Tri-County COVID-19 Cases And Vaccine Update March 29
Looking at COVID-19 case numbers reported by The Otsego County Department of Health (3/28): there were 25 new confirmed cases Sunday with 5 people currently hospitalized with complications from the virus. There are currently 183 known active cases in the county with a total of 55 COVID-19 related deaths. The Health Dept. has a COVID-19 dashboard with daily updates for the latest information.
To stay up to date on vaccine clinics in Otsego County, visit www.bassett.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine. There is a New York State and Bassett Healthcare mass vaccination site at SUNY Oneonta for anyone currently eligible. Anyone 50 and older is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Go to the Bassett link above to start the process of scheduling your vaccine appointment.
Delaware County Health officials have an update from Friday (3/26), reporting 19 new cases that day. At that time, there were 132 active cases and 11 people hospitalized. The total number of deaths related to coronavirus complications is at 45. Go to delawarecountypublichealth.com/covid-19/#Dash to access the Delaware County Public Health COVID-19 dashboard.
- To see if you are eligible go covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/phased-distribution-vaccine.
- Registration is open at the SUNY Oneonta mass vaccination site, to register go to am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov.
- For COVID-19 vaccine information, county health officials recommend visiting www.nyuhs.org/southerntiervax.
Pharmacies are designated to vaccinate 50 and older, people with underlying health conditions and teachers. 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
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 3/26 on their facebook page. At that time, the health department was reporting 104 active cases, 5 hospitalizations related to the virus, and the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 complications are currently at 64. 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 COVID19@co.chenango.ny.us.
Chenango County Health officials posted this information on getting vaccines for those 50 and older:
To learn about upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics, visit www.co.chenango.ny.us/public-health where you can register to receive your vaccine.
Below is a list of resources for vaccines for those 50 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)
Chenango County waitlist for those in 1A and 1B/ including age 50 Plus group:
Email name, D.O.B, address, phone number and eligibility criteria to
COVID19@co.chenango.ny.us Or call 337-1660 to get on their other waiting list for those without email/ internet or computers.
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.
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