GCC to host vaccination clinic, starting Friday


BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — According to Empire State Development’s Regional Director for the Finger Lakes, a new vaccine POD (point of dispensing) will open Friday in Batavia.

Vincent Esposito says this new POD will be on the campus of Genesee Community College (1 College Rd., Batavia), and it will be open to New Yorkers through Tuesday.

At this site, people can receive the newly-arrived Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, which only requires one dose. New York State expects to administer 3,500 doses of the vaccine at this site.

Here are the times when vaccines are being offered:

  • Friday: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM 
  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

According to New York State’s website, all appointments have already been booked, but to search for an appointment at another site, call 833-697-4829 or visit this site.

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