According to the New York State COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker, 21.4% of Livingston County residents have had at least one vaccine dose while 12.5% have completed the vaccine series as of March 14, 2021.
Livingston County’s Director of Public Health, Jennifer Rodriguez, commented, “As we continue to receive more doses for our vaccine clinics at the Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH), we can continue to safely and efficiently expand our vaccination efforts for those who are in the eligible populations.”
Currently, LCDOH is using the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and is scheduling vaccination clinics for Livingston County residents only who are:
– Essential workers in Phase 1a and 1b, now expanded to include restaurant workers and shared ride services such as taxi and Uber drivers;
– Individuals 60 years of age and older; and
– Those who are 18 years of age and older with chronic conditions like cancer, diabetes, heart conditions and lung diseases.
For LCDOH vaccine clinic updates, please visit the Livingston County website at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/vaccine, follow us on social media, or call our toll-free number at 1-877-280-6775.
Governor Cuomo recently announced that, beginning March 17 COVID-19 vaccine eligibility will once again expand to include the following essential workers: (i) public-facing government and public employees, (ii) not-for-profit workers who provide public-facing services to New Yorkers in need, and (iii) essential in-person public-facing building service workers (this does not include workers at construction sites).
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