Tag: covid-19 vaccine
New York’s mass Covid-19 vaccination site at Stony Brook University’s Southampton campus will close on July 26, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday.
Some teenagers and young adults who received Covid-19 vaccines experienced heart inflammation, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group said, recommending further study of the rare condition.
A former CVS employee from Levittown was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly possessing partially filled-out Covid-19 vaccination cards that he planned to give to friends and family to write their own information on, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed significantly.
SUNY and CUNY students will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before being allowed back onto campuses for in-person classes this fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Both Nassau and Suffolk counties are rolling out new initiatives aimed at getting Long Island’s younger population to take the Covid-19 vaccine.
“I was so lucky to find the group,” says Christina Vilbig, a group moderator. “It really helped me find appointments to get my family and friends vaccinated as soon as they were eligible."
Fully vaccinated people can safely engage in outdoor activities like walking and hiking without wearing masks but should continue to use face-coverings in public spaces where they are required, U.S. health regulators said on Tuesday.