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 site has actually opened in Suffolk County.A total of 600 individuals were vaccinated Wednesday at the Dennison Building in Hauppauge. Officials state there is possible to vaccinate 900 individuals a day at the location.Its the 3rd vaccination website run by the county– together with 2 at Suffolk Community College campuses in Selden and Riverhead.Suffolk County stated its been working with businesses and organizations to get better access for those whose tasks put them at greater risk for getting sick.Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says getting vaccine doses 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 states the county has hit a plateau in regards to the positivity rate, which is hovering around 4% with hospitalizations remaining around 400.” What weve engaged here is a race against the virus, get as many individuals immunized as possible prior to the infection mutates, as numerous shots in arms as possible so we can say the infection lags us,” says Bellone.

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