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New York’s Initial Vaccine Supply To Run Out, Weekly Allocations On...

New York was set to run out of Covid-19 vaccinations by the end of the day Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his press briefing at around noon Friday.

Top Long Island Pharmacist Urges Patience Over Covid-19 Vaccinations

Long Island pharmacist Tom D’Angelo spoke about his first-hand experience so far in this fledgling phase of Covid-19 vaccinations.

Cuomo Asks Pfizer To Directly Sell Covid-19 Vaccine Doses To New...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Albert Bourla on Monday if the state could buy Covid-19 vaccine doses directly from the U.S. drugmaker.

Long Island Nurse To Attend Biden-Harris Inauguration in D.C.

A critical care nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, who was the first person in the United States to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, will attend the presidential inauguration on Wednesday.

Low Vaccination Rate Among Healthcare Workers Raises Concerns For Cuomo

Slow acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine by healthcare workers is a growing concern for Gov. Andrew Cuomo who on Monday claimed hospitals with the lowest number of immune staff will suffer the most from staffing issues.

U.S. Covid-19 Vaccine Supplies Strain To Meet Wider Eligibility, Second Doses

Scattered shortages of COVID-19 vaccines persisted on Saturday under pressure from growing demand, as previously inoculated Americans returned for their required second shots and millions of newly eligible people scrambled to get their first.

Long Island Leaders Push For Better Covid-19 Vaccine Access

More than a dozen East End lawmakers sent a joint letter Thursday to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanding that the coronavirus vaccine be made more accessible to Twin Forks residents.

Long Islanders Bemoan Covid-19 Vaccine Registration System

As New York’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout expands to include more of the population, some Long Islanders are upset with the registration process.

Jones Beach To Begin Drive-Thru Covid-19 Vaccinations Thursday

Jones Beach State Park will open as the state’s first drive-thru Covid-19 vaccination center on Long Island Thursday, vaccinating eligible New Yorkers who snagged appointments.

Experts Urge Public To Roll Up Sleeves For Covid-19 Vaccine

Since the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved two coronavirus vaccines last month, the public should do its part to fight the pandemic by rolling up their sleeves and getting the shot, experts say.