New York City,

NYC to offer all residents house-call COVID-19 vaccines

New York City residents can now get inoculated against COVID-19 from the comfort of their own home, Mayor Bill de Blasio said June 23. "Anyone who's sitting out here and thinking, 'Wow, I'm ready, but I'd rather the vaccine be done right here in my home,' go to, fill out the request and we'll send the vaccinators to your door," Mr. de Blasio said.
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Holy Name First in US to Offer Secure, Forgery-Proof Vaccination Records

Holy Name Medical Center, based in Northern New Jersey, announced its partnership with global security firm SICPA, with U.S. headquarters in Springfield, VA, to provide the CERTUS® myHealth Pass digital solution to its patients, including those receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at its Teaneck and West New York Vaccination Centers. Holy Name is the first healthcare center in the United States to offer this secure digital platform to its patients, specifically designed to provide forgery-proof medical records that meet the highest levels of data security and personal privacy protection.
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Essex County, NJPosted by
NJ Spotlight

Blue mobile ‘triplets’ and COVID ambassadors target vaccine holdouts

State's goal is to educate and convince more people to roll up their sleeves. On Thursday, a big, blue Rapid Mobile Response van wheeled into Irvington Park in Essex County. The van is one of the “triplets,” three public health vans being deployed by New Jersey’s Department of Health to bring COVID-19 vaccines into communities. Canvassers fanned out across the lawns to promote this latest COVID-19 pop-up vaccination site. But this one was different; it was organized by a newly-appointed county COVID ambassador tasked with convincing the many vaccine holdouts in Essex County to roll up their sleeves for a shot.
Fair Lawn, NJDaily Journal

Vaccinated yet vulnerable: Rare breakthrough COVID case takes NJ transplant recipient's life

Joan Barrows had come close to death once and was saved by a lung transplant. When COVID surged into New Jersey last year, she was determined to survive. The Fair Lawn woman wore masks, donned gloves, and kept her distance from friends and relatives, forgoing the family holidays she loved. She added new precautions to an already strict regimen that included multiple medications daily to prevent rejection of the lung she had received in 2010.
New York City, NYPosted by
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Canada Is Lifting Its Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated Travelers

As of July 5th, Canada will no longer require a 14-day quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers entering the country. This week, the government of Canada announced new travel restrictions for those eligible . This first phase of easing restrictions is due to the successful vaccine rollout throughout the country. In addition to lifting the quarantine rule, fully vaccinated travelers don’t have to take a second Covid-19 test on Day 8 either. And those traveling by air will not need to stay at a government-authorized hotel.
New York City, NYNY Daily News

To get kids vaccinated, listen to parents

Persuading parents to get children ages 2-11 vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time school starts in September, and even younger by the end of the year, will be a crucial test of the U.S. public health community in protecting the most vulnerable among us in advance of a potentially grave winter.
New York City,

Barnard Joins the White House Vaccine Challenge

The College will participate in the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge to help end the pandemic by vaccinating as many community members as possible. In June 2021, Barnard College joined the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge. Launched by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education on June 2, 2021, the challenge invites colleges and universities across the country to help end the pandemic by taking actions to get their campus communities vaccinated. So far, over 350 schools have joined the initiative, including Columbia University.
New York City, NYThinkAdvisor

Morgan Stanley to Require Vaccinations to Enter N.Y. Offices

Morgan Stanley plans to bar employees who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19 from entering its offices in the New York area, as a growing number of major Wall Street firms delay the return of staff who aren’t protected against the deadly virus. The policy, outlined in an internal memo, is one...
Hoboken, NJPosted by
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Hoboken COVID-19 cases remain low

98-year-old breast cancer survivor Antoinette Miller was one of Hoboken's first senior residents to receive the vaccine in January. Now, 97 percent of residents 65 years old and older have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Take a stroll along the Hoboken waterfront, and you’ll see more...
New York City,

All New York City residents eligible for in-home COVID vaccinations

NEW YORK - In-home vaccinations are now available for all New York City residents, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. "Anyone who’s sitting out there and thinking, ‘Wow, I’m ready, but I’d rather the vaccine be done right here in my home,’ go to, fill out the request and we’ll send the vaccinators to your door," the mayor said during an online briefing.