The Chenango County Health Department says it is now providing links for COVID-19 vaccine appointments on its website.

Officials say anyone who meets the eligibility requirements in New York State are welcome to register.

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Appointments are mandatory and no walk-ins are allowed.

The Chenango County Department of Health says it wants people who have an elderly friend, relative or neighbor who may need help in registering to reach out for assistance.

The Chenango County Health Department has given 230 first doses and 172 second doses last week and over 2,800 doses so far.

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This week, the department expected 400 first doses for residents in the 1-A and 1-B priority groups.

The Chenango County Health Department website will be offering updates.

Other vaccination information resources include the Am I Eligible site, or by calling 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829.)

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