Tag: vaccine

OpEd: LIRR Essential Workers Begin to Receive Vaccines

As we start 2021 with new hope, I’m grateful that LIRR employees are beginning to receive vaccines as part of the coordinated MTA effort.

Nassau To Open New Vaccination Site on LIU Post Campus

Nassau County will open a new Covid-19 vaccination center at LIU Post in Brookville, County Executive Laura Curran announced Wednesday.

Two More Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Open One Day Each on Long...

New York State will run two Covid-19 vaccination sites for one day each on Long Island this week, one in Long Beach and one in Wyandanch, the state announced on Tuesday.

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.

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.

Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility Opens to Essential Workers, Elderly on Long Island

Certain essential workers and seniors are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine on Long Island. All New Yorkers who fall in Phase 1B can make an appointment to receive the vaccine starting Monday, Jan. 11.

Nassau Announces First Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Site

Nassau County opens its first Covid-19 vaccine distribution site on Tuesday, Jan. 5, County Executive Laura Curran announced at a news conference on Monday.

Long Island To Receive More Than 40K Moderna Vaccines In First...

Long Island’s initial allocation of Covid-19 vaccines has increased to about 69,600 doses, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today, after the U.S. Food And Drug Administration’s advisory committee recommended emergency approval of the Moderna vaccine last night.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Begins Administering Covid-19 Vaccines to Staff

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has received the Covid-19 vaccine and has begun to vaccinate its frontline health care heroes.