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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Supervisor Romaine Visits Town COVID Vaccination “Pop Up POD” at Rose Caracappa Senior Center

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Farmingville, NY – Supervisor Ed Romaine recently stopped by the Town’s Rose Caracappa Senior Center in Mt. Sinai, the site of a two-day COVID-19 vaccination “pop-up POD” for Brookhaven residents over the age of 50. During his visit, there was a continuous flow of residents into the center who were scheduled to receive their vaccine. The senior center has been closed in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. Pictured left to right are Supervisor Ed Romaine with Sun River Health staff members, including Health Center Director Carissa Foss, RN; Chief of Community Engagement, Mark Santiago; and Director of the Patchogue and Shirley vaccination sites, Janice Castaldy RN. For more information, eligibility, COVID-19 vaccine registration and more, call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4827) or go to is no charge for the vaccine.

Supervisor Romaine said, “The Rose Caracappa Senior Center has been closed for over a year and this was an appropriate reason to open the doors again. I am greatly encouraged by the number of people who registered for the vaccine and I thank New York State for working with us to make them more convenient for residents. We hope to assist New York State with distributing more of vaccinations soon.”

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