Local Health Departments schedule Covid vaccine clinics this week

Posted 28 June 2021 at 2:56 pm

All 3 vaccines available at clinics in Albion, Batavia

Press Release, Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments

This week, Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments (GO Health) are hosting Covid-19 vaccination clinics at their respective health departments.

For the first time, each clinic will offer all three vaccines, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The Pfizer vaccine is available for anyone 12 years of age and older and the J&J and Moderna vaccine is available for anyone 18 years of age and older. J&J is one dose and Moderna and Pfizer are two doses.

Genesee County will hold its vaccination clinic on Wednesday, June 30, from 1:30p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 3837 West Main Street Rd. in Batavia.

Orleans County will hold its clinic on Thursday, July 1, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the County Office Building, 14016 State Route 31, Suite 101.

Both clinics are available for walk-ins and registration. If you are interested in making an appointment, visit the GO Health website by clicking here.

“We want to continue to provide opportunities for our residents to get vaccinated as we try to increase vaccination rates for each county,” stated Paul Pettit, Public Health Director for the two counties. “According to the Finger Lakes Vaccine Hub, Orleans County is currently at 51.2% and Genesee County is at 55.6% of population (12+) with at least one dose. Our goal is to vaccinate as many residents as possible.”

If you are a business/church/organization that is interested in hosting a vaccination clinic, please fill out the survey (click here) and one of our staff members will be in contact with you.

Rapid Testing: For those who are seeking testing, both health departments provide free rapid testing for those without symptoms at the respective Health Departments.

For Genesee County, a rapid test drive-through clinic is scheduled for June 30th from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at County Building #2, 3837 West Main St. Road, Batavia. Registration is required. To register for testing at the Genesee Test Clinic, click here.

For Orleans County, a rapid test clinic is scheduled for July 1st from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Orleans County Health Department at 14016 Rt. 31 West, Albion. Registration is required. To register for the Orleans Test Clinic, click here.

For Covid-19 inquiries, those that do not have internet, vaccine/testing registration assistance and questions related to testing and vaccines, please call (585) 344-2580 ext.5559 for Genesee County and (585) 589-2762 for Orleans County.