How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Michigan

Feb. 24—As Michigan surpasses inoculating half a million residents, many are wondering how, and when, they can secure their own doses.

While the state has for weeks been focused on healthcare workers, long-term care residents and staff, people 65 and older, front-line essential workers, childcare and K-12 staff, eligibility is expected to open up to a larger number of Michiganians.

For example, employees in the food processing and agricultural industries

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List: RI cities, towns launching COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Some Rhode Island municipalities are updating their COVID-19 vaccine information as the state expands its eligibility.

While most cities and towns are still working to get residents 75 and older vaccinated, people 65 and older are now able to sign up for an appointment at state-run clinics and select CVS and Walgreens locations.

To make an appointment at the state-run site, visit VaccinateRI.org or call (844)

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No internet, no email. SC’s rural residents are struggling to get COVID-19 vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccine has been hard to come by in Barnwell County.

The small rural county of about 21,000 people on the state’s western border has one of the highest per capita rates of coronavirus infection in South Carolina and is one of eight counties in the state without a hospital.

Until this week, only one vaccine provider in the county outside the local health department had even received any

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When and where can I get COVID-19 vaccine in RI?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the R.I. Department of Health will release a registration link and phone number for eligible residents to book an appointment at one of the state’s mass vaccination sites.

The first two of those sites, located at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence and the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, are scheduled to open on Thursday.

Currently, people in the 75-and-older

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COVID-19 puts Amache camp’s national park pursuit in limbo

DENVER (AP) — At first, the trip unfolded as just an academic tracing of family history.

John Tonai had for years heard the stories from his father, Minoru, about the Amache internment camp in southeastern Colorado, where the U.S. government transported thousands of Japanese Americans from California and held them behind barbed wire and guard posts for three years during World War II. The family lore became a constant soundtrack … Read More

COVID-19 rate drops to summer levels in Illinois counties

Illinois will soon expand eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include people with high-risk medical conditions and disabilities, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday.

The state is currently in Phase 1B of its vaccination program, which includes people 65 years and older, frontline essential workers and inmates. Starting Feb. 25, the state is expanding 1B to cover those more at risk of becoming seriously ill or dying from COVID-19. Those individuals

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R.I. seniors left frustrated by COVID-19 vaccine registration process

Lori DeLancey lives in Tennessee and spent the weekend trying to book an appointment for her 75-year-old mom, who has multiple comorbidities and lives in Smithfield, R.I. DeLancey logged in to the CVS vaccine portal just after midnight Saturday night and the registration form was not yet available.

She logged in again at 8:22 a.m. Sunday and filled out a registration form that consisted of a few pages’ worth of

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New COVID-19 vaccination super site to open at UCSD in La Jolla

Appointments are available on the UC San Diego campus for those that wish to get vaccinated.

SAN DIEGO — UC San Diego Health will open a new COVID-19 site on Monday, February 8, at its on-campus Recreation, Intramural and Athletic Complex (RIMAC) in La Jolla on Hopkins Drive.

The La Jolla site will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, although it will open just after noon for

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14 L.A. Valentine’s Day ideas to consider amid COVID-19

Times art directors Martina Ibáñez-Baldor and Micah Fluellen contributed to this story.

Time in a pandemic moves like college: slow and stressful in the moment, but gone in a flash. If you looked up (like us) and Valentine’s Day was closing in fast, no worries — we rounded up COVID-safe date ideas in and around Los Angeles for you. That means at home, outdoors or — for our long-distance lovers

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Residents get help in registering for COVID-19 vaccine | News



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Village of Los Lunas Fire Chief John Gabaldon, center, helps residents sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations. Gabaldon said his primary concern is people who only have landlines falling through the cracks if they can’t be reached for a vaccine appointment.



LOS LUNAS — Hours before the vaccine registration event began, people were lined up in the cold outside the Daniel Fernandez Recreation Center in

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Rollback of some COVID-19 restrictions gives hope to Hudson County bars and restaurants

On a normal Super Bowl Sunday, the Madd Hatter sports bar in Hoboken is packed.

The Washington Street bar, whose website advertises “40+ big screen TVs” and “projection TVs surrounding our enormous island bar,” normally hosts about 350 people for the big game.

“I mean, we’re slammed,” said Abe Ruales, Madd Hatter’s general manager.

This year, things are different. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the bar’s staff is

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UT Austin launches program to make COVID-19 testing more accessible

Through mobile testing units, the University of Texas at Austin has a goal of making testing more accessible for students who are remote learning in the Austin area.

“These testing sites are important because it helps us protect the campus and it helps

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Second Case of British COVID-19 Variant Reported in LA County

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Los Angeles County has reported 6,918 new cases of COVID-19 and 316 additional deaths, while health officials also confirmed the second local case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 first discovered in the United Kingdom, and four additional cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

The B.1.1.7 specimen, submitted by a clinical facility, was sequenced as

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Second Case of COVID-19 Variant Reported in L.A. County

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Los Angeles County reported 6,918 new cases of COVID-19 and 316 additional deaths Saturday, as health officials also confirmed the second local case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 first discovered in the United Kingdom, and four additional cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

The B.1.1.7 specimen, submitted by a clinical facility, was sequenced as part of routine surveillance by the county’s Public Health Laboratory. The

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COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available Next Week in L.A. County

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Health officials said Saturday that COVID-19 vaccination appointments for next week are available in Los Angeles County for those who qualify.

For county residents seeking their first dose, “appointments from February 1 -7 are now available at VaccinateLACounty.com,” the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health tweeted. “Residents will be able to book their first and second dose appointments at the same time.

Officials said email confirmations

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Idaho’s daily COVID-19 case average down nearly 70%

Idaho has gone seven consecutive days reporting less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases per day.

As of Tuesday, the state’s seven-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases reached its lowest point since early October, at 534.4 cases per day. The seven-day average has dropped by 67.6% since its peak of 1,650.3 cases per day on Dec. 10.

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the state’s seven public health

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Giving second COVID-19 vaccine shots may reduce supply for people seeking first dose

Officials across Southern California are opening more sites to administer coronavirus vaccine. But there are concerns that the shortage in vaccine doses could worsen before it gets better.

Authorities have said the biggest problem right now is getting enough vaccine to meet demand. At current rates, it could be June before Californians 65 and over are fully vaccinated. And full vaccination in places like L.A. County might not be possible

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COVID-19 vaccinations now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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Triumph and heartbreak as thousands line up, desperate for COVID-19 vaccine

Patricia Reber walked out of the vaccine clinic at L.A.’s Lincoln Park pumping her arms overhead like a champion. A friend told the 80-year-old she had waited four hours for a shot at Dodger Stadium, but Reber was in and out within 30 minutes.

“This was wonderful,” Reber said from beneath a Kobe Bryant face mask. “I think they’ve done the best they can with the lack of federal help.”

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COVID-19 vaccines now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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