With the possibility of an increase in COVID-19 cases heading into the colder weather, the Yates County Public Health Department will resume COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
There will be a baby and pediatric first dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic on October 19 for six months to four years old.
Baby – Pediatric First and Second Dose Clinic – For anyone 6 months to 4 years old
When: Thursday, October 13th, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Where: Yates County Public Health 417 Liberty St (same building the DMV is located). Take the stairs or elevator to the 2nd floor. Follow the signs for Public Health.
For: Anyone 6 months to 4 years old
Registration: Appointments are required. Please call our office at 315-536-5160 to schedule an appointment.
What to bring: Photo ID, COVID-19 vaccination record card. Please wear a short sleeve shirt.
*Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
** Everyone will need to stay 15 minutes after receiving their vaccine to monitor for any adverse reactions.
The Health Department does not have the bivalent booster for the Omicron variant. Those boosters are available at CVS and Walgreens in Penn Yan.
Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn says flu clinics will begin this week, and she says Public Health will offer a rabies clinic as well.
A second rabies clinic is set for November 5 from 9-10 a.m. at the Benton Fire Department on Route 14.
Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Yates County Administrator Nonie Flynn below.