Vaccination pop-up planned for Rochester’s deaf and hard of hearing community



The clinic has been moved to the Jackson R-Center at 485 North Clinton Avenue in Rochester. First shots will be administered Saturday, with second doses happening on May 8. Walk-ins will be allowed to help those that were not able to make reservations due to not having the needed technology.


In light of Tuesday’s suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the Rochester pop-up clinic will administer the Pfizer vaccine, with second doses scheduled for May 8.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A vaccination pop-up clinic for Rochester’s deaf and hard of hearing community is happening Saturday at the Frederick Douglass Recreation Center.

People who are vaccinated at the site will receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

The clinic is sponsored by the group Deaf Refugee Advocacy in Rochester.

Vaccinations will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at the Frederick Douglass Recreation Center on South Avenue in Rochester. All volunteers know American Sign Language, and interpreters will be available on site.

Registration is required. To register, call 585-450-3330.

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