Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person.
CDC recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older get the updated 2023–2024 COVID-19 vaccine to protect against serious illness. The updated vaccine is safe and effective at protecting against COVID-19-related hospitalization and death, and it also reduces your chance of suffering the effects of Long COVID.
Getting vaccinated is especially important for people at highest risk for severe illness, including: older adults, people who have certain health conditions, people who have a weakened immune system, people who are pregnant.
For more information, please visit the CDC Website.
Wyoming County COVID-19 Vaccination Update:
COVID-19 Vaccinations are available by appointment at the Wyoming County Public Health Department at this time. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Schedule this years vaccine by calling 585-786-8890.
Wyoming County Health Department has the following vaccines available:
- Moderna 2023-2024: 6 Months-11 Years
- Moderna 2023-2024: 12 Years - 18 Years
- Moderna 2023-2024: 19 Years and Older
Most people can get a covid 19 vaccine at no cost with their health insurance. People who don’t have health insurance or health plans that don’t cover the cost, can get a vaccine from participating pharmacies and the Wyoming County Health Department.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian that can provide consent. Please bring identification, proof of insurance and vaccination card.
Home bound individuals with no insurance or a health plan that doesn't cover the cost may request home vaccinations. Call 585-786-8890 to schedule an appointment. Visits will be made as nurses are available.
If you are eligible (CLICK here for eligibility listing) for an updated 2023-2024 dose because you are severely immune compromised, please call the office at 585-786-8890 to check availability. Certain immune compromised people 5 years and older are eligibility for an updated dose.
To find other vaccine availability, including initial vaccines, search www.vaccines.gov .