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Posted on: January 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Sign-up for Coronavirus Vaccine Appointments and Information

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Dutchess County’s Department of Behavioral & Community Health (DBCH) has a Vaccination Information Request Form for residents to sign-up for Covid-19 vaccine notifications. It is available on the County’s vaccine information page:

Those without internet access can call the Dutchess County Coronavirus Information Line at 845-486-3555 to hear weekly updates about vaccine availability by selecting Option 1. If you are eligible, you can then select Option 2 to be added to notification lists about appointment availability. You will will be called when an appointment is available to you.

If you have any questions, please contact Supervisor Rohr's Legislative Aide, Laura Nordstrom, Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:00pm, at 845-229-5111, option 8.

Eligible groups include doctors, nurses and health care workers, people age 65 and over (60 and over, starting March 10th), first responders, teachers, public transit workers, grocery store workers, public safety workers and New Yorkers with certain comorbidities and underlying conditions.

New York State Sponsored Sites 

New York State vaccination sites are open to all eligible individuals. Closest state sponsored sites to Dutchess County are Westchester County Center and SUNY Albany.


To find out about available appointments at these sites:



Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health Points of Dispensing (POD) Vaccination Centers

The County has two POD locations – at the former JCPenney store at the Poughkeepsie Galleria and Dover High School. These sites are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY (see above Vaccine Information Request Form and Phone Number).     


As per NYS guidance, local health departments are to prioritize Phase 1b essential workers (such as police, fire, teachers, public transit workers) and people with comorbidities.



Pharmacies have begun receiving very limited vaccines doses from New York State. Residents can check with their local pharmacy or the pharmacy’s website for information.


Other Vaccine Allocations in Dutchess County

NYSDOH will be distributing vaccine allocations to the following vaccine providers this week. More detailed information can be found on the Dutchess County website (link).

  • Pine Plains Pharmacy
  • Sun River Health, Amenia
  • Sun River Health, Beacon
  • Sun River Health, Family Partnership Center, Poughkeepsie 
  • Sun River Health, Washington Street, Poughkeepsie
  • Hudson Valley Regional Community Health Center, Poughkeepsie
  • Hyde Park Family Practice
  • Rhinebeck Health Center
  • MidHudson Regional Hospital
  • Northern Dutchess Hospital 
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center 

Sun River Health - Amenia, Beacon, Dover, Poughkeepsie

Vaccine information & appointment page:


Family Practice Center  - Hyde Park

Vaccine information & appointment page:


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