Over 47 Percent of Residents Have Received At Least One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
SUNY Schenectady Vaccine POD Announced
Schenectady County currently ranks fifth in NYS for COVID-19 vaccination. According to the New York State Vaccine Tracker website,1 47.2% of Schenectady County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. The overall percentage of New Yorkers who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine is 39.6%.
According to the same data, 33.0% of Schenectady County residents have completed their vaccine series (2 doses for both Pfizer and Moderna), while only 26.4% of all New York State residents have done the same.
“This data shows that Schenectady County’s dedication to vaccinating our residents is paying off,” said Schenectady County Legislator Sara Mae Pratt, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Health & Human Services. “While there is still more work to be done, having almost half of our residents in receipt of at least one vaccination is something we can all celebrate. Schenectady County urges all residents who are at least 16 years old to consider scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment as soon as possible. We must all work together to keep our community healthy and safe.”
SUNY Schenectady Vaccine POD
Schenectady County is holding a Moderna POD at SUNY Schenectady on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Over 400 appointments are available for any New Yorker 18 years of age or older. Sign up online at www.schenectadycounty.com.
Eligible residents who need help scheduling an appointment can call (518) 299-0518 or visit a participating Schenectady County Public Library branches for assistance.
Hon. Karen B. Johnson (Central) Branch
Monday – Friday 10am to 3pm
Bornt Branch (948 State Street, Schenectady 12307)
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am to 11:30am and 1pm to 4:30pm
Mont Pleasant Branch (1036 Crane Street, Schenectady 12303)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 11:30am and 1pm to 4:30pm
1 Vaccine data as of April 15, 2021 at 11am.