From the Greene County Government website. Please use the link below to find out more information.
Greene County Vaccination Sites
Phase 1a ONLY Vaccination Pod on January 12th 2021 in Catskill
The Greene County Public Health Department will be conducting the first COVID-19 Vaccination Pod for Phase 1a By Appointment Only at the Robert C. Antonelli Senior Center, 15 Academy Street in Catskill on Tuesday, January 12th from 12 Noon to 4 PM. Please DO NOT CALL the Public Health Department. Vaccine distribution is determined by New York State and Greene County is working to facilitate this.
To be eligible person must be a healthcare provider as defined below and either reside or work in Greene County.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will email you the registration link.
Proof of Occupation (work ID/employer letter) Will Be Required At Entrance!
NYS Defines Phase 1a individuals as:
- High-risk hospital and FQHC staff, including OMH psychiatric centers (RNs, MDs, LPNs, PCAs, Technicians, etc.)
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel
- Medical Examiners and Coroners
- Funeral workers who have direct contact with infectious material and bodily fluids
- Agency staff and residents in congregate living situations run by the OPWDD, OMH and OASAS.
- Urgent Care providers
- Staff administering the COVID-19 vaccine
- All front line, high-risk public health workers who have direct contact with patients, including those conducting COVID-19 tests, handling COVID-19 specimens and COVID-19 vaccinations.
- Home care workers and aides, hospice workers, personal care aides, and consumer-directed personal care workers
- Staff and residents of nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and adult care facilities.
- Individuals who work in private medical practices; hospital-affiliated medical practices; public health clinics; specialty medical practices of all types; dental practices of all types; dialysis workers; diagnostic and treatment centers; occupational therapists; physical therapists; speech therapists; phlebotomists; behavioral health workers; and student health workers
The Capital Region Vaccination Network, or Hub, continues working closely with the New York State Department of Health; the Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington county health departments; federally qualified health centers; and physicians practices to distribute the vaccine to eligible populations according to the state’s plan. The state also dictates supply of the vaccine. As such, points of distribution (PODs) will be established based on vaccine availability. As availability expands, more PODs will be created, and the Hub and its partners will inform members of the community of location and eligibility. The availability of appointments is limited based on current supply. Hospitals have been directed to prioritize vaccine distribution for New Yorkers in Tier 1A, which includes healthcare workers and residents of long-term healthcare facilities.
Phase 1b Vaccinations will begin upon receipt of Vaccines from New York State
NYS Defines Phase 1b individuals as:
- Frontline essential workers such as firefighters, police officers, corrections officers, food and agricultural workers, U.S. Postal Service workers, manufacturing workers, grocery store workers, public transit workers, and those who work in the educational sector (teachers, support staff, and daycare workers), as well as;
- People aged 75 and older.
The NYS Hotline will open at 4pm on Monday, January 11th at 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)