ROCHESTER – The VA Finger Lakes has scheduled several COVID-19 vaccine clinics, including walk-in clinics, at the Rochester Calkins Road VA Clinic, 260 Calkins Rd.

Veterans, their spouses and caregivers are eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccine at the clinics.

Moderna vaccine clinics, which require an appointment, are available on May 6, 13, and 20.

Call (585) 463-2757 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and choose Option -3.

The VA has resumed offering the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 and older in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, the VA said in a news release.

Walk-in clinics using the J&J vaccine are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 5 and 7.

Anyone who is offered the J&J vaccine from VA will receive information about the potential risks and benefits of the vaccine, including the rare risk of blood clots and will be made aware of alternative vaccine options, the VA said.

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