According to Time Magazine, a new study reports results that indicate the Johnson and Johnson vaccine provides effective protection against the Delta variant. The study was conducted in South Africa and involved 480,000 health workers. Part of the findings of the study indicate,

The single-dose shot was 71% effective against hospitalization and as much as 96% effective against death. It also demonstrated durability of eight months.

The research from the study also suggested that people who took the J & J vaccine don't need a booster shot to help the vaccine protect them against the Delta variant.

Locally if you are interested in getting the vaccine, here is a list for Herkimer and Oneida County locations.

Herkimer County

  • Kinney Drugs #27 - 40 First Street, Illion, NY 13357
  • Kinney Drugs #28 - 55 North Main Street, Dolgeville, NY 13329
  • Kinney Drugs #49 - 530 Albany Street, Little Falls, NY 13365
  • Kinney Drugs #57 - 2964 State Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420
  • Hannaford #8366 - 401 East Albany St. Herkimer, NY 13350

Oneida County

  • MVHS Moderna/Pfizer Vaccine POD - Burrstone House, 1710 Burrstone Rd, New Hartford NY, 13413
  • MVHS Johnson & Johnson Vaccine POD - Burrstone House, 1710 Burrstone Rd, New Hartford NY, 13413
  • Kinney Drugs #3 - 2 Preston Street, Camden, NY 13316
  • Kinney Drugs #83 - 40 Oriskany Boulevard, Whitesboro, NY 13492
  • Kinney Drugs #84 - 12 Franklin Avenue, Clinton, NY 13323
  • Kinney Drugs #92 - 261 Utica Boulevard, Boonville, NY 13309
  • Price Chopper Pharmacy #206 - 1790 Black River Blvd, Rome, NY 13440
  • Price Chopper Pharmacy #207 - 4535 Commercial Drive, New Hartford, NY 13413

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