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    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Appointments can now be scheduled for the Los Angeles Unified School District’s school-based vaccine clinics to vaccinate any eligible students and employees. Mobile vaccination teams will visit every LAUSD middle and high school campus to deliver first and second doses starting Monday, Aug. 30, according to interim Superintendent Megan K. Reilly. READ MORE: Discovery Of Womans...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Montgomery County is now accepting appointments for a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. The CDC recommends the boosters for some with weaker immune systems. You can make an appointment at any of the county-run vaccine clinics. You’ll have to confirm your eligibility for the third dose. If you still have questions about the vaccine,...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Montgomery County is now accepting appointments for a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. The CDC recommends the boosters for some with weaker immune systems. You can make an appointment at any of the county-run vaccine clinics. You’ll have to confirm your eligibility for the third dose. If you still have questions about the vaccine,...
    A California woman says she has convinced thousands of people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by providing them with information about the vaccines and driving them to appointments.   Felisia Thibodeaux, from San Francisco, said she has persuaded 1,270 people to get their shots by holding information sessions and removing the lack of transportation barrier, reported SF Gate. In pre-Covid times,...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Giant Eagle is now offering COVID booster shots for people with weakened immune systems. READ MORE: 4 Arrested After Drug Bust At Double Tree Hotel On North Side The shots can only be given at least four weeks after getting the second dose and should be the same brand as the previous...
    Westchester County has announced its free back-to-school vaccine clinics for children who haven't yet received their required immunizations. Appointments will soon be available at the County Health departments located in Yonkers and White Plains.  “Our clinics have the vaccines children need to start their in-person learning on time, including COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 12 and older," Health Commissioner Sherlita...
    Tennessees vaccine manager fired over vaccinating kids against Covid Days with both extreme heat and extreme air pollution are becoming more common – which cant be a good thing for global health PARIS (AP) — Nearly 1 million people in France made vaccine appointments in a single day, after the president cranked up pressure on everyone to get vaccinated...
    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...
    Kelly Danielpour, 18 (pictured), founded the website VaxTeen, and has been informing adolescents with vaccine-hesitant parents about minority consent laws, which allow teens to get shots without adult approval Teenagers whose parents are vaccine-hesitant are helping each other schedule appointments to get the COVID-19 shot  With Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine approved for Americans between ages 12 and 17, more than 25...
    BOSTON (CBS) – The COVID-19 vaccine preregistration system in Massachusetts will shut down at the end of the month, the Baker administration said Friday. Over the next several days, everyone still in the system will be contacted and given a chance to book an appointment before it closes on May 31. READ MORE: PHOTOS: 4-Foot Iguana Discovered In Truck Engine...
    DENVER (CBS4) — National Jewish Health will hold five Vaccine Teen events this week, to provide 2,500 first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the newly eligible 12 to 15 year olds and any teen up to age 17. (credit: iStock/Getty) The events will be held Monday through Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m. and Friday from 1 –...
    Almost 2,500 New York City adolescents were vaccinated against COVID-19 the first day after the shot was approved for 12- to 15-year-olds, according to a new report.   And there are already 6,000 more appointments booked for that age group, Maybe Bill de Blasio said on WNYC radio Friday morning.   'We're going to see a lot of young people vaccinated for sure....
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- Parents and tweens say when the word got out that a vaccine clinic outside Berkeley High School was opening up Thursday to 12-to -5-year-olds the text messages were flying furiously."Yesterday when they got the news they could get vaccines the screaming was insane. You could hear 20 kids screaming at once on the video chat...
    The Rockland County Department of Health is ready to begin scheduling appointments for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 to go get their COVID-19 vaccine. This week, the FDA authorized emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine in children, followed by the CDC recommending that parents go get their children vaccinated. In response, the Department of Health announced that...
    With the FDA approving emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine administration in Americans between the ages of 12 and 15, dozens of CVS Pharmacies in Connecticut are set to begin getting shots in the arms of the state’s eligible adolescents. Beginning on Thursday, May 13, 45 CVS Pharmacies across Connecticut joined hundreds across the country are beginning to administer...
    Adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15 can now make appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Putnam County. The Putnam County Department of Health opened a clinic on Thursday, May 13 at Lakeview Plaza in Brewster that is now open to all New Yorkers who are 12 years and older who live, work or attend school in the...
    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...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor Kristen Sze for ABC7's daily...
    DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- After Pfizer's COVID vaccine was authorized for kids ages 12-15, several mass vaccination sites and Chicago area hospitals are already taking appointments for young teens to get vaccinated.The United Center is among several city and suburban vaccination sites planning to accept 12 to 15-year-olds starting Thursday. Five Cook County mass vaccination sites that offer the...
    COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Californians ages 12 to 15 could become available as soon as Thursday. If everything goes to plan, California’s MyTurn vaccine appointment site will begin making appointments available on Thursday morning, state epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan said. The timing for when other vaccine providers will begin to offer appointments will vary. The availability is expected to...
    Starting Thursday morning, Californians age 12 and older can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments on the state’s My Turn appointment system. Within the next several days and weeks, vaccines for youngsters also will be available through many pediatric and family practice offices, as well as healthcare networks such as Kaiser, federally qualified health centers and pharmacies that offer vaccines, such as CVS, Walgreens, Costco, Ralphs, Rite...
    DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- After Pfizer's COVID vaccine was authorized for kids ages 12-15, several mass vaccination sites and Chicago area hospitals are already taking appointments for young teens to get vaccinated.Five Cook County mass vaccination sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine are expanding their hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Tuesday to make it easier for...
    Your brother is dying. I want you to come visit, and I want you to be vaccinated. Until she heard the urgent plea from her sister-in-law, Anne Block, 72, had been unmoved by appeals from friends and family to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She had always trusted her strong constitution and preferred getting sick to getting the shot — but...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A new push to get people vaccinated against COVID-19 is starting today. This is really convenient for shoppers at Giant Eagle. People needing the vaccine can walk right in and get it. They no longer need an appointment. This move will allow more and more people to get vaccinated. Giant Eagle says it’s...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Giant Eagle will join the list of pharmacies accepting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Starting Monday, you’ll be able to walk into Giant Eagle pharmacies and get a COVID-19 vaccine. Giant Eagle has already given out more than 1.5 million vaccinations at its grocery stores and the clinics at Heinz Field.
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has opened appointments for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations next week. The vaccine will be administered at these locations. READ MORE: One Dead In Fort Lauderdale Shooting Health District Center 1350 NW 14 Street Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday Little Haiti Clinic 300 NE 80 Terrace Monday, Wednesday, and...
    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...
    With the supply of COVID-19 vaccines beginning to outpace the demand, CVS is taking measures to make it easier for anyone to get a “shot in the arm.” CVS announced that beginning on Wednesday, May 5, pharmacies at hundreds of locations across the country would be accepting walk-in vaccine appointments, with a minimal amount of paperwork required. As of...
    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...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three major drugstore chains are now offering same-day COVID-19 vaccine appointments. READ MORE: Steelers Safety Minkah Fitzpatrick Provides Bicycles To Pittsburgh Kids Walgreens says same-day appointments will be available beginning on Wednesday. READ MORE: Churchill Borough Council To Discuss Amazons Plan For Westinghouse Property Meanwhile, CVS began same-day vaccine appointments a...
    On Tuesday, President Joe Biden (pictured) called on all pharmacies  that have partnered with the federal government to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines without appointments President Joe Biden is directing thousands of pharmacies across the country to administer coronavirus vaccines to Americans without an appointment starting this week. This means that people can now walk in at any hour to...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — To try and get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, Target is now offering coupons to guests who get their shot at the store. As of this week, Target says all of their stores that have a CVS inside can now do vaccinations. READ MORE: Grass Fire Off Baseline Road In Placer County Stopped At 6.5...
    President Joe Biden is expected to announce a new vaccination goal on Tuesday while providing an update on the pandemic, aiming for 160 million U.S. adults to be fully inoculated against coronavirus by July 4. According to federal data, over 105 million Americans, or nearly 32% of the population, are now fully vaccinated. Biden is also expected to aim for 70%...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – In an effort to reach more people, Walgreens this week will begin offering same-day COVID-19 vaccine appointments at all its stores. The retail giant announced that, starting Wednesday, it will offer same day appointments at all its stores and will take walk-ins without appointments at certain select stores, depending on availability. Rite Aid also announced Friday...
