COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Upcoming Vaccine Clinics:
Bivalent COVID Vaccine Clinic - Wednesday, October 5th from 4pm-6pm @ Fingerlakes Mall
- Appointments are required!
Novavax COVID Vaccine Clinic - Friday, October 7th from 1pm-2pm @ Cayuga County Health Department office (8 Dill St.)
- Appointments are required!
- Novavax first dose for individuals 12 years and older - make appointment here
Please bring your health insurance card and if receiving a second dose or booster, your vaccination card.
Clinics held at the Fingerlakes Mall (located at 1579 Clark St., Auburn) will be in the Event Center (at the former Spirit Halloween store located on the backside of the mall near the movie theaters).
For seniors or others without access to the internet, the Cayuga Community Health Network (315-252-4212) is available to assist individuals with finding clinics and making appointments.
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The availability of the vaccine is not limited to just the health department. Individuals are encouraged to work with local pharmacies, federally qualified health centers, and healthcare providers to get an appointment.
Click here to find a location near you.
Vaccination Definitions and Recommendations: AS OF 8/31/22
The CDC recommends everyone stay up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccination, including all primary series doses and boosters for their age group:
- People ages 6 months through 4 years should receive all COVID-19 primary series doses
- People ages 5 years and older should get all primary series doses and the booster dose recommended for them, if eligible
- People ages 5 years to 11 years are recommended to receive the original monovalent booster
- People ages 12 years and older are recommended to receive the new bivalent Pfizer or Moderna booster
- This includes people who have received all primary doses and people who have previously received one or more original monovalent boosters
- People ages 12 years to 17 years can only receive the new bivalent Pfizer booster, not Moderna
- The new bivalent Moderna booster is authorized for ages 18+
For more information, visit the CDC website.
Cayuga County residents talk about why they chose to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Watch the videos below to learn more.
- How can I learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine?
- How do I find out if I am eligible for the vaccine?
- I am eligible for the vaccine, where can I make my appointment for my first dose?
- Do I need to prove I am eligible when I arrive for my appointment?
- Do I need health insurance to get the vaccine?
- What type(s) of vaccine(s) are offered by the Cayuga County Health Department?
- I received my first dose of the vaccine at a Cayuga County Health Department clinic. How do I schedule my second dose?
- Can I get my second dose at a different location than my first dose?
- Do I have to get the same vaccine for my second dose?
- What kind of side effects can the COVID-19 vaccine cause?
- How was the vaccine developed so fast? Is it safe?
- I am nervous about getting one of the COVID-19 vaccines, what should I do?
- Who should get the vaccine and when?