Shots On the House: All New Yorkers Over 16 Now Eligible For Vaccination

Shots On the House: All New Yorkers Over 16 Now Eligible For Vaccination

As of today, April 6, every adult resident of the Empire State is now welcome to schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 Vaccination. In conjunction with the new eligibility, Governor Cuomo today has announced the start of the statewide “Vaccinate NY” ad campaign to encourage all New Yorkers to get vaccinated. The ads will run […]

Better Last Than Not At All: NYS DOH Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Center in Rockland Community College

Better Last Than Not At All: NYS DOH Opens Covid-19 Vaccination Center in Rockland Community College

U.S. Congressman Mondaire Jones (D) , joined by several elected officials from Rockland, on Friday, April 1, welcomed the New York State Department of Health’s new Covid-19 Vaccination Center at The Eugene Levy Fieldhouse at Rockland Community College. Rockland was and remains one of the worst hotspots of the coronavirus pandemic, but the last to […]

Rockland Receives Largest Vaccine Allocation to Date

Rockland Receives Largest Vaccine Allocation to Date

Rockland is making some much-needed progress towards a fully vaccinated population. County Executive Ed Day announced Thursday afternoon that Rockland County providers received 6,920 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine this week. The Department of Health (DOH) is expecting a shipment of 2,920 vaccines as part of the week 12 allocation. This includes 1,700 moderna vaccines, […]

Health Department to Open Covid-19 Vaccination Registration for Persons With Health Conditions

Health Department to Open Covid-19 Vaccination Registration for Persons With Health Conditions

  The Rockland County Department of Health (RCDOH) has announced that registration for the COVID-19 vaccine at the RCDOH site will open on the COVID-19 webpage for residents with qualifying comorbidities/underlying health conditions only today, March 1, at 4:00 pm. They expect the registration link to only be open for a few minutes. For up-to-date information on […]

Covid-19 Update 2/27: Infection Rates Down, County Leaders Frustrated With Vaccine Distribution

Covid-19 Update 2/27: Infection Rates Down, County Leaders Frustrated With Vaccine Distribution

New York is continuing to see a steady decline in Covid-19 cases, with the positivity rate at 4.23 percent as of Tuesday. “The decline in our hospitalization and infection rates is all thanks to the dedication New Yorkers have time and again shown to defeating this invisible enemy,” said Governor Cuomo. “As our rates continue […]

Gestational Surrogacy Legalized in New York: 2020 State of the State Proposal Signed into Law Last Year Takes Effect

Gestational Surrogacy Legalized in New York: 2020 State of the State Proposal Signed into Law Last Year Takes Effect

    By: Joe Kuhn As of today New York’s Gestational Surrogacy Law is now in effect and provides a new option for couples unable or struggling to conceive children. Originally proposed as part of the Governor’s 2020 State of the State Agenda, and signed into law as part of the State Budget, the new […]