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Dutchess County Weekly Vaccine Update

April 19, 2021

Vaccination progress continues with 44% of Dutchess County residents having received at least one vaccine dose and nearly 30% having completed their vaccine series.

Appointments are available this week – read below for details.

Dutchess County DBCH Allocation

This week, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is slated to receive 3,500 doses of Moderna vaccine from New York State.

Fixed PODs

We will be vaccinating those ages 18 and older this week at our JCPenney Point of Dispensing (POD) site by appointment only.

Click for appointment availability on Tuesday, April 20th

Click for appointment availability on Thursday, April 22nd

Click for appointment availability on Saturday, April 24th

Dutchess County Public Transit (DCPT) provides free transportation to County’s fixed POD sites. Passengers simply need to show their appointment confirmation to the bus driver. Call (845) 473-8424 for more information.

Community Pop-ups

We will also be hosting pop-up vaccination sites at Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling with Moderna vaccine this week. Pop-up sites are also by appointment only. County representatives are notifying individuals from our notification list who live in the surrounding area about available appointments. Other pop-up sites are currently on hold as we await updated guidance about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Partner Pop-ups

We continue to partner with area primary care providers to vaccinate homebound and medically frail senior citizens as well as all other eligible individuals to create vaccine availability throughout our community. We are also partnering with Dutchess Community College next week to help vaccinate students and staff.

Eligibility Updates

All individuals age 16 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated.

*PLEASE NOTE: ONLY the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 16- and 17-year-olds. We do not currently have doses of the Pfizer brand. Pfizer vaccines are generally available at State-run mass vaccination sites. Visit the State’s website for appointments.

Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

We have not yet received allocation information for other area vaccine providers New York State this week.

Information will be posted our website as we receive it.

New York State Vaccination Sites

Appointments are available at the various NYS mass vaccination centers, which include SUNY Orange in Middletown and the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. To register for appointments at the State sites, visit the State’s “Am I Eligible?” website.

PRO TIP: Even if it says “No Appointments Available,” click on your preferred site. There may be recently cancelled appointments available!

Reminders

You must show proof of your eligibility

Residents 18 years and older, please be prepared to show one of the following forms of ID at Dutchess County-operated sites:

  • Driver’s license or non-driver ID
  • Birth certificate issued by a state or local government
  • Current U.S passport or valid foreign passport
  • Permanent resident card
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
  • Life insurance policy with birthdate
  • Marriage certificate with birthdate

When Will I Get an Appointment?

You are receiving this email because you completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form. We will continue to send notifications of Fixed POD site appointment scheduling opportunities. You will also be notified if we have available appointments at Community Pop-up clinics in your area.

You can also check our website for appointment availability. Scheduling links for our Fixed POD sites are posted. Appointments may become available last minute due to cancellations or individuals we have contacted about appointment availability have already been vaccinated.

Those without Internet access:

Please call the Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555, Option 1, to hear weekly vaccine updates. You can then select Option 2 to speak with a representative.

Dutchess County seniors citizens:

If you are 60 and older and still need to receive your COVID-19 vaccination, please call the Office for the Aging at 486-2555 for assistance getting an appointment.

 

Already got your shot?

If you no longer need to be contacted about COVID-19 vaccination appointments, please complete our new Opt-Out Form. You will be removed from our notification list so we can more quickly notify others on the list about appointment opportunities. You will continue to receive these weekly status updates and notifications through Dutchess Delivery. To unsubscribe, go to Subscriber Services at the bottom of this email.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to vaccinate residents as quickly as possible. Please continue coronavirus safety measures – wearing a face mask, frequent hand washing and physical distancing – to stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information, visit DutchessNY.gov/COVIDvaccine or call the Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555.

 


Northern Medical Group
Primary Care Division

April 8, 2021

 

Vaccine appointments are now available. The Hopewell Jct. office has received shipments of both Moderna and Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 Vaccines. Please TEXT the office to schedule your Vaccine Appointment.

To schedule your vaccine appointment please TEXT us.

