According to Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, the county was notified today that a vaccinated Ulster County resident tested positive for the Delta strain of COVID-19, which appears to be more transmissible and likely to infect already-vaccinated individuals.
Wondering where you can get your first vaccine dose? As of Wednesday afternoon, May 12 you can go to: State-run
Ulster County’s active cases fell by 40 percent over the weekend.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan said today that the new state-run Covid-19 vaccination site at the Ulster County Fairgrounds in
Marist College in Poughkeepsie is one of three locations chosen to administer 3,500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19
It seems that after a frustratingly slow start, vaccine production is finally picking up, and the results are filtering down the local level.
The bell rang but I didn’t hear it. I’d been vaccinated — the first shot — and I was verklempt. Maybe I’d survive.
Vaccine appointments are about as scarce as rolls of toilet paper were last year. Still, each week Ulster County has been receiving more than 1000 doses through the state and the federal government recently started sending doses directly to pharmacies. Eventually, anyone who wants a vaccine will have the opportunity to get one. But when?
Seniors, who face the highest risk of death from Covid-19, have thus far confronted the most convoluted process for signing up for a vaccine, needing to navigate among various local pharmacies, each with its own way of doing things. But next week, thanks to expanded eligibility, Ulster County residents of any age who have an underlying condition will have the option to be vaccinated at one of the two county-run sites in Kingston and Ellenville, which have a single, relatively straight-forward signup and notification process.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan said today that an Ulster County resident has tested positive for the UK strain of