Chancellor Malatras Statement as First COVID Vaccine Shots Take Place at SUNY Oswego

March 25, 2021

"SUNY is proud to serve in New York State’s fight against COVID-19, and with additional vaccine doses becoming available, we continue to help state and county-run vaccination sites administer the life-saving doses our communities need. With the first shots given today at SUNY Oswego, our campus is honored to work side by side with county officials, offering refrigeration, volunteers, and a safe space. My deepest thanks to SUNY Oswego President Stanley and her team for their continued efforts to serve their neighbors in Oswego County."

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