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    PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4)– One of the mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Colorado is closing next week. The community site at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo will close on June 14. (credit: CBS) This closure comes after more than 2 months s of vaccinations. The site is taking walkups with no appointment needed to get the COVID-19 vaccine before it...
    SAN JOSE (BCN) – Four out of Santa Clara’s five mass vaccination sites are closing in the next few weeks, but it is not a bad thing, county health experts said. With nearly 80 percent of the eligible county residents vaccinated, temporary emergency sites are no longer needed. READ MORE: Injury Accident Involving Overturned Tractor Trailer Closes Eastbound Lanes of...
    A worker at a Los Angeles County mass vaccination site has been charged with stealing more than 500 blank Covid-19 vaccine cards worth $10,000. Muhammad Rauf Ahmed, 45, is facing a grand theft charge for allegedly stealing a total of 528 cards. He is scheduled to appear at the Pomona Courthouse on August 25 and faces up to three years...
    By Benjamin Voland | On 06/08/2021 at 5:45 pm | Updated 06/08/2021 at 17:58 A month after the mass vaccination center opened at the Sydney Olympic Park, Gladys Periglion recently announced the opening of a second facility to speed up vaccination. Located at Lake Macquarie, North Sydney, The new center will be able to receive 20,000 vaccines per week....
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles County will soon phase out its large-scale vaccination sites, but the push to vaccinate continues, with operations shifting to smaller community locations.As the county looks to meet the public in their communities, closures begin Monday when the county-run site at Cal State Northridge will shut down, with operations moving to a smaller location at...
    LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Mass vaccination clinics like the one at the Larimer County Fair Grounds are quickly becoming obsolete, as demand diminishes. Unlike the beginning of 2021, the influx of people seeking out vaccinations has tapered off. Now, as some mass vaccination clinics prepare to close, county health departments are working to get pop-up clinics into the communities....
    Amid a decline in demand for the COVID-19 vaccine, Los Angeles County will soon close four large-scale vaccination sites and replace them with smaller ones, officials said Thursday. On Monday, the county will close the Cal State Northridge site. People who received their first dose there have appointments to get their second dose at the nearby Balboa Sports Complex. The...
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Thursday announced that COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in the state will be phased out, with efforts shifted to local and mobile clinics. “I said our goal was to put ourselves out of business at these mass vaccination sites, and as one of the most vaccinated states in the country, we are now approaching that...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland will start a phased demobilization of the state’s mass vaccination sites. Some of the sites will move from being state handled to being operated locally, but most of the sites will close. Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium site will close July 2. READ MORE: Stevensville Man Killed In Pedestrian Crash On...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Thursday that all mass COVID vaccination sites will close in the coming weeks. Nearly 3.7 million people are fully vaccinated and over 4.3 million people have received at least the first dose in Massachusetts. READ MORE: Man Tells Police He Was Shot While Driving In Lowell Closing the mass vaccination sites comes...
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will be shutting down its six mass COVID-19 vaccination sites as the state moves from a mega-site model to relying on about 1,800 community inoculation sites, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday. New Jersey opened the six large sites early on in the vaccination effort and has inoculated more than 950,000 people at those locations,...
    LONDON (AP) — British health authorities were aiming to vaccinate 15,000 people at London’s Twickenham rugby stadium on Monday as part of a race to contain a fast-spreading coronavirus variant. The strain, first identified in India, accounts for a majority of new cases in the U.K., which is seeing a rise in infections after weeks of decline. Scientists say the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The City of Chicago is moving to a new effort to reach COVID vaccine-hesitant populations by making vaccinations as simple and convenient as possible. During the Memorial Day holiday weekend, part of that effort is bringing the shots to where people are out having fun.While large crowds took to Navy Pier and city beaches, the city set...
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    SAN MATEO (BCN) – Wednesday marked the last day that first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations will take place at the San Mateo County Event Center, with abundant vaccine supply meaning that anyone 12 and older in the county can get vaccinated. County Manager Mike Callagy made the announcement during a media briefing Wednesday. He added that there will be opportunities for second-dose...
    COOK COUNTY, Ill. (WLS) -- Cook County Health announced Wednesday that it is closing three mass vaccination sites in Tinley Park, River Grove and South Holland.The county will continue to operate sites in Forest Park, Des Plaines, and Matteson. The county says it will be redeploying resources for hyperlocal vaccination efforts, with 32 municipalities identified as priority areas,"It is critical...
