Doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are ready to administer. Brad Horrigan/Hartford Courant/Tribune News Service

MALONE — Franklin County officials said there are approximately 440 vaccines on hand to vaccinate residents this week.

According to Franklin County Manager Donna Kissane, vaccination clinics will be held at St. Andre’s Community Center, on Homestead Park, the former Holy Family School, this week.

Both first dose and second dose vaccination clinics will take place on Friday, May 7, according to Kissane, with the clinic running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kissane said Friday’s clinic will provide Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations to individuals seeking their first or second doses, with first doses open on a walk-in basis.

“We will offer first dose (walk-ins) and second doses at the same clinic,” Kissane said, in an email.

As of Sunday, 18,525 county residents, not including vaccinations administered by Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services, are fully vaccinated, according to Kissane.

21,268 county residents have had at least one vaccine, according to Kissane, who said 42.4% of the county’s total population of 50,293, have been vaccinated.

As of Friday, Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services has distributed 3,239 primary vaccinations and 2,804 booster vaccinations, for a total of 6,043 vaccinations, according to an email from Brendan White, the Tribe’s communications director.

Akwesasne’s southern portion has a vaccination rate of 43.8%, according to White’s email.

Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services is hosting walk-in Moderna COVID-19 vaccination clinics, Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the former-IGA building on State Route 37 in Akwesasne.

For 16 and 17 year olds looking for a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Akwesasne, a clinic will be held, Friday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the same location, according to White’s email, which states appointments can be scheduled by calling 518-333-0230, and a parent must be present for the vaccination appointment.

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