Frequently Asked Questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine answered by the Franklin County Department of Health

The following frequently asked questions were created by Franklin County Public Health in a series of press releases on December 9th, 2020December 15th, 2020December 30th, 2020, January 5th, 2021,  January 13th, 2021, January 29th, 2021February 16th, 2021, May 3rd, 2021, and October 1st, 2021.

Who is eligible to be vaccinated in New York?

When will children under 12 be eligible for vaccination?

What vaccines are available?

I want to be vaccinated or get a booster shot, how do I find a COVID-19 vaccine provider?

What if I want to schedule a vaccination appointment and don't have a computer or access to the internet?

Is it necessary to register for vaccination on the internet? 

I need transportation assistance to my COVID-19 vaccination site. What are my options?

For one reason or another, I didn't get my scheduled 2nd dose of Moderna.  Is it possible to get my 2nd dose at a Franklin County Public Health clinic? 

How many doses will I need?

I'm vaccinated and I've been hearing I might need a booster shot –

What about third doses for immunocompromised residents?

How much will it cost for me to be vaccinated?

Why should I get vaccinated?

How do the vaccines work?

How do I find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution and safety?

What should I do while waiting to get vaccinated?