CT Vaccine Rollout: 16 and up now eligible to register | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access was granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults were also able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts on

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CT Vaccine Rollout: 16 and up can register April 1 | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access will be granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults will be able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts

Read More

CT Vaccine Rollout: 16+ can register April 1 | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access will be granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults will be able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts

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Will the COVID vaccine rollout mean a return for Vt. concerts, fairs, festivals?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Gov. Phil Scott says he hopes Vermont can return to normal by July 4. But big events and concerts take months of planning. So is there still enough time to line some up for this spring and summer?

Current guidelines only allow up to two unvaccinated people or households to gather at one time. A concert or festival could never meet that standard. But with neighboring

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The healthcare workers watching from afar as rich countries begin vaccine rollout

The 46-year-old emergency specialist manages intensive care units (ICUs) at the Cardiovascular Hospital in Soacha, a working-class suburb of Colombia’s capital Bogotá. Since the pandemic began, he says he has seen the number of healthcare workers under his watch dwindle, even as the hospital expands its ICU to confront a relentless second wave of cases.

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List: With weekly doses expected to increase, here’s where RI cities and towns stand with the vaccine rollout

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Rhode Island is looking into having some of the state’s pre-existing testing COVID-19 locations double as vaccination sites, 12 News has learned.

This announcement comes as the number of weekly doses the state receives increased Tuesday from 14,000 initial doses to 16,000.

“It’s very exciting and every little bit helps,” Dr. Philip Chan from the R.I. Department of Health said.

More weekly doses means more available

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When can I get my COVID-19 vaccine in Southern California? The rollout is speeding up

Los Angeles, CA - January 15: Dr. Richard Dang, right, Assistant professor USC School of Pharmacy administers COVID-19 vaccine to Ashley Van Dyke as mass-vaccination of healthcare workers takes place at Dodger Stadium on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Richard Dang, right, administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Ashley Van Dyke as a mass-vaccination of healthcare workers takes place at Dodger Stadium on Friday in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)

After days of confusion, Los Angeles County officials on Monday offered some more clarity on when older people could get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced last week that people 65 and older were eligible for vaccinations.

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Expanded COVID-19 vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problems

The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

Mississippi’s Health Department stopped taking new appointments the same day it began accepting them because of a “monumental surge” in requests. People had to wait hours to book vaccinations through a state website or a toll-free number Tuesday and

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Florida Vaccine Rollout Turns Into a Free-for-All

People queue for COVID-19 vaccinations at a sports complex in Fort Myers, Fla., Dec. 29, 2020. (Octavio Jones/The New York Times)
People queue for COVID-19 vaccinations at a sports complex in Fort Myers, Fla., Dec. 29, 2020. (Octavio Jones/The New York Times)

MIAMI — Linda Kleindienst Bruns registered for a coronavirus vaccine in late December, on the first day the health department in Tallahassee, Florida, opened for applications for people her age. Despite being 72, with her immune system suppressed by medication that keeps her breast cancer in remission, she spent

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‘It Became Sort of Lawless’: Florida Vaccine Rollout Turns Into a Free-for-All

MIAMI — Linda Kleindienst Bruns registered for a coronavirus vaccine in late December, on the first day the health department in Tallahassee, Fla., opened for applications for people her age. Despite being 72, with her immune system suppressed by medication that keeps her breast cancer in remission, she spent days waiting to hear back about an appointment.

“It’s so disorganized,” she said. “I was hoping the system would be set

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