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January 18, 2021

A twenty-first person has died of Covid-19 related complications. *ALERT: The Federal Government determines how much vaccine New York State receives.  The Federal Government has only given New York approximately 250,000 vaccines/week for over 7 million people who are eligible – as a result supply is very limited* Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and…

January 15th, 2021 Update

ALERT: The Federal Government determines how much vaccine New York State receives.  The Federal Government has only given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines/week for over 7 million people who are eligible – as a result supply is very limited. Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and through local health departments statewide – please contact your…

January 14, 2021 Update

ALERT: The Federal Government determines how much vaccine New York State receives.  The Federal Government has only given New York approximately 300,000 vaccines/week for over 7 million people who are eligible – as a result supply is very limited. Vaccines are available at pharmacies, hospitals and through local health departments statewide – please contact your…

January 13, 2021 Update

Vaccination is underway for 1a and 1b priority population groups. It will take about 14 weeks to vaccinate the population eligible in phases 1a and 1b. For an updated list of who is eligible to receive the COVID vaccine please go to covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov. From this site complete the Am I Eligible? Link to check your…

Covid-19 Vaccination Immunization Page

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Vaccination THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING of our community is our top priority. Delaware County Public Health is working closely with community partners to prevent and respond to the evolving novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Vaccination is underway for 1a and 1b priority population groups. It will take…

January 12, 2021 Update

An eighteenth person has died of Covid-19 related complications.   Hospitals in the area can vaccinate people from 1A and 1B. NYSDOH is requesting hospitals concentrate on 1A, but can vaccinate 1B as well- people can be directed to use the Are you eligible website to find locations.  https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/   Pharmacies are vaccinating people over…

January 11, 2021 Updates

A seventeenth person died of Covid-19 related complications. Most hospitals in the area are vaccinating 1a and 1b, call the facility or go their website for more information.  Vaccination sites can request vaccine weekly. Check back with the facility periodically because slots could open up with cancellations or the facility may receive more vaccine.    Delaware…

January 5, 2020 Eligible New Yorker’s in Phase 1A

Eligible New Yorker’s in Phase 1A are: High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff) Residents and staff at nursing homes and other congregate care facilities Federally Qualified Health Center employees EMS workers Coroners, medical examiners and certain funeral workers Staff and residents at OPWDD, OMH and OASAS facilities Urgent Care providers…

Information about the Phased Covid Distribution Plan

For more information about the Phased Covid Distribution Plan go to https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine The first New Yorker’s to receive the vaccine as part of Phase 1 will be: High-risk hospital workers (emergency room workers, ICU staff and Pulmonary Department staff) Nursing home residents and staff Federally Qualified Health Center employees EMS workers Coroners, medical examiners and…

November 23, 2020

Delaware County Public Health was informed by Broome County Health Department of a Broome County resident employed by the Old Bat Factory, 593 W Main St, Hancock, NY 13783 tested positive for COVID-19. The employee worked on Friday, November 13th 10am-5pm and Saturday, November 14th 5am-11pm. People who went to the Old Bat Factory on…