Onondaga County To Hold Booster Shot Clinic Wednesday

Syracuse, N.Y. - Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said today the county is ready to give out booster shots.

McMahon said they will open a mass booster clinic at The OnCenter this Wednesday, from 9am to 4pm.

He said Pharmacies including those in grocery stores and primary care doctors will also have booster shot supply.

Those eligible who received the Pfizer vaccine at least 6 months ago can get the booster shot. That includes anyone age 65 and up, 18 and up in a long-term care facility like a nursing home. Those 50 to 64 with underlying medical conditions, people ages 18 to 49 with underlying medical conditions and 18 to 64 with a higher risk for exposure because of their job or they live somewhere like a prison or homeless shelter

McMahon also released the COVID 19 numbers for the county. Saturday there were 348 cases the most one day in several months. Sunday saw 188 cases and Monday 169 cases. The total of active cases is 1077. He said 83 residents are in the Hospital with 24 in the ICU.

McMahon said it was a touch weekend, as 5 people died.

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