Vaccines offered to local college students

Utica and Hamilton College Students were offered transportation to local vaccine pods.

Posted: Apr 11, 2021 6:12 PM
Updated: Apr 12, 2021 9:40 AM

Students from Utica and Hamilton College were offered transportation to, and were alerted to via email, the vaccine pod at MVCC in Utica. 

This comes as the average age of those who test positive in Oneida County has dipped under 40, meaning that more younger people on average are getting infected as many older residents have received their vaccines. College officials hope that today's offering of Johnson and Johnson vaccines along with future opportunities will help stem the increase in infections amongst the youth, particularly on college campuses.

Utica College plans to team up with a local Walgreens to set up a vaccination clinic on campus in the near future. Appointments for all adults are still available Wednesday at Turning Stone Resort and Friday at the Camden and Vernon fire departments. You can sign up for an appointment at ocgov.net.

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