Health Department Plans Closed COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Caption: Rebeca Garcia, RN, public health nurse at the Putnam County Department of Health, administers a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to Jennifer Mottarella, LPN, the school nurse at St. James school in the Carmel Central School District.

  • 600 vaccines released to PCDOH from NYS on January 5
  • 251 administered on Jan 7 at first closed POD
  • First dose—January 7; second dose—February 4
  • Groups scheduled for next week’s closed POD clinic on Monday, January 11, are the same as 1/7— those living or working in facilities run by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Mental Health, and Office of Addiction Services and Support.

The Putnam County Department of Health has a closed COVID-19 vaccination clinic or POD scheduled for Monday, January 11. Similar to the first Putnam COVID clinic on January 7, the POD or point of distribution clinic, is targeted to higher risk populations and not open to the public but by appointment only to those living or working in facilities run by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Mental Health, and Office of Addiction Services and Support and certain other individuals and/or groups eligible in phase 1a of New York’s vaccination priority groups.