The Otsego County Department of Health is reporting the 56th death due to coronavirus-related complications. Due to privacy laws, no information was released regarding the person's name, gender or age. Looking at COVID-19 case numbers reported by The Otsego County Department of Health (4/13): there were 27 new confirmed cases yesterday with 9 people currently hospitalized with complications from the virus.  There are currently 138 known active cases in the county with a total of 56 COVID-19 related deaths. The Health Dept. has a COVID-19 dashboard with daily updates for the latest information.

In state vaccine related news, New York State is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while an investigation proceeds into blood clots that occurred in a few individuals who received that vaccine 6 to 13 days after the shot was administered according to Governor Cuomo's Office.

To stay up to date on vaccine clinics in Otsego County, visit and There is a New York State and Bassett Healthcare mass vaccination site at SUNY Oneonta for anyone currently eligible. Anyone 16 and older is now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. CLICK HERE to start the process of scheduling your vaccine appointment. You can also call for an appointment at 1-833-697-4829.

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Delaware County Health officials have an update from yesterday (4/13), reporting 6 new cases. At that time, there were 113 active cases and 17 people hospitalized. The total number of deaths related to coronavirus complications is at 46. Go to to access the Delaware County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard.

Delaware County Public Health announced a first-dose only COVID-19 vaccination clinic takes place this Thursday, April 15 at the A.O. Fox Tri-Town Campus on Pearl St. W. in Sidney. Hours are from 9:30 a.m. until 3:40 p.m. CLICK HERE to register. Walk-ins will not be accepted. This is the Moderna vaccine so only those 18 and older can participate. Do not register unless you meet the current eligibility.

- To see if you are eligible go
- Registration is open at the SUNY Oneonta mass vaccination site, to register go to
- For COVID-19 vaccine information, county health officials recommend visiting

Pharmacies are currently designated to vaccinate 16 and older. Below are local pharmacies administering the vaccine:

Browns Pharmacy in Deposit- 

CVS in Margaretville

Walgreens in Sidney, Delhi, Stamford-

Additional assistance with getting a vaccine is available to New Yorkers through the NY 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.

In Chenango County, the health department reported new COVID-19 stats for the period of 4/10 to 4-12 on their facebook page. At that time, the health department was reporting 119 active cases, 7 hospitalizations related to the virus, and the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 complications are currently at 68. For those who are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and want to get on the county's wait list, send an email with your name, date of birth, address, phone number and eligibility criteria to

Chenango County Health officials posted this information on getting vaccines for those 16 and older:
To learn about upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics, visit where you can register to receive your vaccine.

Below is a list of resources for vaccines for those 16 and older:

NYS Am I eligible site:
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

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

To get information about COVID-19 vaccination distribution, CLICK HERE.


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