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New York launches digital pass system for proving COVID-19 vaccination or negative test

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Fully vaccinated New Yorkers can obtain a digital pass to use to gain entry to participating businesses and venues. The pass is also available to New Yorkers who have tested negative for the virus within certain time parameters.

NY expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone over age 50

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New Yorkers age 50 and over will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines beginning tomorrow at 8 a.m., Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today.

Vaccine appointments available Saturday for Riverhead residents at county center

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COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available tomorrow for Riverhead Town residents who are eligible for the vaccination because of age (60-plus) or co-morbidities.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments for three new LI sites to open at 8 a.m.

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One of the three mass vaccination sites opening Friday is at Stony Brook University's Southampton campus. The sites will vaccinate all eligible categories of individuals.

Two more Suffolk mass vaccine sites open Friday, booking starts Wednesday

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Two new mass vaccination sites will open Friday at SUNY Stony Brook’s Southampton campus and Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.

COVID-19 vaccinations: Who is eligible and how to get one

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A guide with up-to-date information on who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination n New York State and how to get one.

North Fork Breast Health Coalition launches raffle for stage IV breast cancer research fund

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The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is launching a new research fund for Stage IV metastatic breast cancer — and they’re kicking off the fundraising effort with a multi-day raffle this month.

Mobile COVID-19 testing site opens in Riverhead this week

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Statcare is opening its fourth Suffolk County pop-up testing site on Route 58 in Riverhead this week.

At ceremony, PBMC frontline workers look back on a year battling COVID

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One year after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Suffolk County, Peconic Bay Medical Center staff came together outside the hospital to remember and reflect on what they’ve been through in the battle against the virus over the past year.

New York expands vaccine eligibility to ages 60+, plans three more Long Island vaccination sites

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New York State is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include residents ages 60 or older and opening three new vaccination locations on Long Island.
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