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The Wrap Up – February 22, 2021

Updated Industry Re-Opening Guidance

Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced guidance to begin re-opening additional sectors of the economy, as New York State’s hospitalization and COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline.  Beginning March 5th, movie theaters in New York City (as well as theaters that have been closed in any remaining parts of the State) and billiard halls statewide will be permitted […]

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The Wrap Up – February 17, 2021

Vaccination Sites

Today, Governor Cuomo announced the State will add 13 additional pop-up vaccination sites that will vaccinate an estimated 3,850 people each week and will be re-established in three weeks to administer second doses.

 

The new pop-up will be located in the follow regions:

  • New York City – 5
  • Long Island – 1
  • Hudson Valley – 2
  • Capital Region – […]
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The Wrap Up – February 15, 2021

Variants Continue

Today, Governor Cuomo announced that there was currently a patient at a New York City hospital that had been confirmed to have the South African variant of COVID-19. This patient did not originate in the State but was transferred from a Connecticut medical facility directly to the New York Hospital.

 

Vaccine Eligibility and Protocol

The Governor announced that more than […]

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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