TEXT your appointment request to 845-226-4590.

The vaccine will be administered according to the guidelines established by the New York State Department of Health , based on need and risk. For the most up to date and detailed list of eligible persons please click here.

As more people become eligible for the vaccine, our offices are experiencing a higher than normal volume of calls with questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility and availability. We greatly appreciate your patience as we answer your concerns to the best of our ability with the most current information available. As always, we thank you and wish you good health.

Sincerely,

The Physicians and Staff of Northern Medical Group

Dutchess County

(Community Primary Care)

TEXT – 845-226-4590


Dutchess County Weekly Vaccine Update

April 6, 2021

Situation Update

  • 1,356 Active Cases (4/4 data)
  • 61 Hospitalizations
  • 426 Deaths
  • 2,297 Tests
  • 4.45% Dutchess % Positive, 7-Day Average
  • 101,929 People with at least one Vaccine Dose
    • 34,36% of population
  • 56,900 People with Completed Vaccine Series
    • 19.02% of population

Dutchess County Dashboard

NY Forward Regional Dashboard

 

Vaccine Update

This week, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is slated to receive 2,600 doses of Moderna and 1,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccine from New York State. We will be vaccinating those age 18 and older, including individuals with health conditions, and essential workers at our JCPenney and Dover Point of Dispensing (POD) sites by appointment only.

We will also host a pop-up vaccination site in Hyde Park on Wednesday, April 7th. These pop-up sites are also by appointment only. Additional pop-up sites are planned for Arlington, Poughkeepsie, Millerton, Union Vale, and Pawling in the coming weeks.

We also continue to partner with area primary care providers to vaccinate homebound and medically frail senior citizens and those who are otherwise eligible.

Learn more at dutchessny.gov/COVIDVaccine 

 

Eligibility Updates

Beginning Tuesday, April 6th, individuals 16 and older are eligible to be vaccinated. ONLY Pfizer vaccine has been approved for individuals 16 and 17 years old.   Dutchess County DBCH does not currently have Pfizer brand.   Pfizer vaccines are generally available at the State-run mass vaccination sites.  For appointments, visit for https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

The following are other vaccine providers scheduled to receive allocations from New York State this week. Contact the individual locations for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Most locations already have waiting lists for appointments.

Pharmacies

Appointments must be made directly with the pharmacy locations.

  • Benzer Pharmacy, Amenia – 100 doses (Moderna)
  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy/Fishkill Pharmacy – 100 doses (J&J)

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Appointments must be made directly with the FQHC location

  • Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Center, Poughkeepsie – 100 doses (Moderna)

Physician’s Offices & Medical Practices

Doctor’s offices will reach out to patients to schedule appointments.

  • CareMount Medical, Oakwood Campus, Poughkeepsie – 200 doses (Moderna)
  • CareMount Medical, Merritt Campus, Fishkill – 200 doses (Moderna)
  • Poughkeepsie Medical Group – 200 doses (Moderna)
  • Margaret M. Coughlan, MD, PLLC, Millbrook – 100 doses (J&J)
  • Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley – 100 doses (J&J)

Hospitals

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital – 1,200 doses (Moderna & J&J)
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center– 100 doses (Moderna)

More detailed information can be found on our website.

 

Travel Guidance Update

Starting April 1, domestic travelers are no longer required to quarantine after entering New York from another U.S. State or U.S. Territory. While no longer required, the NYS Department of Health still recommends quarantine after domestic travel as an added precaution. Mandatory quarantine remains in effect for international travelers. All travelers must continue to fill out the Traveler Health Form. Individuals should continue strict adherence to all safety guidelines to stop the spread—wearing masks, socially distancing and avoiding gatherings.

 


Dutchess County Weekly Vaccine Update

March 29, 2021

We continue to make progress with vaccinations in Dutchess County, with thousands happening each week and nearly 30 percent of residents (almost 87,000) having received at least one vaccine dose.

