The Cayuga County Health Department will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The clinic will be held at the Fingerlakes mall from 3-4:30pm. Both first and second doses will be available.
All three COVID-19 vaccines will be offered. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are approved for those who are 18 years of age and older.
Children 12 years of age and older are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine and a parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18 years of age at this clinic.
Moderna 1st Dose Link:
Moderna 2nd Dose Link:
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Since January, the Cayuga County Health Department has been receiving and administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at our vaccination clinics for those who are eligible. For more information about our vaccination clinics visit: https://www.cayugacounty.us/1610/COVID-19-Immunization-Clinics
For seniors or others without access to websites you can call the New York State vaccination appointment line. Anticipate being on hold a long time as the phone line is overwhelmed. The number to call is 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)
There are a variety of testing options available in Cayuga County:
- Pharmacies, healthcare providers, and urgent care facilities have testing available. Call in advance to see if an appointment is necessary. Search for a test site near you.
- Upstate University Hospital is offering testing at two locations:
1. Water Street Drive-Through Testing Site
800 Water Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm
*An appointment is required to be tested at Water Street.
- Call 315-464-2778, press 0 and follow the prompts.
- Sign into your MyChart account (mychart.upstate.edu) and click on the "COVID Test Scheduling" button to schedule your test online.
- Email email@example.com and include your legal name, date of birth, and phone number. You will receive a phone call back to schedule and register for your test.
2. Upstate Community Hospital
4900 Broad Road
Syracuse, NY 13215
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm; 1:30 - 4:30pm
No appointment necessary at Suite 1k - this site offers walk-in testing.
Note: Individuals being tested come into the hospital to sign in and then return to their cars to register and speak to a nurse by phone. Once individuals are registered and the nurse assessment is complete, they come into the suite for the test.
- Ithaca Mall is performing testing through Cayuga Medical Center. An appointment is required. Register at cayugahealth/org/ or call 607-319-5708.
Note: Symptomatic persons who do not live in Tompkins County will not be charged a $99 fee. However, asymptomatic non-residents of Tompkins County will be charged a $99 fee.
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