Syracuse, N.Y. - Children ages 5-11 are now eligible to get vaccinated for COVID and Onondaga County along with local schools and pediatricians are ready to get going.
In a briefing today Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said the Syracuse City school district will begin vaccinate students this Saturday at the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central. There will also be clinics at ITC on Tuesday, Nov. 9, Wednesday, Nov. 10, and Friday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
County Executive McMahon said the county will run vaccination clinic for kids, Monday and Friday from 1-3 at Civic Center. Registrations required through the county website.
McMahon also said the vaccine will be available at schools clinics throughout the county, at pharmacies and will be available at some Pediatricians.
CE McMahon said for those 18 and older, there will be a booster shot clinic next week. The Moderna booster clinic will be Tuesday November 9th from 9 to 4 at the Oncenter
Regarding the latest COVID 19 number sin the county. The Monday thru Thursday case numbers last week were 611, this week it's 583.
There were more deaths to report. 4 people died in the past 24 hours. Two women one in her 50's the other in her 80's both with underlying condition and two men both in their 60's, and only one had underlying conditions. McMahon said there are 92 in the hospital 24 in ICU, with 88% of those unvaccinated.