PLEASE WATCH YOUR EMAIL

EXTRA appointments will be available on Tuesday and Thursday at our JCPenney POD.
An appointment sign-up link for Tuesday will be emailed later today.
An appointment sign-up link for Thursday will be emailed on Wednesday.
THESE APPOINTMENTS WILL FILL QUICKLY!

Dutchess County

This week, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is slated to receive 2,900 doses of Moderna vaccine from New York State. We will be vaccinating those age 30 and older, individuals with health conditions, and essential workers at our JCPenney and Dover Point of Dispensing (POD) sites by appointment only.

We will also continue hosting pop-up vaccination sites in Pine Plains and Poughkeepsie this week. These pop-up sites are also by appointment only. Additional pop-up sites are planned for Hyde Park, Millerton and Poughkeepsie in the coming weeks.

We also continue to partner with area primary care providers to vaccinate homebound and medically frail senior citizens as well as Phase 1A and 1B eligible individuals.

Dutchess County representatives are contacting eligible individuals for all of the above event appointments

Eligible individuals are randomly selected via a computer-generated process from the current list of over 60,000 people who have completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form OR in coordination with essential worker employers.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT!

Representatives from Dutchess County will reach out directly
by phone or email to schedule appointments.

Eligibility Updates

New York State has announced that individuals age 30 and up will be eligible to be vaccinated beginning Tuesday, March 30th.

Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

The following are other vaccine providers scheduled to receive allocations from New York State this week. Contact the individual locations for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Most locations already have waiting lists for appointments.

Pharmacies

Appointments must be made directly with the pharmacy locations.

  • Benzer Pharmacy, Amenia – 100 doses (Moderna)
  • McCarthy’s Pharmacy, Stanfordville – 200 doses (Johnson & Johnson (J&J))
  • Pine Plains Pharmacy – 100 doses (J&J)

Physician’s Offices & Medical Practices

Doctor’s offices will reach out to patients to schedule appointments.

  • Margaret M. Coughlan, MD, PLLC, Millbrook – 100 doses (J&J)
  • Northern Medical Group, Barnegat Road, Poughkeepsie – 100 doses (J&J)
  • Northern Medical Group, Fishkill – 100 doses (J&J)

Hospitals

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital – 1,200 doses (Moderna)
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital – 100 doses (Moderna)

More detailed information can be found on our website.

New York State Vaccination Sites

Don’t forget, there are two recently opened NYS mass vaccination centers at SUNY Orange in Middletown and at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz. You can register for these appointments via the State’s “Am I Eligible?” website.

PRO TIP: Even if it says “No Appointments Available,” click on your preferred site just in case there are one or two recently cancelled appointments available!

Reminders

You must show proof of your eligibility

Please be prepared to show identification and/or proof of your eligibility as follows:

Phase 1a and 1b:

  • Driver’s license OR
  • Pay stub OR
  • Employer-issued ID

Qualifying underlying health conditions:

You can now self-certify that you qualify for the vaccine due to an underlying health condition by bringing a signed copy of the Dutchess County COVID-19 Vaccine Certification of Elgibility Form OR you can bring a note from your doctor or pharmacist attesting to your eligibility.

 

When Will I Get an Appointment?

You are receiving this email because you completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form. You will be notified when a vaccination appointment at a Dutchess County-operated POD vaccination site in Poughkeepsie or Dover is available for you. Vaccine supply is still limited and it may be several weeks or months before you are notified for an appointment.

You only need to complete this form ONCE. If you make a mistake or need to update your information, please resubmit the form; only the most recent submission will be used when selecting individuals.

Those without Internet access can call the Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555, Option 1, to hear weekly vaccine updates.

Senior Citizens can then choose Option 2 to be connected with an Office for the Aging representative who can help get you on the notification list.

 

Already got your shot?

If you submitted information through our Vaccine Information Request Form, but no longer need to be contacted about COVID-19 vaccination appointments, we’re asking you to please complete our new Opt-Out Form. You will be removed from our notification list so we can more quickly notify others on the list about appointment opportunities.

