Several Counties in the Southern Tier region are announcing appointments open for COVID-19 vaccinations, including a couple Saturday clinics.

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Broome County has added a pod at the SUNY Broome Ice Center for next Wednesday, March 24.  Appointments can be made at www.gobroomecounty.com.

Delaware County has scheduled a vaccination clinic for Saturday, March 20 at the Delaware, Chenango, Madison, Otsego BOCES Harrold Campus in Sidney Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only. Go to delawarecountypublichealth.com/covid-19.

Cortland County is holding a vaccination clinic March 20 at the SUNY Cortland Ice Arena from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment for eligible residents. 400 doses were made available. You can schedule an appointment through the Cortland County Public Health Department facebook page link.

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People attending any clinics or pods should dress appropriately so the vaccine can be easily administered to the upper arm, bring proof of eligibility including age and proof of being employed in one of the priority groups like healthcare or public-facing jobs or pre-existing medical conditions, if appropriate.

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Do not schedule an appointment if you are currently feeling ill, are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test, are currently diagnosed with COVID-19 or are in quarantine because of travel or recent exposure.

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