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    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland reached another vaccination milestone Friday – 90% of the state’s seniors, residents aged 65 and up, have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Maryland is inching closer to 80% vaccination overall, with the state reporting nearly 73% vaccinated Friday. But there’s still a ways to go. That’s where initiatives like Anne Arundel...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is partnering with several agencies around Denver to host a special series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics, all to commemorate Juneteenth. (credit: Getty Images) “As we know, this pandemic has been devastating to a lot of communities, a lot of businesses, but we know that communities of color have been...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) – With the state set to fully reopen, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is now offering a mobile COVID-19 vaccination service that will come out to local businesses by request. CCHS officials said any organization or business in the county can request their mobile health van when five or more members of a group want...
    Washington state is giving residents a new reason to get a COVID-19 shot: free marijuana. The state's Liquor and Cannabis Board on Monday announced approval for the 'Joints for Jabs' program, which gives a 'temporary allowance' for licensed weed retailers to offer a single joint to people who receive a COVID-19 vaccine at an in-store clinic. The allowance is optional...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Health Department is hoping people off work for Memorial Day can get vaccinated while they are out and about.The city will be holding pop-up vaccination sites at 31st Street Beach and North Avenue Beach from 1-4 p.m. and at the 95th Street CTA Station from 12-5 p.m.This comes as Chicago shifts its COVID-19 vaccine strategy...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A new attempt to get people vaccinated is catching a lot of attention. It’s an alert sent to your phone, similar to an AMBER Alert or a tornado warning. READ MORE: Illinois Lawmakers Spring Session Wrapping Up On Memorial Day; To-Go Cocktail Sales Extended, Ban On Police Lying To Children In Interrogations Passed It’s designed to get...
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Senior Services hosted a vaccine clinic Saturday evening, encouraging trans and nonbinary people to get vaccinated. The program, which is called Vax to the Max, is being held in a partnership with the LA County Department of Health. Another clinic will take place next Saturday at 1118 N. McCadden Place, in...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — The Maryland Vaccine Equity Task Force, led by Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, will surpass 500 clinics today. With the support of the task force, more than 133,000 vaccines have been administered across all 24 jurisdictions. “Maryland continues to serve as a national leader on vaccine equity,” Gov. Larry Hogan. “General Birckhead and her team have succeeded...
    WOBURN (CBS) – A COVID vaccine clinic is coming to Woburn schools Thursday and Friday to help get kids ages 12 and up vaccinated. It starts Thursday at the high school and moves to the Kennedy and Joyce middle schools on Friday. READ MORE: Kyrie Irving: The Whole World Knows Of Subtle Racism From Boston Celtics Fans At TD Garden...
    Latino activist groups in Nevada are working to get their communities vaccinated against coronavirus and close the gap between Hispanics and other ethnicities  Nearly a third of Nevada's population is Latino, and the state has the fifth highest share of Latino residents of any state. However, only about 30 percent of Latinos in the state have been vaccinated, compared to...
    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...
    WOBURN (CBS) –  A local brewing company is teaming up with the City of Woburn and Armstrong Ambulance Service to offer a free beer with a COVID vaccine shot. Lord Hobo Brewing Co. announced on Wednesday that it is hosting pop-up vaccine clinics in Woburn every Tuesday, starting on May 25, from 6-9 p.m. The vaccine clinics will be set...
    REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) – Teenagers are now in line to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Many schools in our area are converting into adolescent vaccine sites, making it a pretty easy process for the thousands of teens now eligible who say they’re looking forward to taking off their masks once all or most of their friends are vaccinated. A consensus among...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As children as young as 12 are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Minnesota has launched a campaign to encourage teenagers and their families to get vaccinated this week. Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday the “Roll Up Your Sleeves, Minnesota Families” campaign, which will last through Saturday. Until then, Minnesotans ages 12 to 15 will...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — West Town Bakery & Diner turned into a pop-up vaccine clinic on Tuesday as part of a push to reach people who haven’t yet received a shot. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports some of those who showed up at the clinic had appointments, while others just came as walk-ins to sign up and get their COVID-19...
