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BATAVIA — Three vaccination clinics have been announced in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments have several upcoming vaccination clinics with appointments available for Genesee and Orleans County residents.

“Whichever COVID-19 vaccine is available is the right vaccine to get now,” health department officials said in a news release. “All approved vaccines are effective and saves lives. We encourage anyone that is currently eligible to register for an upcoming clinic.”

Eligibility has been expanded to include people age 50 or older.

Visit the vaccination web page at: https://orleanscountyny.com/covid-19- vaccination/

Direct links to the 1st dose vaccination clinics are:

n Genesee clinic at GCC Batavia:

https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=B999697 5FE3A04BCE0530A6C7C166199

n Orleans clinic at Ridgeway Fire Hall, Medina:

https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?OpID=B999697 5FE3C04BCE0530A6C7C166199

There will be a COVID-19 Moderna vaccination clinic for those that are eligible to be vaccinated and either live or work in Wyoming County.

The clinic will be 1 to 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24 at the Wyoming County Highway Department on Route 19 in Rock Glen.

According to updated state guidance the clinic is for anyone currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccination per NYS Guidance “Phased Distribution of the Vaccine”.

Eligibility now includes those ages 50 years and older.

Essential workers being vaccinated should bring proof of eligibility to the vaccination site. This could be an employee ID card, a letter from an employer or affiliated organization, or a pay stub.

An appointment is required in order to be vaccinated. Register by visiting www.wyomingco.net and choosing “COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Registration” under County Quick Links or check on Facebook @Wyoming County Health Department.

Here is the direct registration link:

https://apps2.health.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/cdmspr/2/counties?DateID=BE212D5B38BB0B20E0530A6C7C16C 156

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