Health Department will bring vaccine to homebound residents in Orleans, Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 January 2022 at 10:13 am

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are committed to helping people get vaccinated, including those who are homebound and cannot easily leave their residences.

The G-O Health Departments have vaccinated 35 homebound residents in Orleans and 50 in Genesee so far. The Health Department will bring the Covid vaccine to homebound residents as staff are able to schedule giving the shots, said paul pettit, public health director for the two counties.

Homebound residents can call either Orleans and Genesee to set an appointment, and they can pick from any of the vaccines – Moderna, Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson.

To be put on the homebound vaccine list, call the Health Department in Orleans at (585) 589-3278 and in Genesee at (585) 344-2580 ext. 5555.