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Niagara County Department of Health opens up vaccine appointments at Transit Drive-In


Tue, Apr 13th 2021 11:40 am

The Niagara County Department of Health will holding its COVID-19 point-of-dispensing vaccine clinic this week at the Transit Drive-In in Lockport. New first-dose vaccine appointments for eligible individuals 18 years and older are now available as follows:

  • Wednesday, April 14: approximately 300 Moderna (first dose) 
  • Thursday, April 15: approximately 1,910 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (first dose)

Appointments for the first-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are now available by going to niagaracounty.com and clicking on the blue box that says “COVID-19 Vaccination Info.” The scheduling link is found under “Step 1.” The link will remain active until all appointments are filled. Niagara County residents who do not have internet access may register for an appointment by calling 211 or 1-888-696-9211.

“We will also be administering roughly 1,650 second doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, so our clinic will be busy both days,” Niagara County Public Health Director Daniel J. Stapleton said. “We had planned on also scheduling appointments for about 500 first doses of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) Janssen vaccine, but we are postponing that for right now until we receive further guidance from the New York State Department of Health related to CDC’s directive to pause J & J.”

All Niagara County Department of Health PODs are scheduled on a weekly basis, as they are dependent on the quantity and type of vaccine received from New York state. Registration is required.

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