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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Update as of 05/06/21:

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

All New Yorkers age 16 and older are now eligible for the vaccine. Only Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for people age 16 and older. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for people age 18 and older.

Tuesday, May 11 4:00pm - 7:00pm at Great Bend Fire Department - schedule an appointment 

Note: Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be given. Your 2nd dose will be scheduled for the same time as your first on June 8. Walk-ins are welcome as supply lasts.

Standby List: If you would like to be notified of the availability of unused vaccine doses at the end of a clinic, please register at Dr.B. You will receive a text message asking if you would like a vaccine. If yes, you need to arrive at the clinic by a specific time to receive your vaccine.

Are you interested in volunteering at a clinic? Click here!

Click here for New York State-Operated Vaccination Sites and Availability

North Country Vaccine Point of Dispensing (POD) Location Announced

Partnering Agencies: Carthage Area Hospital, Jefferson Community College, Jefferson County Public Health Service, North Country Family Health Center, River Hospital, Samaritan Medical Center, and the Volunteer Transportation Center

Jefferson County Public Health Service (JCPHS) follows New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) guidance on COVID-19 vaccination distribution. COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed in phases based on need and risk. It is known, at this time, that the amount of COVID-19 vaccine In New York State is not sufficient to fully cover all eligible individuals. It is going to take time to vaccinate these individuals. 


  • Do not come to your appointment if you are not feeling well.
  • Please consider this when registering for an appointment: If you receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, your second dose will be scheduled 21 days after your first dose. If you receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, your second dose will be schedule 28 days after your first dose.

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

ACIP Recommendations - COVID-19

Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers - Moderna

Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers - Pfizer-BioNTech

Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers - Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC Recommended Phases