vaccines are safe and effective. While the process to develop these vaccines may seem fast, they were built on years of thorough research and application addressing other types of coronaviruses. All the necessary steps and safety measures were followed during the development of the vaccines, and every study, every phase, and every trial was reviewed by the FDA and safety boards of medical experts. The speed of development was due to the sharing of research and massive collaboration on a scale never attempted before.

  • A. No. Individuals who are exposed to COVID-19 and who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and are asymptomatic will not need to be quarantined during the timeframe of 2 weeks post second dose through three months after second dose at this time. These quarantine recommendations for vaccinated persons, including the criteria for timing since receipt of the last dose in the vaccination series, will be updated when more data become available and additional COVID-19 vaccines are authorized.

  • A. Like with all vaccines, there is a chance you may experience some symptoms as your body builds an immune response. Potential side effects may include pain, soreness or swelling at the injection site on the arm, fatigue, fever, or headache. These are signs the vaccine is working and your immune system is responding to the vaccine and learning how to fight off the virus. Mild pain relievers should help you feel better, but should not be taken before you feel symptoms or before you get the vaccine. If you don’t feel better within two or three days you should follow up with your doctor.

    If you experience other COVID-19 symptoms, such as congestion, cough, shortness of breath, runny nose, sore throat or loss of taste and smell, they are not related to receiving the vaccine and could mean you have COVID-19. You should consult your healthcare provider and get tested. The vaccine does not cause COVID-19 and contains no ingredients that could cause COVID-19, but you could have already been exposed to COVID-19 before receiving your vaccine or before you were protected.

  • A. You can visit the following websites for more information:

    NYS’s phased vaccine distribution plan

    CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine information

    Key Things to Know about COVID-19 Vaccines

    Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination:

    CDC FAQs

    NYSDOH FAQs

 

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