Madison County announces new vaccine clinic


WAMPSVILLE — Madison County Department of Health has announced a Johnson & Johnson/Jansen COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, May 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at 1019 Northside Shopping Center in Oneida.

After a brief pause in using the vaccine to study reports of some rare adverse conditions, federal officials have resumed recommending use of the J&J Covid-19 vaccine, citing both its safety and its success against the coronavirus.

Currently, any New Yorker over the age of 16 is currently eligible to receive a vaccine, however J&J is approved only for those 18 years and older. To make an appointment at one of Madison County’s clinics, visit Those with questions or need assistance booking an appointment, can call 315-366-2770.

The Madison County Department of Health asks people who receive the J&J vaccine to monitor themselves and notify their doctor should they develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination. Those without a doctor are advised to contact the Madison County Public Health Department at 315-366-2361.

Those with severe symptoms please call 911. For more information, visit


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