Suffolk reveals plans for mass COVID-19 vaccination site in Hauppauge – News 12 Bronx

News 12 StaffMar 24, 2021, 3:14 pm EDTUpdated on: Mar 24, 2021, 3:14 pm EDTA new COVID-19 mass vaccination website has actually opened in Suffolk County.An overall of 600 individuals were immunized Wednesday at the Dennison Building in Hauppauge. Officials state there is possible to immunize 900 individuals a day at the location.Its the 3rd vaccination site run by the county– along with 2 at Suffolk Community College schools in Selden and Riverhead.Suffolk County said its been dealing with companies and services to get much better gain access to for those whose tasks put them at higher threat for getting sick.Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says getting vaccine dosages is still a problem for the county, but they are anticipating more in the coming weeks as supply increases in New York.The statement comes as Bellone says the county has actually hit a plateau in terms of the positivity rate, which is hovering around 4% with hospitalizations staying around 400.” What weve engaged here is a race versus the infection, get as many individuals immunized as possible before the virus mutates, as numerous shots in arms as possible so we can say the virus is behind us,” says Bellone.

HOW TO GET VACCINATED AT DENNISON BUILDING: Call 311 to preregister or preregister online

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