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Pennsylvania dropping vaccine provider map in favor of feds’

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is doing away with its own map of vaccine providers and says people looking for a COVID-19 shot should go to the federal government’s provider map. The state Health Department said Friday it will use vaccines.gov as its mapping source effective immediately. That…

Tioga County to deliver vaccines to residents

(WBNG) — The Tioga County Health Department says it will deliver the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals. In order to qualify for vaccine delivery, you must meet at least one of the following eligibility criteria: Individual with a disability and requires in-home assistanceIndividual that uses medical…

Vaccines on Demand: Broome County starts new way to get vaccinated

(WBNG) — Broome County announced Wednesday that it will deliver vaccines on demand. County officials say in order to receive a vaccine on demand, you’ll need to fill out a form and submit your information. Then, the Broome County Health Department will work with you to set up a vaccine pod at your…

Biden aims for vaccinating 70% of adult Americans by July 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one dose to 70% of adult Americans by July 4. This comes as the administration pushes to make it easier for people to get shots and to bring the country closer to normalcy. The…

AP source: US to shift vaccines amid waning demand

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration will begin shifting how it allocates COVID-19 shots to states, moving doses from states with lower demand to those with a stronger interest in vaccines, an administration official said. The change away from a strict by-population allocation comes as…

New York

What to know about New York’s pandemic restrictions

NEW YORK (WBNG) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that “most” restrictions on places like restaurants will be lifted May 19 with caveats. The state made the announcement along with the states of New Jersey and Connecticut, saying the restrictions are being lifted in the tri-state…

Concern grows as vaccine demand dwindles

SUSQUEHANNA, PA (WBNG) — Barnes-Kasson Hospital has been a key site for residents in rural Susquehanna County to get vaccinated. At first, it was an issue about getting enough doses for the thousands of people on their waiting list. Now it’s an issue of finding enough people who are willing to use…

Union-Endicott High School hold first vaccination clinic for students

UNION ENDICOTT (WBNG) — A vaccination clinic is open for eligible Union-Endicott High School Students. The clinic at the high school’s small gym is set to receive its first doses tomorrow, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This clinic is the last date that students can receive the first dose of the…

Garnar updates Broome County vaccine situation

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar held his weekly news conference to discuss the coronavirus pandemic and the vaccine situation in the county. He said that while cases are going down, there’s still concern as many of the cases in the county are being found in people 40-years…

Chenango County officials urge residents to get vaccinated

CHENANGO CO. (WBNG) — Officials are finding ways to encourage people to get vaccinated. Those from the Chenango County Health Department tell 12 News roughly 40% of residents have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, but that number doesn’t account for the population that is not yet eligible…

What to do if you were vaccinated outside of New York

CANDOR (WBNG) — Pat Sweeney is a Candor resident who went to Sayre, Penn. to get his vaccine. On Monday, he became fully vaccinated after receiving his second dose two weeks prior. He said he went to try and get his Excelsior Pass, but after inputting all the necessary information, the state told…

Some state-ran vaccine sites to accept 60+-year-olds for walk-ins

(WBNG) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that beginning April 23, some vaccination sites in New York State will accept walk-in appointments. The walk-in appointments will be available for people who are 60-years-old or older. The state-run vaccination site at 10 Gannett Dr. in Johnson…

WATCH: Gov. Wolf to tour Guthrie mass vaccination site

SAYRE, Pa. (WBNG) — Governor Tom Wolf will be in Sayre, Pa. Wednesday to visit a mass vaccination clinic. The vaccination clinic is at the Guthrie Health Vaccination Site at 2900 Elmira St. The governor’s officer says Wolf he will discuss vaccine hesitancy and encourage Pennsylvania residents to…

Broome County has Pfizer vaccine appointments available. Details here

(WBNG) — Broome County officials announced Wednesday that the health department has appointments for the Pfizer vaccine available. Appointments are avalable for April 15, 16, 19 and 20 at the SUNY Broome Ice Center at 907 Upper Front St. at the North College Drive entrance in the Town of…

Reminder: Broome County cancels J&J vaccine appointments

(WBNG) — Broome County officials have canceled Johnson & Johnson vaccine appointments at the SUNY Broome Ice Center and American Legion Post 1700 in West Endicott for Wednesday. County officials made the decision Tuesday following recommendations from the CDC and the FDA to pause the use of…

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