    The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency closed out operations at the eight mass vaccination sites across Georgia on May 21, after administering 357,668 total doses of Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccine. “Our goals were to address the vaccination needs of underserved populations that were hardest hit by...
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    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — After playing a crucial role in getting San Francisco Bay Area residents vaccinated against COVID-19, the mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum will be shutting down operations Sunday after administering more than 500,000 doses. The site — one of the first in the nation run by a partnership between local and federal health officials —...
    CHELSEA (CBS) — Balloon animals, slushies, and cotton candy were the sights at an event in Chelsea on Friday afternoon and evening. No, it was not a carnival, but a COVID-19 vaccination event hosted by Mass General Brigham and La Colaborativa. Anybody ages 12 and up were eligible to come and get a shot, as well as enjoy free DJ...
    Additional mass vaccination clinics run by the city of Los Angeles will begin to shut down over the next two months as the city expands its mobile vaccine clinics. On Thursday, the Dodger Stadium mass vaccination site closed, and the city said that the site at Pierce College will shut on June 19, while the one at Los Angeles...
    OAKLAND (BCN) – Roughly half a million people will have been vaccinated at the Oakland Coliseum by the time its vaccination site closes this weekend, officials with the Coliseum’s joint powers authority said Friday. The mass vaccination site at the Coliseum is expected to close Sunday, enabling the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency to pivot its resources toward vaccinating...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — More than two months after opening a mass vaccination site in the parking lot of the United Center, city officials said the walk-in clinic will be closing on Monday, with the drive-thru site winding down operations one month later. Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady tweeted Thursday that the United Center vaccination site has been...
    DENVER (CBS4) – While the push to get the shot to children 12 and older continues at big mass vaccination sites across the state of Colorado, some smaller local pharmacies are hoping those still hesitant will sign up with a pharmacist they know and trust. On Sunday, Capitol Heights Pharmacy in Denver’s Congress Park neighborhood hosted its first ever mass...
    (CBS DETROIT) – Monday is the last day to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Detroit’s mass vaccination clinic at Ford Field. Since opening to the public in March, the clinic has administered more than 240,000 vaccinations. READ MORE: Michigan Police: 4-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Pellet Gun Walk-ins are open for the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine to anyone 16...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Mass vaccination sites across Illinois are giving the first COVID shots to children as young as 12. They got right to work after the CDC approved the Pfizer vaccine for kids between 12 and 15 Wednesday. READ MORE: Fulton Labs, New Biotech Startup In Fulton Market, Aims To Grow Chicagos Biotech And Life Sciences Industry CBS 2’s...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago and Cook County will open up mass COVID vaccination clinics to young people Thursday.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on the Pfizer version Wednesday afternoon. A number of states, including Georgia and Pennsylvania, have already started vaccinating kids ages 12 to 15.RELATED: US health advisers endorse Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids 12 and...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago and Cook County are prepared to open up mass COVID vaccination clinics to young people Thursday, as some young teenagers are waiting on the final decision about safely getting the vaccine.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to sign off on the Pfizer version Wednesday afternoon.A number of states, including Georgia and Pennsylvania, have...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With the CDC expected to give final approval for use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids age 12 and up on Wednesday, the Chicago Department of Public Health announced it will make the shots available to children 12 and older at its mass vaccination sites on Thursday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday authorized the...
    A mass vaccination site in Portland, Ore., is set to close next month, amid signs that demand for vaccines is waning as supplies become more readily available. The All4Oregon site at the Oregon Convention Center, which has been inoculating individuals since Jan. 20, plans to shutter operations on June 19, the Associated Press reported on Monday. The site was first...
    In a major change to the state's vaccination strategy, vaccine seekers will be able to receive COVID-19 shots without an appointment. The change begins Monday, May 10, at six mass vaccination sites across the state including at the Eastfield Mall, at 1655 Boston Road, in Springfield, Gov. Charlie Baker said. Barker said last week he hopes the change will make...
    BOSTON (CBS) – It’s now easier than ever to get a COVID vaccine in Massachusetts. Starting Monday, walk-ins are now welcome at most of the state’s mass vaccination sites. No appointments are necessary at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury, the Doubletree Hotel in Danvers, the former Circuit City in Dartmouth, the Eastfield Mall...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Six of the state’s mass coronavirus vaccination sites will be open to walk-ins starting Monday. That is all of the sites except for Gillette Stadium. Walk-in hours will be posted on the state’s vaccine finder website. READ MORE: Man Wielding Rifle Fatally Shot By Officers After Repeatedly Ramming Leicester Police Department With SUV The hope is that...
