Hartford HealthCare officials said Monday they are prepared to administer COVID-19 booster shots to those over 65 and others at high risk should they receive the green light from a federal panel this week. Currently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized third shots of the Pfizer and Moderna...
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in New Haven: 1. 1245 Chapel St (203) 777-2227; 2. 215 Whalley Ave (203) 401-4661; 3. 325 Ferry St 203-777-0695; 4. 249 Legion Ave 203-492-0090; 5. 112 Amity Rd 203-389-8863; 6. Air Rights Parking Facility, 53 Park St #1A 203-777-7809;
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Fairfield: 1. 330 Grasmere Ave (203) 255-0060; 2. 1619 Post Rd 203-259-2353; 3. 1160 Kings Hwy Cutoff 203-254-8538; 4. 414 Kings Hwy E 203-336-3551;
UConn Health doctor weighs in on eligibility for COVID booster shot after FDA only approves for 65+, those at high risk
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Booster shots of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may be administered as early as Friday, but who will get one is still up for discussion. “What the FDA review showed was in the general population, at this date and time, there wasn’t sufficient data to support booster doses,” said Dr. David Banach, hospital epidemiologist at UConn Health.
More entertainment venues are requiring people to be vaccinated or test negative before seeing a show. Now, one place is getting creative to help make sure people can get inside. Before people rocked out at Toad’s Place in New Haven on Sunday, they had to either show proof of COVID-19...
PORTLAND — There have been a handful of COVID cases, resulting in at least a dozen people quarantined, in the town’s schools so far this year. But Superintendent Charles D. Britton said vaccinations have helped to keep the situation manageable. Britton said the cases include one student at the high...
Wolfieland, Stony Brook University’s annual carnival, returned on Sept. 11 at the SAC H parking lot and saw thousands of attendees, a record-breaking turnout compared to previous years. This year’s Wolfieland, hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), had food trucks from local Long Island vendors, along with rides like...
As federal regulators prepare to authorize COVID-19 booster shots for all Americans 65 and older who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, officials at the state’s largest hospital systems say those doses could be available by appointment as soon as later this week. “As soon as we get the final guidance from the [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] later this week, we’ll begin the ...
While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has voted against COVID vaccine boosters for the general population, Connecticut has already administered nearly 20,000 third doses to immunocompromised residents, a state health official said. As of Friday, the state has administered 19,400 third doses, according to Chris Boyle, a spokesperson for...
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NEW HAVEN — Toad’s Place, along with some other legendary local nightspots, is back open, and while you need to have proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test dated within three days in order to get in, Toad’s actually will sell you an instant test at the door, assuming they have them.
With the fall semester for Connecticut universities well underway, the number of COVID-19 cases on campus remain relatively low. Universities are requiring that all students and faculty submit proof of vaccination before allowing, though most universities allow certain religious and medical exemptions. Schools are enforcing alternate safety protocols for students who choose to arrive on campus unvaccinated, such as regular testing and stricter mask enforcement.