Mayor Lovely A. Warren today was joined by Monroe County Executive Adam Bello, City Department of Recreation and Human Services Commissioner Daniele Lyman-Torres and community partner representatives to encourage city residents to get vaccinated at a neighborhood COVID-19 vaccination POD.
“I want to thank Monroe County, our local healthcare providers and our faith and community- based organizations for helping us launch these vaccination clinics inside our underserved city neighborhoods,” said Mayor Warren. “This vaccine is highly effective and safe and I encourage every city resident to make an appointment as soon as possible so that we can protect our circles and emerge from this pandemic safer and healthier.”
Over the next three weeks, residents aged 16 and over who live in the zip codes of 14604, 14605, 14606, 14607, 14608, 14609, 14610, 14611, 14613, 14614, 14615, 14619, 14620, 14621, 14622 can access COVID-19 vaccination appointments at one of four neighborhood PODs. Vaccination clinics will take place Thursdays through Sundays on the following dates and at the following locations:
Baber AME Church: 550 Meigs St, Rochester, NY 14607
- Thursday, April 15
Memorial AME Zion Church: 549 Clarissa St, Rochester, NY 14608
- Friday, April 16
Greater Harvest Baptist Church: 121 Driving Park Ave, Rochester, NY 14613
- Friday, April 23
Jackson R-Center: 485 N. Clinton Ave, Rochester NY 14605
- Saturday, April 10
- Saturday, April 17
Edgerton R-Center: 41 Backus St, Rochester, NY 14608
- Sunday, April 11
- Sunday, April 18
- Sunday, April 25
Ryan R-Center: 530 Webster Ave, Rochester, NY 14609
- Saturday, April 24
- Thursday, April 22
Appointments can be scheduled by visiting monroecounty.gov, calling (585) 753-5555 or through the following Community Based Organizations: United Way of Greater Rochester; Ibero American Action League; Lifespan, Person Centered Housing Strategies; Refugees Helping Refugees; and Community Health Worker Association.
The vaccination PODs will receive clinical support from the University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Regional Health.