Chancellor Malatras Statement on Mohawk Valley Community College Serving as a Vaccination Point of Distribution

January 14, 2021

"Throughout the pandemic it has been all hands on deck to combat COVID, and SUNY students, faculty, and staff have led the way. Mohawk Valley Community College is rising to the challenge as we begin vaccinating New Yorkers by creating the makeshift clinic in the campus’ field house. I thank President VanWagoner and the campus for their contributions to this effort today, and their ongoing commitment to the Oneida County community."

 

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