February 17th, 2021

Another person has died of a COVID-19 related complications.

To date Delaware County Public Health has vaccinated 613 people.

For information about vaccinations go to https://www.nyuhs.org/southerntiervax

For information on the 7 day rolling average go to https://forward.ny.gov/percentage-positive-results-county-dashboard

Delaware County Public Health will continue to vaccinate 1B essential workers, additionally beginning the week of February 15, 2021 public health will be vaccinating people 65 and older with comorbidities.

People over the age 65 can call Office for the Aging at 607-832-5750 to schedule an appointment at a Public Health Clinic.

Vaccine will continue to be available for people over 65 at pharmacies and state mass vaccination sites.

Employers in Delaware County seeking COVID-19 vaccinations for their staff that are listed in Phase 1B can email their contact information to Delaware County Public Health at dcph@co.delaware.ny.us

Hospitals and state mass vaccination sites are vaccinating individuals with comorbidities.

For more information about Phases 1A and 1B: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution…

Limited amounts of COVID-19 vaccine are available for New York’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program. The amount of vaccine the state receives is based upon the allocation made to New York by the federal government. The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) then determines state allocations to providers and entities who have enrolled to administer vaccine. New York State Department of Health is directing vaccination sites/clinics/health care providers to adhere to the following vaccine prioritization beginning February 15, 2021:

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/…/covid19guidanceforf…

Pharmacies are designated to vaccinate 65 and older  Vaccine is being distributed directly to the pharmacies from the federal government.  Please call your local pharmacy and check websites to see when they will be receiving vaccine.

CVS in Margaretville has limited vaccine continue to go back to the link and check periodically https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine

Walgreens in Sidney, Delhi, Stamford have limited vaccine available go to the link provided to schedule an appointment  https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19?ban=covid_vaccine_landing_schedule

NEW YORK STATE COVID-19 VACCINATION HOTLINE

1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)

The COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline is open 7AM – 10PM, 7 days week, to help New Yorkers determine if they are eligible and schedule vaccination appointments.

https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine#phase-1a—phase-1b

Heather Warner

Public Health Programs Manager

99 Main St

Delhi, NY 13753

607-832-5200