    BOSTON (CBS) — COVID vaccine pop-up clinics through the Last Mile Vaccine Delivery start on Tuesday. Shots are available at the following locations: Tuesday, May 18: Emiliana Fiesta at 35 4th Street in Chelsea from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. for the second shot of Pfizer (200 doses) Wednesday, May 19: Whitney Field Mall in Leominster from 9 a.m....
    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...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Parents of teenagers ages 12 to 15 can make their appointments right now for their COVID-19 vaccine. The first appointments will begin Tuesday, May 18. This comes after the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine last week for young teenagers. Dr. Eric Barth, a pediatrician at the Allina Health Ramsey Clinic, suggests that parents should make their child’s...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) – Following authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, health officials in Contra Costa County announced mobile vaccination clinics at several middle and high schools starting next week. The clinics, which are operated by Contra Costa Health Services and Kaiser Permanente, are scheduled to begin May 18. Clinics will rotate among campuses and...
    CHELSEA (CBS) – Fifteen-year-old Josh Bradshaw had been waiting for this day. “I really didn’t feel any needle. I was bracing myself, but I didn’t feel anything,” he said, as it went into his arm. His parents are both doctors who work near Chelsea’s vaccination clinic run by the East Boston Community Health Center. It’s a city that was...
    Westchester County is ready to welcome a fresh wave of residents seeking the COVID-19 vaccine as the CDC approved it for use in children between the ages of 12 and 15. This week, the FDA approved emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine in children, followed by the CDC recommending that parents go get their children vaccinated. Now, Westchester County Executive...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Kids as young as 12 can now get vaccinated against COVID-19. The expanded eligibility comes after the CDC and FDA announced findings that Pfizer’s vaccine is safe and effective in protecting kids between the ages of 12 and 15. READ MORE: Gov. Gavin Newsom Seeks $1.5 Billion Boost For California’s Small Businesses Sacramento vaccine alert: Pfizer vaccine...
    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...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- By Thursday, young teenagers will join the ranks of those rolling up their sleeves to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Contra Costa County.The Pfizer vaccine is the only one currently authorized for people under the age of 18."We are seeing a slight uptick in cases, especially among the young," said...
    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 signed off on the Pfizer version Wednesday afternoon. A number of states, including Georgia and Pennsylvania, have already started...
    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 signed off on the Pfizer version Wednesday afternoon. A number of states, including Georgia and Pennsylvania, have already started...
    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...
    The Food and Drug Administration acted on Monday to expand Pfizer-BioNTech’s emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine to include kids ages 12-15. Now, many are wondering how quickly those shots will make it into the newly eligible population’s arms. "Having a vaccine authorized for a younger population is a critical step in continuing to lessen the immense public health...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff BUTLER (KDKA) — Beginning next Wednesday, Butler Health System will reduce the hours of operation at its COVID-19 vaccine clinic. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnerships State Of Downtown Virtual Conference Set To Begin The reduction in hours comes due to fewer people making reservations. READ MORE: Westmoreland Co. Teenager Honored For Saving His 2-Year-Old Brothers Life...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — In an effort to get more workers back to downtown office buildings, the Chicago Department of Public Health is teaming up with businesses to bring vaccines right to people at work. Starting Monday, all building workers, tenants and union staff at the Merchandise Mart and Wrigley Building will be able to get their first dose of the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As more people start returning to work downtown, businesses are partnering with state and local health officials to make it easier for people to get vaccinated.Gov. JB Pritzker launched a new program Monday to bring clinics directly to where people work.EMBED More News Videos Governor JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori LIghtfoot announces that vaccination teams will be...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With more businesses starting to bring employees back to their offices, city and state officials are teaming up with building managers to begin offering vaccines at workplaces in downtown Chicago and other business districts in Illinois. “Starting this week, if you work downtown in Chicago, and in other cities across Illinois, work is quite literally where the...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MOON, Pa. (KDKA) — A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held this week by Robert Morris University and the Allegheny County Health Department at the UPMC Events Center. READ MORE: Man Arrested, Facing DUI Charges Following Parkway East Rollover Crash The campus clinic is for anyone older than 16 and will be offering the Pfizer...
    SANTA CLARA — Proving that the San Francisco 49ers are dedicated to the community’s strong, healthy offseason, the team is joining up with Santa Clara County to host three nights of COVID-19 vaccinations at Levi’s Stadium — with perks — for teenagers to encourage them to get a shot. The vaccinations will be open to students and teens between...
    GALT (CBS13) – Come to shop and get a shot – it’s a new way counties are targeting vaccine clinics. The goal is to make it as convenient as possible to boost their vaccination rates. At the Galt Market, shoppers took in the sounds of guitar and footsteps as they paced the parking lot full of vendors. But on Wednesday,...
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will have free vaccination clinics at state parks and forests through Memorial Day. Currently, clinics are open at 10 sites, and that will expand to all parks and forests on Memorial Day weekend. Vaccines are available to guests, employees and families of employees. READ MORE: Lehigh Valley Zoo Mourns Loss Of Their Gentle Giant...
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– The University of Colorado is helping students get vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one-dose shot. One of the state’s mobile vaccine clinics at Williams Village is offering the shots until 4 p.m. Tuesday. (credit: CBS) The plan is to have more of those mobile clinics throughout the summer to help students meet the requirements...
    Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) President Joe Biden is setting a new vaccine goal to reach by July 4th — a date he has already set as a goal for America to “begin to mark our independence from this virus.” Biden, per CNN, is going to announce he wants to see 70 percent of all U.S. adults get at least one vaccine...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — At Upper St. Clair High School, a couple of hundred students are getting vaccinated. READ MORE: Missouri 5th-Graders With Jeff Goldblum Obsession Get Shoutout From The Actor The district is teaming up with St. Clair Health for this. Students 16 and older can get the Pfizer vaccine after school from 3 p.m....
    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%...
    SAN MATEO COUNTY (BCN) – Community clinics have helped boost COVID-19 vaccination rates in hard-hit San Mateo County neighborhoods but there are still pockets of people the effort has not yet reached. In the county’s most vulnerable communities, the vaccination rate was 59 percent as of April 29, while the countywide average is over 70 percent. READ MORE: Vacationing Bay...
    As the waves of people rolling up their sleeves to get once coveted COVID-19 vaccine shots continue to recede, Bay Area public health officials are ramping up community-focused inoculation clinics and making mass vaccination sites more convenient by doing away with appointments to reel in the most hesitant. Take the Santa Teresa VTA station in San Jose, for example, where...
    DENVER (CBS4) – With about a third of Coloradans fully vaccinated, the state’s effort to inoculate more people now includes partnerships with community organizations and small businesses. In the historic Five Points Neighborhood, Coffee at the Point hosted a vaccine clinic Monday. Store manager, Rachel Clark, helped organize it, coordinating with the governor’s office and the Colorado Department of Public...
    (CBS DETROIT)– In an effort to get more shots in arms, hospital systems and sites throughout metro Detroit making getting vaccinated as convenient as possible. In a press release Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer says Michigan has administered 7 million vaccines. READ MORE: How You Can Help Remove Invasive Species From Michigan State Parks In May She says to date 50...
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has almost reached his administration’s goal of vaccinating more than four million residents in the Commonwealth. Baker said that Massachusetts is on track to meet its goal of vaccinating 4.1 million people by early June, with the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that 3.9 million people have been fully or...
    (CBS DETROIT)– In an effort to get more shots in arms, hospital systems and cites throughout metro Detroit making getting vaccinated as convenient as possible. In a press release Monday, Governor Whitmer says Michigan has administered 7 million vaccines. READ MORE: AG Nessel Warns Michiganders To Stay Alert As Scammers Target Grieving Survivors She says to date 50% of Michiganders...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Governor Charlie Baker will have an update Monday on the state’s plan to now focus on smaller COVID vaccine sites to help reach a goal of getting more than four million people in Massachusetts vaccinated. You can watch the news conference live at 10 a.m. on CBSN Boston in the video above. READ MORE: Can The Vaccine...
    NEW YORK (AP) — It was anxiety — and not a problem with the shots — that caused fainting, dizziness and other short-term reactions in dozens of people at coronavirus vaccine clinics in five states, U.S. health officials have concluded. Experts say the clusters detailed Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are an example of a phenomenon...
    Biden uses his long history with Amtrak to put a personal touch on infrastructure push Biden terminating border wall construction contracts SALINAS — Natividad Foundation announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to bring additional vaccine clinics to Monterey County through Natividad hospital. The gift is the largest single donation received for...