Please do not use this form to update your eligibility for a vaccine! To update information you originally submitted, please re-submit the Vaccine Information Request Form.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to vaccinate residents as quickly as possible. Please continue coronavirus safety measures – wearing a face mask, frequent hand washing and physical distancing – to stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information, visit DutchessNY.gov/COVIDvaccine


3/22/2021
Dutchess County Weekly Vaccine Update

We continue to make progress with vaccinations in Dutchess County, with thousands happening each week and more than 25 percent of residents (over 76,000) having received at least one vaccine dose.

Dutchess County

This week, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) is slated to receive 2,300 doses of Moderna vaccine from New York State. We will be vaccinating those age 50 and older, individuals with health conditions, and essential workers at our JCPenney and Dover Point of Dispensing (POD) sites by appointment only.

We will also host a pop-up vaccination site in Beacon on Wednesday using additional Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. This pop-up site is also by appointment only. Additional pop-up sites are planned for Pine Plains and Hyde Park in the coming weeks.

We also continue to partner with area primary care providers to vaccinate homebound and medically frail senior citizens.

Dutchess County representatives are contacting eligible individuals for all of the above event appointments.

Eligible individuals are randomly selected via a computer-generated process from the current list of nearly 60,000 people who have completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form OR in coordination with essential worker employers.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT!

Representatives from Dutchess County will reach out directly
by phone or email to schedule appointments.

Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

The following are other vaccine providers scheduled to receive allocations from New York State this week. Contact the individual locations for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Most locations already have waiting lists for appointments.

Pharmacies

  • Benzer Pharmacy, Amenia – 100 doses
  • Pine Plains Pharmacy – 100 doses
  • Price Chopper Pharmacy, South Road, Poughkeepsie – 100 doses

Update regarding Pharmacy vaccines: New York State has updated its guidance and pharmacies can now vaccinate individuals with eligible health conditions in addition to teachers and those ages 50 and older.

Physician’s Offices & Medical Practices

Doctor’s offices will reach out to patients to schedule appointments.

  • CareMount Medical, Oakwood Campus, Poughkeepsie – 200 doses
  • CareMount Medical, Merritt Campus, Fishkill – 200 doses
  • Poughkeepsie Medical Group, Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie – 200 doses
  • Mid-Hudson Primary Medical Care, West Cedar Street, Poughkeepsie – 100 doses

Hospitals

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital – 1,200 doses

More detailed information can be found on our website.

Eligibility Update

New York State has announced individuals age 50 and older as well as additional essential workers are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, including:

  • Public-facing government and public employees
  • Nonprofit workers providing public-facing services
  • Essential, in-person, public-facing building service workers

Reminders

You must show proof of your eligibility

Please be prepared to show identification and/or proof of your eligibility as follows:

Phase 1a and 1b:

  • Driver’s license OR
  • Pay stub OR
  • Employer-issued ID

Qualifying underlying health conditions:

You can now self-certify that you qualify for the vaccine due to an underlying health condition by bringing a signed copy of the Dutchess County COVID-19 Vaccine Certification of Elgibility Form OR you can bring a note from your doctor or pharmacist attesting to your eligibility.

 

When Will I Get an Appointment?

You are receiving this email because you completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form. You will be notified when a vaccination appointment at a Dutchess County-operated POD vaccination site in Poughkeepsie or Dover is available for you. Vaccine supply is still limited and it may be several weeks or months before you are notified for an appointment.

You only need to complete this form ONCE.  If you make a mistake or need to update your information, please resubmit the form; only the most recent submission will be used when selecting individuals.

Those who are 60 and older, or those without Internet access, can call the Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555, Option 1, to hear weekly vaccine updates. Then choose Option 2 to be connected with an Office for the Aging representative who can help get you on the notification list.

 

Already got your shot?

If you submitted information through our Vaccine Information Request Form, but no longer need to be contacted about COVID-19 vaccination appointments, we’re asking you to please complete our new Opt-Out Form. You will be removed from our notification list so we can more quickly notify others on the list about appointment opportunities.

