A Long Island hospital hit a new milestone in the Covid-19 vaccination process on Wednesday: giving out the first dose of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Following Bob Read’s passing in January, the veteran broadcast journalist’s family has established a fund to provide Long Island families affected by Covid-19 with financial assistance.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chief medical adviser on Thursday downplayed the results of two studies suggesting that a new coronavirus variant found in New York City in November will be more resistant to vaccines now being administered.
About 1,000 Elmont residents will be vaccinated for Covid-19 at Elmont Memorial High School on Saturday, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Wednesday.
Nassau County now has two confirmed cases of the South African variant of Covid-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press office stated in a news release today.
A relatively small batch of Covid-19 vaccinations given at Jones Beach on Feb. 15 were ineffective, according to New York State Department of Health.
Here is a list of all vaccination sites on Long Island so you can keep track and make your appointment when they become available.
The United States on Monday crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year to the day since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known U.S. victims in Santa Clara County, California.
At least 38 students at Manhasset Secondary School have tested positive for Covid-19 after a social gathering became a superspreader event, according to a letter from Dr. Vincent Butera, superintendent of Manhasset School District.
Suffolk County will open its third mass Covid-19 vaccination site at Suffolk Community College’s Selden campus, County Executive Steve Bellone announced.