                        The mass vaccination site in Ohio will be offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week, the Ohio Department of Health announced on Thursday. Ohio’s mass vaccination site, located at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center, will be distributing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to anyone age 18 or...
    COLUMBIA (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan is trying to convince younger people to get the Covid-19 vaccine.  On Thursday, he got a firsthand look at the Mall in Columbia mass vaccination site at the old Lord & Taylor store. He told reporters many Marylanders in their 20s and 30s feel they are not vulnerable to the virus and still need...
    SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Officials Thursday announced Orange County’s mass COVID-19 vaccination sites will close in June due to lack of demand. Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing celebrates as a man receives a COVID-19 shot at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. (Photo by Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images) The sites...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Orange County officials announced on Thursday they will shut down the county's mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in June due to a lack of demand for inoculations.Instead, the county will focus more on mobile vaccination clinics to provide shots in areas where there is more resistance to getting the jab in the arm.The Super Point-of-Dispensing, or...
    By Madeline Holcombe and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) — The United States is offering up freebies, expanding the pool of those eligible and shifting access to local pharmacies in its attempts to encourage vaccine holdouts to get inoculated against Covid-19. In the last six months, nearly 150 million people in the US have received at least one dose of...
    Officials in Orange County and elsewhere in California are preparing to close a number of COVID-19 mass vaccination sites as bookings for appointments continue to drop dramatically and authorities look to shift doses to mobile vaccine clinics, pharmacies and doctor’s offices. Orange County officials said the demand for first doses has dropped by over 75% since the end of April....
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Mass vaccination sites in Cook County are gearing up for the Food and Drug Administration to approve the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15. That authorization is expected early next week. Beginning Tuesday five mass vaccination sites in the county will be open longer hours — from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. — on weekdays. No...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Starting Monday, visitors at the Massachusetts vaccination super-sites can walk in without an appointment, with the exception of Gillette Stadium. “The walk-up option will certainly make it easier for people to access vaccines,” said Governor Charlie Baker. He made the announcement after touring the walk-up clinic at the Encore Casino in Everett, which he said was...
    OAKLAND — The mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum will close later this month, health officials said Wednesday. The vaccine site will close on May 23, after experiencing “a rapid reduction” in requests for first dose appointments, according to an announcement from county officials. “More than 70% of our residents have received at least one vaccination, allowing us to...
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced Wednesday that the state will allow walk-in appointments at mass vaccination sites.  In a statement released by the governor's office, Hogan said that Maryland's 13 mass vaccination sites are currently  accepting walk-up appointments. The newest change is part of the state's "No Arm Left Behind" initiative, according to the statement.  “We are in a new...
    EVERETT (CBS) – Starting Monday, six of the mass COVID vaccination sites in Massachusetts will offer doses on a walk-up basis. Walk-ups will be available at Hynes Convention Center, Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury, Doubletree in Danvers, the former Circuit City in Dartmouth, Eastfield Mall in Springfield, and Natick Mall. For more information, people can visit the state’s vaccine finder...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The Chicago Department of Public Health says the United Center mass vaccination site will only be open another three weeks. The first week, workers will only offer the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine. Then, the next two weeks the United Center will give out second doses of the Pfizer vaccine to people who already got their first...
    Those looking for a COVID-19 vaccination will be able to receive it at a new regional site in Western Mass. Chicopee’s regional vaccination at the Castle of Knights at 1599 Memorial Drive will begin offering the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday, May 4. The site has the capacity to administer 800 shots a day and officials said the site has plenty of...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Days after an I-Team investigation showed 20 percent or fewer residents got their COVID-19 shot at one of the mass vaccination sites, Gov. Charlie Baker said the state will scale back and shut down some of the locations. “The state is paying overhead rate and they’re paying vaccination per dose rate at the sites,” said Greg Sullivan,...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Long lines of cars weaving through stadiums and parking lots across Southern California may soon be a thing of the past as Los Angeles County moves to transition away from mass vaccination sites. Vehicles wind their way through the parking lots at Los Angeles Dodger Stadium for COVID-19 vaccinations which is one of the largest vaccination...