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The Wrap Up – February 10, 2021

Vaccine Inequity

Governor Cuomo announced today that in conjunction with the federal government and with the assistance of FEMA, two mass-vaccination sites will be opened in socially vulnerable communities: one at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn and the second at York College in Queens. These sites are expected to vaccinate 3,000 people per day, over an eight week period. The state […]

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The Wrap Up – February 9, 2021

Vaccine Changes for New York State

Today, Governor Cuomo announced the federal government will increase the state’s vaccine allocation by an additional 5%, which is expected to last three weeks. In addition, the federal government will direct additional vaccines to sites that currently act as federally qualified community health centers. This allocation will continue to be counted separately from the States […]

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The Wrap Up – February 8, 2021

New Vaccination Eligibility Begins on Sunday, February 14

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that New Yorkers with comorbidities and underlying conditions can make appointments at State-run mass vaccination sites beginning Sunday, February 14th.  The first of these appointments can be scheduled for Monday, February 15th. Local health departments will determine how, where and when to schedule appointments in their jurisdictions. The Governor stipulated […]

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The Wrap Up – February 5, 2021

Expanded Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccines Begins on February 15

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the list of comorbidities and underlying conditions that New York State will use to determine eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine.  Adult New Yorkers of any age who have one of the comorbidities on the list will be eligible for the vaccine beginning February 15th.

 

The full list […]

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The Wrap Up – February 2, 2021

State Vaccination Allocation Increases

Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the weekly supply of vaccines that are allocated to New York State from the federal government will now be increased by 20% over what we were getting at the start of the year. This increase will commence next week and is expected to last for the next three weeks.

 

With this expansion […]

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The Wrap Up – January 29, 2021

Marriage Receptions 

With the continued drop in the state passivity rate, today Governor Cuomo announced that beginning March 15 marriage receptions can return under new parameters. The newly planned restrictions are as follows:

 

 

In addition to these restrictions, the State is in development of an app that will be used for proof of testing […]

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