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Drop-In Center Hosts Vaccine Clinic, Serves 32

Drop-In Center Hosts Vaccine Clinic, Serves 32

OCO Crisis and Development Services recently hosted a COVID vaccine clinic at its Drop-In-Center at Hillside Commons in Oswego. Members of the Oswego Health Department were on hand to administer COVID vaccine doses to area residents. Twenty-six people received the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and an additional 6 received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

“This was the second clinic that we have hosted,” said OCO Health Education Services Coordinator Ellen Lazarek. “I’m pleased that we are collaborating with the Health Department to connect people to vaccines and help provide locations to do so. OCO has a long history of working together with the Health Department and we are glad to have the opportunity to assist them in meeting community needs.”

Oswego County Health Department is hosting weekly COVID Vaccine clinics on Wednesdays through August. The next remote free vaccination clinic will be July 29 at the Sandy Creek Fire Department, 6026 South Main St., Sandy Creek from 4:00 – 7:30 pm. The vaccine is free and no insurance is necessary.

To make an appointment go to health.oswegocounty.com; the Oswego County Health Department Facebook page; or call the hotline at 315-349-3330 (M-F 8:30 am through 12:30 pm) for assistance making an appointment. Walk-ins are also accepted on at the clinics.

Pictured here are (foreground) Coordinator for OCO Health Education Ellen Lazarek (l) and Public Health Educator/Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for OCHD Sonia Robinson (r). In back from left are OCHD employees Jeannie King, Meghan Allison, and Haley Donhauser, Heather Buckley of OCO, and Tina Bourgeois with the OCHD.

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