Tag: Coronavirus

Tons of appointments available at Lyons Moderna clinic this afternoon

Tons of appointments available at Lyons Moderna clinic this afternoon

As of 7:30 a.m. there were still more than 200 appointments available for the first dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Lyons. The event was slated for 3:15 p.m. with appointments running until 7 p.m. It’s taking place at Wayne County Public ... MORE
Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

A grant program is on the way to help small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Area chambers of commerce are surveying their members, according to Finger Lakes News Radio, who recently spoke with Seneca County Chamber President Jeff Shipley ... MORE
Pfizer COVID vaccine clinic coming to HWS today

Pfizer COVID vaccine clinic coming to HWS today for Geneva residents

The Ontario County Health Department is teaming up with Hobart and William Smith Colleges to host a Pfizer vaccine clinic. It’s happening at the Robert A. Bristol Field House on Hamilton St. from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s open to all ... MORE
Can you get the COVID vaccine if you forget your insurance card? What if you don’t have insurance?

Can you get the COVID vaccine if you forget your insurance card? What if you don’t have insurance?

If you’ve gone through the process of making a COVID vaccine appointment lately you probably recall the things it tells you to bring. The first is pretty obvious, it’s your driver’s license or identification. This is so those working at the clinic ... MORE
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Moderna vaccine clinic coming to Yates County on Thursday

Moderna vaccine clinic coming to Yates County on Thursday

Public health officials in Yates County are holding a first shot COVID vaccine clinic on Thursday. The Moderna vaccine will be available to anyone 18 or older from 2:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. The clinic will be held at the former Gordmans ... MORE
Two Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County

Two Moderna COVID-19 vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County

There are a pair of vaccine clinics coming to Seneca County in the next few days. The first will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 at the Seneca County Health Department. At this point there are ... MORE
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Mobile vaccination sites coming to New York for farmworkers

Mobile vaccination sites coming to New York for farmworkers

Mobile vaccination sites are coming to New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The mobile vaccination effort will be led by Sun River Health. The New York Farm Bureau has been calling for this type of effort to vaccinate farm workers ... MORE
Wegmans joins others cancelling Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine appointments

Wegmans joins others cancelling Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine appointments

Following the lead of state and federal health officials Wegmans has cancelled all Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointments. There were concerns about dangerous blood clots, which were reported in six people- out of the 6.7 million doses that had been injected ... MORE
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Officials: Lots of openings still in COVID vaccine clinic in Ontario County for Wednesday

Officials: Lots of openings still in COVID vaccine clinic in Ontario County for Wednesday

The first dose Moderna COVID vaccine clinic being held at the Ontario County Highway Office on County Rd. 48 still has lots of slots open. The clinic runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday. There’s no cost or registry deadline ... MORE
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Closer look at guidance issued by NYS on graduation ceremonies

Closer look at guidance issued by NYS on graduation ceremonies

This week the state released updated guidelines on what graduation ceremonies would be allowed to look like in New York. Effective May 1, indoor and outdoor graduation and commencement ceremonies will be allowed with limited attendee capacity, depending on the event size ... MORE
Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine paused after blood clot issue

New York pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine after CDC recommendation

U.S. health officials recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after concerns about a rare, but severe blood clotting issue. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that a type of brain blood clot was ... MORE
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Up to $9,000 available for families that lost loved ones to COVID-19

Up to $9,000 available for families that lost loved ones to COVID-19

Funeral costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic are reimbursable. The latest COVID relief bill includes $2 billion for families who had to pay for funeral of a loved one during the pandemic. They can get upwards of $9,000 per funeral. The money ... MORE
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COVID vaccine side effects are common: Which ones are most frequently reported? Should you be concerned?

COVID vaccine side effects are common: Which ones are most frequently reported? Should you be concerned?

Health experts are doubling-down on messaging that the side effects associated with the COVID-19 vaccine are not serious. There have been a wide assortment of alleged side effects associated with the vaccines- whether it be the Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson & Johnson ... MORE
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Bills to have ‘full house’ at home games in 2021, but Erie country executive to require fans be vaccinated

Highmark Stadium to allow full attendance in 2021 for vaccinated Bills fans

A COVID-19 vaccination will be the difference between Buffalo Bills fans going to home games or not in the fall. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced via video conference on Tuesday that Highmark Stadium plans to have a full contingent of fans ... MORE
What happens if you get COVID between vaccine doses?

What happens if you get COVID between vaccine doses?

What happens if you get COVID-19 in-between vaccination doses? There’s a window of time to reschedule, but it doesn’t become as urgent, according to health experts because of the immunity developed during infection. The quarantine rules still apply. However, the second dose ... MORE
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