    TOWSON, MD. (WJZ) — Baltimore County residents can now directly schedule their appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine at all county sites, County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. announced Tuesday. “As we continue to make amazing progress in vaccinating our neighbors, we’re ready to move into the next phase in our fight against COVID-19. By offering on-demand scheduling, we’re making it even...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Looking for a convenient way to get a coronavirus vaccine? Walmart said Tuesday that its 48 pharmacies in Massachusetts will now be offering walk-in COVID vaccination appointments. “All Walmart pharmacy locations across Massachusetts are now accepting walk-in vaccine appointments, as supply allows, in addition to scheduled appointments,” Walmart said in a statement. “Customers who schedule an appointment...
    Many sites in the city and county of Los Angeles are now offering opportunities for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine without having to make an appointment. Officials say the additional walk-up availability is aimed at lowering a potential barrier to vaccine access — as not everyone has the time or technological resources to navigate online booking platforms. ...
    SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Officials say there are hundreds of open COVID-19 vaccination appointments available at Sacramento County drive-thru locations this week. The locations still accepting appointments include the county’s McClellan and Cal Expo sites. READ MORE: VIDEO: CHP Airplane Struck By Laser While Helping Track DUI Suspect Both locations will be administering the Pfizer vaccine, officials say. Patients even...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Cook County is recognizing Monday as Restaurant Worker Day as it pushes to get more restaurant workers vaccinated.Cook County Health operates six mass vaccination sites across the county that offer vaccines for walk-ins as well as those with appointments.Restaurant workers, considered essential workers, are encouraged to visit one of those sites to get their vaccine.According to the...
    SAN JOSE — As he cleaned and repaired pools across South Bay backyards this spring, Mauricio Lopez spoke almost daily with his employees about getting COVID-19 vaccines. Lopez’s brother and co-owner of Ernie’s Pool and Spa, Rene, died from the virus on Feb. 10th. His death was a “wake-up” call for the other two dozen workers — mostly fellow immigrants...
    Los Angeles County is set to hit a milestone in COVID-19 vaccinations that no one is happy about. For the first time, the county will not reach its goal of administering 95% of its weekly supply, officials said this week. The reason: Appointments for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine have decreased by about 50%. When the vaccine first...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Dodger Stadium coronavirus vaccination super site, one of the largest in the nation, will close sometime in May, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Friday morning. Vehicles wind their way through the parking lots at Los Angeles Dodger Stadium for COVID-19 vaccinations on Feb. 25, 2021. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images). Garcetti said in a...
    ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — All state mass vaccination sites will transition to direct scheduling starting May 1. All eligible Marylanders will be able to go online and book their own appointments, or call 1-855-MD-GOVAX. READ MORE: COVID IN Maryland: Gov. Hogan Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate, All Outdoor Dining Restrictions To prepare, they are ending pre-registration Thursday. By the end of Friday,...
    Uber passengers can now book COVID-19 vaccine appointments at Walgreens drugstores across the US through the ride-hailing app, Uber said Wednesday. The vaccine-booking tool is an expansion of a previously announced partnership with Walgreens in which Uber said it would offer some free rides to people so they can get to their appointments. “We’re committed to helping ensure that transportation...
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    DENVER (CBS4) – Mile High United Way is seeing a tremendous need among Denver metro area residents, especially when it comes to transportation. Now, they’re focusing on helping those in underserved communities get the COVID-19 vaccine. (credit: CBS) “During the height of the pandemic, our call volume tripled with people seeking free resources,” Chief Operating Officer Wade Treichler told CBS4’s...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The state website that California created to help residents schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments has so far not met expectations, a new report alleges. A COVID-19 vaccine site in Los Angeles, Calif., on April 27, 2021. (Getty Images) Only 27% of vaccination appointments booked by Californians have been made on the state’s MyTurn website, according to a...
    New York’s state-run COVID-19 vaccination centers will open up to walk-in patients who need their first shot starting on Thursday — in an effort to combat the recent drop in immunizations, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. People age 16 and older will be able to stroll into any state-run facility without an appointment, although only if they are getting...
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