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When will Ulster County residents be vaccinated?

When will Ulster County residents be vaccinated?

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?

Ulster seniors face difficulty navigating vaccination process

Ulster seniors face difficulty navigating vaccination process

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 getting fewer vaccines this week than last

Ulster getting fewer vaccines this week than last

Ulster County will get fewer vaccines this week than it did last week, and all the appointments at the county-run Covid-19 vaccination site at Kingston High School are spoken for, said County Executive Pat Ryan earlier today. Calling the vaccine rollout “frustratingly slow,” Ryan said the federal government was at fault for not distributing vaccines faster.