COVID Updates and Information

Effective immediately, all children ages 12-15 are eligible to receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, meaning all state residents ages 12 and up can now be protected against COVID-19. The Rensselaer County Health Department will be hosting a Pfizer Vaccine Clinic for 12 to 15 year olds at the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College on Friday, May 14 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a parent and bring proof of age. This is a walk-in clinic. No appointment is necessary.

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The Capital District YMCA is providing community access to the fresh and wholesome food needed during the COVID-19 national emergency. The YMCA will be distributing free boxes of food with assorted fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs and dairy products on Fridays in October.

The drive-thru location has been changed to Rensselaer Jr./Sr. High School, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer NY 12144.

Drive-thru Food Box Pick-up

Dates: Friday, October 23; Friday, October 30
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Rensselaer Jr./Sr. High School, 25 Van Rensselaer Drive, Rensselaer NY 12144
Cost: Free and open to the community!
Boxes include: Assorted fruits and vegetables, meat and eggs, dairy including cheese, butter, cream cheese, and 1 gallon of milk **Ingredients subject to changes based on availability**

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