Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Mastic Fire Department on Aug. 5


Suffolk County will host a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Mastic Fire Department on Thursday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Officials said an appointment is not necessary and that anyone aged 12 and older is eligible for the shot. Children aged 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian — or bring a completed consent form — to receive the vaccine.

Here’s what else you need to know about the POD (point of dispensing) vaccination clinic:

• Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine will be administered — the first of two shots in the series.
• The Mastic Fire Department is located at 1080 Mastic Road.
• Medical practitioners and emergency medical personnel will be on-site to any questions and address concerns.
• You can also click here to make a free appointment through Suffolk County or by calling 311.

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said today that 2,516 new positive COVID-19 cases were reported across the state on Saturday, including 230 in Suffolk County. On Long Island, the seven-day average percentage of positive tests stood at 2.92 percent on Saturday — up from 2.73 percent on Thursday, Cuomo reported.