MAYVILLE – Over 2,400 people in Chautauqua County were immunized with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the last week.
According to New York State’s COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker 49,320 county residents have been vaccinated so far making up 38 percent of the total population.
Of those more than 34,000 county residents are now fully vaccinated.
In nearby Cattaraugus County, more than 24,600 residents have received at least one dose of the shot making up just 32 percent of residents. Of those, more than 18,500 are fully vaccinated.
Statewide, 41 percent of New Yorkers are vaccinated with 28 percent fully.
On Sunday, the nation reached an important milestone in the fight against COVID-19 with half of U.S. adults receiving at least one dose of the vaccine.
More than 209-million total doses have been administered and 25-percent of the population is now fully vaccinated.
Those looking to get an appointment in Jamestown can sign up for Chautauqua County’s next vaccination clinic at SUNY JCC. Local health officials will be administering Moderna’s dose on Tuesday to anyone 18 years of age and older.
As of Monday morning over 600 appointments remained available online at CHQGov.com.