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The Niagara County Department of Health will collaborate with various community partners to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at events this summer.
“As our large-scale and school-based vaccination clinics have ended, we are expanding our schedule to include evenings and weekends,” Public Health Director Daniel Stapleton said. “We are shifting our focus to family-friendly events that Niagara County residents may already be attending.”
Director of Public Health Planning and Emergency Preparedness Tracy Fricano Chalmers said, “NCDOH will kick-off this initiative with events at Niagara Power’s Sal Maglie Stadium and Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market. We invite community partners and event planners to contact us at 716-439-7431 to discuss additional collaborative opportunities for COVID-19 vaccination.”
NCDOH will offer the two-dose Moderna (individuals 18 years of age and older), the two-dose Pfizer (individuals 12 years of age and older) and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (individuals 18 years of age and older) vaccines. All individuals receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccine will be scheduled for their second-dose clinics at the time of their first dose, likely at the same location.
“Appointments are recommended; however, walk-in participants will be welcomed,” Stapleton said. “We want to make vaccination as easy as possible for Niagara County residents.”
To schedule an appointment, use the links below. Niagara County residents who do not have internet access may register for an appointment by calling 211 or 1-888-696-9211.
•July 23, Niagara Power vs. Elmira, 4-6 p.m. at Sal Maglie Stadium in Hyde Park, 1200 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls; for Pfizer; register at https://on.ny.gov/3wIqtFH; for Johnson & Johnson, register at https://on.ny.gov/3kkZayO.
•July 24, Rustic Buffalo Artisan Market, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6610 Shawnee Road, North Tonawanda; for Moderna, register at https://on.ny.gov/3xSbNoE; for Johnson & Johnson, register at https://on.ny.gov/3r7P8T1.
For more information about COVID-19 vaccine, visit the NCDOH website at https://www.niagaracounty.com/health or follow on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/niagaracountyhealth.