Tompkins County received an allocation of 2,170 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of April 12. The 2,170 doses are being made available to all eligible individuals and appointment links have been sent through the Tompkins County COVID-19 Vaccine Registry. The allocation received thi…
The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is sharing information regarding the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently recommending that out of an abundance of caution, the use of J&J vaccine be paused following six…
Cayuga Health System and Tompkins County Health Department are hosting a college student vaccination day for students from Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College on April 15 at the mall vaccination site.
Tompkins County received an initial allocation of 2,200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of April 5, with 600 additional doses subsequently allocated by the regional vaccination hub. 2,500 doses are being made available to all eligible individuals and appointment links have been se…
The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announced a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be held at Lehman Alternative Community School (LACS) on Ithaca’s West Hill Saturday, April 10, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m; 200 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are being designated for individuals who liv…
ITHACA, NY -- Cornell University announced that intends to require vaccination for students returning to its Ithaca, Geneva and Cornell Tech campuses for the fall semester. Medical and religious exemptions will be accommodated, but “the expectation will be that our campuses and classrooms wi…
OurBus is expanding service to an additional vaccination site near Syracuse. The route begins running on Sunday April 4t and will depart from Downtown Ithaca with stops at Cortland, Syracuse University, and the New York State Fairgrounds.
Tompkins County received an allocation of 2,770 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of March 29. All 2,770 doses are designated for individuals who meet the eligibility guidelines as they were on March 29, including individuals aged 50 and over. The Tompkins County Health Department (…
COVID vaccine eligibility will expand to people ages 30+ beginning Tuesday, March 30 according to an announcement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo also said that eligibility will expand to everyone 16+ on April 6.
Tompkins County received an allocation of 1,770 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of March 22. All 1,770 doses are designated for essential workers in phases 1A and 1B. The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) will use the COVID-19 vaccine registry to communicate appointment lin…
The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is alerting residents to an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in the County. As of March 22, TCHD is reporting 150 active COVID-19 cases in Tompkins County, up from a low of 76 active cases on March 2. TCHD is reporting that a majority o…
Tompkins County received an allocation of 1,970 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for the week of March 15. 1,170 doses are designated for individuals with comorbidities and 800 doses are designated for phase 1a and 1b essential workers. The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) has used the …
On March 9, New York State announced that eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine has expanded to include all individuals aged 60+ starting on March 10, and the following essential workers starting on March 17:
Tompkins County received a total of 1,170 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine for the week of March 8. Of the 1,170 doses, 700 are designated for phase 1B essential workers and 470 for individuals with comorbidities. The doses for 1B essential workers will no longer be separated out by industry …
In response to needs for transportation to COVID-19 vaccine appointments, a coalition of Tompkins County transportation providers and planners, in collaboration with Tompkins County emergency management and health officials have worked with OurBus to provide regular, no-cost direct bus servi…
The Tompkins County Health Department is publishing a link for individuals aged 65 and over to register for a vaccine appointment on Friday, March 5 (tomorrow). If you are under 65 and register, you will be turned away at the vaccination site. TCHD has sent a link to all 65+ individuals on t…
ITHACA, NY -- The Health Department received notification of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 and was a patron at Planet Fitness during the following dates and times when they could have infected others. The Health Department was notified of a different individual who tested po…
ITHACA, NY -- The Health Department received notification of an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 and worked at Chili’s during the following dates and times when they could have infected others.
The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) is announcing a new COVID-19 Vaccine Registry for the community. The registry will collect information from currently eligible individuals and allow TCHD to communicate directly with those who are eligible when doses become available.
For the first time, the county COVID-19 town hall update felt optimistic. Cases are going down, vaccines are coming in and more than 6,700 people have been fully vaccinated so far. Even with the loss of 1,100 vaccines due to weather-related transportation issues, Health Director Frank Kruppa…
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