Anyone 16+ can walk in for COVID vaccine at state-run sites

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Liana Fonseca looks away as she receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

(WSYR-TV) — Beginning Thursday, anyone 16 years or older does not need to call or go online for an appointment, they can just walk in for a COVID vaccine.

Currently, only state-run sites are allowing walk-ins. The following are state-run sites:

  • Aqueduct Racetrack – Racing Hall, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, South Ozone Park, NY 11420
  • Dome Arena (DBA Roxbury Dome Partners LLC), 2695 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14467
  • Javits Center, 429 11th Avenue, New York, NY 10018
  • Jones Beach – Field 3, 1 Ocean Pkwy, Wantagh, NY 11793
  • Plattsburgh International Airport – Connecticut Building, 213 Connecticut Rd, Plattsburgh, NY 12903
  • State Fair Expo Center: NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd Syracuse, NY 13209
  • SUNY Albany, 1400 Washington Ave Albany NY 12222
  • SUNY Binghamton, 10 Gannett Drive, Johnson City, NY 13790
  • SUNY at Buffalo South Campus – Harriman Hall, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institue – Wildcat Field House, 880 Wildcat Drive, Utica, NY, 13502
  • SUNY Potsdam Field House, 44 Pierrepont Ave, Potsdam, NY 13676
  • SUNY Stony Brook, 100 Nichols Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794
  • Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
  • SUNY Stony Brook SH Campus – 70 Tuckahoe Road, Southampton, NY 
  • Suffolk Community College Brentwood Campus – 502 Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY
  • SUNY Old Westbury – Clark Center – Gate C, 223 Store Hill Road, Old Westbury, NY 
  • SUNY Orange – Diana Physical Education Center, 9 East Conkling Avenue, Middletown, NY 
  • Ulster County Fairgrounds – 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz, NY 
  • Queensbury Site – 50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY 
  • SUNY Oneonta – 108 Ravine Parkway, Oneonta, NY
  • Corning Community College – Gymnasium and Wellness Education Center, 1 Academic Drive, Corning, NY 
  • Conference Center of Niagara Falls – 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY 
  • Bay Eden Senior Center, Bronx – 1220 East 229th St., Bronx, NY 

Governor Andrew Cuomo says local health departments can also go to walk-in style at their clinics, saying this eliminates some of the obstacles preventing people from getting their shots.

Tompkins County is allowing walk-ins at their clinic Thursday. Click here for details.

Oneida County is also allowing walk-ins to their vaccine clinics. Click here for details.

For those 16- and 17-years old, keep in mind that only the Pfizer vaccine has been approved for anyone under 18.

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