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    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Health officers across the Bay Area are preparing to roll out another round of vaccinations as the FDA approval for Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shot is expected in two weeks."I expect the rollout for boosters may be as early as the end of September or as late as the end of October," said Dr. Lisa Santora, deputy...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Coronavirus booster shots will soon be available at doctor's offices and healthcare systems across the Bay Area starting September 20.Federal health officials announced Wednesday the booster shots will be administered to all eligible Americans at least eight months after their second dose, but healthcare workers and nursing home residents and staff will be prioritized.RELATED: Proof of...
    Editor’s note: This story is part of the annual Mosaic Journalism Workshop for Bay Area high school students, a two-week intensive course in journalism. Students in the program report and photograph real stories under the guidance of professional journalists. Kristina Sosa has always loved helping people. In her day job as a Santa Clara County caseworker, for the last 13...
    New York State is closing more of its mass vaccination sites in an effort to focus more resources on areas where the rate of COVID-19 vaccination is lower. The state announced that the following sites will cease operations beginning Monday, July 26: The Diana Center at SUNY Orange Stony Brook Southampton Binghamton University at Gannett Drive Aviation Mall in...
    CHICAGO (CBS)– You only have a few hours left to get a vaccine at Cook County’s last mass vaccination site. Vaccines will be given out until noon Wednesday at the former Target in Matteson. And then, its doors will close. READ MORE: Shots Fired On Dan Ryan Expressway Leads To 3-Car Crash At 35th Street Demand has dropped to fewer than...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — The last COVID-19 vaccines were given out Tuesday afternoon at the Cook County Health mass vaccination sites in Forest Park and Des Plaines. Those in Matteson will have until noon Wednesday to get a shot. CBS 2’s Meredith Barack saw about 20 people go in and out of the building while she there Tuesday. The lack of demand...
    FOREST PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- Cook County's last open COVID mass vaccination sites will close this week.Only one person could be seen Tuesday morning at the once bustling Forest Park location.So Cook County health officials have said they are switching gears.Ariyanna Halsell got vaccinated Tuesday, after being hesitant about the side effects, but the Northern Illinois University student said she...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York State is closing four mass vaccination sites Monday, including the site at Jones Beach on Long Island.The site at the Javits Center in Manhattan is already closed.But, the push to get more people vaccinated continues.That task is proving much harder in more conservative parts of the country, like Missouri and Arkansas where low vaccination...
    Four of New York's mass vaccination sites, including the Jones Beach site, will cease operations later this month. The Jones Beach site, along with sites at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, Plattsburgh International Airport, SUNY Polytechnic Institute — Utica, will cease operations after Monday, July 19, the state announced. This will allow the state to focus more on...
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — The Six Flags America vaccination site in Prince George’s County will be open a final day this Saturday, July 10. In early February, Six Flags was the first of more than a dozen mass vaccination sites to open in Maryland. READ MORE: 4-Year-Old Mare Dies After Hit-And-Run Crash In Assateague Island National Seashore A total...
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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that three mass vaccination sites are shutting down. The list includes the Javits Center, Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood and SUNY Ulster. READ MORE: While NYC Honors Hometown Heroes, Many Families Still Coping With Loss Of Loved Ones The sites are set to close after COVID vaccines are administered on...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Javits Center and two other mass vaccination sites in New York are set to close this week.New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that three mass vaccination sites will close on Friday, July 9, as part of an ongoing downscaling that will allow the state to focus on local vaccination efforts."As we continue our mission to...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Colorado has reached a major milestone in its fight against COVID-19. A total of 70% of all Coloradans have at least one dose of the vaccine. This was met after the state shut down all mass vaccination sites. The drive-up clinic at Ball Arena closed for good on Saturday. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Time Lapse Video:...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The mass vaccination sites in Howard County and Baltimore City close this week. The site at the Mall in Columbia will give its last shots and close Thursday at 11 a.m. READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Heavy Thunderstorms To Move Across Area Thursday “This site has been incredibly successful, administering nearly 50,000 shots,” said County Executive Calvin Ball. “We’re...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — With more than 80 percent of San Franciscans now vaccinated against the coronavirus, the large-scale portion of this effort will begin to wind down. In fact, Saturday was the last day residents could roll up for a shot at City College of San Francisco. “I’ve been hearing about all of these COVID variants coming out,” said...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – With demand for COVID-19 vaccinations waning, San Francisco health officials shut down their City College mass vaccination site on Saturday. The city’s second mass vaccination site at Moscone Center will be closed on July 14. People who receive a first dose from either location can receive their second dose through a neighborhood clinic. READ MORE:...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Health officials in San Francisco said the mass COVID-19 vaccination sites at Moscone Center and City College will be closing in the upcoming weeks, following a successful rollout of the shots. According to the city’s Department of Public Health, the City College site is slated to close on Saturday, June 26. Meanwhile, the Moscone Center...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts is closing in on Gov. Charlie Baker’s goal of 4.1 million people in the state fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The state is less than 12,000 shots away from reaching Baker’s goal. READ MORE: Search Continues For Girl In Narragansett Bay After Body Of Good Samaritan Who Tried To Rescue Her Recovered Now, Massachusetts is continuing the...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts will shut down two of its COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in the next week. Both in Boston are run by CIC Health. Tuesday will be the last day for vaccines at the Hynes Convention Center. The Hynes opening in March when the vaccination site at Fenway Park had to close for the baseball season. READ MORE:...
    With New York on the mend from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will start beginning to downscale some of its mass vaccination sites. With an eye toward targeting the ZIP codes with the lowest vaccination rates, Cuomo announced on Friday, June 18 that the state is shifting its resources to communities where the vaccination rate...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced plans to start scaling back mass vaccination sites in New York. With 70% of adult New Yorkers having received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, the state will shift focus to areas with low vaccination rates. READ MORE: New Jersey Hits COVID Vaccination Milestone 2 Weeks Early As part of...
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    FOXBORO (CBS) – The first of the mass COVID vaccination sites will close Monday, a day before the state of emergency in Massachusetts ends. The Gillette Stadium vaccination site in Foxboro will shut down at 6 p.m., five months after opening its doors to the public. It was the first-of-its-kind in the Commonwealth, providing a venue in mid-January where health...
    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...
    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,...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...