See The CNY Tri-County COVID Report Card And Local Vaccine Clinics
As the summer wears on and people continue to gather, you may be wondering what the COVID-19 case numbers are for our tri-county region here in Central New York. Below is a report card of how we're doing when it comes to the spread of the virus.
Looking at COVID-19 case numbers reported by The Otsego County Department of Health (7/24): it's looking like we continue to win the war on the coronavirus. There was 1 new confirmed case Saturday with no current hospitalizations for persons with complications from the virus. There are currently only 3 known active cases in the county with a total of 63 COVID-19 related deaths. The Health Dept. has a COVID-19 dashboard with daily updates for the latest information.
Vaccine clinic for anyone 12 and older:
This first dose of the Pfizer vaccine clinic will be held this Wednesday, July 29 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Meadows Office Complex just outside of Cooperstown. The second dose will be administered on August 4. Registration for this clinic is required. To find out more and register, click here.
Delaware County Health officials have an update from the week ending 7/22 (updates are once per week), reporting 8 new cases for the week 7/15 - 7/22. For that week it was reported that there were 9 active cases and no people hospitalized. The total number of deaths related to coronavirus complications is 52. Go to delawarecountypublichealth.com/covid-19/#Dash to access the Delaware County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard.
- For COVID-19 vaccine information, county health officials recommend visiting www.nyuhs.org/southerntiervax.
Pharmacies are currently designated to vaccinate those currently eligible. Below are local pharmacies administering the vaccine:
Browns Pharmacy in Deposit- www.brownsrxdeposit.com/covidvaccine
CVS in Margaretville www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine
Walgreens in Sidney, Delhi, Stamford- www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19?ban=covid_vaccine_landing_schedule
In Chenango County, the health department reported on Tuesday, July 20, that at that time, there were 6 active cases in the county with 1 hospitalization, and a total of 77 deaths related to the virus.
The Chenango County Health Department now has COVID-19 vaccinations in their clinics and appointments are required. Anyone aged 12 and older in New York State is eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. For those age 18 and older, there's a choice to receive the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen single-dose, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccine. When scheduling an appointment for a clinic, check the type of vaccine being administered at that clinic for anyone under 18 years of age.
Please call 607-337-1660 for an appointment time during one of the following clinic days:
July 30: J&J / Janssen
August 6: Moderna
August 13: Pfizer
August 20: Pfizer
August 27: Pfizer
For those who are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, visit www.co.chenango.ny.us/public-health/nursing/covid19.php to find information on the latest clinics available. Those who wish to receive the vaccine need to register online.
Below is a list of resources for vaccines for those 12 and older:
NYS Am I eligible site: am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov
Or call 1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)
For UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital you may call 607-337-4888
For BASSETT you may call the information line at 605-547-5555 or visit Bassett.org.
If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19 CLICK HERE to learn what to do next.
To find a COVID-19 testing site near you visit coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-testing.
To get information about COVID-19 vaccination distribution, CLICK HERE.