Please do not use this form to update your eligibility for a vaccine! To update information you originally submitted, please re-submit the Vaccine Information Request Form.


UPDATED COVID-19
VACCINATION INFORMATION – 3/6/2021

The Town of East Fishkill, Town of Wappinger and the Town of Fishkill are working together with the County Executive’s Office to have a COVID-19 vaccination pop-up site be located in Southern Dutchess. Next week will be the first of many to pop-up.
View the Flyer

WHEN

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Time to be determined

WHERE

John Jay High School
2012 NY-52, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(Do NOT contact the school. Register with Dutchess County only)

Pop-up sites will be by appointment only. All residents of the Town of East Fishkill, Town of Wappinger and the Town of Fishkill that are eligible in phases defined by New York State https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine#phase-1a must register on the Dutchess County website https://www.dutchessny.gov/vaccination-Information/vaccine-information-form.aspx or call 845-486-3555. Supplies are limited.

This does not pre-register you for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. After you complete the Vaccine Information Request form, your information will be added to a County notification list, and you will receive email or text message updates from Dutchess County about when and where appointments may be available.


Dutchess County Weekly Vaccine Update

March 2, 2021

Dutchess County

In response to County Executive Molinaro/our Elected Officials’ continued advocacy for more vaccine, Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) will receive a significant increase in vaccine this week – just over 4,000 doses of Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.

They will be vaccinating those over 65 years old, individuals with health conditions, and essential workers at our JCPenney and Dover Point of Dispensing (POD) sites by appointment only.

Eligible individuals will be randomly selected for this week’s appointments via a computer-generated process from the current list of more than 44,000 people who have completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form OR in coordination with essential worker employers.

Additionally, we are partnering with some of the area’s largest healthcare providers – Caremount Medical, Premiere Medical Group, and Sun River Health – to vaccinate homebound and medically frail senior citizens.


PLEASE DO NOT CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT! Representatives from the County Health Department, Caremount, Premiere, or Sun River Health will reach out directly by phone or email to schedule appointments.

Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

The following are other vaccine providers scheduled to receive allocations from New York State this week. Contact the individual locations for more information. PLEASE NOTE: Most locations already have waiting lists for appointments.

Pharmacies

  • Walgreens, Freedom Plains Rd, Poughkeepsie – 100 doses
  • Walgreens, Route 9, Wappingers – 100 doses
  • Price Chopper Pharmacy, Poughkeepsie –100 doses
  • Pleasant Valley Chemists – 100 doses
  • McCarthy’s Pharmacy, Stanfordville – 200 doses
  • Pine Plains Pharmacy – 300 doses

Federally Qualified Health Centers

  • Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Centers, Poughkeepsie – 200 doses
  • Sun River Health, Beacon – 100 doses

Hospitals

  • MidHudson Regional Hospital – 800 doses

More detailed information can be found on dutchessny.gov.


Reminders

You must show proof of your eligibility

Please be prepared to show identification and/or proof of your eligibility as follows:

Phase 1a and 1b:

  • Driver’s license OR
  • Pay stub OR
  • Employer-issued ID

Qualifying underlying health conditions:

 

When Will I Get an Appointment?

You are receiving this email because you completed the Dutchess County Vaccination Information Request Form. You will be notified when a vaccination appointment at a Dutchess County-operated POD vaccination site in Poughkeepsie or Dover is available for you. Vaccine supply is still limited and it may be several weeks or months before you are notified for an appointment.

You only need to complete this form ONCE.  If you make a mistake or need to update your information, please resubmit the form; only the most recent submission will be used when selecting individuals.

Those who are 65 and older, or those without Internet access, can call the Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555, Option 1, to hear weekly vaccine updates. Then choose Option 2 to be connected with an Office for the Aging representative who can help get you on the notification list.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to vaccinate residents as quickly as possible. Please continue coronavirus safety measures – wearing a face mask, frequent hand washing and physical distancing – to stop the spread of COVID-19.

For more information, visit DutchessNY.gov/COVIDvaccine