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Bassett Healthcare Network Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Clinics in Little Falls, Dolgeville, and Hamilton

Written By Editor on 11/17/21 | 11/17/21

Bassett Healthcare Network will be holding the following COVID-19 vaccination booster shot clinics. The clinic in Hamilton, NY will also include pediatric (ages 5 to 11) shots. These are open to the public—participants need not be an established Bassett patient to participate.

 

Note: Information about future COVID-19 booster clinics and pediatric clinics will be posted to Bassett’s webpage (www.bassett.org) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Bassett.Network).

 

Bassett Health Center Dolgeville (36 Slawson Street in Dolgeville) is holding a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic on Wednesday, November 17, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Boosters of all three vaccine types will be available—Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J. Patients must be 18 years old or older. Appointments are required. Call 315-429-8714 to schedule.

 

Little Falls Hospital (140 Burwell Street in Little Falls) is holding a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic on Friday, November 19, from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. This clinic will offer the Moderna vaccine only. Patients must be 18 years old or older. No appointments necessary. Call 315-823-1000.

 

Bassett Health Center Hamilton-Madison (1055 Madison Marketplace in Hamilton) is holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic that includes both adult boosters and pediatric (ages 5 to 11) vaccines on Saturday, November 20, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. This clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine. Patients may schedule an appointment or walk-ins are welcome. Call 315-825-3111 to schedule.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) booster shot eligibility guidelines

·         For patients whose first vaccine series was Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna

o    Patients are eligible if they are either:

§  Aged 65 years or older;

§  Aged 18+ and live in long term care settings;

§  Aged 18+ and have underlying medical conditions;

§  Or aged 18+ and work or live in high-risk settings.

o    Patients should receive their booster:

§  At least 6 months after completing their primary COVID-19 vaccination series.

·         For patients whose first vaccine series was Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen

o    Patients are eligible if they are:

§  Aged 18 years or older.

o    Patients should receive their booster:

§  At least 2 months after completing their primary COVID-19 vaccination shot.

Patients should come with their vaccine cards so that these details can be confirmed. Visit www.bassett.org/covid-19 for the complete current eligibility criteria.

 

The CDC has approved mixing vaccine types when receiving a booster shot. COVID-19 vaccinations are provided at no cost.

 

Please check the CDC or NYS Department of Health websites for high-risk categories and more COVID-19 information. You can help fight the flu, COVID-19, and other sickness by washing your hands frequently, covering your mouth and nose when you cough, and staying home from work or school if you have symptoms.
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