New Yorkers ages 60 and older will not need an appointment to be vaccinated for Covid-19 at several state-run vaccination sites starting Friday, April 23, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today.
Resuming the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine in the United States will require clear guidelines for the medical community on how to best treat patients that develop a rare type of blood clot, as well as alerting vaccine recipients to be aware of the telltale symptoms, according to heart doctors and other medical experts.
New Covid-19 vaccine allocations will go directly to colleges and universities in New York, starting with schools in the SUNY and CUNY system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.
Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine is safe, effective and produces robust antibody responses in 12- to 15-year olds, the companies said last week, paving the way for them to seek U.S. and European approval to use the shot in this age group within weeks.
By next week, homebound seniors in Nassau County can receive the Covid-19 vaccine through a new county initiative, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said Tuesday.
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech said on Thursday their vaccine is around 91% effective at preventing Covid-19, citing updated trial data that included participants inoculated for up to six months.
All New Yorkers 30 and older will be eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine starting Tuesday, and all residents 16 and older will be eligible on April 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Monday.
The Nassau County Department of Health and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center are partnering to host several pop-up Covid-19 vaccination events in the month of March, County Executive Laura Curran announced on Wednesday.
The age limit for receiving the Covid-19 vaccine is being dropped in New York by five years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday, with all New Yorkers 60 and older able to get their shot beginning Wednesday, March 10.