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COVID-19 vaccine

All NY state-run mass vaccination sites to offer walk-in shots to all residents age 16 and up

All New York State mass vaccination sites will be open for walk-in vaccinations as of Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today. Local health departments have the option to offer vaccines without appointments as of Thursday also, he said.

New York State, Suffolk County halt Johnson & Johnson vaccinations after federal health officials reveal rare blood clots in young women

State and local health officials have paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after six women between the ages of 18 and 48 developed a rare blood clotting condition after receiving the vaccine. One woman died another is in critical condition.

PBMC vaccinates its first teenager

Peconic Bay Medical Center vaccinated its first teenager Wednesday afternoon, college-bound Riverhead High School senior Imani Thomas.

As vaccine reaches one in three Suffolk residents, health officials express concern over high daily COVID-19 caseloads

As of April 5, one in three residents in both Suffolk County and New York State have now received their first dose, and nearly one in five residents have been fully inoculated.

New York expands COVID vaccine eligibility to ages 30+ tomorrow, opens to everyone over 16 next week

New Yorkers 30 and older can begin to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments and start getting vaccinated as of tomorrow at 8 a.m., Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this afternoon. Eligibility will be universal to all New Yorkers 16 and older on April 6.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.