With over 1200 vaccinated, this weekend, Roosevelt Island scored a big community win. It closed out with demand so high on Sunday, organizers had to
By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/February 9th, 2021 (The Center Square) – Starting this weekend, New York will allow individuals with comorbidities or other preexisting conditions to begin registering for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. However, state officials preached Monday that residents will need to be patient as they try to get a shot.
By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square, Jan 15, 2021 (The Center Square) – Facing mounting criticism about the state’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution program, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the federal government has bungled the entire process. After being told by Washington the state would get 300,000 doses weekly, Cuomo said the state received only
By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square/January 12th, 2021 (The Center Square) – Thanks to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention making another policy change, New York is opening the COVID-19 vaccine to a wider pool of people even as the supply pipeline remains unchanged. On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state
Jose Martinez, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 12 at 5:09pm ESTby THE CITY As vaccination sites shifted into round-the-clock mode, New Yorkers found themselves in unexpected spots at odd hours. “It wasn’t my first choice to come in the middle of the night to The Bronx,” said Nina Livingston, a Nassau County
Reuven Blau and Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 11 at 10:23pm ESTby THE CITY More than 560,000 New Yorkers 75 and older became eligible Monday for COVID-19 vaccinations — but senior citizen advocates are concerned logistical hurdles could keep many from getting the shots. Some seniors are “terrified” —