Struggles obtaining COVID-19 vaccine software

(WETM)- With covid-19 vaccinations now remaining dispersed, it is supplying several people today hope that there is an conclusion in sight.

Correct now, eligible groups contain necessary personnel, and people age 65 and around. There is a network of state-operate sites distributing vaccines. To determine eligibility and agenda appointments at these sites, the point out suggests you use the am I eligible application.

The state claims this is an easy system so 18 Information determined to set it to the test, on the other hand, when you use the app putting your location in our location, right here in Elmira, the closest web-site to utilize for a vaccination is in Binghamton—but there have been no appointments readily available.

We then experimented with to use the Chemung County internet site to make an appointment by them, which did not appear to have an easily accessible software on their web page. None had been discovered.

18 information even tried using contacting their covid-19 hotline, but the line just rang with no solution.

We have reached out to Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler County’s office of health to find out how to use for a covid-19 vaccine, but sad to say, we received no reaction from everyone.

This was a pretty sophisticated procedure for me so the concern is for our senior group, who are likely to not be as tech savvy as the youthful era. How are they meant to be able to implement for this vaccine?