The Rockland County Department of Health says first-dose appointments are available for the Pfizer COVID vaccine for anyone 12 and older starting Wednesday May 19th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Visit Rockland’s COVID-19 webpage to schedule an appointment, that’s encouraged but not necessary. Walk-ins are also welcome. You can also call the Rockland County COVID Call Center at 845-238-1956 weekdays during regular business hours to make an appointment.
If you can’t wait until Wednesday, a Rockland pharmacy has already started taking appointments for 12 year-olds and they have lots of them left. New City Pharmacy owner Amgad Amir says they got a batch of the Pfizer vaccine from the state on Tuesday. And now with the FDA giving the green light for to use it for those as young as 12, Amir says he started to reach out to the community right away…
To make an appointment at New City Pharmacy during their vaccination clinics, Monday through Friday from noon to 6pm, just call 845-407-0005.
COVID-19 by the numbers now, here in Rockland, the death count is unchanged since Monday at 955. We’ve got 10 hospitalized confirmed with coronavirus, and 303 active cases. Our total case count is 46,607, that’s 21 more than Thursday.