COVID-19 / Coronavirus Information and Updates

COVID Vaccine

Thank you for your interest in the COVID-19 vaccine.

PLEASE NOTE: To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, call the Allegany County Department of Health at (585) 268-9250, Press 3.
OR
Click the corresponding link to schedule a time that works for you.

Type of VaccinationDateTimeLocation
Moderna BIVALENT Booster
Pfizer BIVALENT Booster
Tuesday, November 29, 20229:30AM – 11:45AM   1:30PM – 3:00PMCounty Office Building Belmont
Moderna BIVALENT Booster
Pfizer Bivalent Booster
Pfizer 2-5 YEAR Old Booster
Pfizer 5-11 YEAR Booster
Wednesday, December 7, 20229:30AM – 11:45AM   1:30PM – 3:00PMCounty Office Building Belmont
Moderna BIVALENT Booster
Pfizer BIVALENT Booster
Pfizer 2-5 YEAR Old Booster
Pfizer 5-11 YEAR Booster
Thursday, December 15, 20229:30AM – 11:45AM   1:30PM – 3:00PMCounty Office Building Belmont
Type Of VaccinationDateTimeLocation


Booster Shots
Eligibility

The following New Yorkers are eligible for booster doses:

Bivalent Booster Dose

  • New Yorkers ages 12 and older are eligible for a Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent booster dose at least 2 months after their previous booster dose or 2 months after completing their initial primary vaccine series.
  • New Yorkers ages 18 and older are eligible for a Moderna bivalent booster dose at least 2 months after their previous booster dose or 2 months after completing their initial primary vaccine series.

Monovalent Booster Dose for Children 5-11 Years

  • New Yorkers ages 5-11 years old are eligible for a Pfizer-BioNTech monovalent booster dose at least 5 months after completing their primary series.

Additional Dose (Third Dose) for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised New Yorkers

  • New Yorkers ages 6 months through 4 years old who are moderately – severely immunocompromised and received Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can receive an additional (third dose) of vaccine at least 4 weeks after their second dose
  • New Yorkers ages 5 years of age and older old who are moderately – severely immunocompromised and received either Moderna or Pfizer, can receive an additional (third dose) at least 4 weeks after their second dose.
  • New Yorkers ages 18 years of age and older who are moderately – severely immunocompromised and received a Janssen dose, can receive an addition (second dose) of a mRNA vaccine at least 4 weeks after their last dose.

Initial Booster Dose (Fourth Dose) for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised New Yorkers

  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised 5 – 11 year-olds who received their Pfizer-BioNTech additional dose (third dose) at least three months ago are eligible for a Pfizer-BioNTech monovalent booster dose (fourth dose).
  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised 12 years and older who received their Pfizer-BioNTech additional dose (third dose) at least 2 months ago are eligible for a bivalent booster dose (fourth dose) of an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. Persons 12 years and older can receive the Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, and persons 18 years and older can receive the Moderna bivalent COVID-19 booster dose.
  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised 18 years and older who received their Moderna additional dose (third dose) at least 2 months ago are eligible for a bivalent booster dose (fourth dose) of an FDA-approved or FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Moderately to severely immunocompromised 18 years and older who received an additional dose following a Janssen series (second dose) at least two months ago are eligible for a bivalent booster dose (third dose) of an FDA-approve or FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine.

What to bring with you to your appointment:

  • COVID vaccine card if getting 2nd dose or Booster
  • Driver’s License or Picture ID with Date of Birth on it
  • Insurance Card

Here is a direct link to State-Run mass vaccination clinics:  https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/.

Here is a direct link to COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics throughout our region:  https://www.vaccinehound.org/

The COVID-19 vaccine providers in Allegany County include:  Alfred Pharmacy, Walgreen’s Pharmacy, Fisher’s Pharmacy, Jones Memorial Hospital and Cuba Memorial Hospital. If interested please call the respective location.

COVID Treatment Hotline Available

New Yorkers who test positive for COVID-19, but don’t have a health care provider, can call a new hotline or submit an online form to be evaluated for treatment. All New Yorkers are eligible regardless of income or health insurance coverage.

Outside of New York City:

Call 888-TREAT-NY (888-873-2869) or complete an evaluation at the NYS COVID-19 ExpressCare Therapeutics Access website.

If you need assistance with completing this form or have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office for the Aging (60+ years old or disabled) at 585-268-9390 for assistance or the Allegany County Department of Health at 585-268-9250.

Click the image to complete an evaluation on the NYS Covid-19 Express Care Therapeutics Access Website.

Allegany County Department of Health

healthinfo@alleganyco.gov

Phone: 585-268-9250

Dr. McCormick, Medical Director at Jones; Dr. Anderson, Emergency Medicine Provider;
and Nishant Chadhary, Hospitalist, share their thoughts on COVID and the vaccine.
Pediatrician Dr. Kassas, OB/GYN Dr. Lanphere, and Pulmonologist Dr. Picco
talk about COVID and the importance of getting vaccinated.