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Mass vaccination site to open in Johnson City

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(WBNG) -- Monday, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the Southern Tier is getting a mass vaccination site located in Johnson City.

Garnar says the state announced that a mass vaccination clinic will open next week on a Binghamton University property in Johnson City. Garnar says they will release more information as it comes.

The mass vaccination site coming to Johnson City is the first one in the Southern Tier.

Garnar announced Broome County is working to set up its own mass vaccination site and will release details later this week.

Broome County Health Department Director Rebecca Kaufman says the county ordered 400 doses of the vaccine this week and will receive 200 of them.

She says next week the health department will place a much larger order, as they plan to ramp up the vaccination process.

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