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Several COVID-19 vaccine options available at Cayuga County Clinic

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The Cayuga County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic offering the new bivalent boosters from Pfizer and Moderna as well as the first and second doses of Novavax.

The next public clinic, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, will offer the following:

• Pfizer’s bivalent booster dose – approved for people 12 years and older

• Bivalent booster dose of Moderna – approved for ages 18+

• First dose of Novavax – approved for ages 12+

• Second dose of Novavax – for ages 12 and up

The new bivalent booster doses from Pfizer and Moderna are currently recommended for people at least 2 months after completing a primary series of COVID-19 and/or any previous booster dose.

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Novavax is a new primary series vaccine recommended for people who have not yet received their COVID-19 vaccine. This is a 2-dose series of vaccines, with the 2nd dose given 3-8 weeks after the first dose.

Appointments are required and can be made by clicking on the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics button at cayugacounty.us/health.

The clinic will be at the Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius, in the event center of the former Spirit Halloween store at the back of the mall near the cinemas. The entrance to this clinic is from outside the mall. There will be no admission to the clinic from inside the mall. Visitors should park at the rear of the mall and enter through the event center doors.

Anyone entering the clinic must wear a mask and bring an insurance card and vaccination card if they have one.

The health department is also reminding the public that vaccine availability is not limited to the health department alone and that people are encouraged to work with local pharmacies, federally licensed health centers and health care providers. health care to get an appointment. Parents looking for the COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 should contact their child’s pediatrician or local pharmacy.

The Cayuga Community Health Network is available to help you find clinics and book appointments at (315) 252-4212, and more information about the COVID-19 vaccine can be found at cayugacounty.us/health.