Oneida County and the Oneida Indian Nation have been hosting weekly vaccination PODs at Turning Stone since the beginning of March

Hours: Wednesday, April 14, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (April 13, 2021) – Oneida County and the Oneida Indian Nation announced today they will be partnering to host an additional COVID-19 vaccination POD on Wednesday, April 14. Oneida County will set-up the vaccine point of distribution (POD) in the 33,000 square foot Turning Stone Event Center.  The POD will be administering the Moderna vaccine. Participants will need to return for their second shot on Wednesday, May 12.

The COVID-19 vaccine distribution site at Turning Stone will be operated by Oneida County Department of Health, which includes handling registration, and administration of the vaccine. Eligibility for the vaccine includes those individuals who are 18 years and older.  Those interested in scheduling an appointment to receive the vaccine at Turning Stone should visit www.ocgov.net.

“Our numbers have reached a record low since last summer, and we are making great, great progress,” said Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. “The return to normalcy and safety is on the horizon as long as we stay vigilant and continue getting as many vaccinated as possible.”

“We are proud to be serving the community in such a vital way and remain grateful to all of the health care workers and our employees who have made this such a smooth process,” said Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Oneida Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter. “We are grateful to County Executive Picente for his continued leadership and efforts to get so many in our community vaccinated.”

Those individuals with confirmed vaccination appointments at Turning Stone are instructed to park in the parking garage and will be required to follow the Oneida Indian Nation’s health and safety protocols, including mandatory face coverings, ID verification and screening before entering.