BATH, NY – The Steuben County Public Health Department is continuing to offer COVID vaccine clinics at the Civil Defense Training Center located at 7220 State Route 54 in Bath. The next clinic will be held on Tuesday, December 28 from 12 – 4 PM. Friday clinics from 10 AM – 2 PM will resume in January starting on the 7th.

“Now is the time to get vaccinated and boosted,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Too many of our residents have gotten seriously ill or died from COVID.  Vaccines are the very best protection available.  Make one of your New Year’s resolutions be protecting yourself and your loved ones.”

Participants are encouraged to pre-register at www.steubencony.org/covid.  Walk ins will also be accepted. These scheduled clinics will offer first and second doses as well as boosters of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson.

Moderna is available for those ages 18 and older, and boosters are available six months after the second dose.  Pfizer is available for those ages 12 and older, and boosters are available six months after the second dose for those 16 and older. Johnson & Johnson is available for those ages 18 and older and boosters are available two months after the first dose.

All vaccines are completely free to participants, and free transportation to clinics is also available through 211.

All clinic attendees must wear appropriate face coverings and are expected to wait 15-30 minutes after vaccination for observation.  Attendees should wear short sleeves or appropriate clothing for vaccination and bring their vaccine card or proof of vaccination dates.

Those currently under isolation or quarantine at the time of the clinic due to a positive COVID-19 test result or as a contact to a positive are not eligible to attend the clinic.

For the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website at www.steubencony.org or social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and www.instagram.com/SteubenPublicHealth.