Rensselaer County and Stewart’s Shops Team-Up for Four Vaccinations Clinics Across County
Rensselaer County and Stewart’s Shops will be teaming up for four vaccination clinics at Stewart’s locations in the coming weeks, County Executive Steve McLaughlin and Stewart’s President Gary Dake announced.
The four locations are located across the county and will help ensure residents have convenient and ready access to vaccinations during the summer.
The county has utilized new methods of providing vaccines, including the launch of the Vax Bus, a mobile vaccination clinic at summer concerts, community events and ValleyCats games, and other pop-up clinic events. The county is also offering vaccinations at clinics at the Health Department offices at various times during the week.
“Rensselaer County is committed to making COVID-19 vaccinations available and accessible to all, and we appreciate Stewart’s partnering with the county for these four clinics. Stewart’s is frequented by so many residents during their daily lives, so we expect these clinics will be welcomed by many,” said County Executive Steve McLaughlin.
“We are proudly partnering with the Rensselaer County Department of Health to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to the general public in four of our Rensselaer County shops. We’re doing everything we can to help ensure the health and safety of all our customers and Partners and believe that getting a vaccine is the best thing we can do to protect one another,” said Stewart’s President Gary Dake.
The vaccinations sponsored by Rensselaer County and Stewart’s
Shops will be held on the following dates:
Wednesday 7/28 9-112th St.,Troy
Tuesday 8/3 110 Hoosick St.,Troy
Thursday 8/12 10Sweetmilk Creek Rd.,Troy
Tuesday 8/24 3516 US Route20, Nassau
The clinics will be held at the four locations from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine for persons 12 and older will be offered.
“We encourage residents to visit these clinics and take advantage of the opportunity to get vaccinated in a convenient setting. Real progress has been made in the fight against COVID-19 and the vaccinations are a crucial part of the effort,” said county Health Director Mary Fran Wachunas.