If you already have a spot on OnList hoping to earn a spot for a senior appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, keep an eye on your email or an eye to your voice mail. A story on localsyr.com on Thursday, March 4 says 500 names have been randomly selected for appointments at the Oncenter on Tuesday, March 9, and they will be contacted soon.
A state pop-up clinic will bring the new Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccination to the Expo Center starting Friday night, March 5. Signup began on the state site the morning of Thursday, March 4, according to this story on cnycentral.com. The vaccinations will be for those eligible in the state's Phase 1A and 1B. A story on syracuse.com said thousands of appointments remain as of Thursday afternoon. It also explains how to select the J&J shot compared to the Pfizer or Moderna shot from the registration form.
Kinney Drugs will partner with county agencies to help seniors 65 and over secure COVID-19 vaccination appointments by phone, according to a story on Tuesday, March 2, on locaysyr.com. The program will begin the week of Monday, March 8. The number seniors should call to get help here in Onondaga County is 315-435-2362.
Genoa Healthcare in Syracuse is now releasing 100 COVID-19 vaccination appointments for seniors 65 and over each week, according to a story Monday, March 1, on syracuse.com. The center is located on James Street in Syracuse. Sign up to get on the list for the appointments here. A representative from Genoa will call you when your appointment becomes available.
As of Friday, Feb. 26, New York State and Onondaga County are still in Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination plan. Eligible to receive the vaccination are health care workers, first responders, educators, public transit workers, grocery story workers, those 65 and over, and people with certain co-morbidities and underlying conditions.
Here is the state site to check your eligibility and book an appointment.
Here is the Onondaga County site with information and how to book an appointment.
Here is the state site with more information about vaccinations.