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Office of Mental Health Vaccination Program in partnership with the Office of Addiction Services and Supports Has Administered 70,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to Clients and Staff

A significant milestone in the effort to remove barriers and vaccinate vulnerable New Yorkers A vaccination program developed and managed by the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH) in partnership with the Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS), has administered more than 70,000 COVID-19 vaccines to clients and staff of the two agencies, as More »


Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Expanded Use Authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

“Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include people ages 12 to 15. This is an encouraging step in the ongoing battle against this global pandemic. “As we have with the authorization of each COVID-19 vaccine and subsequent changes, we will use science and data to More »


Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY and CUNY Boards to Require Vaccinations for All Students Attending In-Person Classes This Fall

Governor Encourages All Private Colleges to Require Vaccinations  112,150 Doses Administered in the Last 24 Hours  Nearly 1.1 Million Doses Administered Over Past Seven Days  Vaccine Dashboard Updated Daily on the State’s Vaccine Program Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on May 10th announced the SUNY and CUNY boards will require proof of vaccination for all students attending in-person classes this More »


Alzheimer’s Association Education Programs Intended for Caregivers and Individuals Living with Dementia

Spring 2021 Caregiver Education Series – Alzheimer’s Association Central NY Chapter partnered with their sister chapters in New York to present a series of education programs and conferences, featuring expert speakers and engaging topics to education and empower caregivers. Learn more and register today. Call 800.272.3900 or click the program link to register and receive More »


Governor Cuomo Provides May 9, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 1.45%—Lowest Since October 28; 34 Straight Days of Decline Hospitalizations Drop to 2,024—Lowest Since November 15; Down 511 Over Past Week 7-Day Average Hospitalizations Drop to 2,339—Lowest Since November 21; 38 Straight Days of Decline ICU Patients Drop to 511—Lowest Since November 21 Intubations Drop to 317—Lowest Since More »


Syracuse Mayor Walsh, Wegmans and Destiny USA Teamed Up for Pop-Up Vaccination Site


Pop Up Site had special incentives for Destiny shoppers, designed to bring awareness to getting the Covid-19 Vaccine In the spacious Canyon area of Destiny USA made a special announcement in support of vaccines to fight COVID-19. To make vaccines more accessible to the community, Destiny USA partnered with New York State and Wegmans Pharmacy More »


Governor Cuomo Provides May 7, 2021 Update to New Yorkers on State’s Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

Statewide Positivity Rate Drops to 1.22%—Lowest Since October 22 Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 1.53%—Lowest Since October 30; 32 Straight Days of Decline Hospitalizations Drop to 2,264—Lowest Since November 17; Down 573 Over Past Week ICU Patients Drop to 571—Lowest Since November 23 Intubations Drop to 354—Lowest Since November 30 25 COVID-19 Deaths More »



Governor Cuomo Announces Lowest Single-Day COVID-19 Positivity Rate Since October 22

Statewide Positivity Rate Drops to 1.27% Statewide 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 1.62%—Lowest Since November 3 Western New York’s 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops to 2.82%—Every Region of New York State Below 3 Percent for First Time Since November 5 Hospitalizations Drop to 2,335—Lowest Since November 18; Down 599 Over Past Week ICU Patients More »