ECDOH to receive 3,600 COVID-19 doses this week from NYS

Posted at 8:07 PM, Feb 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 17:03:24-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Department of Health announced on Sunday that it will receive 3,600 COVID-19 vaccinations from New York State this week (2/14).

The vaccinations will be distributed into three groups.

  • 1,700 doses will be used for Erie County’s PODs (point of distribution). These doses will be provided to people who had an appointment canceled by the county on January 23rd.
  • 300 doses will be used for residents living in sites with the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the Developmental Disabilities Service Organization.
  • 1,600 will be used for people with underlying health conditions or comorbidities. The county says hospitals will reach out to individuals to schedule appointments.

The Erie County Department of Health has vaccinated 20,586 people with the first dose and 14,935 with the second.

Over 900,000 people live in Erie County.