Schoharie County holding COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday


SCHOHARIE COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This Wednesday, Schoharie County will be holding a vaccination clinic for eligible workers. Those receiving the vaccine must be included in a list of eligible workers. Those being vaccinated must show proof they are on the eligible list.

Registration opens Monday, March 8, at 6 p.m. on the state website. County officials encourage those interested to keep refreshing the page to see if they can get an appointment. They also said they have heard from some residents who have had better luck using a computer rather than a phone to make an appointment.

Eligible Workers:

  • First Responder or Support Staff for First Responder Agency
  • Fire–State Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators
  • (professional and volunteer); Local Fire Service, including firefighters and investigators (professional and volunteer)
  • Police and Investigations–State Police, including Troopers; State Park Police, DEC Police, Forest Rangers; SUNY Police; Sheriffs’ Offices; County Police Departments and Police Districts; City, Town, and Village Police Departments; Transit or other Public Authority Police Departments; State Field Investigations, including DMV, SCOC, Justice Center, DFS, IG, Tax, OCFS, SLA
  • Public Safety Communications–Emergency Communication and PSAP Personnel, including dispatchers and technicians
  • Other Sworn and Civilian Personnel–Court Officer; Other Police or Peace Officer; Support or Civilian Staff for Any of the Above Services, Agencies, or Facilities
  • Corrections–State DOCCS Personnel, including correction and parole officers; Local Correctional Facilities, including correction officers; Local Probation Departments, including probation officers; State Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities; Local Juvenile Detention and Rehabilitation Facilities
  • P-12 Schools–P-12 school (public or non-public) or school district faculty or staff (includes all teachers, substitute teachers, student teachers, school administrators, paraprofessional staff, and support staff including bus drivers); Contractor working in a P-12 school or school district (including contracted bus drivers); Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group childcare
  • In-person college faculty and instructors
  • Employees or Support Staff of licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Setting
  • Licensed, registered, approved or legally exempt group Childcare Provider
  • Public Transit–Airline and airport employee; Passenger railroad employee; Subway and mass transit employee (i.e., MTA, LIRR, Metro-North, NYC Transit, Upstate transit); Ferry employee; Port Authority employee; Public bus employee
  • Public-facing grocery store workers, including convenience stores, bodegas, regional food banks, food pantries and permitted home-delivered meal programs
  • Individual living in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared with individuals and families who are not part of your household
  • Individual working (paid or unpaid) in a homeless shelter where sleeping, bathing or eating accommodations must be shared by individuals and families who are not part of the same household, in a position where there is potential for interaction with shelter residents
  • High-risk hospital and FQHC staff, including OMH psychiatric centers
  • Health care or other high-risk essential staff who come into contact with residents/patients working in LTCFs and long-term, congregate settings overseen by OPWDD, OMH, OCFS, OTDA and OASAS, and residents in congregate living situations, overseen or funded by the OPWDD, OMH, OCFS, OTDA and OASAS
  • Certified NYS EMS provider, including but not limited to Certified First Responder, Emergency Medical Technician, Advanced Emergency Medical
  • Technician, Emergency Medical Technician – Critical Care, Paramedic,
  • Ambulance Emergency Vehicle Operator, or Non-Certified Ambulance Assistant
  • County Coroner or Medical Examiner, or employer or contractor thereof who is exposed to infectious material or bodily fluids
  • Licensed funeral director, or owner, operator, employee, or contractor of a funeral firm licensed and registered in New York State, who is exposed to infectious material or bodily fluids
  • Staff of urgent care provider
  • Staff who administer COVID-19 vaccine
  • All Outpatient/Ambulatory front-line, high-risk health care workers of any age who provide direct in-person patient care, or other staff in a position in which they have direct contact with patients (i.e., intake staff)
  • 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
  • Restaurant employees, including workers in permitted soup kitchen and congregate meal programs
  • Restaurant delivery workers
  • Public-facing hotel workers
  • For-hire vehicle drivers, including taxi, livery, black car, and transportation network company

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