Safe. Effective. Available. Find out what you need to know about the vaccine.
Today, most Americans ages 5 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes people who are pregnant, have allergies, or are immunocompromised.
Starting November 15, Rochester Regional Health will have doses of the vaccine for children ages 5 - 11 in nearly all our Pediatric and Family Medicine offices.
Patients can now contact their provider to schedule a vaccine appointment.
The COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12+ is available in a number of locations throughout our community - from state and county-run sites to pharmacies. Rochester Regional patients can also get the vaccine at 96 of our employed doctor's offices, including Rochester Regional Health pediatrics, primary care, OBGYN and Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology locations. Find a location near you using the tools below or connect with your provider today:
With information and misinformation abundant online, we took the time to bring some of the most common questions about the vaccine to our expert doctors and researchers.
These are their answers that are backed by science.
There are over 1 million people living in the Finger Lakes region and surrounding counties who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. The Finger Lakes region is comprised of nine counties. See the latest on our vaccination rates for the Finger Lakes, Allegany county as well as Steuben county.
It can be tough to sort through the misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. Put your knowledge to the test by taking our quiz!
Health Hive's COVID-19 articles focus on current coronavirus research, news, and insight from the region's top epidemiologists and infection specialists at Rochester Regional Health.
This page reflects the most up-to-date data about the 2021-2022 flu season. Previous flu season data is also available for comparison.
Daily updates on COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and vaccination rates in the Greater Rochester and Finger Lakes regions, and New York State.
Any individual age 5 or older is eligible for a COVID-19 booster shot five months after they were fully vaccinated. There are several reasons to get the booster.
Here are a few ways to start:
If you are concerned about someone not being vaccinated, here are some suggestions on talking about it: