COVID-19 Updates: Get the latest information from our experts: Vaccines Testing Visitor & Mask Guidelines Closings
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Today, most Americans ages 6 months and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes people who are pregnant, have allergies, or are immunocompromised.
Rochester Regional Health now offers doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 6 months through 4 years in all our Pediatric offices.
Patients can now contact their provider to schedule a vaccine appointment.
The COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5+ is available in many locations throughout our community - both as a primary series and as a booster. 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.
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Here are a few ways to start:
If you are concerned about someone not being vaccinated, here are some suggestions on talking about it: