Governor Cuomo Updates New Yorkers on State Vaccination Program – ny.gov

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state’s vaccination program. As of 11AM today, New York’s health care distribution sites have administered 91 percent of first doses so far delivered. The week 10 allocation from the federal government was delayed due to winter storms impacting much of the country, and week 10 deliveries continue to arrive today. The week 11 allocation will begin arriving mid-week. 

“We know the vaccine is the weapon that will win the war against COVID, but there are three obstacles to getting every New Yorker vaccinated – supply, accessibility and hesitancy,” Governor Cuomo said. “Supply from the federal government is increasing steadily every week, but the demand still far outweighs the supply. We already have the infrastructure in place to administer shots as quickly as possible once we get them, and we are continuing to focus on vaccine equity by working with local leaders in our most vulnerable communities to educate more New Yorkers about the safety of the vaccine and encourage them to sign up for an appointment to get vaccinated. Starting this week our largest-yet vaccination sites in Brooklyn and Queens will each begin vaccinating 3,000 eligible New Yorkers daily, prioritizing individuals in communities that were hit hardest by the pandemic, and I encourage everyone who is eligible to make an appointment.”

Approximately 10 million New Yorkers are currently eligible to receive the vaccine. New York’s vast distribution network and large population of eligible individuals still far exceed the supply coming from the federal government. Due to limited supply, New Yorkers are encouraged to remain patient and are advised not to show up at vaccination sites without an appointment.  

The ‘Am I Eligible’ screening tool has been updated for individuals with comorbidities and underlying conditions with new appointments released on a rolling basis over the next weeks. Starting next week, local health departments will also receive vaccine allocations for these individuals. New Yorkers can use the following to show they are eligible:

  • Doctor’s letter, or
  • Medical information evidencing comorbidity, or
  • Signed certification

Vaccination program numbers below are for doses distributed and delivered to New York for the state’s vaccination program, and do not include those reserved for the federal government’s Long Term Care Facility program. A breakdown of the data based on numbers reported to New York State as of 11AM today is as follows. Beginning week 9, allocation totals are inclusive of some excess vaccine doses that have been reallocated from the federal Long Term Care Facility program. The allocation totals below include TK percent of the week 10 allocation.  

STATEWIDE BREAKDOWN

First Doses Received – 2,477,825

First Doses Administered – 2,252,945

Second Doses Received – 1,390,250 

Second Doses Administered – 1,183,999  

Region

Total Doses Received

(1st and 2nd)

Total Doses Administered

(1st and 2nd)

% of Total Doses Administered/Received

(1st and 2nd)

Capital Region

243,080

214,603

88%

Central New York

206,965

189,440

92%

Finger Lakes

231,260

213,886

92%

Long Island

485,990

428,672

88%

Mid-Hudson

364,585

290,287

80%

Mohawk Valley

112,120

94,666

84%

New York City

1,716,625

1,526,680

89%

North Country

128,700

123,552

96%

Southern Tier

123,115

116,470

95%

Western New York

255,635

238,688

93%

Statewide

3,868,075

3,436,944

89%

 

 

 

 

1st doses fully delivered to New York for Healthcare Distribution Sites

2nd doses fully delivered to New York for Healthcare Distribution Sites

TOTAL

CUMULATIVE

Week 1

Doses arriving 12/14 – 12/20

90,675

0

90,675

N/A

Week 2

Doses arriving 12/21 – 12/27

392,025

 

0

392,025

482,700

Week 3

Doses arriving 12/28 – 01/03

201,500

 

0

201,500

684,200

Week 4

Doses arriving 01/04 – 01/10

160,050

90,675

250,725

934,925

Week 5

Doses arriving 01/11 – 01/17

209,400

45,825

255,225

1,190,150

Week 6

Doses arriving

01/18- 01/24

250,400

428,100

678,500

1,868,650

Week 7

Doses arriving

01/25 – 01/31

250,400

160,450

410,850

2,279,500

Week 8

Doses arriving

02/01 – 02/07

320,525

208,800

529,325

2,808,825

Week 9

Doses arriving

02/8 – 02/14

317,700

244,500

  

 

 

562,200

3,371,025

Week 10

Doses arriving

2/15 –  
2/21*

285,150

  

 

 

211,900

  

 

 

497,050

  

 

 

3,868,075

  

 

 

*These numbers represent 80 percent of the Week 10 allocation.

To date, New York’s health care distribution sites have administered 91 percent of first doses received from the federal government but due to the federal government’s limited allocation, appointments have filled up quickly. New Yorkers seeking to determine eligibility and schedule an appointment at a state-run mass vaccination site, can visit the ‘Am I Eligible’ website. New Yorkers may also call their local health department, pharmacy, doctor, or hospital for additional information and to schedule appointments where vaccines are available.

The COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker Dashboard is available to update New Yorkers on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. The New York State Department of Health requires vaccinating facilities to report all COVID-19 vaccine administration data within 24 hours; the vaccine administration data on the dashboard is updated daily to reflect the most up-to-date metrics in the state’s vaccination effort. 

New Yorkers who suspect fraud in the vaccine distribution process can now call 833-VAX-SCAM (833-829-7226) toll-free or email the state Department of Health at [email protected]. Hotline staff will route complaints to the appropriate investigative agencies to ensure New Yorkers are not being taken advantage of as the State works to vaccinate the entire eligible population.

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